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La Boca

72 West Marcy St, Santa Fe, NM (Downtown)
505-982-3433
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Ranked #26 of 455 restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Lincoln
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely, if pricey, meal at La Boca. We arrived early and were seated immediately. Service was attentive but not overbearing. The food was very good as was the wine we chose. We also very much enjoyed a musician who was singing and playing guitar that night. All in all a delightful atmosphere - just couldn't afford to... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Just spent a wonderful week in Santa Fe, and the only disappointment was the La Boca restaurant. Living near Washington DC, I've had the pleasure of sampling various tapas menus--this was no where near my expectations. The selection of items was small; many of the offerings not very authentic; and some of the portions--even for tapas--incredibly small. My husband ordered... More

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NM USA
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We had an enjoyable and leisurely lunch at la Boca. We both ordered the 3 course special ( soup, entree, desert). I'm not a fan of beets, but the golden beet soup with pineapple was delicious. The paella was excellent. The omelet entree was made with Manchego cheese. We love Manchego but we don't think it is a great omelet... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

What a fun experience! We took our group of 12 who had never eaten at a tapas restaurant. The waitress was very helpful in helping us to order delectable choices. We all agreed that the food was wonderful.

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Spruce Head, Maine
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

What a fun menu. We all ordered various tapas so we could share and found ourselves hoarding our own choices because they were so wonderful. The waiter was very helpful in suggesting tapas. Be prepared to order three or four each to get a true tasting of the menu.

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Dime Box, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Restaurant was recommended by a tour guide so we gave it a go. We ordered paella and tapas. The paella was overwhelmed with hot sauce where it tasted like a dish from a can. The tapas were not like any tapas that we have had before. Greasy flatbread and three choices of toppings that at best, rivaled a supermarket deli.... More

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Centennial, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We had reservations late on a Saturday night. We arrived about 15 minutes early, and luckily our table was ready. We started with the flatbread & three spreads, which was amazingly good. The ribeye we ordered was delicious as well. The octopus was the best I have ever had, though a bit salty. The atmosphere was pleasant and the wait... More

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Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We were going to El Meson but they were closed. We were extremely pleased with this place. Highly recommend the Trio something and bruschetta.

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Algonquin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Between a substantial breakfast in Santa Fe on a rare snowy morning and dinner reservations for 7 pm, there comes a nibbling desire for something to hold you over. The perfect solution is sherry and tapas at La Boca. I know nothing about sherry, but the server was happy to make suggestions. We started out with warm, crunchy bread, a... More

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Westminster, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Got there before Happy Hour was over and had great tasting tapas for half the price. Service was good. Wine was very good also.

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