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How much is the rabbit in the window?.....

My friends & I wondered. Such a soulful creature. The store was closed (though it was supposed to... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Colorado Springs, CO
My favorite store in Santa Fe

The owner is a women who is so kind and takes the time to tell you all about the artists and their... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Richmond, VA
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SPECIALIZING IN HAND CRAFTED FOLK ART For over 30 years El Nicho Folk Art Gift Shop has been one of Santa Fe's most beloved gift shops. Specializing in hand-crafted Hispanic Colonial and Native American folk art, we feature folk art wood carvings...more
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227 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe Village, Santa Fe, NM 87501-3101
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

My friends & I wondered. Such a soulful creature. The store was closed (though it was supposed to be open). We walked by later in the day, still closed. We promised our friend we'd return the next day. We did & it was open &...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

The owner is a women who is so kind and takes the time to tell you all about the artists and their skills. My family of 9 loved it here. We talked for an hour or more and we bought several items from her. So...More

Thank wolfgang1Richmond_VA
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Super nice people and the quality is very high but the prices are great. I had gone all over Santa Fe and Taos and even shopped a bit in Albuquerque and her items were different and those that were not were better quality than I...More

Thank HazelEyesFromTN
Reviewed June 15, 2017

When walking in Santa Fe, do not miss El Nicho. This lovely shop is filled with beautiful jewelry, turquoise, and other stones, and also offers items from estate sales. Meet Debi, who works there; she is very knowledgeable about the items and stones, and is...More

1  Thank Marmoore66
Reviewed June 11, 2017

The store had a great selection of artefacts and gifts. We spoke to Debi who was super friendly and provided us with some fantastic tourist advice for Santa Fe. She was lovely and is an asset to the store.

1  Thank Gary T
Reviewed April 30, 2017

I have visited Santa Fe numerous times however this was the first time I stopped in at El Nicho. I immediately felt at home and knew it was the spot for me to purchase something special. My dad recently passed away and the owner suggested...More

Thank all6luvhawaii
Robert A, Marketing Coordinator at El Nicho, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so pleased that you were able to find a special gift that shall be a treasured memory for you. Our deepest condolences on the loss of your father. Warmest Wishes!

Reviewed April 28, 2017

El Nicho is our favorite shop and we keep coming back to El Nicho every time we visit Santa Fe!!! It is a must see and the prices are fabulous for the artwork. The wood carved animals by the Ortega family are our absolute favorites....More

1  Thank tlesteranc
Reviewed April 21, 2017

This little shop was the highlight of me and my friend's trip! We came with a school from out of state and the store owner, Debbie, gave us a lot of tips on where to go and places to see. Debbie is one of the...More

1  Thank Ellie S
Reviewed April 11, 2017

El Nicho has been in Santa Fe for at least 20 years--as long as I have visited it! It's definitley a small hidden gem specializing in folk art wood carvings--many by the artists are from the Ortega Family--children of the now deceased "Treasure" Ben Ortega....More

Thank J T
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