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Santa Fe

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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11 Main St, Uptown, Kingston, NY 12401-3811
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Kingston, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried Santa Fe for the first time tonight and were pretty wowed. The half pitcher of frozen Margarita was perfect for two (about 2 full glasses each). We shared the Oaxacan chicken tacos and the steak tacos (you get two of each) and both were grilled to perfection. Service: wonderful, friendly, efficient. Could not ask for more from a neighborhood... More 

1 Thank MKS2486
anniedemos, Owner at Santa Fe, responded to this review

Hi MKS2486, We're so happy your first impression of Sanat Fe was a great one. We promise to strive to replicate that experience for you on future visits! Thank you for your detailed review of the food and drinks - it is helpful for others! And thank you for pointing out that we are a locally-owned, neighborhood restaurant. We take... More 

New York City, New York, USA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet, cozy little location. Good ambiance. Food is very good, and considerably less expensive than the Armadillo, but service is just as slow as the Armadillo if not slower. Now it was a little busy as it was a Taco Tuesday, so I figured that was the norm. We waited 25 minutes before someone came to show us a table... More 

Thank Battle_Mage
anniedemos, Owner at Santa Fe, responded to this review

Hi Battle_Mage, I'd like to start by thanking you for commending our food, ambiance and price point - I appreciate it. I'd also like to apologize for the awful experience you had this past Taco Tuesday. We strongly recommend making a reservation for Tuesdays because it is not uncommon for there to be a wait for a table without one.... More 

kingston, ny
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I want to go out and KNOW i'm going to have a great meal and drinks Santa Fe is where I chose to go. The host is really nice and i've never had a bad meal.

2 Thank bigbeat52
anniedemos, Owner at Santa Fe, responded to this review

Hello Big Beat! We love your enthusiasm! And likewise, we are pumped to have such awesome guests who Santa Fe what it is! Plus the food is pretty darn good, huh? :) Thanks for taking the time to share your opinion! Annie More 

Teaneck, New Jersey
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were there with a party of twenty and they did an outstanding job getting the food and drinks to us in a timely manner. Some places get buried but they did not lose a step. I have been there a few times and the food is always good, the server friendly and the beer selection very good. Sister restaurant... More 

2 Thank gdr124
anniedemos, Owner at Santa Fe, responded to this review

Hi gdr124, Thank you for the wonderful review! It is great to hear your party enjoyed all the food and drinks, and that our staff did such a great job. I will be sure to share this wonderful review with the team so they know how appreciated they are! And I'll pass along your review to our sister restaurant, Santa... More 

New York City, New York
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Polished looking- glossy black - decor is a change from most Mexican restaurants...food is excellent

2 Thank LauradeeS
Osterville, Massachusetts, United States
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Amazing food, never disappoints. Nice drinks and good ambiance. A must go to when in the area. Real delicious Mexican food here.

2 Thank Melissa C
Kingston, New York
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the server had personality plus and that was fun and pleasant. The margarita's were great and put a smile on our faces. The tacos were interesting and nice but not really a meal great starter to share. I'm not sure if this is a place I would eat at regularly but for a drink... More 

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Kerhonkson, New York
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 14 ladies celebrating a 40th Birthday. Our server was great and accommodating as our group can sometimes be a servers nightmare. I had a seafood chimichanga special for my entree. It was amazing! Full of shrimp and scallops and just delicious. It was a great value at $21.95. Everyone else at the table enjoyed their... More 

1 Thank AlyssaO1976
anniedemos, Owner at Santa Fe, responded to this review

Hi Alyssa, Thanks for the feedback on the birthday bash you attended. So happy that you and your friends had a great time, and found our service accommodating and our food amazing! We appreciate your future recommendations and can't wait to see you come back soon! - Annie More 

Kingston, New York
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Loved the Varieties from mahi mahi, chicken, steak or catfish....they were all great. You can try $5 tacos on Tuesdays and $5 margaritas as well.

1 Thank MDeGroodt
anniedemos, Owner at Santa Fe, responded to this review

Hi Degroodt and thanks so much for your awesome review! We always love having you stop in and are so happy that you enjoy yourself when you do! Aren't we all so lucky to call Historic Uptown Kingston our workplace? Thanks so much for the feedback. We'll see you soon! - Annie More 

Kingston, New Hampshire
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84 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

...it was wing night and they were great...grilled and spiced just right... ...grilled shrimp salad was also very good.

2 Thank Watervilleray
anniedemos, Owner at Santa Fe, responded to this review

Watervilleray, So glad you joined us for our Wednesday night Wing Night! I'm not sure which of our 6 flavors you ordered but I'm thinking our Spicy Mexican Buffalo or perhaps Honey Chipotle? Regardless, we're so glad you came in and so happy you enoyed yourself! Thank you for taking the time to let others know about us! Best, Annie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $25
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Main St, Uptown, Kingston, NY 12401-3811
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: 845-339-7777
Santa Fe Uptown is an off-shoot of longtime Tivoli, NY favorite, Santa Fe. A warm, inviting and festive atmosphere sets the scene for a fun meal of the freshest ingredients along with the best tequila selection in Ulster County. Committed to serving all natural, always fresh, made-from-scratch menu items, Santa Fe Uptown has quickly gained the reputation of being one of Kingston's most popular restaurants.Santa Fe Uptown features a large yet cozy U-shaped bar that has been a local gathering place for over 50 years (when it was known as 11 Main). There are two intimate dining rooms with boldly colored walls and filled with the twinkle of the 100+ candles that are lit nightly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?