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Luminaria

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211 Old Santa Fe Trl, Inn and Spa at Loretto, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2106 (Alameda)
+1 505-988-5531
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Sat - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn and Spa at Loretto is a high quality hotel and it stands to reason that Luminaria meet the same standards. We are locals who dine out often. We find the food and service at Luminaria to be consistently high. The staff has changed little in five years which is highly unusual in Santa Fe where musical chairs are... More 

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Novato
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our group had heard how wonderful Luminaria was so we made reservations. When we walked into this gorgeous restaurant we thought we'd struck gold. They seated us on the lovely outdoor patio. We placed our cocktail and dinner orders. Cocktails were good. Dinner was NOT. All of us were disappointed by our meal and we had different things.... More 

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Ian P, Manager at Luminaria, responded to this review

Thank you very much for detailing your experience with us. Our Chef will review with the staff the opportunities you mentioned. We strive to make every experience with us a great memory. I appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We do hope you have the opportunity to visit with us again. More 

Albany NY
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pretty little restaurant is in the Loretto Inn. The evening we were there it was very quiet, only a few tables occupied. We had very attentive, friendly service. Drinks were well portioned. Spouse got scallops, which was a dish on the small side, but he enjoyed thoroughly. My steak was also very good (he helped me finish that). Very... More 

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Ian P, Manager at Luminaria, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your dining experience in our pretty restaurant. We are glad you experienced so many items off them menu. Sounds like your spouse enjoyed finishing the steak for you. We are ready for your return to try other items on our new menu. Thank you for letting us know about your visit. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is attached to the Inn and Spa at Loretto hotel and as a hotel dining room it exceeded the standard often found in hotel dining rooms. The menu is varied, the food was better than good, not excellent, expensive, and served competently.

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Thank Ellen P
Ian P, Manager at Luminaria, responded to this review

Chef and I were so proud to read we exceeded your expectation in Luminaria. It was our pleasure to create the perfect environment and food to create wonderful memories. We are looking forward to your next visit with us. Thank you again for letting us know about your experience. More 

Battle, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is in the Inn and Spa at Loretto where we were staying. Whilst it is quite expensive the food was very good . I had crab cakes to start which were delicious and my wife had seared tuna that she enjoyed. We both had the chicken main course which again was very tasty. This was accompanied by good,... More 

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Ian P, Manager at Luminaria, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to create such a cozy romantic experience for you both. The Firecracker Tuna is one of my favorites as well. Thank you for staying with us and enjoying Luminaria. We look forward to your next dining experience with us. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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377 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I was treated to dinner at Luminaria by a friend and wow was it amazing. The setting is gorgeous and we were treated like royalty. We had a bottle of champagne and a lovely bottle of wine. I ordered the pork belly. It had a few disappointing bites in that the edges were dry but the majority of the offering... More 

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3 Thank Columbus9
Ian P, Manager at Luminaria, responded to this review

Chef's paella has become a hit. Glad you were able to experience in such a lovely setting. Thank you for sharing all facets of your experience. The Chef has many new specials to try. We look forward to your return. More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

James Buckley made our evening very special! He is so knowledgeable and kind. He stop by our table with complimentary wine and was so beautiful in his presentation. The food was great but the service made the experience 💞

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4 Thank saspegasus
Ian P, Manager at Luminaria, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your kind words about James and your experience in Luminaria. Our Chef will be very happy about comments on the food. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your dinner experience. More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is a nice lunch restaurant. In the nice weather the outside garden is quite lovley. The food varies from mediocre to good. The restaurant is located inside the hotel Inn at the Loretto. The hotel has some wonderful shops that are not to be missed. Lovely clothing so go down both hall ways.

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Houston, Texas
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151 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Dined at Luminaria as part of the New Mexico Food Tour and the chef did not disappoint. We dined on the pork belly which was just fabulous. Staff were friendly and attentive - but not invasive. Lovely start to our evening.

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The restaurant is kind of hidden but so charming and cozy. The interiors are beautiful and most important the food was delicious. I have to say their tortilla soup was the best I've ever had! We could just just ordered that - it was that good. We went on a chilly fall night and ate inside with the fireplace going... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
Southwestern, American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Old Santa Fe Trl, Inn and Spa at Loretto, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2106
    (Alameda)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-988-5531
  • This restaurant is at Inn and Spa at Loretto
Description
At the crossroads of modern sophistication and rustic Southwestern charm stands Luminaria Restaurant and Patio. A modern Santa Fe restaurant influenced by the past, Luminaria is a microcosm of Santa Fe itself, always managing to impart casual sophistication and simple elegance. Timeless authenticity and robust flavors round out the palate of this truly unique Santa Fe dining experience. Luminaria highlights the flavors of New Mexico with a global flare, sourcing from the freshest local and regional ingredients. Dine under the stars on the secluded patio during warm months or indoors next to a cozy fire in winter.

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