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Galisteo Bistro

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Downtown
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
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227 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2125 (Between Water & Alameda)
15059823700
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Delicious! And, a wonderful atmosphere! We found this great bistro on the recommendation of a local. Well worth the visit!

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nyc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for my birthday while in Santa Fe Great meal served by friendly knowledgable staff. Steak was great. Tapas style was perfect for my wife

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed the dinner ambiance and flavors tremendously. The service was exceptional. We shared a beet appetizer. My partner had the lamb shank and I had the Sicilian sausage entree both complemented nicely with bottle of malbec. We shared the creative and tasty blackberry pistachio ice cream pie dessert. The only "distasteful" note was that our Entertainment Card coupon for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food, service, and ambience since Rob and Marge are back running the restaurant again. There were interesting choices for each course, and our attentive server was knowledgable about the wine. Everything was perfect.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent dinner - Smacafam (sp) and Eggplant Parmesan ... cheese flight ... superb wine and beer ... what more need I say? We're SO glad you guys are back!!!

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Thank kriskl1
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While few restaurants in Santa Fe are inexpensive, Galisteo Bistro is a wonderful value. I would particularly recommend the paté, the chicken saltimbocca, the wonderful selection of wines, and the service. I will make a point of going for dinner every time I find a way to get to Santa Fe.

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were looking for an excellent restaurant for our final night in Santa Fe- we had great results earlier in the week as well. We used Trip Advisor and went to check out the restaurant the day before. We were totally satisfied with the food, wine list, service and environment- not too fancy.

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Thank yankeeenergy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Galisto Bistro is one of our Favorite in Santa Fe. The owner is great and the staff wants to make sure you are happy. But what we like most is the food quality. Well prepared and most delicious. Do yourself a favor and make reservations today!

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Littleton, CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the evening here. Service was efficient and friendly. Reasonably priced in a town of high-priced restaurants. The hanger steak and crab cake salad were highlights.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here one evening on our recent visit to Santa Fe. The lamb shank was delicious. And the wait staff were attentive and gracious. Just a lovely experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $34
Cuisine
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2125
    (Between Water & Alameda)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop at end of the block; Railrunner station nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 15059823700
Description
Galisteo Bistro is chef/owned by the original founders, Robert & Marge Chickering, featuring eclectic, innovative, "made by hand" international cuisine & known for its open kitchen, quality menu offerings, including a full beer & wine list, with attentive service in a casual, comfortable downtown setting with plenty of nearby parking.

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