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Galisteo Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Downtown
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
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227 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Between Water & Alameda)
+1 505-982-3700
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed 4 dishes from the tapas menu which were well prepared and showed a creative mastery of flavour and texture. Service was attentive, friendly welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended.

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Thank PeterW26
Fresno, CA
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283 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners are delightful and welcome you to their restaurant. It is casual, service is exceptional, food delightful. We enjoyed the first New Mexico wine we have ever enjoyed which complimented the dinner beautifully. The lamb shank fell off the bone it was perfectly done - i have never had better! Seafood Pasta Romesco was done to perfection. Service was... More 

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Thank FoodCritic89
Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a nice atmosphere with delicious food, good wine, reasonably priced. The staff is very courteous. I highly recommend this bistro. The menu has eclectic foods that really excites the palate.

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Thank PRS2017-6
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great service, impressive wine list! This was a Valentine's dinner for Linda and me ... couldn't have been better.

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Thank Brian M
Denver, Colorado
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269 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

I walked around Santa Fe and could not pass this Cute, Warm place by. The smells and warmth combine with the open kitchen made me feel comfortable. I had the eggplant parmesan, which I loved, along with a couple of glasses of Oregon Pinot. Most of the restaurant is tables, with 5 bar seats. I had one of those, which... More 

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Thank Tirebiter8
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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455 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

We had a delightful dinner. Small, unpretentious and very good. All the dishes were well prepared with a nice presentation. The grilled chicken on the salad was dry but aside from that everything else was very good. Definitely a place to return to.

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Thank Boggio
Los Alamos, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Wanted to try a something new for my wife and I and the Galisteo Bistro hit in all the areas I wanted. The food was wonderful. We tried two different tapas a shrimp remoulade and a shrimp crabcake. Both were excellent. Lamb duet and the chicken saltimbocca were our main courses, Both were done perfectly and tasted amazing. Our waiter... More 

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Thank j0kerm0rgan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

When we walked into the restaurant, we said, "This is exactly what we were looking for!" Reviews had said the restaurant smelled lovely and they were right, the aromas wafting about were a delight to the senses. The dining room is warm and inviting. Must haves? The cheese platter and the ice cream with chocolate crumbles (made by the very... More 

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Thank Darla Z
Bellevue, Washington
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We were looking for a light dinner, with nice atmosphere and the Galisteo Bistro was right across from our hotel so we gave it a try...good choice! In a small, open-kitchen dining room they serve up a variety of small plates, seafood and the like--all with a Mediterranean flavor. The wine was good and reasonable priced, pleasant atmosphere and kind... More 

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Thank maryaileen2016
Lethbridge, Canada
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163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

We walked over to this restaurant from the Hilton. It was quite busy, but the service and the food were good. I had the Chicken Saltimbocca and my spouse had the lamb ... we enjoyed both.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $32
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, Local cuisine, 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 Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
    (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: +1 505-982-3700
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?