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142 West Palace Avenue, Ste. 300, Santa Fe, NM (Grant and Sandoval)
5054280690
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Houston, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was absolutely insulting. We arrived at 8 o'clock and by 9 o'clock were given our check and told we won't like there open mic night. We were not the "right kind of people" and wouldn't like it. So interesting that the LBGT community is so sensitive to descrimination but obviously have no problem discriminating against an older heterosexual... More 

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Thank Lillian51
Mesa, Arizona
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a throwback to a forgotten era. Drinks are great and priced right. The bar atmosphere is awesome. Dark, red light, just waiting for the vampires to come out. Has a ton of quirk that you must experience.

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3 Thank adigerol
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

The limited menu was heavy with fried foods. I had fish and chips which were very greasy. My wife had a salad which was less than memorable. I have eaten at the Palace many times over the years with some different ownership; always with much better food. Despite the excellent service, it will be difficult for me to return. Very... More 

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Denver
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Went for the bar, thus didn't sample food. Visited on a friday night before cover kicks in. Lots of regulars...expected some one to shout out "Norm"! Arrived before crowd and sat at bar. Attentive service, took time to chat with us. Tried local firewater from Taos...quiet enjoyable. The bar itself, could easily see myself in the 1800's. Dark surrounded by... More 

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2 Thank BaldEagle74
Durango, Colorado
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This place is a trip. Their logo which is a combination of horseshoe and lady's leg in fishnets comes from it's location adjacent to Burro Alley, and it's former life as a brothel. You step inside to dim lights, red velvet wall paper and lounge music. Don't turn away, step in farther. The meal was truly excellent! This is somewhat... More 

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3 Thank KB6CLA
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

The service was great!!! The enchiladas were more than terrible & over priced! My salad was good & fish was great. But, very little food. Over priced for all food.

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Thank Paula R
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We happened on this because it was raining, and we were standing outside, and out came hostess Allison. She won us over and we went in. I later found out this was formerly a saloon and ?brothel? It was a little gaudy and ugly, for sure. It was sort of cool, but then they plastered tacky halloween decorations all over... More 

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3 Thank Kathy K
Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The Palace rudely cancelled our reservation upon arrival saying that they'd a private party instead and offered no assistance in making alternate arrangements - 2-hours before a concert. Rude & indifferent staff -- Don't ever go there!!!

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1 Thank Jeremy L
Leominster, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Upscale with a 2o;s an old brothel playing music from the era in the background. Good service and great food.

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5 Thank David T
Ellisville, Missouri
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We had dinner at Palace Restaurant and Saloon tonight. We shared the Antipasti Platter and the Ravioli. There were only 2 of us and the Antipasti Platter really had enough food for 4. A bonus was the fact that it was delicious. We had to try the Ravioli as it is made with rabbit. There were four ravioli which doesn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 West Palace Avenue, Ste. 300, Santa Fe, NM
    (Grant and Sandoval)
  • Public Transportation: One block southwest of the City of Santa Fe Downtown Transit Center.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: 5054280690
Description
The legendary Palace Restaurant and Saloon is destination for visitors to Santa Fe and a local hotspot. The welcoming decor, where traditional Victorian style merges with the Spanish Colonial aesthetic of New Mexico in the wild west of the 1850s provides a distinct atmosphere for elegant dining and relaxed bar fare.The saloon, with its red, flocked velvet wallpaper recalls the era of La Doña Tules and the gambling halls and saloons of yesteryear. The dining room combines classic elegance–chandeliers, historic photographs, tasteful art to create a comfortable, lively space for an unforgettable meal.

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