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El Farol Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $38
CUISINES
Spanish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

BAR TAPAS
CHIPS, SALSA, GUACAMOLE
House Chips, Guacamole & Salsa
AGUACATE
Flash Fried Avocado, Pico de Gallo, Lime Crema
PATATAS BRAVAS
Marble Potatoes, Garlic Aioli, Spicy Tomato Sauce
COLES DE BRUSELAS
Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, Balsamic
PIMENTOS ESPAÑOLES
Blistered Peppers, Maldon Salt, Lime
PORK WINGS
Spanish BBQ Sauce, Moody Blue Cheese Dressing
ALMOND CRUSTED GOAT CHEESE
Almond Crusted Goat Cheese, Blueberry Aioli
CROQUETTES
Ask your server about Today's Croquettes
ALBONDIGAS
Lamb Meatballs, Tomato Sauce, Sheep's Milk Cheese
TACOS
Chef's Selection, Chabelitas Tortillas
HAPPY HOUR TAPAS
Daily 3pm-5pm
AGUACATE
Flash Fried Avocado, Pico de Gallo, Lime Crema
PATATAS BRAVAS
Marble Potatoes, Garlic Aioli, Spicy Tomato Sauce
COLES DE BRUSELAS
Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, Balsamic Reduction
PIMENTOS ESPAÑOLES
Blistered Peppers, Maldon Salt, Lime
CROQUETTES
Ask your server about todays croquettes
ALBONDIGAS
Lamb Meatballs, Sofrito, Sheep's Milk Cheese
PORK WINGS
Spanish BBQ Sauce, Moody Blue Cheese Dressing
ALMOND CRUSTED GOAT CHEESE
Almond Crusted Goat Cheese, Blueberry Aioli
PAN CON TOMATE
Grilled Bread Rubbed With Tomato & Garlic, Olive Oil & Jamon Serrano
HAPPY HOUR DRINKS
Daily 3pm-5pm
El Farol Margarita
All Local Draft Beer
WHITE WINES
Ca Donini, Pinot Grigio, Italy
La Playa, Sauvignon Blanc, Chile
RED WINE
Castillo de Monseran
SHERRY
Bodegas Dios Baco Fino
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to have a bite on Canyon Rd. We enjoyed eating in the roomy patio. Had Pork wings, fried avocado, meatballls, and beef skewers. All were excellent.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JayHTexas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing authentic Santa Fe vibe with tapas. We got to meet the owner and had such a great conversation. Indoor and outdoor seating is beautiful. Food is fantastic. It’s a small town local feel with great ambiance and refined food.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 435bonnieb
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Great bday with friends. Service was excellent. The food was very good and the drinks, particularly the margarita were not to be missed. Live Flamenco is a wonderful touch and adds a great energy to the establishment.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank gonzo03
Reviewed June 4, 2019

El Farol has a nice veranda to relax halfway down Canyon Road. Good drinks, good food, very nice wait staff. Entertainment during some evenings is a very good addition to the food.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gregory T
Reviewed June 4, 2019

We came to see the Flamenco show. We told our waiter that this was the first time we had been to the restaurant. What the waiter failed to inform us is that you must order all your food before the 8pm start of the show....More

Date of visit: May 2019
13  Thank ChinaCat43
Reviewed June 3, 2019

We enjoyed eating here as a main course for our Restaurant progressive tour dinner. We were personally welcomed by the chef, who served us two different red wines to accompany the two tapas. We really liked the coquettes and LANZA de CARNE (GF) Angus Beef...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Designgal
Reviewed May 29, 2019

After we were seated our waiter took our drink and appetizer order right away. After we had finished our appetizers we asked to order dinner. The waiter said he would get that done. Then he just "disappeared". After one hour (yes one hour) we finally...More

Date of visit: May 2019
10  Thank brooke938
Reviewed May 27, 2019

While planning our visit to Santa Fe with another couple, we made an advanced reservation at El Farol restaurant so our friends could experience the Saturday evening flamenco dance show. We had requested a table close to the dancers and were happy to be seated...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Henry A
Reviewed May 17, 2019

We met two local friends for dinner who had made reservations for the dining room. We were seated in the bar being told that the dining room wasn't open yet. It was full when we left. I don't understand that, but moving on, the food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
9  Thank Charles C
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Fun, wonderful meal! I made reservations for the flamenco dinner show 2 weeks in advance with no issues. We were seated promptly. I suggest hegetting there earlier than your reservation time for best seating/ viewing. We decided on the chef’s recommendation meal. It came with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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August 3, 2018|
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Response from 1234texas | Reviewed this property |
They do, and it is a decent show--far better than most we have seen in Spain (we have seen way too many of them!)--save one hotel show in Seville. The music is so much better (none of the painful wailing) and the dancers... More
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Response from Marie D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn't see a question - would be glad to answer any questions however.
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