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La Choza

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905 Alarid St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3041
+1 505-982-0909
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We read online reviews and decided to try La Choza. We wanted authentic New Mexican cousine. We waited about 20 minutes for a table. There were seversl empty tables in the room we were seated. Wait staff took our orders, food was produced quickly on very hot plates. The food was good, not great. Portions a little under average size,... More 

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Cincinnati, oh
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The sopapillas were so good I could eat them every day! My chicken taquitos was the only disappointment--a bit dry. Enchiladas and tacos were good. Warning--spicy!

Thank Kate M
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175 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If I could five this place a 4.5, I would. My boyfriend and I both got the pork adovada enchiladas. They were flavorful and had a decent kick (spice). The sopapillas (which come with the meal, unless you want garlic bread) were amazing. The best I've ever had. I would return just for those. We arrived at 5pm on a... More 

Thank Arielle T
Denver, Colorado
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived early at around 5:00 pm on a Monday evening so parking in the adjacent lot was open and seating was quick. The restaurant was full by 5:30 with a line waiting to be seated. You can actually order a nice classic margarita with no frills and they do a good job of it. Staff was friendly (more so... More 

Thank MovinOnAlong
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So many choices, definitely something for everyone. The green chili con carne was so flvorful and rich. I like going somewhere away from all the tourists with good quality New Mexican food. We loved it!

Thank Laurel S
Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just had lunch here today with friends, super-excellent enchiladas with red sauce! Hot! Deeply rich and flavorful! We ate in the "tent" which was quieter than the main dining room, perfectly comfortable and warm even though it was cool outside. Waitstaff was professional and friendly, hostess the same; my husband had an amber ale which was delicious. Were planning on... More 

Thank maryfburns
Newport, NH
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Last visit to Santa Fe I said this restaurant had the best green chili stew. Well that still held true 'tis time around. My wife also loved the Posole. Great flavors, great service, can't recommend any more highly!

Thank SethandAnn
Santa Fe, NM
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215 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in New Mexico for the first time, this is not Mexican food, but New Mexican food, a very different palate. La Choza is one of the best restaurants for experiencing New Mexican food. Be careful, though, it can be hot chile for the uninitiated!

Thank Overlooker
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the sister restaurant of the very popular: The Shed. I was in town with a friend and she said we had to go because she dreams about the chicken enchiladas. OK! I'm in. The wait was over an hour but they have a bar and bar tables to make the wait not so bad. House margarita was very... More 

Thank Hilary H
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited there with a school with about 30 students and they were amazing! They were helpful and the food was delicious!!

Thank Sonia L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 Alarid St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3041
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-0909

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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