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231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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173 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on recommendation of friend who lives in the area. Wanted a place close to the plaza. Food and service were both excellent. Great end to a wonderful day in Santa Fe.

Thank jads8627
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are many places to pick from in Santa Fe and we took a bit of a chance choosing this place for our "special" dinner while visiting for a few days. The reviews I read seem to have a few more dissatisfied people than usual for a top destination. Our experience was top notch. Light and well done pate, beet... More 

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Irvine, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been coming to town regularly for over 20 years and don't know why I've never been here till now. Sure, I've known about it, but just hadn't gotten around to going...I assumed, I suppose, there was always something better, and I chose that. Well. I was wrong. Went for brunch this past Sunday and had one of the most... More 

Thank MhzGal
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even though we have lived in Santa Fe for almost 5 years, we had never tried Santacafe. After a recommendation from a friend, we decided to have lunch on the patio on a beautiful fall day. The Maitre 'D was gracious, and sat us at a very nice table. After our server brought our cocktails and took our lunch order,... More 

1 Thank ClaireSFFS
Richmond, Virginia
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Hugh expectations and the food did not disappoint, but most everything else did. It was busy, but our service was particularly slow. The table next to us questioned the price they were charged for wine (a case of graphic design overtaking common sense... a vertical line separator easily interpreted as a "1"), and which we had read the same... More 

2 Thank Elizabeth R
Houston, Texas
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a long day of meetings in Santa Fe, we simply wanted a place to relax and enjoy a quiet evening. We had visited SantaCafe on previous trips and sat in the main dining room, but we knew they had a comfortable bar area. The bar had a good wine list and I enjoyed my martinis. The calamari appetizer was... More 

Thank Thomas D
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for lunch in Santa Fe. Nice setting, great outdoor eating, beautiful lunch menu and accommodating service. Also, considering the quality of food and portion size, very good value. Can't go wrong. I hear the happy hour is the place to go!

Thank Richard P
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll be happy if you get a reservation at this busy restaurant. The ambiance and service match the high caliber of the chef. Call early because their reservation list fills quickly. The restaurant is within walking distance of downtown and several of the high quality hotels in Santa Fe

Thank EasyTravel365
northeast Colorado
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no reservation. The hostess graciously accommodated us with a table in the large patio area. The wait staff were excellent an attentive but not in the way. Sara had a chicken salad that she thoroughly enjoyed. I had the pork tasting dinner that included a rib with ancho chili sauce; a tossed salad with bacon and hard boiled... More 

Thank Stephen17
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was great, atmosphere is crowded indoors but still pleasant, service excellent. Will definitely return!

Thank L9766AUdawnb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 505-984-1788

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