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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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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our favorite meal in Santa Fe. Very nice ambiance on the outdoor patio, even though it was a hot week, it was very pleasant outside. Service was efficient. The real star was the outstanding food! The calamari appetizer was delicious, the lime dipping sauce was amazing. Pork chop, enchilada and amazing chocolate mousse cake were also out of... More 

Thank 303henryf
Bangkok, Thailand
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81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was recommended to me to eat here. Reservation made and nice outside table allocated. Good menu choice for both food and beverage. Service staff were efficient despite being busy. For main course I ordered a steak, which was served with string fries. I ordered medium rare.... so should have some blood in it. It was cooked right through... "well... More 

2 Thank DriveAllNight2014
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What makes a great restaurant, good food, good service, a fair price, great atmosphere and consistency. You have it all. All the above is always true. We eat there often and it is always the same, great. Go for happy hour 4-6pm 1/2 off appetizers and $5 wine but you must finish with the Chocolate Mousse.

Thank martin h
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265 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have not visited Santacafe in many years, but went there for dinner recently. We were seated outside in the courtyard, which is bit sterile looking, especially for Santa Fe, but nice enough. The service was also a bit slow at times, but we actually like this better than being bothered by waiters hovering over us. The food and wine... More 

Thank SrgnFsh
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

White table cloths, great service, lunch wine special, amazing filet done to perfect. It was a lovely start to an afternoon with friends.

Thank Kelly100200
Santa Barbara, California
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171 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How much fun to go to one of Santa Fe's most revered restaurant and get to eat and drink during happy hour at about half the cost. Yes, limited offerings, but great food and drink in a beautiful setting. Note, even on a hot summer day there is good shade outside and their patio is lovely

Thank expectquality1942
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined several friends for Happy Hour at SantaCafe. Some good, some bad. First the good: The Happy Hour appetizers were terrific. The calamari was, in fact, the best I've eaten in Santa Fe. The Potstickers with peanut sauce and the Spring Rolls were almost as good. Great food and a nice value. Sitting outside under their old, tall apricot... More 

Thank Larry B
Midland, TX
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for my husband's birthday and they had even decorated the table since I had said upon making the reservation that it was a birthday celebration. We sat in the courtyard which was perfectly delightful. Service is attentive and our server was very helpful in assisting us in making selections. If you like fried calamari do not miss... More 

Thank grayhog
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had dinner at Santacafe with my father who had eaten there a decade before and had wonderful things to say about that experience. Unfortunately this assessment was turned on its ear. We were seated in the lovely patio area and off to a good start but were then advised by the clearly very unpolished/poorly trained bus boy that... More 

2 Thank cringerthebattlecat
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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249 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here this evening. Food was good, the service was some of the worst ever. The red wine was hot, not even room temperature. e had to ask for forks and knives as they removed the flatware between courses & never bothered to bring new flatware. At 8:00 PM they ran out of bread and did not have the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?