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Amaya Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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1501 Paseo de Peralta, Hotel Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 87501-3722
+1 505-955-7805
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When my wife and I are in Santa Fe, we always go to the Amaya. This year we had a breakfast and dinner there. At breakfast there is a choice of the continental buffet or a la carte. We chose from the menu as we were sitting in the dining solarium in front of the wood fire. Both breakfast entrées... More 

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4 Thank Ertghj
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to tripadvisor.com with your kind review and we are delighted to learn you enjoyed our Amaya Restaurant. Please come back again, soon! kowaen mina so thuu puchi - Have a great day! More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't researched the hotel's restaurant, but I was tired from traveling and wanted something quick so I tried it for dinner. Well, what a find! My meal was outstanding from beginning to end. I had the wilted spinach salad, the sea bass and vegetables in white wine sauce, and the vanilla creme brûlée. Service was excellent too. Such a... More 

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3 Thank Beth2
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to tripadvisor.com with your kind review and we are delighted to learn you enjoyed dinner at our Amaya Restaurant. Please come back again, soon! chenoho mima téwe yo tha - We thank you for staying with us. More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite times to visit Amaya are the fall and winter, when there is a fire blazing in the kiva and the decor is warm and cozy. Warm months are lovely as well, particularly since the remodel last year, when the main dining room was opened up and is now naturally bright and airy. I particularly recommend Friday and Saturday... More 

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2 Thank Anne M
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to tripadvisor.com with your kind review and we are delighted to learn you enjoyed our Amaya Restaurant. Please come back again, soon! kowaen mina so thuu puchi - Have a great day! More 

Santa Fe, NM
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221 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Most delighted with Amaya's self-serve Christmas Day brunch. Lots of choice - all good - from soups, salads, appetizers, entrees, and deserts. Despite many people present, service was quick and most pleasant; dishes promptly refilled. The prime rib was outstanding. More traditional New Mexican dishes were not emphasized. Discount for seniors. Will go again. Highly recommended.

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4 Thank NewMexicans_10
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to tripadvisor.com with your kind review and we are delighted to learn you enjoyed our Christmas Brunch. Please come back again, soon! phel chéémia kóchii - Happy New Year More 

Denver, CO
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Truly enjoyed our wonderful meal and drinks at one of our favorite Santa Fe restaurants. The restaurant was very busy so we sat at the bar and watched bartender Greg working super hard to fill his drink orders. How he handled the never ending rush and still give great service and personal attention was impressive. The holiday menu was great.... More 

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PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to tripadvisor.com with your kind review and we are delighted to learn you enjoyed Christmas Eve Dinner at our Amaya Restaurant. Please come back again, soon! phel chéémia kóchii - Happy New Year More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

We found the Thanksgiving Dinner at Amaya to be one of the best in recent memory. A huge range of choices all well prepared and served. Salmon, Duck, Prime Rib, Ham and of course, turkey, all exquisite. Excellent vegetable dishes, choices of stuffing and other sides. Wonderful desserts, especially a kahlua pecan pie and mousse and crem brulee. All this... More 

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4 Thank Patrick C
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to tripadvisor.com with your kind review and we are delighted to learn you enjoyed our Thanksgiving buffet. Please come back again, soon! phel chéémia kóchii - Happy New Year More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Amaya is a great place to have dinner. We had the salmon and the duck. It was very tasty. Sheena our waitress was very good, friendly and efficient. That night they had a art event in the restaurant with a local artist. Very unique and entertaining. One of the native artists played drums... so cool! We will be back.

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6 Thank johncrepsin
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to tripadvisor.com with your kind review. Please come back again, soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure when we walked into the restaurant that this dinner was going to be anything more than average. I'm from New Orleans and my husband is from San Francisco and we've been called food snobs at least once. But the intimate setting was a side note to the entrees which quite literally were some of the most inventive... More 

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3 Thank Sarah T
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review and we are delighted to learn that you enjoyed our Amaya Restaurant! Please come back again, soon!! kii thu wia‘‘ kanna thu wia - Our House is Your House More 

Fountain Hills
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Visited Amaya's to listen to the evening entertainment. I usually don't get upset by the prices of liquor but $15 per glass of Chardonnay was a little excessive in my opinion. In fairness, I did not request the prices before ordering....my mistake.....buyer beware!

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Thank BareboatCaption
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

But we also have Chardonnay at $8 per glass. My apologies that you were not given the option! More 

Santa Fe, NM
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We go out to breakfast most Saturday mornings and tried Amaya this past weekend for the second time. While the food, prices and setting remain very satisfactory, unfortunately there was a large group having a class reunion at the hotel. As a result, because the restaurant surfaces (tile floor etceteras) are all very hard and the sliding doors to the... More 

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3 Thank NormanSantaFe
PaulMargetson, Owner at Amaya Restaurant, responded to this review

I do thank you for your patience and my sincere apologies for the noisy group you encountered. Indeed this scenario can happen on occasion and your recommendation to call ahead is valid and a sensible idea. We hope to welcome you back soon. We owe you breaking so please let them know that Paul sent you as his guests! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Hotel Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 87501-3722
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-955-7805

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