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“Walk to Dinner”
Review of Restaurant Martin

Restaurant Martin
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Ranked #44 of 583 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $36
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Paseo de Peralta
Transit: The Railrunner from Albuquerque stops a few short blocks from our front door and Santa Fe's public bus system runs right past our restaurant.
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Givent the dimensions of downtown Santa Fe this restaurant is within walking distance of most of the hotels and well worth the walk. Our meal was perfect in every way with preferred seating near the fireplace and delicous loster ravioli followed by grilled salmon on a bed of leek and spinach with fingerling potatos, brussel sprout leaves and a port reduction sauce. For desert we tried the homemade ice cream sampler and the mint, earl grey chocolate and cinnamon were each outstanding. Our server was well equipped with knowledge of the wines and food choices and was able to arrange a beet sampler as a side item not on the menu. The wine list is extensive but alas we just did wine by the glass to avoid over consumption. This place is a must if you are in Santa Fe.

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4  Thank James C
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

I took my wife here to celebrate her birthday and Restaurant Martin delivered in a way that separates it from other high end establishments in Santa Fe. The decor is understated, the service is highly accommodating and professional while still friendly.

We prefer fine dining to be more about the food and service and less about the trappings and pretension. Restaurant Martin exceeded our expectations in all these vital categories.

The food was the ultimate in freshness, inventiveness, presentation and timing.

We enjoyed a relaxing, well-paced meal and felt well cared for the entire time without the coyness and air of superiority so many others overcompensate with to mask excelling at the fundamentals.

A very nice experience and we look forward to our next wonderful experience.

I know some may shudder at my frequent inclusion of "we" in my reviews, but we always share nearly everything we order, so I'm comfortable sharing my opinion as a "we".

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3  Thank TimToad123
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Had a reservation but unfortunately arrived late. After waiting about 20 minutes they still found a table for us. Food was wonderful and the evening was memorable.

1  Thank milancl
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

The food and service were wonderful, but the presentation and composition of the plates were exceptional. The food was notably new-American - a nice break from southwestern cuisine. Restaurant Martin is a wonderful restaurant and a great choice for an excellent dining experience in Sata Fe.

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3  Thank ericAtlanta
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

We were celebrating our 30th anniversary and sat out on the patio, which was very comfortable because of the outdoor heaters. Thanks to Audie, our waiter, for excellent service and some great recommendations. Our dinner was delicious. We will definitely return on our next trip.

1  Thank kkkkathy
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