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“Great Piano Bar”

Ranked #132 of 578 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 30, 2014

What a great spot to feel like a SF local! We stayed at the Inn at Vanessie's so we easily walked over to the bar for a wine or the dinning room for dinner on our last 3 night stay. Pianist Doug Montgomery plays it all and sings as well. We enjoyed a delicious and perfectly cooked rib eye steak one night. The Patio Room is a beautiful dining area but the middle room is perfect for listening to the music and having conversation as well.

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4  Thank maggie99
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Reviewed December 3, 2013

Excellent quartet you will not forget. The place was packed and fun afterdark. They have 18 rooms if you want to hold a small conference or leadership seminar for your key people. A family reunion was going on when were there. Big rooms and ceilngs. Great art and wooden floors. Snow was causing a lot of dripping in the dining room. Open flame grilling made our eyes water in the large dining room. Great Sante Fe room with large windows.

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8  Thank JAMES H
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

Our concierge recommended Vanessie Santa Fe for fine dining and live entertainment. The interior has high ceilings, wooden floors, original art, fire places and an extra large grand piano. The guest artist played a range of songs that were enjoyable. This backdrop laid the base to our dining experience. We were warmly greeted and seated in comfortable chairs with linen table covers. Very pleasant and upscale and far away enough from the lounge music to have a pleasant conversation. I wanted a custom dinner and the team happily arranged for me to have their rib eye steak different to the menu. I combined the arugula salad and steak into one for a wonderful meal. I was charged only for one item. Because of the autumn chill I chose to have a single malt scotch with the meal. The bartender provided me with a generous pour in a beautiful glass. My dinner company had a delicious piece of fish. We both went away happy and recommended the establishment to friends. A few nights later I returned a second time and delighted in another outstanding repeat performance. By the way, if you get one of their business cards the business offers $10. off with a purchase of $75 or more.

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7  Thank TropicalParadise888
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

This was my husbands favorite thing we did this trip. Doug Montgomery was so entertaining and the crowd was eating it up. Standing room only, We arrived a little over an hour early and had great seats in front of the fireplace. Great people watching as Doug interacted with the crowd. We had drinks, appetizer's including two different types of sliders. All was good. This is A Good Thing To Do.

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4  Thank fromtex
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Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Doug Montgomery should not be missed! Classically trained at Juilliard, Mr. Montgomery puts on one fantastic show. He plays a combination of classical, standards and his own compositions. He makes you want to close your eyes and sway. He plays everything from George Gershwin, Cole Porter to show tunes, Elton John, James Taylor and others. He takes requests and by the end of the set everyone is singing along. Vanessies has great good, a great wine list, fantastic staff and an atmosphere that promotes romance. And, unbelievably, no cover charge. Fun and a must do in Santa Fe.

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8  Thank Jamx2
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