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“Thoroughly Enjoyable” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Meson

El Meson
213 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1926 (Downtown)
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Ranked #18 of 535 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $30
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Downtown
Durango, Colorado
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Thoroughly Enjoyable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Agree with most others that the food here is excellent. And a pretty good value for a classy place although the wine list was not inexpensive. We went with various tapas dishes and all were very fine. A good location not far from the Plaza.

Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Bruce R
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English first
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Yum!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Our family had dinner at El Meson on Tuesday. We enjoyed a table in the bar area, listening to the flamenco guitarist. Our tapas selections were delicious, especially the cheese stuffed artichoke hearts and the pork loin. The bread is delicious, we had several refills! I enjoyed a glass of sangria, and my flan dessert was outstanding. Our daughter loved the special cheesecake. I would like to go back and try selections from the full dinner menu.

Visited August 2014
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Thank Cathy G
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Spring Grove
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“move over valencia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Just finished the Paella Valencia, superb..! Service was 10+, Tapas, wine, and main course were all quite nice This is a good way to finish up a fantastic week in Santa Fe. Go early cause many others go along with my attitude this is top rate, Any old Spainish gent would be proud to take his senorita.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank buddybo
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Phoenix, Arizona
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373 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Try It”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The food was amazing, we had great Service it was very good and helpful, which was important for choosing among the many menu items as she told us her fav..Good selection of dishes, well presented and prepared. This is very clean, fresh and a nice place to have a meal

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank DD19351
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“El Meson”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had tapas, not on a par with Spain but reflecting local tastes. Good selection of dishes, well presented and prepared. Attentive but unobtrusive service, reasonably priced.

  • Visited August 2014
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1 Thank marilynandjohn
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