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La Fiesta Lounge

100 E San Francisco St, in La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
+1 505-982-5511
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Stopped for a cocktail

Nice atmosphere for a quick drink. The bar is right off The Plaza and is better for adults. I'd... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Renovation ruined a great place

This place had it all - good food, country and western music you could dance to, and comfortable... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2016
Jane G
Duck, North Carolina
via mobile
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Boasting a newly redesigned and vibrant atmosphere, La Fiesta Lounge is the best location in Santa Fe for sampling casual, regional cuisine and dancing to local musicians. Also a lively Santa Fe restaurant, the lounge features a New Mexican luncheon buffet daily, as well as a variety of menu selections. Your meal is best complemented by one of La Fiesta's signature margaritas or martinis, true masterpieces designed by our resident mixologists. Enticing cocktails coupled with a delectable selection of cuisine guarantee that our guests are never left wondering where to eat, drink or dance in Santa Fe. And, when you need to wake up, come visit The Wake Up Call, our coffee bar just off the lobby and treat yourself to a creamy Caffe Latte or frothy Cappuccino or even a delicious smoothie or pastry to go. Open at 6 am.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
11 Mar 2017
“Stopped for a cocktail”
26 Apr 2016
“Renovation ruined a great place”
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100 E San Francisco St, in La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
+1 505-982-5511
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere for a quick drink. The bar is right off The Plaza and is better for adults. I'd really recommend the cucumber margarita. There is a selection of local beers and a beer flight available . Staff is courteous and professional and the hotel...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This place had it all - good food, country and western music you could dance to, and comfortable seating. It closed for renovations in the winter. Now, the bar could be in any airport. Some of the tables are too small to put a chair...More

Thank Jane G
john r, General Manager at La Fiesta Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Dear Jane G, Thank you for your review of La Fiesta. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your experience in the bar and are unhappy with the renovation. A lot of research was done to ensure we brought elements of the past into...More

Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here three times on our latest visit to Santa Fe. Once again the food and service was very good. We both enjoyed the green chile enchiladas and the Lamb sandwich. We have tried the southwest food at other restaurants, but we seem...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Friendly staff ,good location in a very nice hotel right next to the plaza,the lounge is just an average place which also serves food, Nice crowd.

Thank josemonterr
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I always go to the La Fonda for the live music and am usually entertained. I was here in October and again in January and I have to say the music SUCKED! They need a band that keeps things lively and the jazzy one in...More

Reviewed 3 March 2014

You know the ones....when you walk into a restaurant and you get the feeling that you should turn around and leave? Why didn't I listen? After looking at the very limited menu, we decided to go to the buffet table. It had very limited choices...More

Thank texaswinesnob
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Stopped in to listen to the Bill Hearne trio play country swing and some bluegrass on a Wednesday evening. An older clientele but energetic dancers. Fun to listen to and have a drink. Enjoyable evening.

Thank travelwomanDurango
Reviewed 2 January 2014

After walking around Santa Fe on New Years Eve afternoon, we were ready for a cold drink. The drinks and service were a bit above average during a period when the La Fonda was crazy with visitors coming and going. They had some sort of...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

I read the reviews for this place and we decided to try it. The food is awful and the margeritas terrible. I recommend you go elsewhere.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Excellent service! Cute, cozy and convenient located in the La Fonda!

Thank Wenbrooks
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