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Santa Fe Restaurant

) #345 of 1,539 Restaurants in New Orleans $$ - $$$ Mexican,
3201 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3129
+1 504-948-0077
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“tamales” (6 reviews)
Open Now
05:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3201 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3129
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great drinks enjoyed the food, great outside to people watch. The food was good, nice chips with good salsa. A repeat place to hang and have drinks. The nachos can feed a table of 4.

Thank Cmp1130
Reviewed 10 May 2017

What a great place to experience good Mexican food. The service was friendly but discreet. We had the tuna plate, quesadillas, and the delicious salsa and chips. Thanks for a fun and yummy lunch.

Thank Beth246810
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The crab cake was out of this world. Probably due to weather change from 82 to 65 but the flies were rather irritating (outside seating). Margaritas tasty but small

Thank KathyMac66
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This has been my favorite Spanish/Caribbean food place in town. The Jumbo Diver Scallops are to die for, served with grilled pineapple salsa, served w/ green beans & roasted chili brabant potatoes. The rest of the menu is just as good. The outdoor tables overlook...More

Thank carlprofab
Reviewed 11 April 2017

By the end of my NOLA trip I was sick of the seafood and fried dishes. Me and my travel group of 11 just showed up to Santa Fe and they were very kind and accommodating to our large party, The food was very good...More

Thank JessicaLTL
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The reason I've given this restaurant an excellent is not just that the food was good, which it was, but that they made me feel welcome and relaxed as a solo diner. My questions about unfamiliar foods were answered, recommendations made and all was delicious....More

Thank Silverfinch
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We were staying in the neighborhood and wanted a place within walking distance of our B&B, La Belle Esplanade for our first night in the city. We sat outside and had a nice meal. Service was prompt and friendly. Food was good. Portions were generous....More

Thank SC5100
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Ate here for lunch one day. It was a very pleasant experience. They have a nice outside dining area. No beer on tap, but the sangria is excellent. The menu is mainly "mexican" but they have a variety of other items as well. All at...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We come here almost every Friday night with grandkids, and/or friends. Excellent Margaritas, and food is always fresh and delicious. They usually have specials to offer as well.

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Very good creative food at reasonable prices. Easy walk from our midtown accommodation. Wonderful service. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Thank EarlFlorida2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Fairgrounds
  • Neighbourhood: Fairgrounds
  • Phone Number: +1 504-948-0077
  • E-mail
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