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La Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
125 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2085
+1 505-988-9232
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
125 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2085
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes the waitstaff sing but they also serve fantastic food in a relaxed atmosphere. Plan to arrive before the signing 6-6:15 to get time to look over the menu and order wine or cocktails. We started with soup, then shared some apps. then shared a...More

6  Thank Lela-in-AZ
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The waitstaff who sing show and popular songs in the Cantina was stupendous! A woman with a wonderful voice belted out the end of the song and turned to my table and calmly asked, "What can I get for you?" The Roasted Beet salad was...More

7  Thank James G
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This is the bar next to La Sena restaurant and uses the same mostly upscale menu, but make your reservation here if you’d like some entertainment with your dinner. The wait staff takes turns singing at the piano and it was very enjoyable as they...More

7  Thank jayhawkbrian
Reviewed 4 November 2017

La Cantina is part of La Casa Sena but with the added touch of singing waiters. We were there on a Friday night, light crowd, but wonderful food and entertainment. We'll be back!

9  Thank Ted_and_Linda_H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was an amazing evening to celebrate my friend's birthday. La Cantina shares the same menu as La Casa Sena, but the waiters also provide the entertainment by singing show tunes and more! The waiters were very talented. The food was also amazing...ruby trout, duck...More

11  Thank dragonhmc
Reviewed 15 September 2017

What could be better than dinner and a show. The awesome waitstaff sings between serving. The pianist who accompanies them is great. The menu is the exact same as La Casa Sena so dine in the Cantina and be entertained. The bartender has inventive margaritas...More

9  Thank X4Letsgo
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The waiters sing in between serving. They are pleasant, funny, fun and talented. Usually Broadway, Occasionally an Opera singer from the Santa Fe Opera stops by. Food is good and still served at a good pace given the servers sing. They let you stay as...More

6  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

If you are wanting to eat at the rooftop Cantina above Coyote Cafe, be prepared for a LONG wait. We arrived around 6:30 and were told we would have about a 30 minute wait for a table. After enjoying cocktails at the Coyote Cafe for...More

7  Thank Reagan P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was my first solo dinner experience, and it was perfect. I snagged a seat at the bar to be served by bartender Shannon P. (according to my receipt). She was one of the best bartenders I've ever had the pleasure of interacting with. Very...More

11  Thank Ron117
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

What an experience, great dinner and awesome entertainment. My family and I walked in before the restaurant opened, the staff was nice to seat us anyway. My family and I enjoyed all the singer's, it was a nice surprise, we had no idea of the...More

13  Thank NewMexicoThebman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$45
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2085
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-988-9232
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