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The Old House Restaurant

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2115
+1 505-988-4455
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“aged ribeye” (7 reviews)
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2115
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I tried something different for our anniversary her steak though admittedly well cook was smothered in sauce such that it was difficult to determine where the steak ended and the veg began. For myself for only the 2nd time ever I sent...More

7  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No complaints about the food. Prepared very elegantly and tasted very good. But the prices were rather exorbitant and the choices of food was limited. We went because it was in our hotel but now wish we would've gone somewhere in town for a more...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been working in Santa Fe for almost 10 months and had seen this restaurant. Decided to try it the last visit. So not a disappointment, just not a wow for the price points. Had a 7:00pm reservation and they were not busy. Service was...More

9  Thank CondosOnTheBeach
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Pretty expensive. But the Lamb chops and the salad which preceded the entree were both fabulous. This was our best meal in Santa Fe. Yes, you pay for it. But, it was great and the staff was excellent also.

1  Thank baltlaw
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant. Before dinner we enjoyed martinis and wine. This restaurant has a solid wine list and the bartender makes a great martini. We ordered the salmon and a lamb special. Both dinners were well prepared and well presented. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

2  Thank Bill A
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The advertised menu is not what is offered. The current menu is different and higher priced. That said, two people ordered the Sunset Special for $40. We had an appetizer of mussels which were delicious. For our entree we had 2 three ounce lamb chops...More

1  Thank FranP1216
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife and I eat here for special occasions. Why you ask? The staff goes over themselves to make you fell special, and desired. The food is always over the top and unique.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

While my husband and I were staying at the el dorado we had the pleasure of two breakfast and one dinner meals at this restaurant. The food was excellent--well prepared just as we requested. The service was excellent and we really enjoyed our wait staff...More

1  Thank Linda F
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had dinner at the Old House during Santa Fe's Restaurant Week, and everything we ordered was delicious, beautifully presented by our attentive waiter, Santiago, and we want to report that their relatively new chef is top notch! My husband had a crabmeat appetizer that...More

Thank BKandCB
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Yesterday, we had excellent food and service at the Old House. Jean Pierre Vincent has been the Executive Chef for 6 months and is serving up some mighty fine food. We can recommend the crab salad, braised pork shank Osso Bucco, and chocolate trio as...More

Thank AtomicEye
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2115
    (Sandoval St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-988-4455
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at El Dorado Hotel & Spa
When you dine at the Old House, the Santa Fe Plaza restaurant that Zagat honored as New Mexico's best, you know it's going to be a special experience. Featuring dry-aged rib eye steaks, enjoy contemporary global cuisine featuring the freshest seasonal and regional ingredients from nearby artisan farms.
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