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La Plazuela at La Fonda

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
100 E San Francisco St, In La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
+1 505-995-2334
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (170 reviews)
“enchiladas” (160 reviews)
“trout” (62 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 E San Francisco St, In La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The ambiance was incredible. Table-side preparation of guacamole was beautiful and delicious and the fillet and enchiladas was by far the best meal I had while visiting Santa Fe!More

Thank TouristaVida
LaFondaManager, Marketing Director at La Plazuela at La Fonda, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear amandajI4426ZQ, Thank you for your glowing review of La Plazuela! The guacamole is one of my personal favorites, especially when made tableside! I'm so pleased that we were able to make your dining adventure enjoyable! Do come back soon. Sincerely, Jayne Weiske La Fonda...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried this restaurant for the first time last week. We had all read the online menu and made our selections in our heads. However, when we arrived we found out it was 'Prime Rib' night, which changed everything. All four of us had the...More

2  Thank DOUG H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Margarita drink I had was delicious. So was the Guacamole made right at our table. (Loved watching the waiter mixing the various ingredients.) The husband had the chicken fajitas and I had the enchiladas.......all yummy. Love the high ceilings and the twinkling lights in...More

1  Thank Judy C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've eaten here before and enjoyed New Mexican style dinners both times. The four of us enjoyed the atmosphere even more, including the painted glass doors. A friend ordered a classic martini and thought it was superior. Service was very good.More

Thank LindaAZ2
LaFondaManager, Marketing Director at La Plazuela at La Fonda, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear LIndaAZ2, Thank you for taking the time to review your meal at La Plazuela. From the sounds of your review, it appears all was enjoyable, including the service and cocktails. We would love to hear back from you on what we could have done...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is gorgeous. High ceilings with an open-air feel, sparkly lit trees and substantial dining furniture. What a treat. We shared the table-side guacamole, grilled pear salad and the pork carnitas tacos. Sangria was mediocre, but the margaritas were pretty good. Service was very...More

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forget the food! This charming hotel is dripping with delicious charm. Live music from the bar wafting through the lobby, friendly smiles from waitstaff, surrounded by beautiful painted images on the glass panes as a backdrop makes a cozy feeling. We never fail to take...More

1  Thank davidsonh2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service! Has to be one of the best! We had the chicken/shrimp fajitas..Delicious! If we ever return to Santa Fe we will be certain to visit again...

3  Thank mmead71730
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since we were staying at La Fonda, we ate both a dinner and a breakfast at La Plazuela. Both meals were very good with reasonable portions, service was quick and attentive and tables are nicely spaced. Decor is worth a look - unique painted glass...More

Thank 49viaggio
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is situated in the middle of a courtyard in the hotel La Fonda .Service was excellent food was outstanding I would highly recommend this restaurant for your next festivity

1  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. Not great, but pretty good. It was a bit greasy, but the red chili sauce made up for it. Service was friendly and attentive. But the atmosphere was fantastic. I recommend you try. After reading all the great reviews, maybe I...More

2  Thank Julie A
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Questions & Answers
25 February 2017|
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Response from suzyzarate | Reviewed this property |
La Casa Sena is a perfect outdoor setting! Good food, great service, beautiful and great for large parties.
3 November 2016|
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Response from LaFondaManager | Property representative |
Yes we are open and have a holiday buffet from 11am - 3pm in La Plazuela. I would encourage you to make reservations as soon as possible as we have over 200 reservations already. Thanks!
7 October 2016|
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Response from Cindi A | Reviewed this property |
It is in Santa Fe near the down town square.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E San Francisco St, In La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
    (Old Santa Fe Trail)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-995-2334
  • E-mail
Guests seeking an intimate Santa Fe restaurant will find satisfaction at La Plazuela, an elegant restaurant located on La Fonda's original patio built in the 1920's. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, La Plazuela is a feast for the senses. Guests can enjoy creative contemporary New Mexican food as skylights flood the restaurant with natural light. Relax in this light-filled setting surrounded by hand-painted windows and the sounds of the soothing fountain.
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