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231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986
+1 505-984-1788
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“calamari” (48 reviews)
“spring rolls” (25 reviews)
“quinoa” (19 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Had mussels on the menu but served without small forks — told to eat the mussels with our fingers because the owner did not want to buy proper utensils. At end of meal (about 9pm) wife ordered some fr3nch fries, we heard the mgr shout...More

3  Thank blanch2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Santacafe is considered to be one of the finest restaurants in town. Sadly, I cannot hop on that bandwagon as my dining experiences there have largely been a disappointment. In all fairness, the patio venue during summer months is hard to beat; it's lovely! Free...More

6  Thank BKandCB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From bread through salad and soup to the main course the food was excellent. Different takes on traditional favorites, and creative unusual dishes. Service was adequate.

Thank fllyover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst service that I have ever encountered anywhere in the world. The lack of service totally spoiled a meal that could have been very good. I will never again bring a guest to this restaurant or recommend this restaurant to others.

8  Thank kingswaybjd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nestle in at the bar to savor a lovely glass of wine and amazing calamari... cannot go wrong! Also the menu remains constant so you can savor repeat favorites off of it.

Thank _jeffreyharakal01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Santa Cafe is a hidden gem. The food is always good. It has large variety of different flairs and tastes

Thank cynthiacarmen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very relaxing and flavorful lunch on the patio. Very friendly and attentive wait staff. Every item we ordered was better than the one before. I love their calamari. A must if visiting Santa Fe.

Thank bgrulke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guides informed us that the 3rd stop on the Foodie Tour was a place frequented heavily by locals because the food is great and the location is a few stops off the beaten path. SanatcaFe', 231 Washington Ave, was all that! The food...More

Thank DJLangston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been putting off this review. For many reasons. We have been enjoying Santacafe for years and years. The food has been consistently OK. Not over the top, not many menu changes. But reliable. So. And the patio in warm weather is the best...More

7  Thank vcdarty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Santacafe was rated as one of the Top restaurants to visit in Santa Fe, so we HAD to check it out. Situated just off the plaza in an unassuming white hacienda, the cafe is a with a great courtyard. White glove service whether you're...More

Thank D_TO1
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24 October 2016|
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Response from Scott A | Reviewed this property |
According to the restaurant website, M-F 4-6pm.
13 June 2016|
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Response from snlcol | Reviewed this property |
I think so, why don't you call and find out?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-984-1788
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