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Sazon

221 Shelby St, Corner of Shelby Street and East Alameda, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2149
+1 505-983-8604
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mole” (252 reviews)
“soup” (119 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
221 Shelby St, Corner of Shelby Street and East Alameda, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2149
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1 - 10 of 795 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We've eaten at Sazon twice, once with a large group in March 2018 and once with only 4 in August 2018. The food--with the different moles paired with an interesting selection of dishes as a highlight--was superb all the way around. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank TFQA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 38th anniversary at Sazon and it was outstanding in all respects. Started with a card at the table from Chef Olea and greetings from all staff wishing us a happy anniversary. The meal began with six moles of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Jerdav56
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

EXPERIENCE is the word my husband and I chose to describe Sazon. From the warm, inviting surroundings, beautiful art work to every bite we put into our mouths. We came here to celebrate our anniversary. All 6 moles are sampled with tiny, fresh corn tortillas....More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Cheri D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sazon is probably the best restaurant in Santa Fe. The mole is to die for! The art is amazing and the service was great.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Once you get the taste for chilled mezcal and mole with a stack of small, warm, round of tortillas - happy hour will never be the same!!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Loynaz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything, from the welcome at the door through the final complimentary birthday glass of champagne and volcano chocolate dessert was expertly done, highly personalized and very attentive. Karla was extremely attentive without being intrusive, and the portions were exact to the needs of our limited...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank tdh_Tucson
Reviewed 1 week ago

No words to truly describe Sazon. This is an elegant, yet relaxed, beautiful and impressive dining experience. Book ahead. This is not just another good restaurant you find in any sophisticated city.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Cathe P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate crickets! And I loved them! Thanks Sazon. Baby crickets from Oaxaca so crispy and delicious on flour tortillas. The cocktails and food were delicious. The atmosphere is very pleasant although if you are prone to being hot I would avoid being seated in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank mcdedrick
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our anniversary at Sazon and had a truly exceptional meal and experience! The food is extraordinary - I had the duck enchiladas with mole. We felt special too because the waiter was aware of our anniversary. Fantastic staff and beautiful ambiance. Sazon is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank diningspirit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the finest restaurants I’ve ever been to. They have taken mole to another level. The “sopa de amour” is not to be missed. Every dish is crafted and presented with flair and the service is extremely attentive. Fernando the manager greets you with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank merkthor1
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dougsC4309HM
16 November 2018|
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Response from suzanna B | Property representative |
I'm afraid we do not have a ramp.However we do have wonderful helpful staff that would be very happy to help you in and out of the restaurant. I hope this helps and look forward to you dinning with us with your parents.
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PamM1976
12 January 2018|
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Response from Lb1952 | Property representative |
santa fe smart casual. shorts and flip flops, etc. discouraged
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Susan C
28 April 2017|
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Response from Lb1952 | Property representative |
Yes Absolutely. We do much bigger parties. I am the owner. You can call Shannon Collins on 505 983 8604 to make arrangement
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$60
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Shelby St, Corner of Shelby Street and East Alameda, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2149
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-983-8604
  • E-mail
Description
Housed in an iconic old adobe building in the center of Santa Fe, Sazon gives its patrons a taste of what the authentic Mexico, with its fastest growing ethnic cuisine in terms of popularity, is all about. The artwork is stunning. Starting with a massive chandelier in the main hallway, custom made in Guadalajara and featuring over 16 different lamps, to the furniture and artwork, it is obvious that special attention has been given to the interior decoration. The oil on canvass paintings are beautiful, featuring artists from Mexico City, Guadalajara and Cabo, Mexico. The dining room is warm and inviting with lots of space so you don't feel crowded, but also plenty of romantic and private spots where one can be wrapped in their own cocoon. There is a back room that is part of the dining room but can also be sectioned off for private parties. Lighting has been well thought out and highlights the art without being intrusive. The bar is stunning exhibiting a great sensitivity to the Santa Fe adobe style yet bringing its own clean and refreshed look. The bar, made from recycled parapara wood from Ecuador, houses the largest selection of tequila and mescal in Santa Fe. Bartenders know their craft as evidenced by the signature cocktails featuring tequila and mescal which are subtle and seductive. Try a Sazonrita which is Mezcal, Patron Citronge, fresh lime, agave, and muddled cucumber over ice. It will make a believer out of you when it comes to mescal!
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