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537 West Cordova Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505-1843
+1 505-982-2790
11:00 - 21:00
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Raritan, New Jersey
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner at Marisco's and enjoyed it completely. The seafood soup, Caldo Vuelve a la Vida was fantastic - I had the small one and it was too much so I took half of it home. For my main course I enjoyed the Camarones de Santa Fe, shrimp on a creamy mushroom sauce which was delicious. My brother-in-law devoured... More 

2 Thank jjcbird
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

But the service was friendly and prompt. And I loved the atmosphere and furniture!! And besides that all, it's very clean A must!! The review is asking

2 Thank Flataxpro
Austin, Texas
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Get the El Mejor to start. This soup is DELICIOUS! All of the senioritas are so sweet. Quick, hot, good service! My first time in Santa Fe and if I ever go back, this restaurant is my FIRST stop!

2 Thank Ebony S
Yarmouth, Maine
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

When a diner from the coast of Massachusetts and Maine says that it's the best seafood in Santa Fe... you'd better listen. This is the first time in my life that I've lived more than two miles from the Atlantic coast. I grew up on seafood. Marisco's waitstaff will tell you where the seafood was caught, when it came in,... More 

2 Thank MusicBook
New Mexico
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Marisco's La Playa is one of the most consistent restaurants in Santa Fe. Years of visits have resulted in exactly Zero bad experiences and many, many fine meals. Our most recent visit, a quick family treat dinner was on a busy Saturday night. No problem. The line moved fast, we were seated in a comfy booth and drink orders taken... More 

3 Thank Kate C
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Marisco's La Playa Restaurant is a tiny restaurant hidden in a shopping area on West Cordiva Road in Santa Fe. But the seafood dishes are the best I ever had anywhere. I am not a big fish eater because just broiled, grilled with no sauce just doesn't do it for me. But, Marisco's has unique sauces and cooking methods that... More 

4 Thank Cherie T
Santa Fe
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83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This resturant changed their name to "Mariscos Costa Azul", but they are still located in the same place. We eat take out from their restaurant very often and love it! Food is always well prepared and tasty. Our order is always correct and does not loose quality when you order take out. Our favorite is the "Mojara Frita" (fried fish)... More 

3 Thank NayaSantaFe
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435 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We really enjoyed our lunch here...fresh, delicious food, friendly service, colorful setting and mostly Latino crowd (couples, families, friends & local workers) dining happily ;) Our server, 'Gloria', even remembered us from years ago & welcomed our return. My seafood 'cocktail Gloria grande' (shrimp, oysters, scallops, octopus, avocado in a tall 'sundae' glass w/spicy sauce) was terrific; her 'Mar y... More 

3 Thank wildswanDelaware
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

fresh seafood in NM? YES, and it's very well prepared. Large portions are par. I enjoyed the ceviche and shrimp tacos. Unusual salsas, 3 different types, all delicious.

3 Thank skyman96ll
Bangkok, Thailand
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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My friends to me here for what proved to be a very tasty and satisfying lunch. To begin I enjoyed some nacho chips with three different dips... one bean and two salsas and good guacamole. For main I had a mix fish grill with rice, It was served fast, was tasty and the portion was big... I took home enough... More 

3 Thank DriveAllNight2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537 West Cordova Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505-1843
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-2790

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?