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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” (147 reviews)
“enchiladas” (146 reviews)
“trout” (55 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00All hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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100 E San Francisco St, In La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
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Reviewed yesterday

The hotel is an historic Santa Fe building. The restaurant had a large Mexican menu with gluten-free items (wish there were more). I went twice, the first time the restaurant was very busy and service suffered. The second time, it was much quieter and service...More

Thank Nancy882
Reviewed 3 days ago

Girls weekend with a visit from Germany in Santa Fe: Great and attentive service and awesome food in such a great environment as the La Fonda. What can I say, my friends were enthusiastic. The guacamole, which was freshly prepared at the table and the...More

Thank Anja H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every meal we have eaten here has been excellent. I Love Chile Rellenos and have had them in dozens and dozens of restaurants, I have never had them this good or even close.

Thank Rod W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We frequently drive to Santa Fe, to take our out of town guests to lunch at La Plazuela. The menu is very different; cashew cakes are among the offerings. I just stayed at the hotel had 2 breakfasts and one dinner here. Excellent eggs Benedict;...More

2  Thank alice w
LaFondaManager, Director of Marketing at La Plazuela at La Fonda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear alice w, Thank you for choosing La Plazuela when you come to town. It sounds like, overall, your meals were very good and you and your guests enjoyed the overall dining experience. I am so sorry that the sopapillas were not up to par...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I always go to La Plazuela at La Fonda when I visit Santa Fe. I took family with me who had never been there before, and they were impressed. Each meal was delicious and satisfying. We had both New Mexican fare and American dishes. Each...More

1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best place we ate at while there for 3 days (about 6 meals out). Puts the celebrated "The Shed" to shame! I had the Huevos Rancheros and it was excellent. Came with the best sopapillas I ever had and that's saying something because I've had...More

Thank fogllc
LaFondaManager, Director of Marketing at La Plazuela at La Fonda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear foglic, What a fabulous review! Thank you so much for dining in the restaurant on numerous occasions! Every restaurant can have an off day, but it's refreshing to read that a repeat diner, such as yourself, had such a great experience. I agree with...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I ate here twice while in Santa Fe, both lunch and dinner. Both meals were excellently prepared. For lunch I ate from the New mexico specials and had the stuffed poblanos with Christmas sauce ( that means both red and green chile sauce). Perfection. For...More

2  Thank 1979Laura
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on Saturday, seated right away. Very nice courtyard feel. Menu has some nice choices: appetizers, sandwiches, salads, New Mexican specialties. We had a bit of a wait for our food, but the place was busy. The burritos were large, filled with...More

1  Thank pasherry
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun restaurant.. good food, great service and a wonderful space. We loved the fajitas and margueritas!

3  Thank marciags2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Décor and ambience are the main draws but the menu choices are satisfying as well. Whether your taste runs to fajitas or sea bass, you will be pleased with your meal.

3  Thank Walkers56
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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!
6 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 15:00
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
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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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