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Vanessies of Santa Fe

Water Street, Santa Fe, NM
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sliders” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
$$ - $$$
Water Street, Santa Fe, NM
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoy going to Vanessies for the piano bar area. The music is always good are is the food and people watching. Fish and chips was really good.

Thank sosantafe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We met friends to hear the piano bar entertainer. He is a regular and quite a draw. We had appetizers there that were quite tasty and filling. We did not need to eat afterwards. I had the beef sliders and my husband had the fish...More

2  Thank Mary Alice M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The restaurant was very expensive, so we ate tapas and vegetable dishes, which were delicious. The music in the piano bar was amazing and their margaritas were yummy.

2  Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Vanessies is a Boutique hotel, restaurant, and piano bar. The piano bar features several entertainers nightly. My favorite is Doug Montgomery who performs 4-5 nights a week. Trained at Juilliard he is an excellent pianist and singer. I have seen him many times and he...More

2  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went to Vanessies based upon a recommendation of a friend who had heard Doug Montgomery, the four night a week piano player. He did not disappoint! His singing, versatile piano playing (Juilliard trained), connection to the audience made this a night to remember. The...More

1  Thank Lauriann1112
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The fish tacos and the regular margarita was fantastic and my friends both really enjoyed the fish and chips. The piano music was great and we enjoyed being surrounded by fantastic artwork also. Great place!!! We will be back!

1  Thank Tamara33301
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

First off the piano bar element is not as good as it used to be and music stopped at 9 even though there were patrons that wanted it to continue. The food and drink prices are extremely inflated for what's on offer. If you have...More

1  Thank Welltravelled1956
Reviewed 1 March 2017

As a solo traveler I look for places with a bar--so the bartender knows I am solo. I was there at the recommendation of the concierge at the LaFonda. Sat right by the piano and was invited by some locals to join them...very nice evening...More

Thank kerryg853
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We found this by chance, tucked into a small inn. Live piano every night, Doug Montgomery 4 nights a week. He was amazing. He can play e erything from classics to broadway to standards he sings too as did a few audience members. We had...More

Thank redbubbie
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places for dinner in Santa Fe. The piano bar was busy and we could hear the wonderful music in the dining room. The food was delicious and the wait staff made sure that we were taken care of. I had fish...More

1  Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, Santa Fe, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
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