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La Fiesta Lounge

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
100 E San Francisco St, on the Plaza inside La Fonda hotel, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
+1 505-982-5511
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, American
$$ - $$$
100 E San Francisco St, on the Plaza inside La Fonda hotel, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Seven of us had beer & wine around 1PM on a Thursday. Selection was satisfactory, but service was quite slow given that the lounge was only half full. Expected more for such a high end hotel.More

2  Thank Val-ABQ
LaFondaManager, Director of Marketing at La Fiesta Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Val-ABQ Please accept our sincerest apologies for the slow service you received in La Fiesta. The bar also handles many of the cocktails for La Plazuela, and, with Balloon Fiesta, the restaurant was extremely busy at that time. Please accept our apologies and I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having picked up a Passport for the Margarita Trail at the Visitor center, I began my quest for the perfect Margarita (for me) and of course the free T-Shirt that comes after the first 5 Margaritas. :a Fiesta was my first place. The atmosphere was...More

2  Thank Carey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to have some wine and cheese and listen to some live music on a Sunday night. It was very enjoyable except for a large group of loud women who stood all around our table and talked during the performance.More

10  Thank kkkkathy
LaFondaManager, Manager at La Fiesta Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear kkkkathy Thanks for taking the time to review LA Fiesta. We are sorry that the people around your table ruined your visit to La Fiesta. Next time that occurs, do feel free to mention something to the manager. They can be discreet in asking...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

I like the Fiesta Lounge for its buffet lunch. The price is right. The offerings are the best of New Mexican cuisine. I enjoyed a bowl of Green Chile Stew and a plate of green chile enchiladas, beans and rice. Tasty and filling. (see photos)...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We have found it to be a little difficult to find restaurants open from 3 to 5 PM. There are a few, but many seem now to stop serving during these hours. La Fiesta Lounge is open and has a limited bar menu, but also...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I will start by saying I am not a big fan of Mexican food, but this place rocked. It was a buffet, and there were things I never see in Tex-Mex restaurants in Texas, like pozole and green chile stew. Everything I tried was excellent;...More

Thank 2littletime2seeitall
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Had a morning business meeting and stayed for about 4 hours. It is window service and seat yourself, but the young man making the coffee was very friendly and positive. he was by himself and very busy. Always kept a smile on his face.

1  Thank Steinbrenner
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We love to dance at La Fiesta, but they really need to enlarge their bar menu. There is a burger and turkey sliders, but those are the only sandwiches. Lots of people come for dinner and dancing because the music starts at 7:30 but more...More

Thank MargeBA
Jayne W, Manager at La Fiesta Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear MargeBA, Thank you for taking the time to review La Fiesta Lounge. We appreciate your comments about the menu and are always tweaking it to see what works best for our guests. Our previous Fall menu was more extensive and we found the many...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Bill Hearne has been playing country, bluegrass and folk music here for 26 years. The man is a national treasure and a great guitar player. Ask Lyle Lovett who cites him as an influence as do many others from the Austin scene in the 70's...More

Thank mazdreams
Reviewed 1 August 2017

What a fun lounge and only a few steps from the plaza. On select nights you may find live entertainment in the lounge. Cocktails are reasonably priced, and there is a food menu if you need to nosh a bit.

1  Thank markltennis
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26 February 2017|
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Response from Wendy F | Property representative |
Live music is 7:30-11:30pm Monday - Thursday, 8-11pm on Friday and Saturday and 6-8:30pm on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E San Francisco St, on the Plaza inside La Fonda hotel, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-5511
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