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808 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2726
+1 505-983-9912
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoy a deluxe treat from Spain, full of fresh fish and jumbo shrimp. Reservations are needed but great tables are normally available in the barroom.

Thank KeithChemist
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Tuesday May 9 the restaurant was boarded up and closed. There was a notice on the boards across the gate that the restaurant was closed for much needed repairs and that it would open sometime in July. There was no one working on the building and it looked desolate.

5 Thank B L
mon1201, Front Office Manager at El Farol, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. The restaurant has been under renovation since April 1st to improve its structure & surroundings and better its services. We have been working closely with the construciton company and everything is by far is being done according to schedule. We are looking forward to your visit! Have a wonderful day! More 

Mexico City
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558 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Good restaurant in the Canyon Road area. There is something for everybody, tapas, steaks, sandwiches, etc.

1 Thank kartikmexico
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The flamenco show is a must see! Food was excellent as well as the martini I had. It is a perfect event for friends or a date.

1 Thank Amy B
Mendon, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Stopped by for lunch while doing the galleries on Canyon Road Nice spanish dishes at reasonable prices

2 Thank jcoll0195
southwest usa
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Very excited about the new ownership and remodeling of the El Farol. Coming in July... it's going to be fabulous.

3 Thank dfz-cc
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We popped in for a drink before our reservations at another restaurant. We were treated to tequila sunrises. A drink created by their bartender. It was a lovely little stop. We are from out of state and didn't have another night for dinner, but would have returned if we could have.

2 Thank Saraugh W
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Spanish flair tapas place. Perfect for a lunch while on Upper Canyon Road. I got the eggplant panini with side salad, and it was delicious. Wine selection was a bit limited but wines were familiar and decent brands. My server was attentive and friendly.

4 Thank Jaime G
Kelowna, Canada
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner and had some great tapa dishes. The salmon special was outstanding. We did not stay for the evening show but the atmosphere was great and the staff were friendly and helpful. Prices are on the high side but with good food and and an interesting atmosphere, we would definitely recommend this restaurant.

2 Thank abarker02
Fort Collins, Colorado
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lunch at El Farol on the deck with Paella! Great experience while we were wandering up Canyon Road. Good menu selection, waiter was friendly and helpful! The paella and avocado salad were exceptional and well priced.

2 Thank Dana P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$26
Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2726
  • Public Transportation: Public transit is available on Canyon Road. Call or visit Santa Fe Trails for current schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-983-9912
The El Farol experience combines classic tastes of Spain, Santa Fe and Mexico with a unique blend of art, dance, flavor and aroma. You will be able to choose some of the finest wines and sherries the world has to offer in an upbeat, rustic 1835 adobe where the walls tell stories of artists, poets, lovers, local history and beauty.

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