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The Old House Restaurant

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2115
+1 505-988-4455
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (34 reviews)
“aged ribeye” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (15 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2115
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1 - 10 of 265 reviews

Reviewed December 26, 2017

Our Christmas dinner was like a slapstick comedy, only with aggravation instead of laughter and a $300 bill. It started when we asked for a list of wines by the glass. Our well-meaning but clueless server told us all wines were $10 by glass, which...More

14  Thank michael h
Reviewed December 25, 2017

We have been at this restaurant many times (by the way the new name is Agave Restaurant) this was also the third time we went to the Christmas Eve Dinner, and this time was a terrible disappointement. The service was attentive but chaotic, and also...More

12  Thank Luis C
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Good service but food was pre-prepared and soggy. The turkey dinner came out of the pot instead of being freshly sliced. The yams were mixed in with the mushy dressing. Very disappointing.

11  Thank J R R
Reviewed November 2, 2017

We stayed in the Eldorado Hotel this summer. It was a great experience. But my surprise breakfast experience was a real plus for the trip. I ordered the New Mexico Frittata and it was super. I loved the combination with the diced green chiles: a...More

Thank Albert008
DeVere J, Regional Director of F&B at The Old House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Albert, Thank you for taking the time in reviewing our Old House/ Agave restaurant at the Eldorado Hotel and Spa. We hope to have the privilege in serving you again soon. Sincerley, DeVere Jones F&B Regional Director

Reviewed October 31, 2017

We stayed 3-nights at the El Dorado Hotel and Spa and spent our last evening at Old House in the lounge watching the World Series. Wonderful atmosphere and service. Food is excellent, even the Happy Hour menu. Breakfasts are off the charts good, great menu....More

Thank Suzy K
DeVere J, Regional Director of F&B at The Old House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Dear Suzy K., Regardless of who you were rooting for, what a World Series that turned out to be. I'm glad that you were able to enjoy our Agave Lounge for the viewing while enjoying our menu and receiving wonderful service. Thank you for such...More

Reviewed October 29, 2017

We had a group of 4, two ordered steak and two ordered chicken or fish. I had the ribeye steak which was perfectly cooked to perfection, had delicious sauce and sides of potatoes and brocolini. My wife's chicken dish was very tender and had five...More

Thank fulmoon19
DeVere J, Regional F&B Director at The Old House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Dear Andrew, Thank you for such high accolades. We are happy to hear that dinner and service met your expectations and look forward to serving you again in the future. Sincerely, DeVere J. Regional F&B Director

Reviewed October 28, 2017

I attended a conference at this location recently and found the motel and the lounge to be total disasters (reported in separate reviews) but I will recommend the restaurant for breakfast. The menu offers a broad choice and the food and service is above average....More

Thank J T
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We received breakfast vouchers as part of our room reservation at the Eldorado, so had breakfast here each morning. On some days they offer a breakfast buffet, and one option is having the server make you an omelet. The menu includes some healthy choices and...More

Thank nancyeld
DeVere J, Regional Food and Beverage Director at The Old House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2017

Dear nancyeld, They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We think so too at the Eldorado Hotel and Spa, serving a wide variety of breakfast classics as well as healthy choices and New Mexico signature items. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed October 18, 2017

I traveled to Santa Fe with three friends from New York. We stayed at the lovely Eldorado Hotel & Spa. We were all tired and hungry upon arrival. We decided to dine at the hotel's restaurant and we were in for a pleasant surprise. The...More

2  Thank doloresgorman
DeVere J, Regional Food and Beverage Director at The Old House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2017

Dear doloresgorman, You ladies seemed to be having a good time when I stopped to say hello. I can only hope your entire trip was as fun. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience publicly. We look forward in serving you whenever...More

Reviewed October 16, 2017

We had an excellent dinner. I started with side order of black beans. My wife had Their House salad. For appetizers, I had Tuna Tartar. It was outstanding! Very fresh! My wife had crab cakes that she said reminded her of being i.n Boston or...More

1  Thank eddiethea
DeVere J, Regional Food & Beverage Director at The Old House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Dear Mr. Altman, A sincere thank you to both you and your wife for joining us for dinner. Crab cakes, steak and wine sounds great! Santiago is one of our more seasoned servers having been with us for some time now. We will make sure...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2115
    (Sandoval St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-988-4455
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Eldorado Hotel & Spa
Description
When you dine at the Old House, the Santa Fe Plaza restaurant that Zagat honored as New Mexico's best, you know it's going to be a special experience. Featuring dry-aged rib eye steaks, enjoy contemporary global cuisine featuring the freshest seasonal and regional ingredients from nearby artisan farms.
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