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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%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 E San Francisco St, In La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The decor/ambiance is fabulous! Fountain, southwest tiles, lighting...perfect for date night. The service was great, food was tasty and location was central. The table side guacamole preparation was fun and delicious! Good wine list and delicious desserts!

2  Thank Deanna9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Sante Fe late after a full day of travel and were able to be seated promptly. The food was delicious and the service attentive. It was well prepared and presented. The menu had plenty of options for all tastes. Cannot wait to...More

4  Thank NUGL
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting Santa Fe for the first time! The La Fanda exceeded my expectations. Beautiful inside and out. Friendly employees who provide exemplary customer service and are honest and friendly. Everything was delicious from the chips & salsa, appetizers, beverages, and entree's. We had tortilla soup,...More

3  Thank 71feliciag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend the guacamole made at the table. The portion sizes of the Mexican food were very generous. Excellent service

3  Thank Mandy5761
Reviewed 1 week ago

They take New Mexico cuisine up a notch along with the ambiance and service. It's the BEST and a MUST when visiting Santa Fe!

1  Thank AquiSantaFe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast in Santa Fe ... we love the atmosphere of the old dining room & the food is great !! Almost all the dishes are excellent but have a slight “Southwest flavoring” ... a little green or red chile. But you can ask for...More

4  Thank local997
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must order the guacamole that is prepared table side to order. The rellenos are excellent as are the fajitas. Don’t skip the margaritas.

2  Thank sheatly
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main restaurant at La Fonda has a fabulous history, but has experienced cycles of merit over its long existence. It has not been considered at top restaurant in Santa Fe for a long time, but its recent reincarnation is a winner, in my opinion....More

2  Thank RICHARD K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our time here as a family for dinner, was most memorable! We truly enjoyed the table side guac (which is a must) My dad really loved his fish and our kids enjoyed their burger and mac and cheese. The service was pretty good although they...More

2  Thank MollyB614
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, if you are driving to La Fonda, remember to park in the hotel parking garage if there is space. You can get two hours of free parking with a stamp in the restaurant. Then you can shop for a while after eating. Tell the...More

4  Thank Jeffrey F
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24 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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