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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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“guacamole” (168 reviews)
“enchiladas” (157 reviews)
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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 yesterday

We loved eating lunch at the La Fonda! We had a delicious lunch and loved the chips brought to our table. Service was exceptional!

Thank BBos23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere was beautiful. The wait staff helped us with our questions about the menu. We got a combination platter so we could try everything. Nothing was a disappointment. This was some the best Mexican food I have ever had. The margarita was Wow. We...More

1  Thank Alicea R
Reviewed 4 days ago

In the lobby of La Fonda, which is cool by itself. The dining room has very high ceilings and cool stained glass obscuring the kitchen. Lots of great SW cuisine to choose from, or if you're not into that there is simple American food as...More

2  Thank YunzerJake
Reviewed 4 days ago

My party stopped in for breakfast on Sunday morning. We were seated right away even though the restaurant was fairly busy. For such a large open room, it was surprisingly easy to have a conversation at the table without shouting. The menu has some unusual...More

Thank 550diannem
Reviewed 5 days ago

La Plazuela at La Fonda has an amazing atmosphere for family gatherings or romantic nights alike. Guacamole was made fresh at our table based on our preferences and the service and food were amazing. Generally, as someone who lives in nearby Albuquerque, over-the-top, fancy SW...More

1  Thank Amy T
Reviewed 5 days ago

La Plazuela offers traditional New Mexico dishes as well as more contemporary. The mango gazpacho (in season) is a treat. My daughter dotes on the chiles rellenos. The room itself is a delight. Great drawings on the walls, wonderful high ceiling.

2  Thank ellensantafe
Reviewed 5 days ago

Le Plazuela is one of the best restaurants in Santa Fe and located right on the plaza in the La Fonda Hotel. Reservations are taken and recommended. The restaurant is quiet enough to allow for adult conversation. The waitstaff is attentive but does not rush...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food was great, the service was really good. It is great for family gatherings as well as going with couples. Nice decor

4  Thank LorenaRamos
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first trip was limited to the mini-buffet in the bar area which cost approximately $15 - it does not sound at all impressive does it? It was a big surprise to find the half dozen selections of New Mexican cuisine were all fantastic. My...More

2  Thank SteveHereNow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The thick chips and salsa are so good, it’s a sign of deliciousness to come. We ordered the chicken tortilla soup and the chili relleno...I can’t say I’ve had a better relleno anywhere else in my life time. It was amazing. They serve them with...More

6  Thank shelleybrandt71
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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