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The Old House Restaurant

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2115 (Sandoval St.)
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Old House and had decent service but I did miss the top notch service from Joseph Chavez. My bartender made an effort to make my drink but no comparison to the cosmo I expected from my previous visits with Joseph. Happy Holidays!

3 Thank 486foodie
Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner is most enjoyable at the Old House Restaurant. I started with the crab cake , which was delicious. My husband had steak and I had the chicken for our entree. Both were tasty, tender and well presented. The vegetables accompanying each dish was different. The wine selection could be better. The dessert was great. Overall , it was a... More 

Thank Iscafran
Alliance, Ohio
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I recently had dinner at The Old House Restaurant when visiting Santa Fe for a conference. Our server was very attentive, helpful and friendly. The grilled salmon entree I ordered was delicious and was very well complemented by the risotto and asparagus. My wife thoroughly enjoyed the scallop entree which, like the dessert she ordered, was artfully... More 

Thank StigJim
Hagerstown, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Being from out of state, I had researched The Old House Restaurant, so when my husband and I arrived there for dinner, we expected to have an excellent meal. We were not disappointed in the least bit. We were also prepared to have excellent service by our waiter. What we weren't prepared for was how our server, Salvador H., went... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have eaten here several times in the last five years. The food is high quality and creative. I remember the food and menu being more amazing in past years but it is still one of the best restaurants that I'd recommend. My Caesar salad with grilled shrimp was awesome! My egg white omelet for breakfast was good too ~... More 

Thank JDJodi
Rio Verde, Arizona
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Met friends for breakfast here today and experienced great, friendly service and good food in a relaxed and refined setting. Breakfast took a bit long to arrive, but quality suggested that was because everything was freshly prepared rather than off a steam table. Portions were very generous. Loved the green chiles with my huevos rancheros and hubby loved his steak... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good selection for breakfast. Service was good and food was great. We were headed out for the day and needed a hearty breakfast, they really supplied us well.

Thank DDavistraveler
Aspen, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The main reason for this review is for Jose Gonzales that works the morning shift at The Old House. We have been staying at the Eldorado Hotel since it opened 30 years ago. Jose has been a mainstay at Breakfast for years and is the most helpful, gracious and kind waiter they have. Jose always greets us by name, always... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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407 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here while staying at the El Dorado Hotel. Great menu. My husband thought the Chile on the hue is rancheros was the best he's had on this New Mexico trip. I enjoyed my blue corn pinon pancakes. Service was great.

3 Thank Cheriejay
Chico, California
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had breakfast here. My husband was in the mood for a waffle and I had the carnitas hash. Both of us were delighted with our meals. The service was good, but slow as there were two tour groups at the hotel.

2 Thank SraCCA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
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: 505-988-4455
  • This restaurant is at Eldorado Hotel & Spa
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?