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Santa FE Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
Upper West Side
Mexican, Southwestern
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73 W 71st St, New York City, NY 10023-4106 (Columbus Avenue)
+1 212-724-0822
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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New York
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here with a 8 people for dinner on a Saturday ahead of Lincoln Center event. I was impressed as always with the pleasant atmosphere in the back room. Plenty of space instead of the usual crowded NYC experience. Nice Southwestern decorations. The food is very good, although I think it is not Santa Fe style. But it is a... More 

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Thank tomnancyNewYork
New York City, New York
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119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What's not to like, centrally located, quick and friendly service, nice generous portion of guacamole, nice margaritas and really tasty enchiladas suizas. Had the carrot cake for dessert, lovely. Enjoy!!

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Fine staff One fantastic race 🚗 driver Just be careful of how fabulous it is margaritas along very friendly staff

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Thank Jessica J
Albany, NY
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289 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been here twice. An easy walk West of Central Park, the setting is comfortable and bright. The food is exceptionally good Mexican for being East of the Mississippi. The margaritas are wonderful. The service was friendly as well.

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Thank cbed90
manhattan
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158 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Santa Fe moved to this location after being in a much larger space on West 69th Street for many years. The smaller, friendlier setting makes for a great last-minute plan and they can accommodate larger parties as the place is long and deep. The chips and salsa are some of the best I have had in any Mexican restaurant. I... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Was a good place to meet for our group of 9. Food was pretty good. Typical type menu and decor. Friendly staff.

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Thank Fred T
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious, the atmosphere is relaxing and waitstaff friendly. Entrees are huge, SHARE one and get an appetizer.

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Thank Michael Y
New York City, New York
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159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I have walked by this place a thousand times and finally made it on there. I thought it was very good. Both my wife and I had different steak dinners and both meats were very good. Staff is attentive and they did a good job with the decor. Good crowd as well.

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Thank John D
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Fajita Mondays are a great deal. Both Mexican and seafood is very good, but the bright lights and large room do nothing for me.

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Thank rjgarnold
New York City, New York
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Tasty food! We enjoyed our streak fajitas and chicken chipotle. Guacamole was nice and fresh too. Servings were quite filling. Nice lay out with a casual bar in front of the restaurant and a more quiet dining room at the back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$37
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 W 71st St, New York City, NY 10023-4106
    (Columbus Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Take the 1, 2, 3, B, or C train to 72nd Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-724-0822

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

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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