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Galisteo Bistro

) #23 of 404 Restaurants in Santa Fe €€€€ , American, Vegetarian Friendly
227 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2125
+1 505-982-3700
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (56 reviews)
“cheese flight” (15 reviews)
“risotto cakes” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
227 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2125
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1 - 10 of 853 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We live here part time and have always considered this one of our "go to" restaurants. Called to book for next week & talked to Marge the owner. This Saturday night, June 24th is their last night. We understand the new owners will be closing...More

1  Thank WorldTraveler319
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by a friend, we were glad we came - a nice variety in the menu, great wine selection, and professional wait staff. Not far from the plaza.

Thank BLtrvl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was ok but the main issue I had was with the sauteed shrimp on my entree salad. It had the taste of something that had been cooked in a massive flame-- that is to say a bit "gassy" and "like exhaust". It was...More

Thank tdswen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointing meal. Tiny portions, miserable waiter and extremely hot and uncomfortable surroundings.

7  Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a group of 8, some hard of hearing, and they placed us in the rear of the restaurant, where we could hear each other! Food was good - huge servings.

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While I enjoyed my chicken saltimbocca with a glass of Vouvray, my partners' lamb duet was out of this world. Attentive but not hovering service, attractive ambiance. Should add some craft beers on tap, in addition to the bottles. Chocolate decadence cake with almond crust...More

Thank Attea146
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best comfort food I have eaten. Also great for tapas. Wine list could have been a bit better but still very good. Service was knowledgable. Better have a reservation.

Thank 06mikrhans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this restaurant! The atmosphere was soothing, the service was impeccable, every dish was delicious, and the presentation was elegant. I was very pleased with the selection of wines by the glass. Save room for dessert! All four of us ordered our own and...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here this evening. Enjoyed our meal-Caesar salad, BBQ shrimp in a broth, lamb duo (chop, merguez sausage, gratin potatoes and asparagus). The food is quite good, the room is comfortable, and the prices reasonable for Santa Fe.

Thank fischro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service and deliscious food. Tje waiter was very observant, helpful and service oriented. Recommended.

Thank Frank Vihovde J
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holloway6
Is this restaurant kids friendly? We have 4 children with very good manners and are used to fine dinning.
17 February 2017|
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Response from rac-columbus | Reviewed this property |
if they are used to fine dining, should be ok.
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RFSKMS
Is there a full bar at this restaurant?
15 July 2016|
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Response from Marge C | Property representative |
We offer an extensive wine list and speciality beers, but do not have a full bar. Galisteo Bistro
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Marge C
Tom, What night did you dine there? Ad who was the waitress, the establishment has gone under new staff and I know ts not an excuse but we want to get to the bottom so future guests do not have this issue Thank you Management
11 August 2015|
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Response from FoodCritic89 | Reviewed this property |
Marge and Rob were back in the restaurant on December 16, prior to that it was old management. It if now the exceptional experience we had several years ago. I would encourage you to revisit - you will not be disappointed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2125
    (Between Water & Alameda)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop at end of the block; Railrunner station nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-3700
  • E-mail
Description
Galisteo Bistro is chef/owned by the original founders, Robert & Marge Chickering, featuring eclectic, innovative, "made by hand" international cuisine & known for its open kitchen, quality menu offerings, including a full beer & wine list, with attentive service in a casual, comfortable downtown setting with plenty of nearby parking.
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