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Galisteo Bistro

227 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2125
+1 505-982-3700
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (56 reviews)
“risotto cakes” (15 reviews)
“cheese flight” (14 reviews)
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Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
227 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2125
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Very much enjoyed this restaurant, but was just in Santa Fe, and the restaurant was no longer in business. We had eaten at GB several times in recent years and were disappointed to find it closed.

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

new owner. will reopen with new menu and new chef. i really liked this place. but all of the existing reviews should be disregarded. i'm hoping the reopened restaurant will meet the high quality standards of the old and would certainly give it a try.

Thank airbesar
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I was actually at this restaurant late last year, and had promised a great review. Well, I misplaced the business card and only recently came across it. I enjoyed my experience so much that I still want to write about it -- 9 months late!...More

Thank briancovey
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everything worked...walked from our hotel. Got a table near the window...our main server, Gustavo, was perfect host. We tried a tapas type meal. It really was excellent. Great food, great wine, ambience....five stars.

2  Thank debdoestravel
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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

5  Thank WorldTraveler319
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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 18 June 2017 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 17 June 2017

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

17  Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

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 15 June 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
17 February 2017|
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Response from rac-columbus | Reviewed this property |
if they are used to fine dining, should be ok.
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
Marge C
11 August 2015|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$32
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
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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