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El Farol

808 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2726
+1 505-983-9912
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (316 reviews)
“paella” (80 reviews)
“fried avocado” (44 reviews)
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Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
808 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2726
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1 - 10 of 781 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy a deluxe treat from Spain, full of fresh fish and jumbo shrimp. Reservations are needed but great tables are normally available in the barroom.

Thank KeithChemist
Reviewed 14 May 2017

On Tuesday May 9 the restaurant was boarded up and closed. There was a notice on the boards across the gate that the restaurant was closed for much needed repairs and that it would open sometime in July. There was no one working on the...More

6  Thank B L
mon1201, Front Office Manager at El Farol, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback. The restaurant has been under renovation since April 1st to improve its structure & surroundings and better its services. We have been working closely with the construciton company and everything is by far is being done according to schedule. We...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Good restaurant in the Canyon Road area. There is something for everybody, tapas, steaks, sandwiches, etc.

1  Thank kartikmexico
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The flamenco show is a must see! Food was excellent as well as the martini I had. It is a perfect event for friends or a date.

1  Thank Amy B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Stopped by for lunch while doing the galleries on Canyon Road Nice spanish dishes at reasonable prices

2  Thank jcoll0195
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Very excited about the new ownership and remodeling of the El Farol. Coming in July... it's going to be fabulous.

3  Thank dfz-cc
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We popped in for a drink before our reservations at another restaurant. We were treated to tequila sunrises. A drink created by their bartender. It was a lovely little stop. We are from out of state and didn't have another night for dinner, but would...More

2  Thank Saraugh W
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Spanish flair tapas place. Perfect for a lunch while on Upper Canyon Road. I got the eggplant panini with side salad, and it was delicious. Wine selection was a bit limited but wines were familiar and decent brands. My server was attentive and friendly.

4  Thank Jaime G
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner and had some great tapa dishes. The salmon special was outstanding. We did not stay for the evening show but the atmosphere was great and the staff were friendly and helpful. Prices are on the high side but with good...More

2  Thank abarker02
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lunch at El Farol on the deck with Paella! Great experience while we were wandering up Canyon Road. Good menu selection, waiter was friendly and helpful! The paella and avocado salad were exceptional and well priced.

2  Thank Dana P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2726
  • Public Transportation: Public transit is available on Canyon Road. Call or visit Santa Fe Trails for current schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-983-9912
  • E-mail
The El Farol experience combines classic tastes of Spain, Santa Fe and Mexico with a unique blend of art, dance, flavor and aroma. You will be able to choose some of the finest wines and sherries the world has to offer in an upbeat, rustic 1835 adobe where the walls tell stories of artists, poets, lovers, local history and beauty.
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