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Santa Fe Restaurant

3201 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3129
+1 504-948-0077
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“calamari” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3201 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3129
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first place we have been to in New Orleans that knows what customer service is! They were busy (Friday night) but quickly found us a table. The staff were friendly, attentive and helpful. The food and wine delicious. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Keliapb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was very good, the wait staff was friendly, attentive. The weather was quite good so we were able to eat outside. The ambiance was great!

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Best family restaurant in the city. Super friendly, best margaritas. The “perfect margarita” is truly perfect. Food is outstanding and service is amazing. Owners are always there and are so nice.

1  Thank Allison P
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I went to Santa Fe to meet some friends who had already sat at a table by the time I got there. The server literally did not come to our table (even though he saw that I had joined the party) for almost 30 minutes!...More

Thank TravelingGurl820
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is nice place to sit outside while dining. If it is too warm out then lots of tables inside. I started with the fried calamari which was crispy and delicious. I then split the whole fish with my friend and we loved it. Surprisingly...More

Thank lvsutton
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went for a late lunch here on a Sunday and realized too late that they only had a brunch menu which is not what we had expected, but we made the most of it. The meal was very uninspiring. I had a breakfast burrito...More

Thank Agnesbythesea
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Fairly priced and unique Mexican dishes. Parking is difficult do uber there and back. Can be a bit loud if there is a small live band. Service can be better. The appetizers are outstanding and the entrees very good.

Thank Sid G
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We were staying up the street, and stumbled on this cozy corner of eateries. We chose Sante Fe for the food and we were not disappointed. The food was authentic, not overly cheesy or greasy. Service was very good. Friendly, not overbearing. The salsa was...More

Thank blizzygirl
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great drinks enjoyed the food, great outside to people watch. The food was good, nice chips with good salsa. A repeat place to hang and have drinks. The nachos can feed a table of 4.

Thank Cmp1130
Reviewed 10 May 2017

What a great place to experience good Mexican food. The service was friendly but discreet. We had the tuna plate, quesadillas, and the delicious salsa and chips. Thanks for a fun and yummy lunch.

Thank Beth246810
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Marcia R
13 October 2017|
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Response from lvsutton | Reviewed this property |
There are about four spots on the right side street that are for restaurant. I parked there. If not you have to park on the street but unless it is Jazz Fest time , I have always found parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 22
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3129
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Fairgrounds
  • Neighbourhood: Fairgrounds
  • Phone Number: +1 504-948-0077
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