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La Choza

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905 Alarid St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3041
+1 505-982-0909
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Espanola, New Mexico
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Not too touristy which is a plus in trendy Santa Fe. Some locals present. Food was good not great but we're not big fans of the SW style so take that into consideration. Best part of the meal was the anejo tequila (arteNOM 1146) which is hard to find anywhere. Fast service.

1 Thank Pascal D
woodland park, United States
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

La Choza was very close to our hotel, so we figured we'd give it a try. It got good reviews from other people and those were well deserved. I wouldn't say that the food is awesome, but it is solid, tasty fare at good prices. The service is very friendly and the space is fun, cheerful. A good place for... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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155 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

This was our first stop after arriving in Santa Fe. We planned to eat somewhere on the plaza but the wait was over an hour everywhere so we decided to try this place. The atmosphere was fun and the decor was Santa Fe festive. We ordered the chips & salsa/guac combo and some margaritas. I had the green chile stew... More 

1 Thank zoe6282
Incline Village, Nevada, United States
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Popular with locals, this family owned restaurant is the place to go for great tasting, New Mexican cuisine. The menu features a variety of dinners including some of the best red and green chile dishes in Santa Fe. Parking is free and they're open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday, but make a reservation or be prepared to wait... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

My long-time SF friends took me here and they were right. Great green, small and friendly, very friendly. I've dined there several times and recommend you ask the wait staff for recommendations. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Top marks!

Thank David W
Park City
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

I had lunch here upon a recommendation from a local. I am so glad I tried it. I can't wait to go back for dinner. The food is delicious, the menu is fantastic and the staff is attentive and friendly.

Thank Amiee K
Tucson, Arizona
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Four of us went to this restaurant and I must admit the service and food was excellent. I ordered the chili rellenos and they substituted the Mexican Rice with their Pozole Soup. This was the best Mexican food that I have ever eaten anywhere. The service was also excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant, it is my favorite in... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

The margarita with a kick made the one hour wait in the crowded entryway easier to handle! It gets crowded, so arrive early. The food is worth the wait, and everything I tried was great. My only complaint is the posole was too watered down for my tastes.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Dined at Lo Choza with a friend for the first time and enjoyed the New Mexican fare. I had the blue corn chicken tacos. They were served more like enchiladas, covered in a nice green chile sauce. They were served with beans and posole. Very nice flavors with just a little heat. My partner ordered the fish tacos on blue... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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575 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Last time we came here they did not accept reservations,miso we did not make one. Thirty minutes later we we placed in their summer tent annex which is bland barn like and chilly. Twenty minutes later a wait person came for our order. We had to ask a staff member to turn up the heat. What did not like is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 Alarid St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3041
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-0909

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