Trattoria Nostrani
Trattoria Nostrani
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Trattoria Nostrani

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.trattorianostrani.com/
  • Phone: 5059833800
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Tuesday through Saturday: 5:30pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Nelli Maltezos
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Customized menus, flowers upon request, and formal service available.
  • Private Party Contact: Eric Stapelman 5059833800
  • Special Events: Follow us on facebook

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Chapelle
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Twenty-one spaces available to guests of Restaurant. Two Handicapped spaces also available.
A word from Trattoria Nostrani
Trattoria Nostrani offers innovative Northern Italian cuisine with a European wine list.
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Trattoria Nostrani reviews from OpenTable diners
  • We were anticipating a fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/21/2012
    We were anticipating a fabulous meal, and we were not disappointed. We started with a special appetizer of local Porcini mushrooms that was out of this world. I could go on and on about the food, but you should just try this place yourself. However, let me warn you that the chairs in the dining room are terribly uncomfortable. If you are a party of two, try to sit on a corner banquette so as to avoid the chairs.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Vivre!
    eigenv1
    Dined on 6/19/2012
    One of the finest restaurants in Santa Fe (and elsewhere), Trattoria Nostrani is no longer in existence but, the good news is that the inspired chef, Nellie Maltezos has opened up a new restaurant in the same location. That new restaurant, Vivre, specializes in French cuisine. Can hardly wait to visit Vivre.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Every bit of food was superb.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/6/2012
    Every bit of food was superb. The waiter was attentive but not obsequious. The pacing of the meal was excellent. We walked from our hotel and enjoyed the walk and especially the really outstanding meal.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The entire experience was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/1/2012
    The entire experience was absolutely charming. Best part of the meal - the beet salad! Simply amazing.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Our 2nd visit. They say you
    foodie57VIP
    Dined on 5/15/2012
    Our 2nd visit. They say you can't repeat successes but they did. Dinner was equally as good the 2nd time. It's become my new favorite restaurant in Santa Fe.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • The food was flavorful, but
    Foodlover
    Dined on 5/5/2012
    The food was flavorful, but we expected more from this restaurant. Veal Scallopini was delicious, however no mushrooms or pasta. The salmon was good, but the portion was ridiculously small. Two small mounds the size of a half dollar..nothing else with it. Not excited about paying $18 for a glass of house wine. Our total bill for 1 salad (which we shared), veal scallopini (only), salmon, (only) and two glasses of house wine.....$180 including tax and tip. I would not recommend a friend to go.
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  • Food was quality. Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 5/2/2012
    Food was quality. Service was spotty. In addition to not "checking-in" our OpenTable reservation, they were slow with bread service and water. We were the first diners, followed by a regular who was seated two tables away from us. The chef came out to offer him special off menu items and brought him an entire on-the-house amuse bouche (size of an appetizer). Completely understandable but the chef did not say a word to us on her way back to the kitchen. Not good to make guests feel like they are getting the C-treatment. That said, food was okay (think Otto quality) but high prices (at Del Posto price points).
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Excellent food with each item
    frannie
    Dined on 4/28/2012
    Excellent food with each item having their own unique flavor. Presentation also well done. Five stars+. High on our recommendation list.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic
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  • Exceptional from the best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/24/2012
    Exceptional from the best grilled asparagas ever through to the desserts, we were wowed! Truly the most succulent stuffed grilled pork chop, the lightest smoked trout ravioli, delectable quail for our main courses. Although the restaurant's Italian, as you can see by our choices, a wonderful selection to chose from. They have a no cologne/perfume policy which was welcomed! Great selection of wines. High recommendation for others to try. Can't say enough kudos for our time there was unexpectedly cherished.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Light and delicious food.
    Begood2urself
    Dined on 3/31/2012
    Light and delicious food. Knowledgable staff, but not too friendly.
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    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The meal was nearly perfect!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/31/2012
    The meal was nearly perfect! The service was great. Our server was attentive without hoovering.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Very good food, although too
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/30/2012
    Very good food, although too much butter in both pastas. Waiter was seasoned and informative but a bit uninterested, he took my first glass of wine away before I finished. Love the restaurant & will return.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Always fantastic food and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/30/2012
    Always fantastic food and service. Quality for a price. An unusual moment when my wife was displeased with her pork chop......dry and bland. Waiter promptly offered replacement and a quick-turnaround item was selected.We always visit Trattoria Nostrani when in Santa Fe. Returning from New Orleans, Trattoria Nostrani can match or exceed their best.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We continue to return to this
    ReinhardVIP
    Dined on 3/13/2012
    We continue to return to this favorite spot in Santa Fe and are NEVER disappointed. We've never had an "off" meal in this great restaurant. The knowledgeable wait staff is helpful and efficient. Our group sampled across the menu and everything was "pitch-perfect". Eric, the owner adds a special and personal touch. Don't miss this treat when you visit Santa Fe
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • The Best of Best!
    Coco
    Dined on 2/25/2012
    What a wonder restaurant, the food was outstanding our compliments to the chef.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Awesome. Expect do dish out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    Awesome. Expect do dish out $150 for a dinner for two.
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • Do Not Recommend Trattoria Nostrani
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/11/2012
    Would not recommend - we visited to celebrate our 33rd anniversary and regretted spending it at Trattoria. Small portions, very expensive prices - although the small portions were nicely presented. We felt ignored by the waiter who occasionally stopped by with a mightier than thou attitude. We would much rather recommend El Meson - generous portions, waiters that appreciate their customers and ambiance that helps celebrate special occasions. Nathan at El Meson congratulated us on our anniversary and the restaurant went out of their way to make it special for us. We join multiple reviewers lamenting the high cost and poor quality of the service, demeanor, and portions offered by this establishment.
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  • Chef Nelli is a Santa Fe treasure.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/9/2012
    Chef Nelli is a Santa Fe treasure. Everything she serves has flavors that are appropriate which for most courses means complex and distinguished.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
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  • We have eaten here in Santa
    BigChiefMountainVIP
    Dined on 1/31/2012
    We have eaten here in Santa Fe on several other occasions and once again, the food was wonderful and presentation very special. The service is always attentive and we look forward to the chef's creative creations on our next visit. Quite a gem, right behind the Eldorado on a very quiet street.
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    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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  • Our meal was superb in every
    highdesertgalVIP
    Dined on 1/28/2012
    Our meal was superb in every detail, the service excellent. Every dish was elegant and nuanced - expertly prepared with a classic sensibility. The wine selection offers knowledgeable breadth and depth to complete the experience.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • wonderful dinning! Waiter
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/27/2012
    wonderful dinning! Waiter was superb, winelist perfect.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • While the food was good, it
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/19/2012
    While the food was good, it was overpriced. 14 dollars for a small dessert and 14 dollars for a glass of wine are good examples. Attitude comes across in small ways to reinforce this good but not great restaurant.
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  • Second dinner this trip--the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 12/31/2011
    Second dinner this trip--the first was Christmas day. The menu was the same both times which was great since we could sample many dishes. Four of us loved every bite of our respective meals--highest quality (Burrata cheese, amazing rib eye steak, fork tender veal, amazing soup, special sauces, etc.) Service was top notch--a lovely evening all around. I know some people expect a very fancy environment, given the price point and food quality, but we prefer more $s towards food than decor--just a very comfortable spot.
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  • This is our third time eating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 12/30/2011
    This is our third time eating at Trattoria Nostrani. Ambiance and setting is charming. Service was poor. The waiter did not ask us how our food was. What's worse, after we had placed our order our waiter attended to the table next to us and explained a couple of truffle specials that he did not inform us about. We ate truffles a year ago December at La Beaugravière in Provence so we would not have ordered it. It is just the principle that the waiter selectively informs patrons of the specials. Finally, my wife's pappardelle, which was supposed to have saffron in it, had absolutely no saffron in the dish.
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  • Trattoria Nostrani is greatly
    Foodlover
    Dined on 12/29/2011
    Trattoria Nostrani is greatly over rated. It seems that they are banking on their inclusion in the top 50 restaurants of the US, and no longer need to extend the effort to stay a high quality dining experience. I have dined in many wonderful world class restaurants... this is not one of them. The maitre de treated his clients with disdain. We had reservations and although the restaurant was nearly empty, were seated at the worst table near the door in the cold draft of winter. It was my birthday dinner. The waiter was kind but the food was quite disappointing. The pasta course was bland and underseasoned. The leek soup was tasty. I did not feel any reason to waste any more time or money at this locale and left before dessert.
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  • One barely needs to write
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/28/2011
    One barely needs to write a review of this restaurant time after time that I frequent this place while in Santa fe. It is the best of Santa Fe, best of the west in general in my opinion. Not well advertised with the tourist crowd. Thank God. It is one of those restaurants that will remain in your memory and palette forever. I had the lobster risotto and the best risotto I've ever had. The chef wanders about the dining room occasionally and her presence is welcomed. She is shy and truly an artist in every way....
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Cozy, homey place for a great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/24/2011
    Cozy, homey place for a great dinner. All the dishes my wife and I had were perfectly prepared and seasoned (Alto-Adige Speck w mostarda, arugula-fennel salad, Squid-ink risotto w calamari, and Gnocchi with lobster sauce). The waiter was attentive and knowledgeable. We passed on dessert in lieu of an espresso, and they not-only comped the coffee, but added in some excellent biscotti as well. We enjoyed Trattoria Nostrani immensely and will definitely go back - Well done!
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    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The chef at Nostrani is perhaps
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 12/14/2011
    The chef at Nostrani is perhaps the best in Santa Fe!
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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  • We went to this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/14/2011
    We went to this restaurant because of the yelp review. While the food was excellent, it was not what I would usually think of Italian - more like Mediterranean. The ambience was more like a corner diner than an expensive restaurant. I don't think we will go there again.
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  • Good Food but lacking warmth
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/10/2011
    Good food and service but the staff appeared very snobby. Our experience lacked the warmth and friendliness we expect from high end restaurants. They do not like any cell phone usage even if you are looking something up online.
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  • The truth as I see it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 11/12/2011
    Having only moved to Santa Fe 1.5 years ago, it's taken us some time to get to this controversial restaurant. Here is my take: Is it a top 50 restaurant in the US? No way. Is it the best restaurant in Santa Fe? No way. Is it the best Italian restaurant in Santa Fe? Yes, but Italian is Santa Fe's weakest cuisine. Is it a very good restaurant? Absolutely. The escarole soup was very nice. The pork tenderloin with cherries & brussel sprouts was fantastic but the cocoa anglotti with pork belly sounding great was a little underwhelming. Service was excellent but got a point taken off for splitting our soup course without asking, that drives me nuts. Not as expensive as it pretends to be with it's $$$$ rating, we'll be back to try m
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • Some dishes were better than
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/29/2011
    Some dishes were better than others. The bufala with orange & fennel & the pork with cherries & brussel sprouts were fantastic. The fish my dining companion had less so. Pastas very good although not particularly noteworthy or standout. Staff was friendly and we appreciated the wine suggestion. Altogether a very pleasant dining experience, but didn't meet the hype (if you're taking yourself so seriously that you impose a no-fragrance policy, you need to recognize that you're setting a certain expectation).
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food I did not think ranked
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/13/2011
    The food I did not think ranked in one of the 50 best in the US. Nothing interesting or particular that stood out. We took the chef's suggestions but were disappointed. Certainly does not come close to Babbo's, which is also Northern Italian.
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  • we heard rave reviews on this
    springerVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2011
    we heard rave reviews on this place. while we were not actually disappointed, we were not blown away either. it's a very nice restaurant with very good food. will we return?.......probably not.
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  • This restaurant was recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/6/2011
    This restaurant was recommended by three friends who had visited Santa Fe and had dinner here. They indicated that this was a must place to dine. My party of four thought that the recommendations did not do justice to the service, attention to detail, and quality of food; it was better This was an outstanding experience!
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  • Consistently among the best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/28/2011
    Consistently among the best in Santa Fe. Settle in for an Italian meal you won't forget. Amazing preparations and an excellent wine list as well. The servers know the menu and are astute in pairing wines. Rich, clean flavors. Perfect portions. A delightful discussion ensued among our group about the preparations, the ingredients and the combinations of flavors. From antipasto through dessert, our entire group was pleased. (Don't be put off by the no-fragrance policy. You wouldn't want someone's overpowering odor to interfere with your enjoyment.)
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • We had an incredible dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 9/23/2011
    We had an incredible dinner on Friday night. Brent was a fantastic server who anticipated our every need. The fried calamari starter and the mussel soup were wonderful . I had the quail and my husband had the veal. Everything was perfect!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The restaurant had good service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/23/2011
    The restaurant had good service and food. However, the ambiance is a plain looking house. We were shown a table in the back room and my view was a cupboard with boxes stacked on top. It was a let down after they billed themselves as a Top 50 resturant.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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  • The food was greasy and tasteless.
    rogerVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2011
    The food was greasy and tasteless. The service was arrogant and rude. We would never go back to Trattoria Nostrani. Neither should anyone else.
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  • Wonderful food as this was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/16/2011
    Wonderful food as this was our second visit within the last six weeks!
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate