Vicky's of Santa Fe
Vicky's of Santa Fe

Vicky's of Santa Fe

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.vickysofsantafe.com/
  • Phone: 7603459770x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner

    Wednesday thru Sunday 4:30pm - 11:00pm
    On Summer Break June 15 thru October 2
    Re-Open Friday, October 3, 2014
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Chef Marcos
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Vicky’s entertains private parties for up to 100 guests that can range from a cocktail party to a formal sit-down dinner. Our lounge is flanked by dual fireplaces and centered with a nine foot concert grand piano. Musical entertainment can be provided for private parties, and a separate cocktail reception prior to dinner is available as well. We welcome corporate functions, holiday parties, end-of-season parties, rehearsal dinners and milestone events.
  • Private Party Contact: Marc Lodovico 7603459770x
  • Entertainment: Live Music NIGHTLY! The lounge, is the Music Room like no other, flanked by dual fireplaces and centered with a 9-foot concert grand piano is home to a new line-up of world-class musicians, with 8 different performances each day of the week as follows:

    Every Wednesday-Lizann Warner -6:30-10pm / No Cover
    Every Thurs. Afternoon–Rodeo Drive -3:30-5:30pm / $10 Cover
    Every Thursday Evening-Latin Swing –6:30-10pm / No Cover
    Every Friday-Trish Hatley Duo –6:30-10pm / No Cover
    Every Saturday-Pat Rizzo & Band -6:30-10pm / No Cover
    Every Sunday Evening-John Stanley King -6-9pm / No Cover
    2nd Sundays of every Month -JazzTime Band with new guest vocalist -2-5pm / $10 Cover
  • Special Events: 2014/15 JAZZ & CABARET SUPPER CLUB SERIES. Vicky’s of Santa Fe, is the locale for a series of 6 Jazz/Cabaret Supper Clubs. These unique Dinner Concerts headline International Jazz and Cabaret stars from a broad range of the Jazz and Cabaret music worlds, all in an intimate and elegant setting. Starting at 6:30pm with no-host cocktails followed by a 3-course dinner and show. $80 pp includes all tax, tip, dinner & show. Pre-paid reservations only.

    STARS/DATES: Andrea Marcovicci: December 8, 2014 / Mark Winkler & Cheryl Bentyne: January 5, 2015 / Iris Williams: January 26, 2015 / Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano: February 16, 2015 / Joanne Tatham: March 9, 2015 / Wesla Whitfield & Mike Greensill: March 30, 2015

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highway 111 & Club Drive
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet / Private Lot. Self-Parking available.
A word from Vicky's of Santa Fe
Where to go & Who to know in Indian Wells has always been the legendary Vicky's of Santa Fe. Known for its exceptional food, generous portions, friendly service & high energy live music. Serving the best American Cuisine of Prime Steaks, Fresh Seafood, Rack of Lamb, Veal and Pork Chops, Rotisserie Chicken, Burgers and more, plus nightly creative Specials. We’ll welcome you with our warm hospitality and delight you with our extraordinary selection of California wines. Reservations accepted in the main dining rooms only. An inviting bar and piano lounge round out your dining experience. The deserts' best live music venue with local and nationally known musicians appearing nightly and some afternoons. It’s a place whether you come for dinner, the bar or the lounge you are guaranteed a good time.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Vicky's of Santa Fe reviews from OpenTable diners
21 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (9)good for groups (9)vibrant bar scene (8)fit for foodies (8)neighborhood gem (5)notable wine list (4)hot spot (4)scenic view (2)late-night find (2)romantic (1)Show More
  • Thank You Melanie
    WWCII
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Our service, despite the crowds in a word 'SUPERB'. Portions as advertised plentiful and particularly found the flavors of the Double Baked potato and Iceberg Wedge. See you next 'Season'.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • les
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    food and service was excellent. THANK YOU LES HANDLER
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good time
    goodtimeVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Party of 10 and all enjoyed their dinner with a variety of menu selections
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    This was a very good value during Restaraunt Week". Portions were small but very good, service was excellent and bread and desert superb!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tasty Value
    0Oscar
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Dined on restaurant week occasion. Food was excellent. Vibe good. Interior lovely. Server one of the best in the Valley! ANNA!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun to try Restaurant Week
    1BuonGustoBobVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Four of us went to try out the specials for restaurant week and it was a good experience. Everyone thought the food was very good, the portions were wonderful considering the price. They did not cut on quality or that much on quantity for the reduced price. It was a great way for us to sample the food and we were not disappointed. We will return for just normal dining since we had such a good experience
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Good
    Bigeater
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Had the Restaurant Week dinner and the food was very good and served right. Wine was good. Service was excellent. The only bad thing was while waiting at the bar for the table the servers were filling the water pitchers with ice from a bar ice cube bin that was used to store beer and wine to keep them cold. Unsanitary to say the least.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy
    SCPD
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    My wife and I went for a nice romantic dinner, but we were seated next to 4 large groups that were very noisy. I don't think there should be a table for 2 within a room that has tables for large groups.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vicky's for Restaurant Week
    TomMVIP
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Vicky's always has a "good value" Restaurant Week menu and their regular menu is very good as well. The scallops and the the rack of lamb are particularly good orders. Both the service and the kitchen can be strained at times, but generally the food is good and well priced. On busy nights, the noise can be a problem. We would recommend it a nice night out, but nothing really special.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good food, but . . .
    DesertDiner
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Yes, it was restaurant week and this is one of the 100 in the valley who participated. Even with a reservation, we had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. The restaurant was extremely noisy and of course very busy. We had even considered leaving when our pager went off. Our server was very personable and warm and VERY busy, attended to our table well considering. The restaurant week menu had good selections in all three categories. My husband's salmon and my scallops were moist -- excellent preparation on both. I'm glad we stayed for the food although it was very difficult to carry on a conversation. We will eventually go back for the food, but it is not high on our list to take guests since we won't be able to converse easily.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 11 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 129 reviews are from the Vicky's of Santa Fe reviews archive.
  • Restaurant Week
    desertdiner
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Definitely a good deal for $26. My dining companion chose the pear salad appetizer, lamb chops (with decent green beans and non-descript mashed potatoes) and bread pudding; I chose the beet salad, scallops (served over spinach and topped with mango salsa), and flourless chocolate cake. Other than the salad greens being a touch limp, we enjoyed the Restaurant Week selections.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great evening
    Peggy
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    We ordered off the Restaurant Week menu and were not disappointed. The beet salad was wonderful. Scallops for me and pasta for my husband were both very good and the cheesecake was a great ending. It was definitely the best value for your money. Would definitely do it again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service
    goodfoodforme4
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The restaurant was busy because the desert was celebrating Restaurant Week and Vicky's was offering a special $26 3-course dinner. Our server was fun, fast and very efficient. We couldn't have asked for more. Food was also delicious. We stopped in the bar after dinner where there was live music and a small dance floor. We finally decided not to stay there and went on to another club. We will definitely go back to Vicky's. They close in two weeks for the summer unfortunately.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food4thought
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We went during Palm Springs restaurant week. $26.00 for a 3 course meal. Had passed by Vicky's a couple of times in our travels and talked about checking it out. Restaurant Week was a perfect opportunity. The lamb chops were outstanding! There was no need for a doggy bag; we ate it all.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing special
    Fiuprof7
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Food was ok. Not flavorful. Presentation of food ok. Ambiance nothing special. For dinner, Would do better to have white table clothes vs varnished wood tables. Lighting needs toning down. Music in adjacent room was good.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a Winner
    OldNed
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    We are "Rain Birds" That's snow birds from Seattle.. We try to hit Vicky's once a month because the food is great.. [I love the Battered Shrimp] and the wait staff is always attentive and pleasant.. even the car guy is A+. Great for an after dinner drink at the Piano Bar when it is going... Can't get much better.. In all our times there we have never had a single experience that was not 5 star.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Vicky's has it all !
    DiningDavid
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Who knew ? Great facility ~ Welcoming Staff ~ Various rooms for different dining experience.Looks like a well thought out plan as one can be in the bar with entertainment or in another rather quiet room for a gathering of two or more and quiet enough to talk. I will definitely go back - Generous portions ! Share it all !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Restaurant; Better in Season
    TdrexVIP
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    We visited in off season so the restaurant was half empty and the bar area, which is extensive, was pretty empty even though it had live music. Excellent food, excellent service but so-so atmosphere. The food was more continental that Santa Fe and he decor is warehouse generic with some South West touches as art and light fixtures. Likely, this is a vibrant spot in the season and we would recommend it for its excellent food and service. Menu somewhat generic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We always lived Vicky's still do!
    Carmensluvvickys
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Luv, luv, luv! Good quality food: not over-seasoned! Friendly service !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vicky's of Santa Fe.
    Coach1
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    We came for the 25th celebration of the opening of Vickys. The place was jumping, food was great service even better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pavaroti
    Hugh
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Do you not want to talk over drinks? Well then, go for happy hour, and just sit and listen to screaming singers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Anniversay Celebration
    mrutled1
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful steak dinner, with world class service. The quality and portions provided with the meal were unsurpassed in our dining experiences of the past. Well done Vickys
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food
    Ralt
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    I have been to Vicki's several times and it never disappoints. The food is always excellent and the service has always been great. There menu is somewhat small but there are still plenty of choices. We always eat here every time that we visit this area. It is one of our favorites and their garlic bread is awesome.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PARTY OF 10
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Our first visit to Vicky's. We took a large party and were seated promptly at our reservation time in an open area in the center of a side dining room at a single large round table that made conversation easy and kept things lively while allowing ample elbow room for everyone. Server was very pleasant and attentive to our needs. Appetizers that stood out were the lump crab cake and the ahi tuna stack. The roasted red & golden beet salad also got great reviews from our group. Entrees of steaks and one pork chop were all cooked perfectly, and the chipotle lime corn and twice baked potato were outstanding! We brought our own wine and paid the corkage fees. All in all, everything was great and we had no negative comments.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Doug Montgomery saves the evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    We were seated in a corner of the second dining room. It was fine until the room filled up and suddenly the noise level was so high you couldn't hear or talk to the person next to you without leaning in. Nothing to absorb noise except for a piece of carpet in the middle of the room, everything else is a hard surface. It made for a very uncomfortable dinner with our 86 year old aunt. Luckily after dinner we moved to the lounge and enjoyed Doug Montgomery for 45 minutes. The sand dabs were a hit along with the sautéed calimary. Just putting foam under the dining chairs would improve things without destroying any of the "Santa Fe style".
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • IW VICKY's
    lilo42VIP
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    We have no complaints, everything was superb! Thank you for everything. Sincerely, Lilo Cooper ps: one small wish however, we always enjoyed the beefsteak tomatoes sliced thick so the dressing could permeate the entire tomato…just a wish list however.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service and the food
    CharVIP
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Great service and the food was exceptional. We had the romaine salad, asparagus and sea bass.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Likeitserved
    Likeitserved
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Waiter was attentive and gave us menus immediately along with the nights add on to the menu and encouraging sharing. The tomato and onion salas was outstanding as was the lettuce wedge. Hamburger, sweet potato fries, and sea bass were all winners. Chicken and ribs were overlooked. Chicken pot pie was enormous with a flaky crust. Short ribs were were appetizing. We would have ordered the apple pie for dessert but we were all full. We will return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night out
    Winelover
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    We went with some friends for dinner and really enjoyed the food and the live music in the lounge
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food & Service
    eby3VIP
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    We really enjoyed our dinner and the service was execelent! Delicious special!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great
    Rovertjs3
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Great family run business with wonderful food. Portions are larger and sides a la carte so consider sharing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never dissapointing
    Fan1
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    This is our favorite restaurant in the desert...one menu card, but everything you would want and everything is great! Great area for jazz, piano, and entertainment. Top Notch! We take our guests there often.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • way too noisy... pricey
    crawf
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We had to shout across the round table to hear each other. And we're not seniors who may be hard of hearing ! Meat Entrees are just that... meat. All sides are $10 each, and not big. Would not recommend the dining room, too noisy and overpriced. I would however, recommend the Piano Bar.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome band and great food
    FineDinerVIP
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    My husband and I tried this place because the reviews spoke about such great music.... They were great! But the food was too. I had the grilled pork chop and my husband had the ribs and chicken. There was enough for us to have three dinners! And the prices were reasonable. Our server was very nice.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Vicky's Vamos!
    Wisconsin
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Part of what we look forward to in returning each year to the Indian Wells BNP Parbis tournament is having dinner and enjoying an evening at Vicky's of Santa Fe's piano bar. We thought the food was memorable once again and John Stanley King and his band a perfect close to a perfect week! Thank you
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dissapointed
    EAM56
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    We made a reservation for Vicky's and were greeted at the door just fine..no wait and were seated promptly. Our service started well with drinks, bread and appetizers provided promptly. After appetizers were served, it was 30 min before dinner arrived. No offer of another round of drinks between appetizers and dinner. finally when dinner was served, it was cold. My wife ate her cold scallops but I rejected the cold meatloaf and mashed potatoes. I did not bother getting a replacement dinner but asked for another drink which came 20 minutes later which I left partially consumed on the table. The server graciously took my entre off the check but no offer of free drink or anything else. She acted as if she was doing us a favor. Really? C'mon.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 60 plus crowd
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    The food is large portion enough for sharing . The decor is very pretty but the crowd is way older. They have a piano bar but is all oldies music , We took my parents there they are in their 70s and they loved it!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PIANIST DOUG MONTGOMERY
    Fred
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Wish we had more "supper clubs" with a wonderful pianist like Doug Montgomery! Was the piano a Bosendorfer? It reslly sounded swell.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent shrimp
    TSYENG
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    The food was very good - prepared to perfection, especially the shrimp I ordered. I LOVED the piano room where Doug, who is a virtuoso at the piano, plays. Doug is a definitely PLUS to your establishment. I would not have come if I had not heard about Doug!! He's a keeper.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Vicy's is consistent
    Bitsy
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    The above is always true and in every category. Friendly & timely service. Excellent food with a simple but tasty menu of options. Unique specials like Trout. Wonderfully generous martini's. Cant go wrong with this place and you can tell by the consistent crowds.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.