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Eloisa

4.5
659 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Southwest
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ELOISA-

My grandma Eloisa Rivera was the first person to teach me how to cook. Indeed, women have always formed the foundation of New Mexico’s culinary heritage. Abuelas. Madres. Tias. Hermanas. Their hearts and their hands have been in every dish associated with New Mexico. Among the world’s great cuisines, New Mexican cooking is undoubtedly the most elemental. Fiery chiles. Earthy beans. Ethereal corn. Celestial water from the acequias that irrigate the ranchos. Our cocina celebrates Grandma Eloisa, all Southwestern women, and their satisfying, down-to-earth foods.
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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Southwest, Contemporary American, Latin American
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Hours of operation
Lunch
11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Monday-Friday
Brunch
11:30am - 2:30pm, Sunday
Dinner
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Daily
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Phone number
(505) 982-0883
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
John Sedlar
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Paseo de Peralta & Palace Ave
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Parking details
Valet or Free Self Parking
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Eloisa can accommodate all your special event needs.

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Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

In celebration of all women, Eloisa will be hosting its first annual Mother's Day Brunch Buffet in the Drury Plaza Hotel Ballroom.
Eloisa Restaurant will also have a special prix-fixe menu available from 5:30pm-9:00pm.
Feliz Dia de las Madres!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 659 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Unfortunately the chicken was dried out and the pork that came with the Wedge Salad was very dried out. I sent the chicken back. The service is absolutely outstanding, as always. However, this experience was a disappointment.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and knowledgeable service. A great choice in the center of Santa Fe.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

The food is consistently interesting, unique and very tasty. This time the cocktails were enjoyable as well. Great service, perhaps a tiny bit too much of a wait for drinks, but that's being way too picky!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

We're locals and have eaten brunch, lunch and dinner at Eloisa several times, and it keeps getting better. Last week we celebrated our anniversary here and food and service were top notch. We each had an appetizer (mushroom soup, wedge salad), entrees (Pork Wellington, seared scallops) and the Banana Split (for two). Everything was delicious and the presentations were elegant without going over the top. We're always surprised to be reminded that Eloisa is not as expensive as you'd expect from other local upscale restaurants. A real keeper.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Shrimp, Scallops, and appetizers were terrific. Full. This time around no dessert.

Nice Birthday celebration.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The food was good, but the serving sizes were microscopic for small plates that weren't cheap. I liked the flavors a lot, and the cocktails were good as well. But, better not be hungry when you go -- great tastes for a peckish appetite and no worries about prices.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Unique dining experience, even in Santa Fe. Knowledgeable service, food was truly outstanding. This is now my favorite restaurant in Santa Fe.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We had the trout and the brisket enchiladas. Both were very well prepared and presented. I was unsure on ordering the enchiladas given the high price but I am not disappointed at all. Service, food, decor, all was fine and professional.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We went for Easter Brunch. It was held upstairs, not in the restaurant itself but in a very basic "ballroom" space. Not a great room but they added Easter decor to make it more festive. Tables were small. The food was a limited selection but everything was tasty. Service was attentive and friendly but it felt like their first rodeo. The biggest downer was the bill. The $75 per person price tag made it by far our most expensive meal during our week in Santa Fe despite having dinner at all the best places...so it was fine, but way overpriced, at least for Easter brunch, and not an experience that I would choose to repeat.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We went for Easter Brunch, which they held in one of the ballrooms. Our table was a small, wobbly, round that had a table cloth which was too long for the table. We had to maneuver every time we got up so we didn't catch the table cloth in our feet and topple the wobbly table. There was a good variety of food - chicken, cauliflower, green beans, salads, salmon and a blue corn muffin on the buffet table, they had roast beef, prime rib and lamb which were custom sliced, an omelette station, a seafood station which consisted of oysters, clams and a crab salad and of course a dessert table. Overall the food was good and I would recommend this restaurant.

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2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Attended the Easter brunch, was required to put charge on my credit card prior to reservation accepted. Brunch was served in "meeting room" with typical poor table and chairs (mine was filthy) that one would expect at a business seminar not a fine restaurant. Waited 15 minutes and finally had to flag server for beverage service. The food was the high point, nice selection of light vegetables, salads and protein. When provided the bill, not only was each meal charged at $75 per person, for a party of two we were assessed a $32 gratuity. Terrible disappointment!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We had a great dinner for four . The food was great, atmosphere casual , our waitress was knowledgeable, friendly and concerned with how our meal went. The wait staff very attentive without rushing us. We are all native New Mexico and were very impressed by the NM blend of the cuisine and presentation. We have eaten at a number of upper end restaurants in Santa Fe and this one ranks easily right up there at the top of them.
WE will definitely be back. The stay at the Drury was also excellent. It really was a nice touch to our Easter weekend in Santa Fe

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Once again, a great meal! We keep taking friends who have never been because we think it’s such a wonderful restaurant & so many have not tried it because of being located at the Drury! Great food & incredible service!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Our evening at Eloisa was so delightful that we came back for lunch the next day. Beginning with welcoming and informed staff and a modern, but warm design vibe and ending with desserts that were creative without being overwrought, we had a memorable experience. Highlights included the cocktails, tortillas, pastrami tacos, tomatillo soup, roasted chicken, and polenta (but everything we ordered was over-the-top delicious - and beautiful).

One more thought: I loved that I could wander over to the counter at the open kitchen and chat with the staff while they brule'ed my dessert.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Using Open Table for the first time it appeared the staff was not sure about how to process a $50 gift card at first. However, it took several people to assure us that it would work and eventually we did get it to work. The staff was nice and professional and the service was help.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Met there with some friends and had a semi-private table. The server gave us nice suggestions for appetizers to share. Overall service was excellent and everyone was very happy with their meal. Had a taste for fish but I'm often reluctant to order seafood in landlocked restaurants, lucky for me they had Pecos River trout which was outstanding. No one tried the tasting menu but we'll definitely be back to try it.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2018

disappointed in the service and the food. the servers and wait staff were on top of each other - contsatntly refilling waters and timing of courses felt rushed. the food lacked flavor and the chicken chile con queso was dry.

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was very bland and poorly executed. Disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

A great dinner to celebrate our anniversary!!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Very good flavor, nice presentation. Quality ingredients and inventive combinations of New Mexican and modern cuisine. Husband insists I note that the blue corn crusted trout was the best trout dish he’s ever had.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Just love this restaurant! Wish people would get over that it is located in. Druzy Hotel. Everyone we take ends up loving it! Four of us went, ordered four small plates & two entrees. Everything was delicious!

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1.0Dined on March 21, 2018

We picked Eloisa because of a James beard chef nomination. The restaurant was not busy and our waitress while nice, did not advise us two dishes we ordered were essentially the same “with chips”. The soups were tepid and the appetizer oyster dish was disgusting. It was not cheap and the food was horrible. Thank god for the kewl video screen

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

The restaurant was very progressive with the totally open kitchen and very nice artwork and video images that changed on one wall. The food was fair. I would not return there but it was a nice experience.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Amazing and deliciously prepared and presented . My daughter and I went to Sante Fe for the weekend and we were happily surprised to find this place. We will definitely go back so we can try more dishes.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Debra the hostess was wonderful, food was great and drinks are even better.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

There are so many great restaurants in Santa Fe, but we keep coming back here for the food, ambiance and attentive service.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Culinary delight! The food was enticing to the eyes and sumptuous to the palate. Our servers were attentive without being intrusive. A gem of a find. You must try Eloisa — you won’t be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Just a short walk behind the Cathedral plaza, located in the Drury, Eloisa was such a treat to dine at our last evening in Santa Fe. It has such wonderfully innovative New Mexican cuisine with delicious cocktails and desserts. The squash "tamal" (basically a brisket tamale stuffed into an acorn squash) was out of this world. The green chile burger was delectable. But the off menu margaritas, omg. Check this place out!!

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3.0Dined on March 13, 2018

The food was average and the treatment by the staff was way below average.

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3.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Food was minimally prepared with no attention to the overall pallet. Presentation was good. Flavor and quality was bad. They advertise a James Beard award which would cause James Beard to turn over in his grave. The fault lies in the kitchen and not with the servers. Value is not there. Prices are $$+ and value is $.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

We acted on a recommendation for dinner from the manager of the Museum on the hill Cafe.
The restaurant was very flexible with our reservation. The welcome was friendly and all the staff were impeccable and respectful.
The food choices were limited but all excelllent. The wine choice was not large but good.
We would certainly return if we ever again in aaSanta Fe.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

My wife and I believe this is one of SF's best.
Not a particularly intimate setting, bu the food, wine selection, and service are outstanding.
And, the prices are quite reasonable.
Highly recommenced!!

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

A very pleasant place to dine, very good food.
Desert let it down slightly, not quite up to the other two courses.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

We had not visited Eloisa for about a year and returned this week at the invitation of friends (and due to a promotion Eloisa was running during this off-tourist time in Santa Fe). Our meal was WONDERFUL! We had a quiet table (that had been a problem in the past). Service was friendly and well-paced, and the dining room manager came by twice to see if everything was alright with our meals. It was not only alright, but excellent. Three of us had the filet, and my husband had scallops. Having steak is a treat, and I have to say Eloisa’s filets were right up with the very best steaks we’ve had in Santa Fe (at the Bull Ring).

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Celebrated my birthday here, a first time at Eloise. Beautiful ambience, really good food and great service. As the restaurant became a little busier, I think the waitress got a little busier than she should’ve been. Had to wait a while for the check, but otherwise, everything was spot on amazing

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

This restaurant was the most fun food-wise of my trip to Santa Fe. We have been telling our friends over and over about the acorn squash filled with chili pulled pork tamale. If I could go back to Santa Fe for one thing, it would he their chocolate cake topped with their homemade coconut ice cream. It was like the best Almond Joy bar!

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Outstanding. 10/10 would go again. I recommend sitting at the bar by the kitchen. It is so much fun to see the kitchen. Great attention to detail. We ordered about 6 dishes for sharing and EVERYTHING was delicious. Not one component of one dish was bad. The attention to flavor profiles and texture is astounding.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

It was a fabulous relaxing great food everyone was on it from drinks to taking way a plate

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Eloisa has become a must do for us when we visit Santa Fe. Art surrounds you; the food and drink are superb, and the service is gracious and friendly. Even when it's busy the room allows for intimate conversation. Creative takes on Southwestern cuisine with local organic ingredients. Eloisa manages to be both fun and elegant, welcoming and impressive. Note for note one of the best places we've eaten in Santa Fe.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Recommend open-faced tacos, pastrami tacos, jicama tacos, trout entree. Creative and inspired desserts. Gluten-free options galore. Service was both timely and attentive. Will go back again.

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