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.
11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Monday-Friday
11:30am - 2:30pm, Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Daily
Eloisa did not disappoint. We went for a birthday celebration and were treated superbly. Our server’s recommendations were spot on and the overall service was very attentive. The brisket enchiladas were a favorite, and the popcorn ice cream surprising and a perfect sweet and salty accompaniment to the biscochitos. Would definitely return!
Spectacular and innovative food complemented by wonderful service and ambiance. Highly recommended.
I do so love this restaurant! Everything we tasted was superb! We can't wait to come back. The service was great. Very warm and friendly. I would highly recommend it to our friends.
Sat outside in the fireplace Everybody warm.
Terrific food marred by poor service. The kitchen is far superior to the front end. Understaffed, every waitstaff was running throughout the evening. Each interaction at our table with them was rushed, accompanied by apologies.
Food is outstanding... fresh, interesting, flavors layered and descrete. Nothing but compliments.
Evening meal outside to celebrate our anniversary. Portions are rela s mb all but jam-packed with ingredients. Creative culinary approaches to SW
Standards. Service was excellent.
If the weather's bad, sit inside with full view of kitchen activities. Burrata salad and seafood paella (manageable for two) are recommended.
Definitely worth a stop, despite its hotel location. Patio was particularly nice in the early evening. Food was delicious but presentation (salmon on red glass dish) left something to be desired. Really pleasant staff and they were most accommodating to our needs. No negatives.
We were a group and the servers were all coordinated in serving us. The food was excellent however if you are not a fan of mole sauce this may not be your cup of tea. Chef walks the floor to keep this restaurant humming and the restaurant is elegant in a Southwestern style.
Service was just bizarre - waited 20 minutes with no one coming to table until hostess notices and sent someone over. Waiter approached table and just say “I heard you want drinks” overall service was sub par for a fine dining place. Food was just OK. I got the seared tuna and it was cold and not a great cut of fish.
My wife and I decided to go on a trip to Santa Fe for our anniversary and Eloisa seemed the perfect place for a celebratory dinner.
The food was spectacular and so the flawless service. We really enjoyed the dishes and their creative spin on some classics from Italian and Mexican cuisine.
Extra kudos for the complimentary glass of bubbles to open the dinner and celebrate our anniversary.
I order Blue Lump Crab salad. The crab was an overworked mess of oily mayo, over seasoned with pepper. I actually asked our server if it was canned crab, because it tasted just like cheap Deli tuna salad. There was a tiny pile of lettuce leaves and the whole dismal thing was garnished with a massive hunk of melon, that dwarfed the plate. I wondered if perhaps it had fallen onto my plate by mistake from someone else's plate. All in all it was a lazy composition of inadequate ingredients produced as if I was sitting in a school cafeteria. The fact that this atrocious salad cost $28 means that I will never go to Eloisa again --and I am a resident of Santa Fe and not a tourist.
This is a superb eatery — the locals in Santa Fe don’t know what they are missing by not frequenting this place
Enjoyed it! The calamari is the best in town and everyone loved their entrees: Trout, Chicken & Scallops!
Eloisa was just "good," not great. Sort of disappointing. When they first opened dishes were creative and impressive. Now food was less interesting, some even boring. We were 4 diners -- with 4 uneven small plates and large plates.
Arrived a few minutes before our reservation for a brunch with our son and his new friend. Seated right away and ordered drinks. Took a while for them to arrive and it did not appear that the place was very crowded. Our son and his friend arrived and they ordered drinks as well. One drink was called "limeade" and when asked what that was like the waiter said, "Well, it is like limeade with liquor in it." OK. Everyone ordered a different dish---omelets, hash, pancakes, etc. and the food was good. It was a beautiful day in Santa Fe and being outdoors was very nice. Overall, a good experience. Two issues---the service was a little slow and frankly, I had no idea when I made the reservation that the restaurant was located at a Drury Inn. Most of the diners seemed like they were staying there so we dined with kids in their jammys and so on. It was OK, but if I had known that the restaurant was at a Drury Hotel, I would probably gone to a little more upscale spot. But as I wrote, it was good overall and I'd recommend it.
Special treat for friends who live in Santa Fe and had been my hosts for several days but had not yet visited the restaurant. Surpassed our expectations - and they are serious foodies! Menu beautifully balanced and portions just right to ensure all three courses could be enjoyed to the full. Without alcohol the evening was not expensive for the quality of food and excellent service.
Only slight quibble was the noise level. As an old building it could do with a little more baffle to reduce the volume of conversations while still allowing patrons to enjoy the live music.
Overall, one of the best meals I have enjoyed for a long time.
Food and service were special. Loved the mole chocolate ice cream
We enjoyed our visit. The service was wonderful and the food was delicious. It has a diner vibe but very relaxed and cozy.
Delicious dinner and very good service. One of our favorite restaurants. Always reliable.
If you were a John Sedlar fan from Los Angeles' Rivera you will be disappointed.
This was our first trip to Santa Fe to the Indian Market. We ate some amazing meals of local New Mexico fare. We tried Eloisa and we were blown away. The service and atmosphere were superb. The dishes were creative and tasted exceptional. We shared some small plates and finished with the Paella. We paired dinner with an excellent Barolo wine. The wine selection was the best we encountered in Santa Fe. We highly recommend this restaurant.
Fantastic homemade tortillas...gazpacho and filet. The caramelized brioche was out of this world
Can for Indian Market, wanted a great Santa Fe experience. It did not disappoint. Food and drinks were excellent.
Beautiful food. The best Cheeseburger known to mankind. But, don’t let this fool you. Their pastrami tacos are special and the breakfast omelet superb. The waitstaff and the management provide stellar service. We ah e never had a bad bite in this restaurant. Take note: the chocolate mole ice cream is not to be missed.
Everything was too salty and salad had way too much dressing. Heavy hand in the kitchen.
Top notch ambiance, service and food. Creative menu and not over-the-top prices. Fabulous bar.
Food was great. Thanks for splitting the dishes.
Eloisa, located inside a hotel, deserves the kind of reputation hotel restaurants have: serviceable for a meal, but nothing special. It has a small courtyard for outdoor seating with live music that dominates the space. Inside, the restaurant decor resembles a cafeteria but with candlelight. Service is good. The menu has an interesting mix of options but the kitchen does not deliver on either presentation or flavor. With a dozen different ingredients, the paella was bland. The duck confit ravioli came in a pile of oversized pasta pockets stuck to each other. If you're staying at the hotel and have to schedule a business meeting over dinner, the food will not distract from your business but it won't be a memorable Santa Fe experience.
Young celebrity chef abandons New Mexico outpost to look after his interests back in CA. Food mediocre. Serving staff glum, disinterested, unconnected to the work. Such a train wreck would not last long in a competitive urban market but might slog it out for a few years in this tepid resort town.
Love the patio
Took friends from out of town and Alicia was great as usual. Thank you for another great evening!
The Georgia O’Keefe Tasting menus was amazing. Local ingreadeants and inspired by herbs and other plants from her garden. The plates are minor works of art as they are served.
We had heard much about this place before coming. What a disappointment. Upon arrival, we were seated with drink menus. Our server arrived ten minutes later and asked if we wanted to hear the specials. We said we didn't have dinner menus but would be interested in a drink. She didn't take our order. Dinner menus arrived after five minutes. Our server eventually stopped by to go over the specials and this time managed to take our drink order. After about ten minutes she returned to take our dinner orders but we pointed out that our drinks had not arrived. Appetizers promptly came followed by cocktails. Not what we had requested and our server seemed rather put off when I politely said I didn't really care for a salad with my martini and to not rush us through dinner. Service was clumsy. We both had a version of surf and turf. Served barely warm. The purees and sauces were murky and resulted in the turf being indistinguishable from the surf. We finished. Plates lingered. Water glasses remained empty. We shared a dessert and requested a check. And waited. Overall, the experience was grim. And expensive. As it turns out, a few local friends shared similar experiences and recommended better options (which we have enjoyed).
Awful and incompetent service. Food ok. Would never go back.
Decided on "small" plates for the evening and they were both creative and delicious...and generous in portion size. Beautiful to the eye as well as the palate. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable. We had one of the best Mezcal drinks we've ever had. My husband was indecisive about an after dinner cocktail so the server suggested he name off some characteristics he likes in a drink. He did and the bartender made the perfect cocktail for him! (no suprise as she won NM Best Bartender of the Year). We had a fantastic evening and will return when we're in Santa Fe next time.
While the restaurant is pretty, the food was uneven and the service was rushed and unfriendly. Service issues started at the door, when we had to check in twice, and both "hostesses" seemed irritated that we had interrupted whatever they were doing when we arrived. We were served cocktails, appetizers, first courses, and entrees within 40 minutes. Something's wrong when your second course arrives and your cocktail is only half empty.
My pork dish had been precooked and reheated, leaving me with a cool, dry tenderloin with no sauce or other help.
An odd disruptive detail : on the wall right behind our table a screen was playing videos of worms, skeletons, and other unappetizing scenes. My friends thought this was inappropriate and wished the arty show wasn't there.
This restaurant never disappoints!! Took visitors from out of town and did the Georgia O’Keefe menu and they were blown away by how delicious and unique it was. Can’t say enough!
Ordered the burger. Meat wasn't clean tasting. Bacon was leather tough. The potato chips were ordinary out of the bag type.
Tomatoes were pale and boring.
The Biscochitos/ice cream dessert was sad and forgettable.
Will not return.