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Luminaria Restaurant & Patio

4.5
1161 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Romantic
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Located at the awarding-winning Inn and Spa at Loretto, Luminaria Restaurant and Patio combines modern sophistication with rustic Southwestern charm.

During the warmer months, dine outdoors on the rustic wood patio adjacent to the world-renowned Loretto Chapel. At twilight, dine al fresco under the stars, transform the high desert into a romantic veranda draped and tented with flowering vines and luxurious flowing fabrics lit by hanging lanterns.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Southwest, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday-Saturday: 7:00am-11:00am Sunday Brunch: 7:00am-2:00pm Lunch Daily: 11:30am-2:00pm Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(505) 984-7915
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Arturo Urreola
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Private party facilities
The intimate Hopi Room and the outdoor Restaurant Patio are available for groups, ideal for special celebrations. For Larger Groups, we offer a number of special event spaces through our banquet department.
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Private party contact
Francisco Fabara: (505) 984-7931
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Alameda
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Parking details
Complimentary Valet Parking
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Entertainment
Live entertainment Friday and Saturday in the Living Room Bar. During Summer months, live entertainment on the Restaurant Patio.
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Special events & promotions
Luminaria is the perfect location to host your Wedding and Rehearsal Dinner. We will work with you to customize a memorable dining experience - one that will both inspire and impress your guests.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1161 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

This was my husband’s birthday. I asked for a romantic table and they put us in a beautiful corner under a veranda outside with the rose petals on our table and greeted us with champagne. The food was great, presentation lovely, and a free dessert for my husband. Wonderful service highly recommend

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Excellent restaurant in the hotel, with plenty of outdoor seating. Entrees and beverage choices were good. I would not hesitate dining here again, for any meal--breakfast, lunch or dinner. Friendly folks. Service was a bit slow, but nothing terrible.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Beautiful setting. Service excellent food a 4 out of 5

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food and service. The ambiance was lovely in the patio.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Luminaria is a delight. There is no better place to dine right next to the chapel walls of the Lorreto shrine. The mood is like one of those magical moments in Europe. From the valet parking to the gracious welcome to the excellent service to the delightful food, Luminaria does not miss a beat. The birthday dessert was a masterpiece formed like an adobe dwelling, including a chocolate stair to get on its roof.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Great lunch with friends on the terrace. Food was yummy and wine was nice and reasonably priced. The terrace is beautiful and we look forward to bringing other friends here.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Stunning setting. Parking. Ate there twice in a one week visit. Scallops were good; steak was crunchy when I had asked for medium well. Wait staff friendly, but not intrusive.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Disappointed the experance was just ok ! The bill was two hundred dollars$$$ had much much better meals for twenty five dollars.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Reliably good food, an excellent value and warm service make this one of our favorite restaurants. In addition, the decor is lovely. Ask for a booth to make the evening extra special!

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

My husband and I came here for our 1 year wedding anniversary and we were blown away. Coming from the ABQ food scene where food creativity is lacking, we decided to target Santa Fe for our dinner. After researching lots of choices, we picked Luminaria because we loved the option for intimate table seating and its location close to the Plaza. When we arrived, we were greeted by the hostess who immediately took us to our table. They then showered our table in rose petals and brought us a complimentary champagne toast to help us celebrate our occasion. The food was so amazing and the level of flavor was beyond delicious. We can't wait to come back to this wonderful restaurant and will forever treasure our experience there!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

We love the patio...such a beautiful setting for a quiet meal. Food was delicious, and Melissa is one of our favorite servers. We'll be back!

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Absolutely lovely outdoor pavilion with crystal chandeliers and tied back drapery panels👍Delightful in every way and food yummy❤️❤️❤️👍

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1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

My wife and I were disappointed with our meal at Luminaria. The service was poor and the food preparation was lacking. I ordered the a steak special and my wife ordered a lamb dish. My steak was over cooked and my wife's lamb dish was underwhelming. I believe our server was also working in the bar, so she wasn't able to provide our table with its due attention. The timing of the dishes was poor and there were major delays in waiting for the server to return to the table.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Everything about our evening was outstanding. The food was phenomenal, Jessica' service was on point ( what an asset to your staff) the ambiance and location made fo a wonderful evening

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food was exceptional and the service was outstanding. We happened to mention we were in Santa Fe for our upcoming wedding anniversary as we were married at Loretto Chapel and the staff took it upon themselves to sprinkle our table with rose petals and give us a complimentary dessert. They didn’t have to do that since our actual anniversary was a few days away. We were extremely touched. ❤️🙌🏻❤️

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

I enjoy patio dining and this may be one of the best. The setting is absolutely lovely, nestled right next to the historic Chapel of Loretto. The food was absolutely superb. The tortilla soup was the best I've eaten. The lobster Mac-n-cheese was phenomenal, beautiful sweet lobster tail on top and small pieces throughout the dish, pasta cooked perfectly, and the cheese/cream sauce had the proper texture and taste. My dining partner also enjoyed the soup and then raved about his fish tacos as tasting as if they had just come from the grill seconds before. Santa Fe boasts a number of al fresco dining opportunities but this may well be the best. Luminaria offers valet parking, a real advantage in crowded Santa Fe. It is not inexpensive, but affords a memorable dining experience.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Excellent service and great food. We and our guests enjoyed a delicious and quiet Easter dinner,

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Yet another OpenTable disappointment. The service is absolutely awful, servers take nearly 20m to show up at the table, they don’t check on what people need in between delivery of food. They served side dishes without any utensils, when we asked for utensils, waiter came back and said they didn’t have any at which point we said just bring some ordinary spoons. Spinach was clearly frozen and reheated, for such a pricey restraint, we were very disappointed!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We will definitely be going back!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Phenomenal service, made a special occasion even more special

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Very good food! Chef was flexible to our dietary needs and desires.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

One of our regular stops in a city full of great restaurants.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

This was our first visit to the restaurant and it will be not be our last! Wonderful staff loved our lunch date

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Awesome food and service, Jessica was wonderful

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Our table was sprinkled with rose petals for our anniversary which made this special place extra special!

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Fine dining (non-ethnic) worthy of any big city. General American-European menu, well-presented and well-served. Very reasonable prices for the quality.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Perfect , quiet elegant perfect service

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

The food was great, we had the sea bass, and the filet minion. Food was cooked to perfection, and the margaritas were very refreshing. Our waitress Jessica made good suggestions and provided excellent service. We will definitely go back and try different items on the menu.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We don't usually think of Luminaria as a "go to" place, yet every time we have been, it has been wonderful. Cozy booths, good service. The only reason I didn't rate the food higher was that we all ordered egg dishes "over medium" and they actually were cooked hard, no yolk at all. The server didn't really notice and as we didn't say anything, didn't ask. Beautiful plating and presentation. Summer months is great to eat outside on the covered patio. All in all, always a good experience in some way.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Excellent food and service! Loved it, will be back.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We went for restaurant week but have been here other times too. The food was delicious, sea bass with spinach and a filet with potatoes. Scallop for an appetizer and tres leches cake and chocolate mousse for dessert. Presentation was great as always.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Fabulous place. Been in Santa Fe for many years and never tried it. Will be going back often. The food was terrific; the young woman who served us was friendly and attentive, without being overbearing.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Went for restaurant week and it was such an amazing value for the fantastic meal and experience. The cioppino starter was so hearty I couldn’t believe it was just the appetizer, with half a lobster tail, shrimp, mussels, and a beautifully spicy broth. Three of us had different entrees and we usually decide who won the night.. but all three were to die for (mini filet, sea bass, adobo pork)! Mango creme brûlée won the dessert for me :) I will absolutely be coming here for more special occasions!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

The filet mignon was probably the best piece of meat I ever ate.

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1.0Dined on February 23, 2018

We sat there for 10 minuets and no one came to take our drink order even. We looked around, no one had food on their tables, drinks finished and no servers on sight so we decided to leave. If they are trying to charge that much for food, they better have great service first.

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Chairs were a little uncomfortable for a shorter person. Was there for restaurant week menu and We started with the sea scallop, was not the best, two plates we plated different , the taste was not a sweet as other sea scallops I had in the past. But the filet was cooked perfect also the sea bass was cooked perfect. It was a very good overall.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Highly recommend Luminaria. Creative cuisine, excellently prepared and beautifully presented.

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

This is just one of our go to places. The bread basket is amazing. My husband had the best filet he’s ever had. Love the atmosphere

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

This was an incredible dining experience. The staff was super friendly and the service was wonderful. We are during Santa Fe’s Restaurant Week, so not only was the food delicious but very affordable. Would definitely eat here again!

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Filet was amazing. Chipotle seafood broth was very good!

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