Osteria D' Assisi

4.5
1151 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Osteria d'Assisi Ristoranti Italiano was opened in 1995, in the Heart of Santa Fe. Owner Lino Pertusini from Lake Como, Italy serves Authentic Italian Cuisine. Our menu includes fresh seafood, locally grazed beef, veal and lamb, house made pasta, fresh bread baked daily, gourmet pizza and creative desserts. Gluten Free options. Join your local favorites in our Piano Lounge Tue-Sat 6pm to close. No cover. Extensive award winning wine offerings. Happy Hour Specials 4:30-6:00 pm. Private rooms available for 1-100 people
Buon Appetito!
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Delivery or takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(505) 986-5858
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
We offer three private dining areas at Osteria for groups of all sizes. Contact us for your wedding celebrations, anniversary parties, business meetings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, etc...
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Private party contact
Owner Lino Pertusini: (855) 658-1927
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Catering
Contact Osteriaeventsmanager@gmail.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Washington and Lincoln
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Parking details
We are walking distance from the downtown Santa Fe Plaza
at 58 S. Federal Place between Lincoln and Washington
Dinner nightly and Weekends - Private lot adjacent to restaurant.
Lunch - We will validate parking from the Convention Center parking garage located 1 block from the restaurant.
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Public transit
Several public transit stops near the restaurant.
Other options:
Santa Fe Trails 505-955-2201
Santa Fe Pick-Up 505-231-2531
Capital City Cab 505-438-0000
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Entertainment
Your local favorites in Osteria's Piano Lounge Tue - Sat 6pm to close. No cover.
Daily Happy Hour 4:30-6:30pm. Free parking nightly.
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Special events & promotions
Contact Osteriaeventsmanager@gmail.com
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1151 People Are Saying
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New Mexico
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 2

A friend and I were in town for the week on business and booked a dinner reservation after searching for an Italian Restaurant on line. When we arrived we were seated immediately but the initial greeting from our server was slow. My friend ordered a cappelinni dish and I ordered spaghetti with marinara sauce. We also ordered drinks. Our drinks were good but our meals were terrible. My friend sent her dish back immediately because the prosciutto smelled spoiled and the dish was unappetizing. She then ordered what I had. We both agreed that the pasta was dry and the marinara sauce just okay. We ate them because we were starving since we had not eaten since early morning. We decided to try a dessert since we were still hungry. We were pleasantly surprised with the tiramisu and lemon pie which at least somewhat redeemed the evening. The server was pleasant and did replace the meal without hesitation.

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TC
New Mexico
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have visited Santa Fe at least 15 times over the years and eaten at many restaurants, and Osteria D'Assisi is the best restaurant of all. The appetizers, entrees, desserts, and wine are superb. The prices are reasonable, even the Barolo wine we had. My wife had shrimp and polenta for an appetizer, and I had cream of mushroom soup. We split the lasagna, leaving room for gelato semifreddo for dessert. Lourdes was the server and she was excellent.

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DW
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Their house-made fresh pasta is excellent. I ordered the spinach fettuccine Carolina, with sun dried tomatoes and spinach in a light cream sauce. I'm not a fan of pasta but this was excellent and would order it again.

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J
New Mexico
12 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The noise rating came largely from a very loud family party at the next table, so take it with a decibel of salt. (They also couldn't seem to sit still and were constantly squeezing past my chair as they changed seats with ridiculous frequency for no discernable reason... but that's not at all the fault of the restaurant.) Our reservation had specified outdoor seating, but rain and a flash flood warning resulted in the management having to close the patio. They did a great job of accommodating us, and we were seated comfortably inside next to multiple windows.

The Italian chocolate cake was the star of the meal. Extraordinary. The Minstrone and Caesar salad starters were meh. The main courses were quite tasty, but not exceptional (The Gamberi alla Penne Vodka and the Torre di Pisa). The service was attentive and responsive, but not overbearing.

I have to make one really odd comment that's not specifically pertinent to the meal. In the men's room, there was a plaque/sticker at face level above the urinal saying something to the effect that this Kohler waterless urinal had been installed by the management because they care about the environment. It stated that the waterless fixture would save 40,000 gallons of water a year. I noticed a flush handle on the fixture, which seemed out-of-place for a waterless device. I then noticed that the urinal was actually an American Standard brand. The management should really either take down the plaque/sticker or really install a water-saving device to avoid seeming disingenuous about their concern for the environment and water usage.

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MH
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

Caesar Salad was dry. Server changed the salad to Caprese salad but that also was a disappointment. Pasta Entree was dry. The service was good but I will not recommend this restaurant any more. Had the feeling there has been a change in the kitchen. I used to think this was one of the best Italian restaurants in Santa Fe. No longer.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The live entertainment was little more than background music.

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AC
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were on vacation from Colorado, and wanted to try something new. We were extremely happy with our service, our meals were incredible, and the whole experience is truly memorable.

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New Mexico
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice bar area, friendly service. Food was good, not excellent. Served us bread which was not fresh.

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Phoenix
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful family meal. Food and service were wonderful. Loved the piccata!

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ML
New Mexico
5 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

Always been impressed here. Not this time: We ordered a seared tuna dish and emphasized to the waiter we wanted it very red - and it arrived well done. A 10% discount does not fix the problem, does it?

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MJ
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Vincent, our waiter, was terrific. The food, not so much. Very bland with no personality.

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San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great live music on the day we went. Excellent food eaten outside.

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B
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

OMG! This place is amazing! The food was delicious. Service magnificent. Ambiance is nice.

We ate here upon recommendation from my wife who ate there for a conference meal. My MIL has crazy food allergies which are life-threatening. Many places won’t accommodate allergies. The server (Jenn) was compassionate, listened, and checked with the head chef to ensure meals were safe. Because the food is made fresh, it was really easy to accommodate.

For my meal, I ordered the shrimp and lobster ravioli. All o their pasta is made fresh and wow! Delicious. I was a bit afraid at first because lobster can often be tough and fishy. It exceeded my expectations in every way. Soft, delicate, meaty, and deliciously flavored with a cognac infused red sauce.

My MIL ordered the pork special. It came perfectly prepared and seasoned. Melt in your mouth tender.

Then there was dessert. The lemon meringue pie is a mist have
. They make it in house and is the best I’ve ever tasted. Flaky crust, perfect meringue, and lemon custard with the just the right sweet vs tart.

I cannot recommend Osteria highly enough! This place is a winner and won’t disappoint.

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OT
New Mexico
11 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Good Pizza

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New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Get together with cousins from CA and CT and celebrating 70th and 80th birthdays. Fabulous dinner.

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MI
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thus was my 3rd time to eat at Osteria. It is one of my favorites. I have just bought a vacation home here and will include this restaurants in my list of “ best things to do in Santa Fe”!

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LV
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Really enjoyed sitting outside and enjoying some wonderful, authentic pizza...it came recommended by a friend, and I’m happy to say we’re happy we listened. Walking distance from downtown & the Drury Hotel. Reasonable prices.

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MS
New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Celebrated our anniversary - decorations on the table and complimentary champagne. Very sweet! Delicious food, great service.

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Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 5

Guy that seated us was rude to put it nicely- “ Just sit Over there” took over 20 minutes for waitress to bring water and there were only about 6 occupied tables. Took another 15 to get a cocktail. Wife’s entree was fishy ( lobster & shrimp ravioli)which they did take off our tab. Waitress was friendly but pretty much clueless bringing salad and apps at the same time. We always eat here when visiting Santa Fe but this was probably the worst meal we’ve ever had. My veal was tough, over cooked, and sauce was cold. Very disappointed in the evening.

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h
New Mexico
5 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

Lovely outdoor seating. Good cold and unappetizing. Service mediocre. Disappointing Father’s Day evening

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G
New Mexico
15 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

Good food @ a good price. Their happy hour is one of the best!😊

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New Mexico
7 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent wait staff and food. Not a place to go for a quick dinner. This is a dining experience. Very European in feel. Always enjoy and evening here.

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LW
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We sat on the patio and enjoyed the ambience, service and music. Our food was fabulous! Definitely going back on our next trip to Santa
Fe!

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New Mexico
35 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

We had not been here in some time and thought to try it again, meeting friends. The menu looked good. We both had veal ravioli with a mushroom cream sauce. The ravioli were like cardboard (undercooked and not in a good way) and the sauce was watery. The dish was not well seasoned, though the mushrooms were good. The bread (while flour baguette) was dried out. We had a bottle of fume blanc (US) and one of aglianico (Italian). Neither was a good value. Too bad restaurants have their wines so overpriced--$45 for a bottle that retails for about $11.

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b
Central Coast
10 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice menu, great food. We had a new waitress who did a great job!

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Miami
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Food was not even adequate my wife's pasta was pasty and not edible and my veal was way over cooked and tough go figure

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Phoenix
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I dine here every overnight stay I Sante Fe. One of our ALL TIME favorite restaurants.

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LS
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was absolutely delightful. Wonderful dining, delicious Italian dishes and enjoyable guitar music. We would recommend this restaurant highly. Also, it was casual and a
great outdoor patio for dining. LitieS

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Out with my wife for music and a meal. Fabulous food great music from Vincent Coppola.

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New Mexico
18 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent Italian food in a lovely setting. Try the lobster ravioli or the carbonara.

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TR
9 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great dining experience. The food was good, not exceptional. Overall, a B rating.

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Tahoe
11 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food and specialty drinks. Authentic Italian and very fresh
Brittany was the right combination of helpful and prompt
Will come back next visit.

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F
Houston
39 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Good Italian cuisine. Food quality was excellent. Service was good, enjoyable; but forgot one of our appetizers. Busy night

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CL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Mediocre food. Many menu items unavailable. Restaurant needs to make some changes.

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LG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

This was our second visit and we enjoyed it very much. The bruschetta appetizer was excellent, and the seafood pasta as well.

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SM
New Mexico
79 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We have been to Osteria a number of times. Up until this time we have all had good meals. This time we had some confusion between us and our server who announced a pasta special as pesto. It had a pesto drizzle. A dessert which sounded like strawberry cream cake was strawberries and whip cream cup. One diner noted her Brussels sprouts had not been cooked. She also needed a steak knife to cut her chicken. This is not what I expect here and for the price, was disappointed.

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KR
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always enjoy this restaurant. We've been coming for years.

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AC
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Business dinner for 11. Stressed the staff a bit with a large party, but they came through with excellent service. Food was fantastic beginning to end. Everyone in the party was extremely pleased. Thank you.

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CM
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always just a great overall dining experience. The food and the service were excellent and honestly this place has become my favorite restaurant!

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TW
Denver
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great ambience, service, food! A lovely place for a lovely evening with a close friend.

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