Paloma

4.7
179 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary Mexican
Paloma is a vibrant Mexican-inspired restaurant and bar. We have created a menu of lively, modern dishes. Some are authentic recipes and others are fresh interpretations of Mexican cuisine. Everything in our kitchen is made from scratch, including the corn tortillas for our tacos. For these, we use local, non-GMO landrace corn from New Mexico. We believe Paloma offers great value for the integrity of our ingredients, the creativity of our kitchen, and the contemporary cooking methods we use. Paloma's bar is mezcal-focused with a festive selection of agave-based cocktails as well as classic cocktails, beer, and wine. We welcome you with the warmth and kindness we recall so fondly from Mexico.
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JohnnyD
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 20 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just simply stated - amazing food, service and people who are knowledgeable, care about the customer and provide a great atmosphere for an extraordinary meal - don’t miss this place!

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HeatherH
Portland
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ceviche, carnitas tacos, beet salad, churros—all delicious. Negroni Oaxaca was exceptional!

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DanaW
New Mexico
19 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Walking onto the patio of Paloma is like going to one of my favorite restaurants in Cabo. Festive and colorful with a touch of elegance. The food is wonderful and our server was attentive and helpful (it was chilly so she happily lit the heater next to our table). We enjoyed the salsas and guacamole - one order is plenty for four people. Then, not being too hungry, I had a great ceviche - big chunks of fish with enough spice to make it interesting. My husband had a mushroom dish that was delicious but could have been a bit warmer. The other two in our party had short ribs that were tender and delicious. And we were delighted to find a reasonably priced bottle of Albarino! The cocktail list is extensive and includes a wide range of tequilas and mezcal.

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vipAmandaP
New Mexico
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We absolutely loved our meal at Paloma and will be back!

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vipKathyF
New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter treated me to Mom’s Fay brunch at Paloma. Such a lovely experience - from the proprietor to the wait staff were so welcoming and attentive. The meal was outstanding - so many fresh flavors featured in the salsa trio and quacamole! Love that they locally source their food products. Can’t wait to eat here again soon!

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AlbertoD
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, quality service, relaxed atmosphere. 10/10 would go back and recommend to a friend.

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vipDavidL
Phoenix
11 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fish tacos, carnitas tacos and escquites were delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New Mexico
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Pre Mother’s Day

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vipSFFoodChick101
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Creative food, great cocktails and good value (relative to San Francisco)

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vipFlorida25
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting Santa Fe for Mother’s Day. Amazing food.

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vipTheRtWay
30 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a treat to spend time at this restaurant. Food and cocktails are ALWAYS terrific. People are nice and service is great!

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TedS
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic atmosphere and the food was delicious. Highly recommended!

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vipMarkB
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall3food2service1ambience4

We waited almost an hour for our entrees. Food came out at different times and several of the dishes were cold. We sent two of them back. Prices are a bit high for what is being offered. $28 for a chicken dish?

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vipjacqster3
38 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Loved our meal, fresh and good portions, especially the tuna tostada, server was great, cool little patio out back. Highly recommended!

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JimM
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Sopracitas, Pork Carnitas, and salsas were very good. Emoladas were awful. Mushrooms aren’t meant to be chewy, nor served lukewarm.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent customer service, vibe, service, and food was the best we had in Santa Fe. Attention to detail from food presentation to service. The menu was amazing (we are true foodies) and hard to decide what to order so we ordered what seemed like everything. And it all tasted fantastic from the salsa to dessert. Way to go guys!

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vipjesseharoldkreist
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place only keeps getting better. Amazing food, brilliant drinks and perfect service. I can’t recommend it enough.

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DanielC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

First course dishes were tasty but main entrees were not very good—surprising for the kind of place it purports to be.

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EricY
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food and ambience. It feels like you’re transported to Oaxaca. Always a favorite.

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Wiggle123
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is creative and amazing. The cocktails are delicious and varied. The service is friendly and impeccable. I LOVED my time here.

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vipSuza
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Great chips, salsa, guacamole and blood orange margaritas. Very popular place with an active bar scene.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Such a cute trendy restaurant with everything we ordered being great! Loved the food, drinks, service and the atmosphere! Would definitely go again.

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JeffersonA
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a perfect place to have a quiet, gourmet dinner. The cocktail mixologist has some great recipes and the chef is killing it with local flavors and ingredients. And the price? I expected a much higher bill. Live this place!

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lovelunchwiththegirls
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love Paloma, wonderful food and drinks

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vipSarah
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been wanting to visit for sometime now and can't believe I waited this long. The hostess that greeted me set the tone with her hospitality. It was the first time I sat at the bar top since Covid and WOW. I missed that experience so much. The Blood Orange Marg was refreshing and the carnitas tacos/Esquites and accompanying homemade salsa were delicious and perfect. The bartender Devin is a gem and a half. Paloma is without a doubt one of my new favorite go-tos in Santa Fe! P.S. Their bathrooms are really pretty and the ambiance of the whole place is on point.

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OpenTable Diner
Mobile
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My mom and I went to Paloma on our trip to New Mexico and it was wonderful. The atmosphere inside is awesome. We tried a bunch of different things on the menu— the salsa, tacos, street corn and my personal favorite the squash blossom quesadilla were all delicious and my taste buds are soaring. Highly recommend for a nice, upscale yet casual dinner in Santa Fe!

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KellyY
Tahoe
3 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance, food, and service. Lot's of teamwork among serving team. Folks relaxed, attentive, having fun.

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vipbirdwins
New York Area
66 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mole was good, ceviche, mezcal cocktails. We come here whenever we’re in SF

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lkroschewsky
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about this place is wonderful- food, drinks, decor, service.
The house made chips and salsas are just the start to a fabulous culinary experience.

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vipSFJC
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food fresh and exceptional. Our server was just delightful

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unlike any other brunch restaurant in Santa Fe. Uniquely delicious Oaxacan preparations and incredibly fresh and flavorful ingredients. Marja, Nathan and their team create a welcoming environment for dinners, and now have added Sunday Brunch. We are very grateful!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and drinks

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good really good. Nice food

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Amazing margaritas but average to bad food. My fish taco was all fry and no fish

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vipIanJ
New Mexico
4 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attention to detail and quality was amazing and selection of Tequila's outstanding especially the Sotol

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vipRonW
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, management and staff. I highly recommend Paloma.

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TessH
New Mexico
8 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food at Paloma is outstanding! The flavors and presentation are very original. The prices reflect a good value. Our server, Nicholas was charming and attentive. We can’t wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service- above and beyond, friendly and even sprinted two blocks to give us our camera I forgot at our table! Great food and ambiance, casual, yet classy and beautiful details.
Recommend!

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CesarG
Puerto Vallarta
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great Sunday Brunch! Everything from the service to the food and drinks was outstanding and worth enjoying time and time again - Paloma is jewel!

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MarshallJ
New Mexico
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you haven’t had the cauliflower tacos you don’t know what you are missing.

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Paloma is rated 4.7 stars by 179 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.