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The Plaza, Santa Fe

Categories: Scenic Drives, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.3/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web
One of the oldest gathering places in the United States and the city's cultural epicenter, The Plaza dates back to the first decade of the 17th century. Originally constructed by Spanish colonial authorities, the square is now on the National Register of Historic Places and remains one of the city's most popular areas. Wander the tree-lined walkways, or explore the many restaurants, shops, galleries, and historical buildings surrounding the square. Take note of the nearby basilica, which is a shining example of the adobe architectural style. Check local listings for information on events, such as the concerts and markets frequently hosted at the site. Put The Plaza on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Santa Fe tour planner.
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  • This spot is a must any time of the year! We love sitting and listening to music, visiting with tourists and locals here! My husband and I were married there in the Plaza ten years ago on New Years Ev...  read more »
  • Sweetie and I went on holiday to Santa Fe last week. One of the things we wanted to do was stroll around the Plaza. There are some beautiful Native American jewelry for sale at fairly reasonable price...  read more »
  • Wear comfortable shoes -there are so many galleries and shops that you won't have time to visit them all. The famous churches: San Miguel, the Cathedral, and Loretto are all located here as well and t...  read more »
  • So much was so good. The nachos (we added shredded chicken) and frito pie were just the right amount of spicy and not burn your face off spicy. Hummus plate was excellent. The turkey burger was just meh, but they are usually hard to get just right at most places anyway. Glad we chose this place out of all the great options.
  • Maybe it was our bad for deciding to go eat there 10 minutes before it closed, but I was so dissapointed with almost every aspect of this visit. I wanted to order a grilled cheese off the kids menu, because that portion size fills me up just right and the waiter said "no I'm sorry we can't let you do that", so I ordered one off of the "adult" menu for came on the tray right next to the kids menu one, and the waiter tells the food runner, well which is which....I thought the same thing...they were identical.....and it was so not worth the $3.51 more they were charging for mine wasn't even worth the $4.99 for the "kids" one. It was like cardboard with cheese in the middle. My nephew ordered the bbq sandwich and he took one bite n said hell no. It tasted like it came from a can. The waiter was some young kid that I don't think gets what it is to be a waiter...a bit on the unprofessional side. I am from Santa Fe, and I have worked in a few world renowned restaurants downtown, so I know what excellent service and food are all about, and this place failed today. I probably will never go back to this one.
  • Our family members received their orders wrong in several ways and our party was only 6 people. But the food was good and the atmosphere was what you would look for on the Plaza.
  • Very good tortilla soup. Fresh vegetables, shredded chicken, good chunks of avocado (but would have liked more), everything was flavorful and hot. Iced tea has a tropical taste to it and quite refreshing.
  • Wonderful eatery, with a great wait staff. Had breakfast & everything was great. Highly recommend if you're into a casual dinner setting with great atmosphere & very tasty options.
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