From classic American cuisine with New Mexican influences to authentic Southwestern cuisine, Santa Fe, New Mexico has a variety of incredible restaurants that will wow your guests’ taste buds with every bite. There are endless options when it comes to deciding where to host your pre-wedding rehearsal dinner. We’re sharing 6 of our favorite restaurants that will help you plan a rehearsal dinner celebration to remember!
Located just off the Santa Fe Plaza, Rio Chama serves up innovative, American cuisine with New Mexican influences. Choose from five private dining areas, including the President’s Room for larger parties, the Patio for al fresco dining, and the most coveted Abiquiu Room. The restaurant combines excellent food, wine and spirits with great hospitality and service, making Rio Chama perfect for any occasion!
From the kitchen of Luminaria Restaurant, let your guests feast on innovative Southwestern fare and sip signature custom-crafted cocktails. Dine under stars in the Sculpture Garden, seating up to 200 guests, surrounded by local Sante Fe artists works. Or host the ultimate luxurious dinner in the Penthouse Suite, which can seat up to 75 guests.
Located inside La Fonda on the Plaza, La Plazuela is a fresh and flavorful innovative approach to New Mexican cuisine, cooking up traditional recipes with an enticing new twist. Step into the past and experience the splendor of the American Southwest as the restaurant takes you on a food adventure in an intimate dining experience.
At the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, discover Terra featuring the flavors of northern New Mexico, where global influences meet regional delights. Reserve The Piñon Room, which evokes the essence of the natural surroundings and seats up to 30. Or take in sunset views of the Jemez Mountains on the Lower Patio that seats up to 40.
If you are looking for an authentic Santa Fe dining experience, check out El Farol. Known as Santa Fe’s most historic and iconic restaurant and bar, El Farol features traditional Spanish tapas, dinner shows with musicians and Flamenco dancers. With several rooms to choose from, all decked out with local artwork, the restaurant can accommodate parties of 20-150 guests.
Inspired by Santa Fe’s rich culture and culinary history, the executive chef at the Anasazi Restaurant fuses Old World techniques with modern recipes for a one-of-a-kind menu for your guests. Get cozy in the Wine Cellar with your 10 closest family and friends, or toast to the evening in the Library, which can hold up to 50 guests.