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About Dinner for Two
Dinner for Two is a family owned restaurant that has a comfortable, intimate atmosphere for parties large or small. We is in Prime cuts of beef filet mignon ribeye New York strip and tableside presentations like Caesar salad and Chateaubriand local 'regulars' call us "a great value in fine dining". Multi-award winning: including Wine Spectator and "top 10 in southwest" We are happy to host dinners for organizations, or private celebrations from 2 to 60, everything is made in-house so special diets are easily accommodated: allergies, gluten free, etc.
"Excellent Food and Service at a Reasonable Price"
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Steak, Fish, French
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday: 4:00PM - 9:00PM,
W San Francisco St.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings we have classical guitar. Our music accompanies dinner & conversation.
Our catering is always a favorite. We meet your highest expectations and the price point that you require. A wide variety of choices to make all your party members happy.
6 spots at the front entrance, as well as a private lot "Jefferson Place" 50 feet west on W. San Fransisco Street.
Dinner for Two is four blocks from the train station; And on the walking path to the Plaza along Guadalupe and San Fransisco Streets.
Private Party Facilities:
We have three rooms of varying sizes so you can have a private party for twenty or a romantic dinner for two.
Private Party Contact:
Pam Barnes: (505) 820-2075
Beer, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
New Year's Eve, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Valentine's Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Mother's Day
Dinner for Two Ratings and Reviews
I haven't been here in many years. WE came in for the 1/2 price appetizers but with 4 of us there isn't seating that is conducive for conversation for 4. There is one table for four but it was reserved. The people never showed up. So it sat empty. Too bad. I will reserve it next time and show up or call if I can't. Good food and drinks were excellent. Great rum raisin table bread. OMG, amazing. We will return soon.
Overall, not up to Santa Fe standards.
Seafood was creatively prepared but bland nonetheless.
Calamari ceviche wasn't anything like ceviche.
Hostess was abrupt and never smiled. When bananas Foster was prepared tableside, the waiter spent the entire time talking to a trainee rather than addressing us. Really detracted from the experience. We had discount materials which we presented when the bill came. The waiter criticized us for not telling him about it when we ordered. Also, the discounts were not fully given. We mentioned to the waiter that the food was disappointing. Only got a superficial apology.
However---the guitar music was excellent.
Won't return. Don't recommend others come here. Too many excellent restaurants in town.
It has been a year or so since we had been to this restaurant which used to be a favorite. Sadly we were disappointed in multiple dishes and meals. The Caesar salad was bland. The stuffed Trout has so little stuffing it was hard to find. The veal piccata was fair and a good portion but needed more lemon. Bread was wonderful as were the desserts.
The food was delicious. The setting was romantic. The staff was very friendly. They were ready for us when we arrived. Their meal price was good for what you got. However, it was more food than we needed. (However, that was our fault, because we ordered an hors d'oeuvres to go with our meal). We had to take dessert to go because we were just too full.
The most recent addition to the menu: Duck Breast, was outstanding. Hopefully this will become part of the regular menu. The veal dishes are excellent, but the chicken is sometimes tough. Fish entrees are usually very good. Atmosphere and service are very good. Employees very friendly. Gregory's bread and pies are wonderful.
Our second visit. The food was good, but the service was poor. They appeared to be grossly understaffed. A Caesar made at the table was out of the question given the pace at which that team moved. Waiter had me test a substitute wine out of the mini serving carafe... and he was forgetful. He had too many tables to cover...
Mushroom truffle soup and onion bread was exceptional. Prime rib eye very thin and I would suggest BBQ dressing on side as it is strong flavor. Trout just above average and couldn't taste crab filling. Accompanying snap peas and mashed potatoes outstanding. Server was very nice but slow on refilling beverages and we had to seek him out for more butter. Overall better than average. Place is deceiving from exterior. Beautiful interior and nice live acoustical guitar music throughout dinner.
Dinner for Two is by far our favorite restaurant in Santa Fe. Every dish is beautifully presented, perfectly prepared and an absolute treat! The caesar salad made table-side is an absolute must and their home made bread is always perfectly baked. Their award winning wine list will surely have something for everyone. The live guitar music on Saturday night is a nice accompaniment to our dining experience. Bravo, Dinner for Two! Another perfect evening.
For a late afternoon/early evening Easter meal with two friends from out-of-town, Dfor2 proved to be an excellent choice! Each of us ordered off the Prix Fixe menu offered that day. The mushroom soup was considered excellent by all four of us. The entrees came in a reasonable time, prepared as requested, well presented and well served. The desserts were even better; two pieces of pie which were quite good, I am told, a chocolate cake, strawberry, whipped cream plate, which my wife wouldn't let me sample, and definitely the best choice, a gourmet take on an ice cream sandwich. Oh My!
Reservation was made based on prior Easter Sunday dinners which we have had there. I failed to check what was being offered at 2 p.m. It turned out to be brunch, when our party of 6 was expecting dinner. The brunch menu seemed a bit limited in choices. The duck confit in the chilaquiles was much too salty to be enjoyable. The rest of the dish was quite tasty, though. The Monte Cristo style croque-monsieur was nicely done, though somewhat too crusty around the edges, and was garnished nicely with sliced kiwi and strawberries. The hot cross buns served prior to the meal were delicious. The pris fixe dinners that we've had there in the past have been very good and of good value, too. Note to self: Next time check to see when dinner service begins!
This was out second time at Dinner for Two and it did not disappoint. We were there on a Sunday evening and the 3 course special for less than $25 was a great bargain. Wine is reasonably priced, service was attentive, and live classical guitar in the background. Couldn't have asked for a better dinner out in Santa Fe.
My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinners, the wonderful
Caesar salads ( billed for two; large enough for three), an incredibly
wonderful bottle of wine and great service. We are local to Santa Fe
so we choose Dinner for Two and have had consistent good experiences
at this restaurant.
Family owned, Dad, Mom and Chef son and they're long time Santa Feans to boot.
They are wonderful, sincere, friendly, fun. Make you feel at hime, caring staff,
Trained very well, know their wines and the food is superb including table side
Ceasar Salad, Bananas Foster. Not to miss and Gregory's homemade bread.
Been there several times and normally enjoy our dining experience. Unfortunately last night seemed a little lack luster. Our waitress did not attend us in a timely manner and left us hanging. Seems she had too many tables to take care of. We were never offered dessert and had to wait forever to get our check. Seems the whole place was understaffed that evening. They were out of trout at 6:45 and ran out of bread by 7:30. Our food portions were small but good. When we left we grabbed our favorite meal ending snack, chocolate chip cookies and they were just OK, normally to die for. We will return, but were underwhelmed this evening.
There was a medical emergency while we were having our appetizers; since both my husband and I are physicians, we attended to the other customer. Well, while we were giving aid, the staff, who scattered when it all started, chose that moment to deliver our entre. Cold it was by the time all had settled down and we were able to return to our table. Not even a thank you from anyone for our stepping in to assist, that didn't bother me as much as the cold food.
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