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La Fonda Experience: Day 1

Updated: Dec 12, 2023

Here are our recommendations for your first day in Santa Fe!


Start off with an incredible breakfast at La Plazuela, located in La Fonda. Top recommendations include the La Fonda Eggs Benedict, Huevos Oaxacas (w/ green onion-cilantro scrambled eggs, crispy tortilla strips, salsa roja, poblano rajas, Mexican cheeses serves with black beans & grilled breakfast potatoes) and our famous Avocado Toast!


Take a complimentary Docent Tour to learn more about the art & history of La Fonda! Tours are offered Wednesday through Saturday, 10:30Am to 11:30Am. Space is limited and advanced booking is required. I For reservations email concierge@lafondasantafe.com or call 505-995-2333


Get to know Santa Fe on the Loretto Line Tour! If you are looking for professionally-guided day tours in and around Santa Fe with experienced and passionate tour guides, you have come to the right place. No one does sightseeing in historic Santa Fe better than the Loretto Lines.


After your tours, take a short walk down to the Plaza Cafe for lunch....this retro spot for classic diner fare along with Southwestern comfort food in a family-friendly setting is one of our favorites!


Next, our intimate Spa in Santa Fe promotes tranquility through professional massage therapies, allowing guests to revel in a state of relaxation.


For dinner, book reservations at Sazón before you arrive, as it one of the most popular restaurants in Santa Fe. Chef Olea creates sophisticated flavors using Old Mexico’s indigenous and culinary traditions alongside ingredients from around the world. His menu is deliberately small, featuring fresh and locally sourced produce and meats when possible. Nothing evokes the mystery of Mexican cuisine more than mole, a regional dish from the heart of the country. The origin of Mexican mole is mysterious. Some say it was an Aztec delicacy served to the Spanish conquistadors. Others say 16th century Hispanic nuns created it. We’re not sure of the origin, nor can the original recipe be defined



La Plazuela Restaurant

Fresh and flavorful, La Plazuela takes an innovative approach to Santa Fe dining and New Mexican cuisine, cooking up traditional recipes with enticing new twists. Nestled in the heart of La Fonda on the Plaza, is the most romantic among restaurants in Santa Fe. La Plazuela will take you on a food adventure that offers an intimate dining experience, presenting guests with tantalizing New World twists on Southwestern cuisine.





La Fonda Art & History Tour

La Fonda's has a 100 year old history that will transport you back in time. Join us for a complimentary docent-led art & history tour of the hotel which is filled with stories about Fred Harvey and the Harvey girls, the architecture and the beautiful art collection that graces the lobby, hallways and rooms in the hotel.


For reservations

505-995-2333


Wednesday - Saturday

103AM to 11:30AM


Loretto Line Tours

Santa Fe's oldest and finest tour company!


Loretto Line Tours depart from La Fonda Hotel


Tickets can be purchased from the tour guide. First come, first served. No reservations!


Thursday through Monday at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm.

East San Francisco Street Entrance


Plaza Cafe Downtown

The Plaza Cafe, Santa Fe’s oldest restaurant, has been serving highly acclaimed, authentic traditional dishes since 1905.



Hours

Monday 8AM–8PM Tuesday 8AM–8PM Wednesday 8AM–8PM Thursday 8AM–8PM Friday 7AM–9PM Saturday 7AM–9PM Sunday 7AM–9PM


The Spa at La Fonda

Slip away from the rigors of daily life with a soothing experience at The Spa at La Fonda on the Plaza.



Sazón

Elevated Latin American cuisine & specialty cocktails served in a dimly lit, Mexican-themed space.


Reservations: opentable.com


Hours: Monday 5–9 PM

Tuesday 5–9 PM

Wednesday 5–9 PM

Thursday 5–9 PM

Friday 5–9 PM

Saturday 5–9 PM

Sunday Closed


We hope you enjoy your stay at La Fonda Santa Fe! Please let us know if we can help make your visit more enjoyable.


La Fonda Concierges


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