About Santa Fe Restaurant:

Santa Fe was established in the 80's by German Chef Mark Hollger and his wife Wendy at 801 Frenchmen, it quickly developed an important folllowing as it served the best margaritas and unique Southwestern cuisine with European flair.

Today, the tradition lives on at 3201 Esplanade Avenue under new passionate ownership, still serving the very best margaritas prepared only with the freshest ingredients and top quality tequilas daily, a very rich up-to-date menu including new Latin and Spanish creations as well as the unique classic "Santa Fe" dishes, thus appealing to many different tastes.

Sipping Sante Fe's fresh fruit frozen margaritas on the covered patio on beautiful Esplanade Avenue, accompanied with freshly prepared complimentary corn chips and salsa, listenning to live jazz on Thursday and Sunday evenings and mingling with the many wonderful regulars is the best way to enjoy life in New Orleans.

3201 Esplanade Avenue
Mid City, New Orleans LA 70119

Open 11am - 10 pm Tuesdays thru Sundays
Sunday brunch served 11am-3pm
Closed on Mondays

Contact us:
Tel: 504 948 0077
Email: laleergun@mtmgroup.net

Appetizers:

  • Gazpacho $6-8
    fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, vegetables, cilantro; cup or bowl.
    (with jumbo lump crabmeat or grilled jumbo shrimp) $9-11
  • Santa Fe Ceviche $13
    with fresh fish, jumbo shrimp, calamari, greens, avocado, red onion, radish,
    tomato and cilantro.
  • Salpicón de mariscos $11
    our seafood salad with octopus, shrimp, calamari, fresh bell peppers, cilantro, red onions and avocado, marinated in extra virgin olive oil and vinegar.
  • Crispy fried Calamari $11
    served with roasted chili remoulade and greens.
  • Tuna tostada $15
    seared yellow fin tuna, served over crispy corn tortilla, lettuce, black beans, guacamole, fresh corn salsa, pico de gallo, sour cream, cilantro and jalapeños.
  • Steamed Mussels $11
    in tomato, chorizo, cilantro and fennel and white wine broth, served with crostini.
  • Boliños de Bacalau $9
    cod fish and potato croquettes served with smoked paprika aioli.
  • Santa Fe Hot Wings $7
    drumettes coated with house chipotle honey glaze.
  • Tortilla Crusted Crab Cakes $15
    served with jalapeño tartar sauce and organic greens.
  • Empanadas $7
    2 home made pies with beef or crawfish filling, served with corn relish.
  • Fried Green Tomatoes $15
    with grilled jumbo shrimp, served with greens, roasted chili remoulade, capers.
  • Garlic Shrimp $13
    Sautéed fresh shrimp in light garlic, white wine and cilantro sauce. Served with crostini.

Dips:

All served with fresh tortilla chips.
  • Guacamole $7
  • Queso $6
  • Bean dip $6
  • Salsa (first one is complimentary) $2

Nachos:

House tortilla chips with tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, jalapeños.
  • Santa Fe, with cheeses and nuts $7
  • Regular, with beans and cheeses $7
  • Deluxe, with beef, beans and cheeses $9
  • Del mar, with seafood, beans and cheeses $13

Salads:

  • House salad $7
    with organic greens, tomatoes, onions, carrots, radishes, cucumbers and avocado. Served with herb balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Santa Fe Caesar salad $7
    with romaine hearts, roasted bell peppers,shaved fresh parmesan and crostini bread.
       With chicken breast add $5
       With grilled shrimp, seared fresh tuna, grilled tenderloin or fried oysters add $7
  • Roasted beet salad $9
    with goat cheese, pecans and balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Taco salad $11
    crisp wheat tortilla filled with beef, lettuce, cheeses, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream.
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Salad $15
    with avocado, tomatoes, red onions and cilantro lime vinagrette. Served with crostini.

Tacos:

2 warm, soft flour tortillas with your choice of filling, served with Chef’s special dressings, lettuce guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, cheeses and jalapeños.
  • Slow roasted pork, with fresh cilantro and onion $13
  • Grilled, sautéed or flash fried fresh fish $15
  • Flash fried fresh oysters or soft shell crab $15
  • Grilled Tenderloin $15
  • Grilled chicken or grilled fresh vegetables $13
  • Fried/sautéed fresh shrimp $15

Quesadillas:

10” flour tortillas served with pico de gallo, lettuce, guacamole, sour cream, jalapeños
  • Grilled chicken and portobello mushroom $13
  • Seafood or steak$14
  • Roasted Pork or sauteed fresh vegetables $11

Enchiladas/Burritos:

Served with sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, jalapeños
  • Chicken, beef, pork or vegetable $12
  • Seafood $14

Tamales:

Topped with slow roasted pulled pork or chicken, house poblano sauce, cheeses.
  • Chicken or pork $12

Fajitas:

Served with warm flour tortillas, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, jalapenos
  • Gipsy, beef and chicken $19
  • Seafood, shrimp and crawfish $17

Main Courses - Meat & Poultry:

  • Chicken Maximilian $19
    the classic Santa Fe chicken breast roulade filled with roasted anaheim pepper, chorizo and cheeses. Served with rice, black beans and vegetables. Only available Thursdays through Sundays.
  • Rueda de Huevo $15
    Fried flour tortillas filled with sweet potato puree and poblano chicken. Topped with cheeses and fried egg.
  • Chili Relleno $12
    roasted, batter fried chili pepper with your choice of beef, chicken or pork fillings, topped with poblano sauce and cheeses, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and jalapeños.
  • Santa Fe Combo $16
    chicken enchilada, beef relleno and chicken or pork tamale topped with poblano sauce and cheeses.
  • Santa Fe Steak Frites $23
    grilled pepper crusted ribeye with wild mushroom bordelaise, served with yuca fries, fresh vegetables.
  • Carne Asada $25
    8 oz grilled tenderloin served with rice, beans, vegetables, creole sauce, cheeses and guacamole.
  • Santa Fe Burger $10
    with tomatoes, onion, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos, house pickles and cheese, served with yuca fries.
  • Spanish Omelet $9
    with chorizo, mushrooms, potatoes, onions, bell peppers, cheeses. Served with sweet potato puree.

Main Courses - Fish & Seafood:

  • Pescado Fresco $17
    pan sautéed fresh fish of the day served with rice and vegetables and citrus beurre blanc.
  • Camarones enchilados $15
    6 seared jumbo shrimp with chipotle tomato sauce, served with rice and beans.
  • Jumbo Diver Scallops $23
    with grilled pineapple salsa, served with green beans and roasted chili brabant potatoes.
  • Santa Fe Seafood Pasta $17
    with mussels, shrimp, crawfish, calamari in a spicy creole tomato sauce.
  • Santa Fe Seafood Combo $17
    with Crawfish, shrimp and crabmeat topped with poblano sauce and cheeses.
  • Crispy Skin North Atlantic Salmon $17
    with chorizo and roasted corn ragout, smoked tomato beurre blanc and roasted potatoes.

Desserts:

  • Santa Fe flan$7
  • Tres leches $7
  • Creme brulèe $7
  • Chocolate Ganache cake $7
  • Cheese cakes $7
  • Mango mousse $7
  • Please inquire about our daily special desserts.

RED WINE:

  • CALINA (Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile) $6 / $24
  • CANVAS (Merlot, Napa California) $6 / $24
  • ALTOSUR (Malbec, Argentina) $8 / $34
  • HENRY LAGARDE (Malbec, Argentina) $9 / $39
  • LECHUZA (Garnacha, Spain) $7 / $28
  • CARTLIDGE & BROWNIE (Pinot Noir, North Coast) $8 / $34
  • MAS DONIS (Garnacha/Sirah, Spain) $8 / $34
  • POSTALES (Cabernet/Malbec, Argentina) $7 / $30
  • JP AZEITAO (Sirah/Merlot, Portugal) $7 / $30
  • MAS DE LA SOURCE (Sirah tradition, France) $7 / $30
  • Chateau des THIBEAUD (Bordeaux, France) $7 / $30
  • TARON (Tempranillo, Spain) $7 / $30
  • Chateau BARRAIL CHEVROL (Fronsac, France) $9 / $39

WHITE WINE:

  • CALINA (Chardonnay, Chile) $6 / $24
  • BEAU RIVAGE (Bordeaux, France) $8 / $34
  • NAMORIO (Albarino, Spain) $8 / $34
  • POSTALES (Sauvignon/Semillon, Argentina) $7 / $30
  • J PINOT GRIS (California) $9 / $39
  • MAS DE LA SOURCE (Chardonnay, Pays DOc) $9/ $39
  • SANCLODIO (Ribeiro, Spain) $8 / $34
  • SANTA JULIA (Pinot Grigio, Argentina) $7 / $30
  • LA COTE BLANCHE (Macon Villages, France) $8 / $34
  • SIX HATS (Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa) $8 / $34
  • CHATEAU LA FREYNELLE (Bordeaux, France) $8 / $34
  • GILBERT PICQ (Chablis, France) $39
  • LAROCHE (Burgundy, France) $39

ROSE:

  • CHATEAU DE CAMPUGET (France) $7 / $30

CHAMPAGNE:

  • PERRIER JOUET (France) $48
  • FRANCOIS MONTAND (France) $28

OUR AWARD WINNING MARGARITAS

Made with freshly squeezed limes and 100% pure agave tequilas

Santa Fe House (Silver tequila)

  • By the glass $7
  • Frozen and fresh fruit $7
  • Decanter (1/2 liter) $22
  • Liter $39

Santa Fe Gold (Gold tequila)

  • By the glass $7
  • Decanter (1/2 liter) $22
  • Liter $39

Santa Fe Perfect (Gold tequila and Cointreau)

  • By the glass $9
  • Decanter (1/2 liter) $30
  • Liter $51

Top Shelf

  • By the glass $10
  • Decanter (1/2 liter) $35
  • Liter $58

SANTA FE SANGRIA

  • By the glass $6
  • Decanter (1/2 liter) $15
  • Liter $25

BEERS

  • Domestic Beers $4.00
  • Imported Beers $5.00

Beverages:

  • Soft Drinks $2
  • Perrier $3
  • Iced tea $2
  • San Pelegrino (1.2 LITER) $4
  • Bottled spring water (Mountain Valley) $1.50
  • European dark roast coffees, regular and decaf / hot teas $2
  • Santa Fe Coffee (with Kahlua, brandy and whipped cream) $6
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