The Ore House on the Plaza, Santa Fe

Member Rating 4 out of 5 by Foxboro Marmot on June 26, 2004

The Ore House balcony is a super place for lunch in Santa Fe. Overlooking the Plaza, it’s comfortable, catching the summer breezes, and there’s always something going on down there to watch. The balcony is only two tables wide: singles and pairs have the best shot at getting a table right at the edge. Larger parties will wind up in the second row, up against the building. Lunch can be inexpensive too… iced tea at $1, Greek salads for $9, club sandwiches for $8.50. The most economical choices are the taco, enchilada or burrito plates… each is offered at lunch as either a single or a double. The single taco plate is $5. But watch out: chips and salsa, a freebie in many places, will set you back $4.

I’ve been indoors here for dinner in the winter and, though I can no longer remember the meal or price, I do remember a warm fire burning on a cold night and a comfortable contentment after coming in from the cold. Then again, the margaritas may have had something to do with it…

Ore House on the Plaza
50 Lincoln Avenue
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
(505) 983-8687

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