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christmas day dinner in santa fe

crinkle11 Dec 20, 2008 01:30 PM

Help! My family and I are trying to find a place to eat on Xmas night which is not too fancy or overpriced--which has good food--and which IS OPEN! I was hoping for Cafe Pasqual but they are closed, and Pink Adobe is only doing a lunch. So far I can only find over-priced and over-formal food, and we're running out of time to book. Thanks for any help or recommendations that anyone can give me.

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    crinkle11 Dec 24, 2008 05:31 AM

    Thanks to all of you who tried to help out. I found out that Coyote Cafe was doing their regular menu, so we're going to be going there at 6--it's the Xmas Menus that always gouge you, and leave you far more full than is pleasant. Happy Christmas everyone!

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      LaCaseraLoca Dec 23, 2008 06:23 PM

      What about this buffet at Buffalo Thunder...? 10am to 10pm Christmas Day...


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        crinkle11 Dec 20, 2008 03:40 PM

        it's a good idea but not fool-proof--I just checked out Tulips' web site (listed as available on open table) and they are definitely closed on Xmas Day...

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        1. re: crinkle11
          DebitNM Dec 20, 2008 03:41 PM


          I just saw this is 11 - 3 pm only and you are looking for dinner. Sorry.


        2. DebitNM Dec 20, 2008 03:33 PM

          Go to opentable.com Type in santa fe and 12/25.

          Santa Fe on Christmas Day is going to be expensive. Eldorado Hotel has Eldorado Court Christmas Buffet for $48 a person. [$40 senior]. That may be your best bet.

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