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dorowang May 28, 2009 05:47 PM

My boyfriend and I are celebrating an anniversary in Santa Fe in June and would like to find a special occasion restaurant for dinner--anything but a steakhouse. I haven't been to Santa Fe in a few years. I remember Geronimo's was decent. Is it still good? Are there other better places? We are partial to healthy food. I vaguely remember a little Japanese noodle place that was wonderful but don't remember the name and don't know if it's still there. Thanks for any help!

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    JulietteSehee May 31, 2009 10:08 AM

    If you're up for asian Mauka on Agua Fria is wonderful. Interesting, clean, fresh, intimate.

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      GregM May 30, 2009 05:45 AM

      Geronimo's went through a rough patch but chef Eric DeStefano is back and I just ate there last week and it was GREAT. I had the roasted beet appetizer and the scallops for my entree. There were 7 of us for dinner and no one had any complaints. Also recommend the Compound. Both are pricey but worth it. I think the Japanese noodle place you're thinking of is MuDu Noodles. Yes, it's still there and still good.

      1. DebitNM May 28, 2009 06:44 PM

        The Compound; it is made for special occasions. it is $$$$ but wonderful.

        For something less expensive, but nice atmosphere and excellent food
        Andiamo!

        La Boca for tapas,excellent but the tables are a bit close

        There are lots of threads on here:

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/94599

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/587052

        Deb

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        Compound Restaurant
        653 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501

        Andiamo
        322 Garfield Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501

        La Boca
        72 West Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501

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