Welcome to Julia: Santa Fe’s best new restaurant and an homage to one of its oldest tales. Enjoy a flurry of Southwestern flavors with an enticing, exciting, and unexpected collection of courses. Julia is defined by its focus on locally sourced ingredients and polished takes on signature dishes.
The restaurant’s namesake and muse is Julia Staab, an elegant Santa Fe socialite and matriarch of the prominent Staab family. In 1882, Mrs. Staab and her family, including her husband Abraham Staab, built a three-story brick mansion – in the French Second Empire-style – just two blocks east of the Santa Fe Plaza. The couple and their children entertained Santa Fe’s well-heeled social circles in the grand residence, enjoying a life of opulence and local prestige. The grand residence was decorated with ornate European materials, creating an environment so enticing that the ghost of Mrs. Staab is said to have taken up permanent residence. The dining room at the new Santa Fe restaurant retains touches of the 19th century flair for which the original Staab mansion was renowned. Menus pay tribute to the restaurant’s original resident with refined flavors and perfectly plated presentations, channeling Mrs. Staab’s inspired sense of occasion and style.
The Julia Culinary Team was recently featured at the James Beard House in New York.
Open Daily for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Cocktails
In the spirit of the restaurant’s namesake, Julia’s menu is refined and adventurous. The woman who inspired these courses traveled the Santa Fe Trail and started a family in the harsh environs of the American Southwest. In her honor, we have crafted a collection of entrées, tapas, starters and sides that put a twist on tradition. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails, Julia’s menu features a wide variety of traditional entrées with a twist and new recipes that you’ll love.
Reservations at Julia are strongly recommended. Call (505) 986-0000 or reserve online by clicking the button below.
Julia is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 6:30 am to 9:30 pm.
Reservations are recommended for dinner from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in our dining room. While we cannot guarantee reservations for patio seating, we will make every effort to accommodate your party.
A native of New Mexico, Executive Sous Chef Mary Loya brings a lifetime of authentic culinary experience to Julia, a Spirited Restaurant & Bar in Santa Fe.
Loya developed an early love of cooking, working with her parents in the restaurant business from the time she was just a youngster. After cooking at several prominent restaurants, she found her true home at La Posada de Santa Fe more than two decades ago.
Over the years, her innate talent for creating Southwestern cuisine has earned her multiple promotions and accolades. She takes inspiration from the seasonal ingredients and flavors of the region to craft menus that are both unexpected and familiar. Specialties such as her Chicken Mole (with a hint of cherry) and Green Chile Stew are justifiably renowned as the best in Santa Fe.
View a recent Local Flavor Magazine article here.
Call Us (505)986-0000
Come Over: 330 East Palace Avenue, Santa FE, NM 87501 USA