We've not been in Santa Fe in many years. When last there (perhaps 15+ years ago), we remember having outstanding dinners at Santacafe, Geronimo, The Compound, Coyote Cafe and some other places whose names we can't recall. For lunch we had terrific meals at Cafe Pasqual's and another place that had a patio and wonderful food and sopapillas (served on the side). There was another place that we went to for drinks after dinner (it was upstairs) where the serving crew did terrific entertaining…singing pop and Broadway hits. We had such a good time, but can't remember the name. is it still there??
We're likely going to be back in Santa Fe later this year (in the Spring). Are any of these places still there and are they still great? Where would you go for 4-5 terrific dinners in Santa Fe? Is the dining scene still great in SF, or is it past its glory days?
An honest evaluation and recommendations would be very much appreciated, especially about the places we remember from the past.
Also, where in town would you stay…convenience and comfort are important; cost, less so.