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    Shadeh at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino

    You don't have to go all the way to Vegas to find top-notch shows, entertainment and casinos. Look no further than Santa Fe, and more specifically Buffalo...

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    La Cantina at Casa Sena

    Love to hum along? Servers have been singing for your supper at The Cantina at La Casa Sena for over 30 years. Hear the best of Broadway mixed with pop...

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    The Palace Restaurant and Saloon

    The Palace is the place to go for late-night music. Adjacent to Burro Alley, in the city's former Red Light District, it has a rich history. The circa 1900...

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    La Fiesta at La Fonda on the Plaza

    La Fiesta Lounge at La Fonda on the Plaza, Santa Fe's oldest hotel, is popular night spot with music six nights a week. The dimly-lit bar just off the lobby...

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    El Farol

    El Farol, the site of the oldest restaurant in Santa Fe, is known for its extensive tapas menu and late night scene with music until around midnight seven...

    Photo courtesy of Courtesy El Farol Santa Fe
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    Want a western bar straight out of Central Casting? Head to Cowgirl BBQ. Walls here are lined with cowgirl memorabilia and you'll often see working cowgirls...

    Photo courtesy of Cowgirl Santa Fe
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    ¡ Chispa! at El Meson

    ¡Chispa! the bar at the Spanish restaurant El Meson, has been a Santa Fe music destination since the start of the new millennium. There's music five nights...

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    Vanessie Santa Fe Restaurant & Lounge

    Love listening to mellow piano music? Head to Vanessie, Santa Fe's popular piano bar where they've been tickling the ivories nightly since 1983. Local...

    Photo courtesy of Vanessie Santa Fe Restaurant & Lounge
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    The Den

    See and be seen at The Den, downstairs from the popular Coyote Café. This chic cocktail lounge part with its young vibe is a favorite of Santa Fe's...

    Photo courtesy of courtesy The Den
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    Secreto Lounge

    Secreto is one of the worst-kept secrets in town. This popular bar, just off the striking lobby of the vintage Hotel St. Francis, has a dedicated following...

    Photo courtesy of Secreto Lounge

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