Fine dining experience merging new world Italian cuisine with old world traditions in the signature style of Award-winning Chef Cristian Pontiggia. Situated within a short walk of the historic Plaza, and neighbor to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.
"...everything about Sassella is exceptional...an elegant, gracefully operatic setting, presentation and truly fine Italian dining experience in the venerable residence and patio." - Albuquerque Journal.
Address: 225 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 MAP
Mon-Sat: Lunch:11.30am - 2:30pm.
Dinner: Mon - Sat: 5pm-close.
Full Bar reopens: 4.30pm.
OPEN Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve.
Price Range: $11 - $45
Chef Pontiggia hails from the tiny historic village of Sassella in the Italian Alps, known for its historic vineyards and distinctive wines. In addition to working at two Michelin Star awarded restaurants in Europe, he has received awards for cooking and wine knowledge from the Chaine des Routisseurs, the Italian government recognizes him as a Master Chef, and he holds a culinary degree that certifies him as a Doctor of Oenogastronomy.
At Sassella Chef brings the underlying tradition of fine Italian dining into contemporary world cuisine, producing innovative dishes that are a delight to the eye as well as the palate.
Enjoy delicious antipasti, insalate & zuppe, housemade melt-in-your-mouth pasta, risotto, seafood and meat dishes. Complimented by excellent service, a full bar serving unique cocktails and favorites, and a world-class, comprehensive wine list.
Shaded summer courtyard, (dogs are welcome) and spacious, beautiful interior with contemporary decor in an historic, iconic building.
“This is a new restaurant and is certainly immediately among the top 5 in Santa Fe. Fabulous!” - Open Table Review
"Loved the entire experience! Loved the gin cocktails, food, wine, ambiance and service! It was a great experience...twice!" - TripAdvisor Review