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Indoor/Outdoor Dining see "More". Fine dining experience & Deli Take-Out, merging new world Italian cuisine with old world traditions in the signature style of Award-winning Chef Cristian Pontiggia. Voted in the Top 10% of Restaurants Worldwide by TripAdvisor. And Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner. Situated within a short walk of the historic Plaza, and neighbor to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Serving Holiday meals see "More".

"...everything about Sassella is elegant, gracefully operatic setting, presentation and truly fine Italian dining experience in the venerable residence and patio." - Albuquerque Journal.

Phone: (505)982-6734call


Address: 225 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501  MAP


DINNER: Mon - Sat: 4:30pm- 8.15pm last seating. 10pm close.

LUNCH: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 1:30pm, (closed Wed) Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

CURBSIDE Pick Up options also available. Call in your order.

OPEN Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve. Call for hours. 

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Price Range: $11 - $65

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.

NOW you can enjoy full meals and specialty dishes and delights from our Sassella Deli. Choose from our weekly pasta specials and full meal preparations, including full Holiday Meals for your family.

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, UV filtered indoors, with beautiful interior & contemporary decor in an historic, iconic building.

Join us for our Gin & Amaro Tastings. Click weblink for dates and details.

“This 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