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60 Santa Fe Happy Hours Scheduled at Zia Diner Sept. 2014 3 – 6 p.m. and 8:30 to Close Daily

60 of almost anything is a good thing. 60 sit-ups, 60 deep knee bends, $60, 60 years old, 60 hilarious jokes and 60 Zia Diner Happy Hours are all awesome. Zia Diner has a great Happy Hour. The menu is set, the appetizers are classics (as far as the company and its patrons are concerned) and the drinks are affordable.  So, Sept. 2014 on the Zia Diner schedule on tap so far are 60 Happy Hours, every afternoon from 3 – 6 p.m. and every evening from 8:30, unless otherwise announced. You are all invited, so tell all your friends (60 if possible) and your entire family about Zia Diner’s fleet of September Happy Hours then set up a time to all meet, eat and be merry.

Zia Diner Santa Fe -5 326 S. Guadalupe St Santa Fe NM 505-988-7008

It’s Official, Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam Set for 6 – 8 p.m. Tues. Aug. 19, 2014

Tuesday can be an ordinary day. Zia Diner holds it’s weekly Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam each and every Tuesday from 6 – 8 p.m. and it’s always a good time.

Bluegrass music, its’ incredible American, with roots back to England, Ireland and parts of Europe. Hard to believe as it is, it also has roots tying it back to American Jazz as well.

 

Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam

Event Calendar Santa Fe at Zia Diner, Swing Soleil Graces Stage 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 2014

Happy days are as good as it gets. When a cool band like Swing Soleil arrives on stage and ply their wares, in this case ‘jazz manouche’ inspired by Django Reinhardt, considered by many to be the best guitar player to ever strum a six string guitar, it helps a good day be a happier one.  Zia Diner most months brings ‘Swing Soleil’ Santa Fe, NM’s resident gypsy jazz band in to play two times a month. Each time the band plays the notes emote and the melodies soar and it definitely makes for a good time for one and all.

Event Calendar Santa Fe – Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam 6 – 8 p.m. Aug. 26, 2014

Zia Diner holds its weekly Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam from 6 – 8 p.m. Tues. Aug. 26, 2014. That, as they say (who is they anyway?) is not news. What is news is that it is fun and it is consistent. So if someone is looking for some variety on the event calendar in Santa Fe, NM, there is always the consistent, constant, Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam. Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam

Catering Companies Santa Fe – Zia Diner Offers Full Catering Service with FULL Bar in Santa Fe, NM

Catering companies in Santa Fe NM with a full bar are not a rarity but they are an excellent commodity because one never knows when one needs a catering company that cater an event that includes a full bar with a super talented staff. The Zia Diner offers is a restaurant with a full bar and it offers catering services with a full bar. The company offers full customized menu for events and it offers its own catering menu as well.  Featured below is the company’s catering menu:

Zia Diner Catering Breakfast |Lunch| Platters | Meals | Full Service Bar

The Zia Diner provides full service catering, using the freshest ingredients, making everything in our kitchen. We are happy to provide any of the following items, or sit with you to plan exactly the menu that you envision for your special event.  Call the Zia Diner today at 505-988-7008 to discuss your special event and catering needs.

breakfast

MUFFINS AND PASTRIES An assortment of scones, homemade muffins and Danish, made fresh in our kitchen. small 26. (serves 8-10) large 58 (serves 15-20)

SEASONAL FRESH FRUIT BOWL Fresh fruit and berries, including pineapples, melon, apples, strawberries, mango and grapes small 32. (serves 8-10) large 84 (serves 15-20)

GRANOLA, YOGURT AND FRESH FRUIT PARFAIT Housemade granola, nonfat yogurt and seasonal fresh fruit, either layered as a parfait, or served separately with honey.  small 45. (serves 8-10) large 84 (serves 15-20)

BREAKFAST BURRITO PLATTER Our delicious green chile breakfast burritos, packed with scrambled eggs, hash browns, cheese and green chile, with your choice of applewood  smoked bacon, sausage or ham. 5.25 each (minimum order of 10)

desserts

PIE! Any of our homemade pies available- apple, strawberry-rhubarb, key lime, coconut cream, banana cream and wicked cocoa. Pumpkin and pecan available seasonally. small pie 19 (serves 8) large pie 28 (serves 10)

COOKIES! an assortment of cookies, baked fresh in our kitchen, including chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, momfuku, gluten free sweet corn cookie, gluten free peanut butter chocolate chip. 22 dozen

CUPCAKES! black midnight, red velvet and classic carrot. Custom flavors, min cupcakes also available. 32 dozen

CAKES! black midnight, red velvet, classic carrot. 35 (serves 12-16)

CUSTARD AND BREAD PUDDING with crème anglaise. small 35 (serves 8-10) large 70 (12-16)

sandwich box

fresh fruit and homemade cookie, Gluten free available. please check for price. Minimum order of 8

THE BLAST bacon, lettuce, avocado, swiss, tomato 11.75

CLASSIC CLUB turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo 12.75

BLT bacon, lettuce and tomato 10.75

ROAST TURKEY house roasted turkey, lettuce, tomato, with or without swiss 11.75

TUNA SALAD WITH CHEDDAR 11.75

CHIPOTLE CHICKEN SALAS delicious chipotle mayo chicken salad, lettuce, tomato 12.75

GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST  grilled onions, chipotle mayo, organic greens, on brioche roll 12.75

ROASTED VEGETABLE AND GOAT CHEESE roasted zucchini, eggplant, red bell pepper, goat cheese, greens 12.75

MEATLOAF  our green chile-piñon meatloaf, romaine and mayo on a baguette 13.75

salad box

dressing on the side and a homemade cookie

TUNA NICOISE 4 oz. caught filet, new potatoes, haricot vert, egg, olives and tomato 15.50

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN crispy boneless chicken, romaine, mango, jicama, tomato, toasted almond 13.75

ROASTED BEETS AND GOAT CHEESE with organic greens, toasted pecans 12.75

CLASSICE COBB  house roasted turkey, bacon, blue cheese, egg, tomato, avocado 13.75

ZIA CAESAR romaine, parmesan cheese, croutons, capers, with our without anchovies 11.75

CRISPY GOAT CHEESE organic greens, toasted walnuts, dried cranberries 12.75

SOUTHWESTERN CHICKEN red pepper, roasted corn, crispy tortilla strips, orange-chipotle dressing 13.75 salad platters also available; please call 505-988-7008 for prices.

platters and meals

MEATBALLS FOR A CROWD our house made green chile-piñon meatballs, roasted, served with marinara, parmesan and toasted baguette small 75. (serves 10-15) large 140. (serves 20-25)

ARTICHOKE HEARTS PARMESAN our famous warm artichoke heart and parmesan dip, baguette small 70. (serves 10-15) large 130 (serves 20-25)

GREEK HUMMUS PLATTER house made hummus, kalamata olives, tomato, sliced red onion, warm pita bread small 75. (serves 10-15) large 140 (serves 20-25)

CHICKEN WING house made spicy wings with homemade creamy blue cheese or ranch dressing small 75. (serves 10-15) large 140. (serves 20-25)

4 CHEESE GREEN CHILE MACE AND CHEESE small 70. (serves 10-15) large 130 (serves 20-25)

MEATLOAF DINNER PLATTER famous green chile-piñon meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy small 110. (serves 10-15) large 190 (serves 20-25)

SANDWICH PLATTER  an assortment of our slice sandwiches small 95 (serves 10-15) large 170. (serves 20-25)

FRESH VEGETABLE PLATTER seasonal vegetables including radishes, carrots, green beans, jicama, bell peppers with ranch or blue cheese dressing. small 35. (serves 8-10) large 70. (serves 15-20)

ROASTED VEGETABLE PLATE roasted seasonal vegetables including zucchini, asparagus, peppers, eggplant, squash with sherry vinaigrette small 55. (serves 8-10) large 95. (serves 15-20)

custom catering menus

Please call! We have an extensive menu of custom hors d’oeuvre, mini cocktail sandwiches and desserts. We can help you with an afternoon tea for 10, holiday breakfast for the family, or a dinner party for 60.

full service bar

We also provide full bar service, and we have a staff of experienced and professional servers and bartenders. For larger events, we are also able to coordinate any rentals you may require.

Credit card required to place catering orders. Changes or cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. Orders cancelled within 24 hours of scheduled pick up will be charged 50% of order. Orders cancelled on the day of pick up will be charged 100% of your order. Prices subject to change.

 

ZIA DINER CATERING

Call 505-988-7008 to discuss your catering needs today!

Dessert Restaurant Santa Fe New Mexico – Zia Diner Serves Up Desserts To Patrons

“Would you like to look at our dessert menu?”, this question is asked by restaurants across America every single day of the year. The answer to that famous end of the meal server question is almost always “no thanks.” The Zia Diner has a terrific dessert menu and it makes its own desserts. Below is the Zia Diner’s current dessert menu:

Red Velvet Cake 6.95

Black Midnight Cake 6.95 Classic Carrot Cake 6.95

Strawberry Shortcake 7.95

Custard Bread Pudding with creme anglaise 6.95

Zia Éclair 5.95

Ice Cream Sundae, Hot Fudge, Caramel GF 6.95

Brownie Sundae an outrageous brownie, vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and caramel sauce, fresh whipped cream 7.95 Old Fashioned Tapioca GF 5.95

Famous Homemade Pies by the slice  6.95

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb, Key Lime, Banana Cream, Wicked Cocoa, Coconut Cream,  Apple Crumb a la mode add 1.75

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Event Calendar Santa Fe – Zia Diner Happy Hour 3 – 6 p.m. and 8:30 to Close Daily

Zia Diner, like a lot of places these days, holds ‘Happy Hour’, a fun time with great deals on food and drinks, each day the company is open. Sometimes if there is a special event the company will not have Happy Hour, but most days it’s game on for the Zia Diner Happy Hour….!

Zia Diner Santa Fe -5 326 S. Guadalupe St Santa Fe NM 505-988-7008

Swing Soleil, Gypsy Jazz Band that Plays “Jazz Manouche”, To Perform 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Thurs. Aug. 14, 2014

Jazz Manouche, hardly anyone knows what it is, but when it’s played people get it immediately because it’s gypsy jazz, and it makes people happy when hearing for the 1st time or the 10oth time. Jazz Manouche is what ‘Swing Soleil’ plays. It plays its well because the musicians in the band are very good. The band is comprised of two guitarists, one stand up bass player and one violist. The band members are as follows: Swing Soleil left to right- Zeke Severson, Alma Zazz, Patrick Longmire, Hilary Schacht, and Charlie Freeman.

Swing Soleil left to right: Zeke Severson, Alma Zazz, Patrick Longmire, Hilary Schacht, and Charlie Freeman.

Event Calendar Santa Fe NM – Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam Tues. 6 – 8 p.m. Aug. 12, 2014

Bluegrass Music takes center stage at the Zia Diner from 6 – 8 p.m. Tues. Aug. 12, 2014. Each Tuesday the company offers local musicians that play bluegrass music a place to come ply their musical wears by serving up the bar area as the platform for the Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam.

This music is known to originate from the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia. Founded as a music style there, bluegrass music has roots in Irish music, English Music and even American Jazz.

Zia Diner Bluegrass Jam

Bars and Drinks Santa Fe NM Zia Diner

Looking for a place to get an adult beverage in Santa Fe gets harder as time goes by because it’s harder to keep an establishment open due to the fact that the economy has been tough since 2008 and people are drinking less these days. Zia Diner is very happy to be one of the places people can come to get a cool or a hot beverage made for adults. Below is the current Zia Diner drink menu:

WARM DRINKS FOR COLD DAYS

Irish Coffee Jameson, Irish Whiskey, Brown Sugar, Coffee and Cream

Kioki Coffee Brandy, Kahlua, Dark Crème De Cacao, Coffee and Cream

Hot Chocolate Macaroon Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, Kahlua, Hot Chocolate

Nutty Irishman Bailey’s Irish Cream, Frangelico and Coffee

Mayan Hot Chocolate Mexican Hot Chocolate, Brandy, Amaretto, Whipped Cream and pinch of Red Chile

Blueberry Tea Amaretto, Grand Marnier and Earl Grey Tea

English Tea with a Twist Santa Fe Spirits Apple Brandy, Earl Grey Tea, Lemon and Cloves

Hot Toddy Whiskey or Brandy, Honey, Lemon and Cloves

 

COLD DRINKS FOR HOT DAYS

Santa Fe Sunset Martini  Absolut Mango, Grand Marnier, Orange  and Lime Juice 11.00

Pisco Sour – Don Cesar Pisco, lemon juice,  meringue. 9.50

Caipirinha - Pitu Brazilian Rum, fresh limes and cane sugar. 9.00

Brazilian Dream   A Caipirinha with coconut milk

Mojito – Bacardi Light Rum, lime juice, fresh mint, splash soda water 10.00

Mojito de Pino  A mojito with fresh pineapple

Moscow Mule Ketel One Citron, fresh ginger, lime juice

Pina Colada Light Rum, Coco Lopez, Pinaapple Juice 9.00

Sam’s New Old Fashioned Maker’s Mark Bourbon, toasted orange zest, orange bitters

French Gimlet Tanquerey gin, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice

Cucumber Cooler Cucumber-infused vodka on ice with a splash of lime 9.00

Red Ale Cooler Marble Red Ale with St. Germain Liqueur and a splash of OJ

Cosmopolitan – Absolut Citron, Cointreau, lime juice and cranberry Pama

Cosmo – as above with Pomegrante Liquor

Mangopolitan – Absolut Mango, Cointreau, lime juice, Cranberry juice Irish Cream Espresso

White Chocolate Martini Stoli Vanilla Vodka, Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur, Garnished with Grated Chocolate

Apple Fireball Fireball Whiskey served with bottle of Strongbow Cider

Caramel Latte Chilled Espresso, Van Gogh Caramel Vodka, Kahlua and Cream on the rocks

Rye Manhattan Bulleit Rye Whiskey, Earl Grey Infused Sweet Vermouth, Bitters

 

MARGARITAS

Zia Margarita – tequila, Triple Sec and lime juice 7.50

Cuervo Gold – Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Triple Sec and lime juice 9.00

Grand Gold – Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Grand Marnier and lime juice 10.00

Silver Coin – Herradura – a Silver Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice 10.50

French Raspberry Margarita – Herradura Silver Tequila, Chambord and lime juice  11.00

Coconut Margarita – Tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice and Coco Lopez. 11.00

Marcy Margarita – Herradura Silver Tequila, Grand Marnier and lime juice 11.00

El Tesoro Silver – El Tesoro Plata Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice 12.00

El Tesoro Reposado – El Tesoro Reposado Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice 12.00

El Tesoro Grande – El Tesoro Anejo Tequila, Grand Marnier and lime juice 13.00

Patron Silver – Patron Plata Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice 13.00

Patron Reposado – Patron Reposado Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice 14.00

Patron Grande – Patron Anejo Tequila, Grand Marnier and lime juice 15.00

Pomegranate Margarita – tequila, Pama, Cointreau and lime juice 11.00

DRAUGHT BEER Half or Full Pint 3.5 / 5.25 

Santa Fe Brewing Pale Ale, Santa Fe Brewing Dirty Blonde,, Guinness Stout,  Marble Brewery Red Ale, Marble Brewery IPA, Newcastle Nut Brown, La Cumbre Brewing Pilsner, 4./6.

BOTTLED BEER

Strongbow Hard Cider $5.00

Budweiser, Bud Lite, Coors Light $3.75

Dos XX Lager, Dos XX Amber, Stella Artois 4.50

Amstel Light, Negra Modelo, Kaliber (NA) $4.50

Chelada ice-cold Corona or XX Lager with fresh lime juice in a salted glass $6.50

SODA FOUNTAIN AND COLD DRINKS

BIG Milkshakes & Malts – Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry GF 6.95 Watermelon Chill  Fresh Watermelon, Vanilla Syrup and Ice, blended 6.95 Mocha Chill  Espresso, Chocolate, Light Cream and Ice, blended 5.95 Orange Creamsicle  Vanilla Ice Cream, OJ and Ice, Blended  5.95 Root Beer Float GF 5.95 Italian Soda Vanilla or Strawberry, with or without Cream 4.95 Iced Tea, Herbal Iced Tea, Lemonade 2.55 Iced Chai Made with milk or Rice Milk 4.75 Specialty Shakes 16 oz. glass 6.95 Cookies and Cream – Oreo cookies and vanilla ice cream Hot Fudge Sundae – Hot fudge sundae, peanuts, whipped cream and cherry Orange Creamsicle – Just like it sounds, cream and delicious! Nutella-Banana – Big scoop of nutella and fresh banana – Yum! Espresso Milkshake  GF 6.95 Root Beer Float GF 5.95

Coffee and Tea

Agapao Certified Organic Fair-Trade 2.55

Espresso 2.75

Cappuccino 3.75

Café Latte 4.75

Vanilla Latte 4.95

Café Mocha 4.95

Hot Chocolate 4.75

Mexican Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon 4.75

Teas Mint, Green, Lemon Chamomile, Breakfast Blend, Earl Grey 2.50

Oregon Chai with Milk or Rice Milk 4.75

Iced Tea, Herbal Iced Tea, Lemonade 2.55

Iced Chai Made Milk Or Rice Milk 4.75

Open all day every day from 7 a.m.
326 S Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
505.988.7008