The team behind the popular Santa Fe restaurants in Tivoli and Kingston are bringing their Mexican cuisine and margaritas to Woodstock’s one-year-old Hotel Dylan this fall.
The new Santa Fe Woodstock is tentatively scheduled to open the first weekend in October at the corner of Route 28 and Maverick Road, partner Annie Demosthenes said today, declining to divulge more details.
Posts on social media, including the fledgling restaurant’s Facebook page, foretell a setup and menu similar to its two sister restaurants. In a press release circulated this spring, the team shared a few highlights:
You can look forward the same fresh and delicious menu items that you’ve come to love in Tivoli and Kingston; however, we are working on a few additional entrees that we believe you’ll love just as much – juicy Mexican Burgers, more vegan/vegetarian options and more!
At Santa Fe Woodstock you can enjoy Tacos & Tequila Thursdays with taco and margaritas specials all night long!
The 6,500-square-foot restaurant at the 11-room hotel includes a 130-seat dining room, a bar and an upper-level space for catered events and live music, according to a June 2014 article in the New York Post. The hotel, which is owned by Paul Covello and was designed by Bob and Cortney Novogratz, has become something of a media darling in its first year. Its turntable-stocked, musical-theme-named rooms have garnered mentions in the New York Times and Travel + Leisure.
Covello told the Post last year that he was actively seeking a restaurant operator for “a gastropub with local Hudson Valley flavors and weekly unplugged live music shows.”
New York State Liquor Authority records show that the restaurant’s full bar permit was applied for Aug. 19; it is pending.
According to the SLA, the partners in the new venture include Demosthenes and her husband Jim, along with David Weiss, who founded the original Santa Fe in Tivoli, in Dutchess County, 25 years ago. The trio opened Santa Fe Uptown in Kingston’s Stockade District in 2012.
The menus at both of the existing restaurants reflect traditional dishes such as guacamole and plantain starters, quesadillas, tacos and burritos. The Kingston restaurant, at 11 Main St. in the old City Hotel, sports a large U-shaped bar that specializes in tequila.