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Palacio Cafe

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209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-989-3505
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Temple, Texas
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301 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit Santa Fe yearly, and this is one place that we just don't miss! The food is outstanding! Can't miss with the green chile stew or the chicken enchiladas. The flan is the best I've ever had! It's a small place--10 tables or so--and parking is a problem. This trip, we found a new second location--owned by the son... More 

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This cafe is conveniently located near the town "square" and has a number of choices of delicious food.

Thank AussieOs-57
Index, Washington
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Huevos Rancheros are the best that I have ever had. We opted to have them "Christmas" style with both red and green sauce and they were delicious. Served with warm, thick flour tortillas. We hope to make this a Sunday morning tradition any time we are staying at La Casa De Mis Sueños in Santa Fe. This family run... More 

Thank IndexDavid
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This small but warm hospitality and excellent food is a great place to go when you are seeing all of the very interesting spots in downtown Santa Fe.

1 Thank Robert B
Saskatoon, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had an early supper around 4pm. Tim had the steak tacos with beans and rice, which he loved. I ordered the green chile stew which I had never had before. My word it is sooo good!! And I also had a beef and bean burrito with green chile sauce. It was huge and so good. Needless... More 

1 Thank CDCtc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've traveled from California, through Colorado, but the food here beats it all. If you want something really homemade, Mexican, like abuelita made, and super delicious, come here. We are here every day of our visit, breakfast, lunches, and deserts!

Thank Ginny A
Lubbock, Texas
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked over to the Palacio Cafe from our hotel (the Drury Inn) and sat outside for lunch after spending the morning hiking near Santa Fe. The sandwiches were tasty and the location was perfect. I can't speak for inside the restaurant, but sitting outside in the nice spring weather made for a great lunch.

2 Thank WestTXTraveler12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, they strive to please the customer⭐ Perfect eggs, coffee was delicious, the two sauces (red & green) they gave us samples The veggie breakfast burrito was not greasy and they made it as we wished We asked for egg whites, no cheese, and all the veggies smother in green sauce with some red sauce on the inside More... More 

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Leander, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived, we were seated right away at the lady inside table, but it was too hot, so we opted to wait for a different table. Glad we did! My steak tacos were tasty, my sister enjoyed her chicken enchiladas, and the green chili stew we shared was delicious. Kind, friendly, attentive service and affordable bill ($37 for the... More 

1 Thank BeesmomK
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enchiladas were spicy and tasty. My wife had the steak taco, which had great taste. We finished with home made flan and cheesecake: wow. Owner and his wife offered great service and were friendly.

2 Thank pulgas7276

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-989-3505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?