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Palacio Cafe

209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
+1 505-989-3505
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“green chile stew” (134 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (36 reviews)
“sandwiches” (83 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came for lunch and were not disappointed. This cafe lived up to its reputation on Tripadvisor.com. We all loved are meals here. The staff was so friendly and welcoming. We will definitely be back for more wonderful meals here when we are in Santa...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank 46,749
Reviewed 1 week ago

While walking back to the Square on a side street that I hadn't previously been on, I saw the Palacio Cafe. It's tiny and a couple of blocks from the "Square" so I decided to give it a try. It's a mom and pop restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Leigh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to lunch with my mom and a friend here and LOVED everything! Green Chili Stew and enchiladas were amazing. Don’t miss the chips and salsa with chunks of avocado!

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Rmonteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful breakfast at Palacio Cafè. The staff was thoughtful and efficient. The food was delicious. I highly recommend this place!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank marvall2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of three on a Sunday afternoon looking for lunch near our hotel. The restaurant looked perfect. It was around 130 pm and the restaurant was quite crowded. We were told it would only be about 10 minutes so we walked into...More

Date of visit: November 2018
6  Thank makins2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great range of food - from sandwicches to salads to classic New Mexican dishes. Family run and good service

Date of visit: August 2018
6  Thank MarkB4330
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Great place where all the locals come to eat. Food is great and plentiful. Service is friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank diana c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken enchiladas were the best! Staff in service was excellent the owner even came out to check on us a few times to see how we were doing. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
7  Thank 1wileyz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every time we are in Santa Fe to enjoy a delicious breakfast with the most friendly service. The owner and his family are super nice. This is a gem! We will be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank KarlZIII
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while visiting Santa Fe.... the service was great, I'll give it that. Coffee was good. I wasn't a fan of what I ordered but that isn't anything against the restaurant itself, I'm just used to a more authentic Mexican food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Madamevoodoo
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Questions & Answers
July 21, 2018|
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Response from KWYSWilley | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a few tables in front of cafe. And NM state law allows dogs in outside eating areas.
March 24, 2017|
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Response from LakeLoafer | Reviewed this property |
They only serve breakfast and lunch. They don't take reservations.
November 10, 2016|
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Response from Kathleen H | Reviewed this property |
Seafood? No. Vegetarian? Yes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-989-3505
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