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Casa Chimayo Restaurante

) #47 of 404 Restaurants in Santa Fe $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
409 W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1858
+1 505-428-0391
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
409 W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1858
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1 - 10 of 589 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant has good food, friendly staff and good drinks. There are paper flowers on the tables that are beautiful and in bright colors. The drinks come with them too.

3  Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was close to my hotel and had been on DDD. The food was average. Chips were thick, under salted and some were stale. Chicken blue corn enchiladas with Christmas chile sauces was good. Chile sauces were the star of the dish. Very flavorful...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the atmosphere of Casa Chimayo, décor and colors so inviting and authentic for the location. Food was fabulous, loved trying the recipes of the long standing restaurant and delicious authentic Spanish-Indian taste. Highly recommend.

6  Thank kathleenfutey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally tried Casa Chimayo! We were greeted warmly and our server was kind and attentive. We enjoyed a delicious meal with the fine tastes of red chile sauce and spices in the carne adovada and ground beef enchiladas! The flan is delicate and made...More

7  Thank Concetta W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We accidentally found this restaurant and are so glad we did. The food was exceptional, with many of the ingredients locally sourced. The pineapple jalapeno margarita was delicious! Family friendly; my picky eaters were happy.

5  Thank Katie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to Casa Chimayo a year after our first visit and found the food still good. It is a New Mexican menu with all the usual things you should expect in New Mexico. The service is good and the prices are reasonable. There is...More

5  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by Casa Chimayo for a early afternoon lunch on Saturday afternoon. Calling ahead, we did make sure that we could have our dog, Lily, on the patio. When we arrived they let us know we could only have her on the front patio,...More

6  Thank rdubbs08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Mexican food! A great find on trip advisor! The burritos are amazing!! They have indoor and outdoor seating.

7  Thank ksneed2
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The food is good and big portions, great to take for another meal or late night snack. Since we visited on a holiday weekend, they were out of at least four items on the menu so we were a little disappointed. My granddaughter who is...More

5  Thank CharDenver
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant based on reviews. Decent selection of traditional Santa Fe Mexican dishes. Disappointed that the restaurant only served wine margaritas. No complaints about the food, but it was nothing special to me. I had the blue chicken enchiladas which were featured on diners...More

Thank Bill S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1858
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-428-0391
  • E-mail
Description
Casa Chimayo’s traditional approach to preparing authentic New Mexican cuisine, or “Comida de Nueva España,” as Don Timoteo, the patriarch of the restaurant, refers to it, comes from his commitment to using Grandma’s recipes and local ingredients.  

Guy Fieri featured Casa Chimayo in a segment titled “Aces Of Authenticity,” on his popular Food Network show “Diners, Drive-ins & Dives, showcasing their popular blue corn enchiladas!

New Mexican cuisine has evolved from a blending of Spanish and Native American ingredients, resulting in a culinary experience like no other.  Don Timoteo is proud to serve authentic New Mexican dishes using fresh, local ingredients such as: red and green chile, corn, beans, blue corn, posole, tortillas, tamales, atole, and more!
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