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Chez Mamou French Restaurant

217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2025
+1 505-216-1845
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (71 reviews)
“pastries” (189 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (42 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2025
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've eaten hear numerous times for all three meals and have never been disappointed. the food and the service are consistently excellent. It is s small, informal French restaurant with fine food at a quite reasonable price. It is also a bakery with terrific pastries....More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank TFQA
Reviewed 6 days ago

After an enjoyable walk about the Christmas lit plaza, we walk 2 short blocks to the Mamou. Reservations for the 3 of us were easy on that Saturday evening with several time choices. Great location, intimate ambiance, great full menu, reasonable pricing, attentive service---all equaled...More

Date of visit: December 2018
5  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday afternoon in beautiful Santa Fe. It was the anniversary of when we met (Meetversary..:) We wanted an elegant fine dining lunch. We most definitely found it at Chez Mamou. It started with a most delicious French Red Wine (if only I could pronounce it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank walkabye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this Chef has had better food, but the simple ambiance is charming and some of the items are stellar. I take into account that we travel when it is not "season" and you must give employees time off. That said; our service was spot-on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Ken R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose Chez Mamou because it was very near the Drury hotel on a rainy night. My wife had Duck Confit while I had the mixed greens salad (under-dressed even for a French restaurant) and the filet mignon. We both had dessert - an over-baked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Dedgehog
Reviewed November 11, 2018

the service can be uneven. Uneven as in: others who came later may be served sooner, uneven as in you may get your water and menu promptly but be ignored for 10, 15 minutes. And it seems to make no difference whether they are hopping...More

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank MarkB4330
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Good info and focus on wine as well as food. It was a wonderful experience. Our waitress was knowledgeable about the food and wine. When we were undecided about wine, she gave us tastes of the two we were considering. Everything we ordered, including a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank sanibelsue
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a great place for a relaxed breakfast or a fine meal. The ambiance and food are as close to France as you will find in the southwest, and the waitstaff is professional and helpful. I have enjoyed quite a few meals here and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
6  Thank Dissatisfied53
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Wonderful selection for brunch. Everything from egg dishes to wonder pasta to THE best mussels. Although I've never had their pastries, everyone I know raves about them. Also, last but definitely not least, their cappuccino's must be THE best in Santa Fe.

Date of visit: October 2018
6  Thank ctsteve7
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We had a relaxing and restorative lunch at Chez Mamou during an October 2018 visit to Santa Fe as part of a memorable trip to the U.S. Southwest. This light-filled restaurant is at the quieter end of Palace Avenue (close to the Madeleine Inn at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
6  Thank Canadianstraveling
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Questions & Answers
April 24, 2016|
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Response from sullgreg | Reviewed this property |
They have a nice wine list—NOT BYOB.
Karen H
August 12, 2015|
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Response from Gwendolyn A | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant in Santa Fe, not near the ocean and not a hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$100
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2025
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-216-1845
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