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Counter Culture

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930 Baca St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-0951
+1 505-995-1105
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Casual friendly dining in bare bones decor. Place your order from the chalkboard -11 or so egg dishes, 10+ sandwich choices, an equal amount of salads, even pancakes at breakfast and lunch. Service fast; portions generous. Food fresh and good. Get the immense cinnamon roll but avoid the rock hard biscotti! Oh, there's dinner too- fish and chips, trout, grilled... More 

Thank Me C
Santa Fe, NM
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've gone here frequently, most recently this morning. You order at the counter, and take a number holder to your table, where you are served. The atmosphere is very laid back, the staff, though small in number, is very friendly, the prices are quite reasonable, and the food quality is good and dependable (though they are heavy on very so-so... More 

1 Thank NormanSantaFe
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265 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the vibe of Counter Culture; have been 2-3 x when in Santa Fe. Their lattes are delicious...great coffee base, not too strong, just tasty. Salads are fresh, crisp and nice ingredients. Their baked goods seem homemade and are wonderful. I enjoy the outside seating area, wifi, the vibe, the people. I don't know his name but the barista is... More 

2 Thank Trickstersawpix
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I love the feel of this place and had great expectations. The menu is current and appealing, so I was eager to try it out. It has a big-city vibe which I love, as I am an out-of-town visitor. However, the food needs some tweaking in my opinion. On my first visit I ordered a combo meal with salad, 1/2... More 

Thank famgoeshiking
Saratoga Springs, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had breakfast at Counter Culture and enjoyed delicious smothered vegetarian breakfast burritos and lattes for a reasonable price. We ate outside which was a nice treat since we were going to spend much of the rest of the days in a car or a series of museums. Prices were very reasonable and the orders came out quickly. Bravo!

3 Thank Xtraspatial
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The vegan burrito is not on the menu, but is great. Smothered in green chili. They also have a curry that is vegan. The spring rolls are not vegan. They could make a lot more effort to provide vegan options. Not sure why the best vegan item is not on the menu and you have to know about it and... More 

Thank RaeSikora S
Bisbee, az
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Everything at Counter Culture is good. They offer 3 meals a day and everything is fresh and homemade.

3 Thank AnitaBisbee_az
Winnipeg, Canada
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Tucked into a corner of an unassuming strip of retail and industrial spaces, this cafe represents the best of the Baca Street vibe. The food is great, people friendly, and if you visit on a nice day, there are plenty of outdoor tables at which is sit and relax.

2 Thank TaliaP2013
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a very neat place. You order from the counter, get a number, sit don and your breakfast is delivered to you. You also help yourself to coffee, silverware, condiments and water. The breakfast we had was very well done, but the potatoes were a bit strange...not quite sure how to describe them. The decor is modern industrial. Lots... More 

1 Thank B.j. V
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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181 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This has been one of our favorite breakfast places in Santa Fe for years. The chile is good; their coffee is one of two only decent (i.e., strong!) places. But they consistently burn a pancake, turn the burned side down, AND put the burned one at the bottom of the stack of 3. I usually have to bring the pancake... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 Baca St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-0951
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-995-1105

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