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Palacio Cafe

209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-989-3505
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (202 reviews)
“sandwiches” (78 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
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after seeing a great rating on Trip Advisor. My husband ordered the smothered breakfast burrito X-mas style and I ordered the French toast. Both were delicious. I tried his burrito and really enjoyed the green chile over the red....More

2  Thank Skpop23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch after walking around Santa Fe. The food, the staff and the overall experience were over the top! This place is a must!

3  Thank tamcgreal
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there because of the raving reviews. Seriously?? It is a very modest cafe with a ridiculously limited menu, mainly burritos. I had the beef burrito. Mainly beans, a little beef and call it a day. It was good, but not great. My wife...More

Thank ragrillo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bro had reuban and I had chicken enchilada with green sauce....muy bueno...great service! Will be back!!

2  Thank LORIAT
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A quick trip up to Santa Fe from Albuquerque and we wanted to try something different so we let trip advisor guide us. Excellent job Tripadvisor! So it was a Wednesday afternoon around 130pm. Plenty of seating since lunch rush was over. It is a...More

Thank ricovaldez
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy and very small, but really great food. Be prepared to wait, and for the service to be a bit scattered, but the food was outstanding.

3  Thank CSfromFC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice breakfast and lunch menu offering many Southwest options. We ate lunch there twice and had great meals both times. We also enjoyed the outdoor seating.

2  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really small place. Only about a dozen table inside and 3 outside. We were seated immediately - but it's not high season. I had a real tasty green chile stew and the Mrs. had a vegetarian omelette. Actually, for what it's worth, the omelette was...More

3  Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 1 week ago

My spouse and I had lunch here on September 11th. We each had the burrito (with beef and beans). Flavorful beyond belief. It seemed a little sparse on the beef, but made up for it in overall flavor of the beans. Best beans I have...More

Thank traveler622015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away a couple blocks east of the plaza and almost directly across the street from the Drury Hotel is Palacio Cafe. I learned a long time ago that, when traveling, look for the little mom & pop places where the locals go. This is...More

1  Thank Dan P
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
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Response from LakeLoafer | Reviewed this property |
They only serve breakfast and lunch. They don't take reservations.
11 November 2016|
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Response from Kathleen H | Reviewed this property |
Seafood? No. Vegetarian? Yes.
3 September 2016|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
They are only open for breakfast and lunch, no reservations. All menu options available all the time.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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