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“Green chili bacon cheeseburger....”
Review of The Santa Fe Bite

The Santa Fe Bite
Ranked #41 of 605 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$25
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Famous Green Chile Cheeseburgers are back! John and Bonnie Eckre, formerly of Bobcat Bite, are taking their food to the next level at the new Santa Fe Bite located inside Garrett's Desert Inn on Old Santa Fe Trail. In addition to their savory Green Chile Cheeseburgers, Santa Fe Bite features fresh tacos, fish and chips, sandwiches, a choice of French or sweet potato fries and a little something they like to call 'The Big Bite' that comes with a side of buttery garlic bread. Creamy milkshakes and homemade lemonade are just some of the sweet treats popping up on their new menu. Also, we are now serving beer and wine. Santa Fe Bite opens at 8am Saturday and Sunday which means early birds can sample tasty Breakfast menu offerings like hot cornmeal pancakes with maple syrup, brioche French toast with maple caramel sauce and house-made biscuits with Mom's gravy. Spend a leisurely Sunday outside at Santa Fe Bite. The new Brunch menu includes eggs benedict, Steak & Eggs and Huevos Rancheros.
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Enough said! Went for the green chili bacon cheeseburger and left a satisfied customer. It's casual dining, but good. They offer all the burgers in a six and ten ounce option... the six was enough.


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Thank Julie N
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last year and tried it again this year. The decor is interesting. We cam especially because of our experience last year with the green chili cheese burger.
We has a problem this year with one burger. Half of the bottom bun was missing and the part that was there was soggy. We called over the waiter to explain the problem. He offered to take half of the burger back to the kitchen for repairs. We decided it was better to keep the burger and let them prepare another bottom. The bun never came out of the kitchen. We asked for the manager and he offered to credit us $1 to rectify the problem which according to him was the value of the bun. We indicated we were expecting to be credited for 1/2 of the cost of the burger since we had to eat half that was not per our order. He left indicating $1 was fair from his perspective. We saw that he was not willing to negotiate so we simply indicated we would not be back and would be sure to explain our experience on Trip Advisor. He came back with an adjusted bill which did reflect our original request for and adjustment of 1/2 the burger.
This met our original request. So in the end the manager went beyond his original offer in an attempt to reach a compromise which met our original request . So we have to acknowledge the manager in the end did go beyond his original position the help resolve our concerns.

Other persons in our party had positive experiences.

1  Thank Oct_Exit
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Green Chile Burger is one of the best I have had. Cooked to your liking. On the other hand the Chicken Sandwich was dry and the blended cheese toping had a bitter taste (don't get the chicken). The fries were not so hot but the Chips were great. Good selection of beers.

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Thank PsychSanAntonio
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were told we had to have a green chile burger. We went to Santa Fe bites and were not disappointed. It was spicy but very good. We stopped again on our last vacation day and had chile burger. They have been voted best green chile burger in the state!
Definitely a must stop if you are in Santa Fe!

Thank fuzzyohio
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I wanted a hamburger and this was a good place to go. The service was the best. Quickly to the table with water and taking your order, and the kitchen was quick too. The menu is diverse, but everyone around me, and I think they were locals, were all ordering burgers. My burger came just the way I asked for it - no pink, but still very moist. That’s not easy to do. The waitress checked to see if it was the way I like it.
Gave a four star because the handmade chips were all over cooked - tasteless. I would return. Good value.

Thank Judith D
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