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“Quick easy place to grab late night bite”
Review of The Santa Fe Bite

The Santa Fe Bite
Ranked #41 of 607 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$25
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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 9 November 2017

We were quite tired after our travel day and we were not too hungry so we walked over to this busy place filled with locals. the burgers were good so were the burritos.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stopped in to try the green chili burger. We were totally impressed! We ordered them done medium rare, which 90% of restaurant can't seem to figure out how to do that right!! It was cooked perfectly! The chilies, cheese and bun were great. The burger had great flavor and texture. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Bobwis
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is the place for the best green chile cheeseburger you will ever have anywhere anytime. Quality ingredients well prepared served by a courteous staff in a homey atmosphere. You cannot do better.

Thank Jim E
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Various Food Network hosts and other food-lebrities have been through Santa Fe Bite in one of it’s manifestations to wax poetic on the quality and virtues of that old New Mexico staple: the green chile cheeseburger. So, like the sheep I usually fight so hard not to be, I made the pilgrimage to its location at the Desert Inn and decided to drink the proverbial Kool-Aid. Now, some of these food show hosts are little more than sherpas who, with the assistance of lighting designers, cameramen and usually some gruff woman in a low ponytail and work boots of some unknown provenance working in some unknown capacity. The hosts frame of eedeeemce may occasionally by a bit sketchy or subject to the lore and reputation of locals that, frankly, just may not really amount to much. This was not the case! Th burger was impossibly big, cooked to perfection, juicy and worth the 6-14 napkins it took to eat in public. In a sandwich with multiple potentially aggressive flavors, they all worked in unison, making each other better for the effort they made properly melding together. After a morning of hiking Bandelier and an afternoon of wrestling kids at the free Dia de Muertos celebration at the Folk Art Museum with nothing but a solitary slice of gluten-free toast that morning to sustain me. I was ready to eat like it was my job and the bacon green Chile burger was so wonderful, I finally understood all the fuss and now, thanks to Tripadvisor, I’m doing part to preach the gospel of this beefy behemoth!

Thank Douglas J
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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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