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San Marcos Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Cafe
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Highway 14, The Turquoise Trail, Cerrillos, NM
+1 505-471-9298
Today
08:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 18:00
Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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South Portland, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were driving by and stopped in. The food and atmosphere were simply amazing. We shared a green chile chicken crepe. It was outrageously good. If you love New Mexican cuisine, this is the place to go. Funky decor, even funkier clientele. Great coffee.

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Thank phoneman2017
Alamosa, Colorado
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Had some mouth-watering food at this local watering hole that's open for breakfast and lunch. I had the huevos rancheros, with a salsa that was out of this world. My friends had veggie wet burritos and cleaned their plates. Service was rapid and friendly. The ambience was casual and cozy. We enjoyed the peacocks we met outside.

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Thank Coyote000
Santa Fe
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Brought a friend who did not know the Cafe. He liked it so much he is coming back with his wife. He had the burrito with green chile.

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Thank Tom F
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

As somewhat regular customer (several times a year), I was heartened to hear of the new ownership over a year ago. The place seemed to be improving on all fronts after a long slide in service and quality over the years. My last two visits have given me pause to write this review. The owner is simply unpleasant most of... More 

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Thank Raymond M
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We visited here a few years ago and returned again on Dec 23rd AND 24th for breakfast while visiting New Mexico for Christmas. The place is so charming with peacocks, turkeys, dogs and cats roaming outside. The food is great! Feed store burrito with red & green chile!! Love it!!!

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Thank petlove7
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This place is wonderful. The staff is very friendly, the food is excellent, and the rustic NM charm is everywhere. Make a reservation as they will reserve a better table for you.

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Thank unmeryn
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We love a warm New Mexico kitchen for breakfast and San Marcos is about as good as it gets. Huevos Rancheros are super with green, red, or Christmas. (For those of you from other parts that is chili and Christmas is both red and green). Try the house made corned beef hash, the fresh cinnamon roll or just go for... More 

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Thank NewMexicoWineguy
Sandia Park, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I love this quaint and funky cafe/restaurant on the Turquoise trail which is the scenic way from Albuquerque to Santa Fe. It's an old adobe house with turkeys, peacocks and other birds wandering the grounds. The large windows provide great views to the outside. Good food and don't forget to try the cinnamon rolls.

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Thank beccatravels60
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Today we laid our father to rest at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. We drove to this cafe to have a family lunch after the service. When we arrived, the waitress/owner sat some of our group and, in a condescending manner, told the rest of us to wait outside. After waiting outside for 20-30 minutes in the heat, I approached... More 

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New Mexico
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I have been traveling NM14 from the East Mountains (San Antonito) to Santa Fe almost every week since 1999 and never realized there was a cafe associated with the San Marcos feed store. I was invited by a friend last Sunday to have breakfast/lunch at this cafe. What a treat! Great ambiance, friendly staff, OUTSTANDING meals, reasonable prices, etc. etc.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 14:00
Monday
08:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 18:00
Thursday
08:30 - 18:00
Friday
08:30 - 18:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 14, The Turquoise Trail, Cerrillos, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cerrillos
  • Phone Number: +1 505-471-9298

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