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Palacio Cafe

209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
+1 505-989-3505
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“green chile stew” (126 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (35 reviews)
“sandwiches” (80 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my wife here for her birthday. We had tried another restaurant earlier in the day. We ordered enchiladas at both places. The enchiladas here were better than at the other restaurant but still lacked flavor. When you visit New Mexico (The Chili Capital of...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an AMAZING green chile cheeseburger, my husband loved his chicharon burrito and our daughter had huevos rancheros. You can order breakfast all day. The outdoor seating is wonderful and gives you an opportunity for great people watching.

Thank debbythec
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband said the vegetarian Omlet was the best he had ever had and my fruit and eggs benedict were amazing as well. The owner was so nice! It is a small place;so, get there early! However it is worth the wait!

2  Thank arabshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious and fresh. Staff/owners are helpful and friendly. Dog friendly outside so met some cute pups as well.

Thank jet59or
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small cafe serving tasty food. Try the panini and the green chili stew. The staff was friendly and did their best to keep the food coming despite being very busy.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very good and has good prices. Small space in a great location. The food is tasteful, the green sauce is great but the red one is a little strong for my palade. Enchiladas de pollos are great and the pozole is amazing....More

Thank Temis A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here based on reviews and found exactly what was advertised – a really good place for lunch. A great (hot) sandwich and a bowl of delicious homemade soup. The dining room is small and the place is typically packed. Its worth the wait for...More

2  Thank RussellJW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us and we're glad we visited. If you're looking for an upscale eatery or endless menu options, this is not the place for you. What this little cafe offers is a hometown feel and welcoming atmosphere. The owner greeted us...More

3  Thank Armando P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a little gem of a restaurant tucked away on Palace Avenue! The menu is simple and so very good! I had the pear salad and a cup of the green chile stew that is about as authentic as it gets, both were excellent. The...More

2  Thank MMDRoseville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Palacio Cafe is a small, but cozy joint, located right off the Plaza. The food is amazing! One of the best burritos in town. The staff is even better! Very attentive and super friendly. We were treated like we were family and it made our...More

2  Thank Rae M
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-989-3505
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