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Plaza Cafe Southside

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3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
+1 505-424-0755
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Placitas, New Mexico
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247 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While this restaurant doesn't have the history and charm of the 1905 classic that's still doing great business on the Plaza in downtown Santa Fe, it's got its own character and serves good breakfast food items.

Thank 44dave56
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This friendly place is our local favorite. The extensive (but not overly so) has something to please everybody. I can't imagine anyone being disappointed here. Love it!

5 Thank cat t
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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have an excellent hamburger; and cooked to perfection.. the salads and Mexican dishes are all good. There is a full service bar that appears to be a facorite for the locals.However, it's the baked goods that steal the show. The coconut cream pie is made with a shredded coconut crust. The Key Lime Pie is also excellent. Even if... More 

3 Thank Dennis G
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came at lunch on a Monday. It was busy and service was excellent but food took a while. The place is clean and attractive. I recommend this place and will be back.

1 Thank Hmh772
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a happy place. It's often pretty crowded but never had to wait too long for a table, usually not at all. A very well done diner decor. I go there for the best juevos rancheros that I'm aware of. The simple ingredients all come together perfectly with the green chile holding them all together. Nice cup of coffee... More 

2 Thank john b
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, reasonable prices and very nice service. Enjoyed today's lunch for a friend's birthday. Pleasant atmosphere--though music/sound system was a bit distracting. Friendly, efficient waitstaff.

3 Thank Margaret W
Parker, CO
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490 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this place and they were spot on! Almost set up like a diner of sorts....and bustling with business. We sat at a tall table near the bar, and alfhough they were quite busy, service was fast and sweet!! Food choices great, and some of the normal dishes had a bit of a 'twist'... You get a LOT... More 

1 Thank WorldTvlerParker_CO
Pueblo, Colorado
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461 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we decided to try the Plaza Café for breakfast. OMG what a huge amount of food. I couldn't even begin to eat it all. We decided to try a couple of different things. The food was delicious, we had a couple of mix up's but they took care of that right away. We... More 

Thank Kenmarsam
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the Plaza Cafe Southside several times on trips to Santa Fe. The service and food as always been excellent. My last visit Nereyda was great! Would recommend to anyone.

3 Thank lake e
Morrison, Colorado
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here- not really hungry, but this place should not be missed. The selections are really nice and the value for money is great. I suggest this if you really appreciate good New Mexico food.

3 Thank Don H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Southwestern, Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-424-0755
From the moment you enter our doors, you'll be getting high quality service the old-fashioned way. At Plaza Cafe Southside our bright and enthusiastic waiters love to see you happy, so we do whatever it takes to make sure you enjoy your visit. In addition to our delicious food, Plaza Cafe Southside is known for our friendliness and efficiency. We guarantee that we'll get your order to you both fast and hot! Plaza Cafe is a family owned and operated business. The Razatos family has kept the traditional cooking methods and flavor combinations of New Mexico and added some recipes from Greece, all the while keeping with the classic American diner experience. Come in and try our delicious food, and see why so many people in Santa Fe call Plaza Cafe Southside their favorite restaurant! We look forward to serving you and your family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?