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Museum Hill Cafe

710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
+1 505-984-8900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (114 reviews)
“tuna melt” (9 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just 5 Min from the Plaza, is this delightful Place. We loved the food and all that comes with it. Views, space, and quiet. No offensive music.

6  Thank Gayan455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is basically the only option for dining while visiting the museums, but the view of the hills around Santa Fe is worth it due to their elevated location. Lots of seating both indoor and outdoor with their covered patio.

5  Thank RazrBlzr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting the museums we decided to go here for a break. Quality of food was very good. One friend said their enchilada suizas was the best they had had. I had chicken mole which was excellent. The Reuben was a large portion. Wait staff...More

4  Thank KrisParis2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 1 p.m. on a Saturday and were seated immediately. The server took our drink orders -- a glass of iced tea for me and a glass of white wine for my wife. Both were promptly delivered. The server also took our food...More

Thank rmp231
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After several hours in the museums we were famished and decided to give the Cafe a try. We were expecting mediocre, institutional food as such places often are. Boy were we wrong! The food was superb and the service was perfect! Give this place a...More

5  Thank peckingchick
Reviewed 16 August 2018

After spending the day perusing the plaza and visiting all the museums, we checked out the Museum Hill Café. The service was excellent and the food was tremendous, couldn't even finish it all. My wife got a sangria and she loved it. I highly recommend...More

3  Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 11 August 2018

After spending all morning in the Folk Art Museum (located right next door to the cafe), my wife and I needed a place to get a cup of coffee and sit for a while and rest, before visiting the next museum on the other side...More

7  Thank William K
weldonf80, Owner at Museum Hill Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Glad you regained your strength for the next museum, next time have some lunch simple food done well

Reviewed 8 August 2018

This excellent restaurant looks out over lovely vistas and it's on a plaza between two excellent museums and across from a beautiful botanical garden. Make a day of it! Loved the Sangria and the southwestern food. In every way, a winner.

8  Thank wolkie47
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I had the special, a delicious salad with freshly grilled prawns. We sat outside on the covered portal in absolutely delightful weather. A nice break from the bounty of the Folk Art Museum and the Indian Museum that share the hill.

7  Thank GayeS545
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed my visit to the cafe. A quiet and cool retreat from summer heat. Simple menu with large ads for f salad type items that work well on a summer day. the Service. Was quite relaxed and in keeping with the area. A nice spot...More

8  Thank Allan S
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2 July 2015|
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Response from Deborah V | Reviewed this property |
There wasn't any music when we were there. People are engaged in speaking about the museums they've seen. We were at lunch. Outside might be better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-984-8900
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The perfect lunch between the fine Museums on The Hill. fabulous views from inside and on the patio simple food done well, carefully curated wine and beer list.
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