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The Santa Fe Bite

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
311 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2707
+1 505-982-0544
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (195 reviews)
“patty melt” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2707
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1 - 10 of 685 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and good service! The food was clean, well prepared with good service. We love the bite! Fabulous salads and the onion rings are out of this world!

Thank Primo01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to try the green chili cheeseburger. It is a big patty and it does have some cheese and some basic green chilies on it, but........was it outstanding? No. It soaked the bun in grease, the chilies were not roasted, the cheese wasn't spicy...More

8  Thank KiteboardingMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After getting our fill of New Mexican spicy cuisine, we wanted to try Santa Fe Bite for a more simple meal. We had read all the great reviews about their hamburgers and gave it a shot. We are very happy we did and ended up...More

Thank stancal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well apparently we picked the wrong day and time. It was Sunday and they had fried chicken with veggies and mashed potatoes. The only thing hot on my plate was the chicken. The veggies looked awful old and reheated a number of times. The mashed...More

8  Thank playabaja
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had at least 15 Green Chile Cheeseburgers from as many restaurants and the Santa Fe Bite is the best. The beef they use along with the green Chile is top notch. Add Thier potato "chips" that are made right there and you have...More

Thank Meisterman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is known for their award winning green chile hamburgers and they are great! But I love fish and chips and constantly hunt for new places to get this dish. Thanks to some friends I discovered some very tasty ones here, but only on...More

Thank pg812015
Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the best iterations of the Green Chile Cheeseburger in the state. fries are excellent and well cooked. shakes are not to be missed either.

Thank gonzo03
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.

Thank lisa s
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...More

Thank Bobwis
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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Roy H
3 September 2017|
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Response from Stuart71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have hamburger, ham and ribeye steaks.
26 September 2016|
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Response from beckprof | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know the answer to that.
g r
11 July 2016|
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Response from g r | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I thought I was replying to a reviewer's post. Didn't know how this thing worked. I'd like to remove the question but can't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2707 (Formerly Bobcat Bite Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-0544
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.
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