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Tecolote Cafe

1616 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7705
+1 505-988-1362
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“bakery basket” (68 reviews)
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Diner, Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1616 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7705
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1 - 10 of 494 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a favorite restaurant for us, whether breakfast or lunch you can't go wrong. Had the eggs benedict and corned beef hash. Delicious and you can't beat the prices. Really inexpensive!

Thank TravelSantaFeNM32
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. Both American and Southwestern (chilies) . I would definitely return. Best breakfast in Santa Fe

4  Thank Terry G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best eggs benedict I've had in Santa Fe. They have really good specials. An a cute atmosphere nice people genuine great food.

6  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great customer service and absolutely good food prices are good for what you are getting. not in the downtown area but prices are much more cheaper here and food is excellent

6  Thank marcosorrento3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us came here a second time for a Saturday breakfast. It was not our first choice, but places closer to the center of town, from where we started, had lines waiting. Here, we got in immediately at 10:30 a.m. and sat in the...More

3  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town on vacation and saw this place on TV and decided to give it a try. It's just a 5 min ride outside of town. We came on a Sun at noon for brunch. The wait was a quick 15min. This place...More

4  Thank Lee4shalom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You do not want to miss out on either, so choose both. Generous portions. Tortillas or muffins are offered with each course, I get the house made corn muffins for a change. Priced very reasonably with great service.

3  Thank jo Anne W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have had breakfast here before but have never tried them for lunch. We both decided to try their green chile cheeseburger. Cooked perfectly. Prices are very reasonable.

5  Thank TravelSantaFeNM32
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great friendly service. Casual atmosphere. The Green Chile enchiladas were smack on. Zesty green chile. Soft yummy tortillas topped and layered with melted cheddar cheese. Perfectly cooked posole. Topped off with some diced onions. Can't beat that.

3  Thank doss777
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I had piñon pancakes. To die for. My husband had an omelet. Green chilies are the best. Bread basket and jam added a finishing touch. Antonio our waiter made us feel so welcome

6  Thank beverkyl
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22 May 2016|
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Response from Owly1 | Property representative |
We do not have a patio at this time. Regarding pets,they are not allowed in restaurants in New Mexico at this time. ADA service animals are allowed if 1) The animal is employed in servicing a person covered under the... More
2 May 2016|
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Response from Owly1 | Property representative |
We do take reservations for parties of 7 or more.
2 May 2016|
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We do take reservations for parties of 7 or more.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7705
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-988-1362
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Tecolote Cafe was started in 1980 by Bill and Alice Jennison with a desire to feed guests great meals, affordably, with superior service. Mr. Bill and Alice's recipes have been pleasing palettes for 31 years. In May of 2010, sadly, we lost Mr. Bill after a long and accomplished life. Since August 2010, Katherine Adkins (Bill and Alice's daughter) and her husband Matt Adkins have been doing their best to honor Mr. Bill and Ms. Alice's vision in carrying on the family business. Sadly we also lost Ms.Alice in December of 2012. We offer a varied menu focusing primarily on New Mexican breakfast and lunch cuisine, as well as some American favorites.We bake all of our breads in house as well as our muffins and biscuits contained in our bakery basket. A little known secret to our great burgers? Fresh baked Kaiser rolls to vehicle our superb patties and ingredients. Whether you come for breakfast or lunch, we are sure you will be pleased with our delectable choices and our warm, friendly atmosphere. If you aren't, just let us know so we can make your experience everything you hoped for!Katie and I can't wait to see you on your next visit. So, come on in, and remember, we serve "Great breakfast, No toast!", just for you.
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