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Tecolote Cafe

) #33 of 410 Restaurants in Santa Fe $$ - $$$ , Mexican, American
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” (16 reviews)
“bakery basket” (67 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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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Lee4shalom
Reviewed 5 days 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.

2  Thank jo Anne W
Reviewed 1 week 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.

3  Thank TravelSantaFeNM32
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

5  Thank beverkyl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast was very enjoyable! The yummy bread basket was a great addition! The 4 of us all had different entrees and all were delicious! Eggs perfectly cooked, meats perfectly cooked, French toast perfectly cooked..... nothing to complain about! Each dish was great!

4  Thank cooker72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late breakfast early lunch and was not disappointed. Their breakfasts are amazing and you need to get the green sauce. They offer their in house baked goods instead of bread and everything was delicious. If your basket gets empty they bring...More

2  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been several times for breakfast and lunch. Always terrific quality with friendly, attentive service.

5  Thank jfpanther
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends insisted on eating at this restaurant for breakfast returning here from a previous visit. The breakfast was fabulous with a unique local flare and a delicious homemade assorted bread basket. I highly recommend the Huevos Yucatecos with the fried bananas. I will definitely...More

3  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Happened to find this place by chance. What a find! Excellent breakfast menu. When that ask you about bread, get the "bakery". It's included and you get two muffins and a biscuit. Everything was excellent!

4  Thank f02301
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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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Response from Owly1 | Property representative |
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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