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Tune Up Cafe

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1115 Hickox, Santa Fe, NM 84505
+1 505-983-7060
07:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The deal with Santa Fe is that there is always a wait. Lots of the really good restaurants are crowded and packed with tourists. So, the thought of Sunday breakfast or brunch and be discouraging. I was in town for a few days with a friend and she recommend that we try The Tune Up Cafe. Her friend, a local,... More 

Thank Hilary H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were told about this place before our trip to Santa Fe. We stopped in on our first night in town and are glad that we did. It has a very down to earth vibe, not at all 'touristy,' and has a good selection of southwestern and El Salvadoran menu items. I had the mole enchiladas which were terrific, and... More 

1 Thank LSAJ2014
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here! Just do it! I had a gluten free waffle with berries and crema. So good! It is so hard to find a gluten free waffle at a restaurant so I was very impressed that it was a special for the day and then it was just so good!

2 Thank Amy B
Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had late breakfast at the Tune Up Cafe, my wife who normally does not care for Chili Relleno ordered the breakfast with it and eggs and beans, "Amazing" she said and ate the whole thing. The place is small but very cute and I am sure it gets real busy at lunch and dinner so plan on waiting a... More 

2 Thank CBHOA
Washington State
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just outside the Railroad district, this is a well loved little restaurant. Fresh ingredients and a variety of offerings such as lamb tacos. The chef had previously worked at Pascual's, a lovely, more upscale restaurant, and had brought some of the finesse and beauty to this more simple venue. It obviously had a devoted clientele. Great service. In fact,... More 

1 Thank kayaklady2
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on our spring break trip to Santa Fe. The food is amazing. They have indoor and outdoor dining. This is a Resteraunt that Guy Feiri has featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The only down side is limited parking.

3 Thank Wmaraionet
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to visit restaurants featured on Diners Drive-ins and Dives. Tune Up Cafe did not disappoint! My husband and I enjoyed every bite! Watch the DDD clip on YouTube and enjoy the featured dishes! Amazing!! We will be back!

1 Thank Neely T
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off there were some trade offs to earning the 5-star. I would not give it 5-stars from just watching the diners, drive-Ins, and dives feature plus reading menu online. I had the tune up breakfast (chili rellenos) but got too excited for it and forgot to snap a pic and a steak pupusa to go. After reading the menu... More 

3 Thank acollin1
Santa Fe, NM
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go out for breakfast with a friend occasionally who likes Tune Up. We hadn't been for a while so went back yesterday. Very satisfactory. The staff is very friendly, the setting is small but nice. But if you are a "booth" person, there is only 1. Too, if you want privacy there is little because there are lots of... More 

2 Thank NormanSantaFe
San Diego, California
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125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends had very fine soups for lunch, I enjoyed a flavorful pork dish. Everything seems homemade and is New Mexico style food. It is a neighborhood place which had a steady flow of people and very fine food.

3 Thank m p

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 Hickox, Santa Fe, NM 84505
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-983-7060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?