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Palacio Cafe

209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
+1 505-989-3505
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“green chile stew” (125 reviews)
“sandwiches” (81 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (35 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for breakfast, food was extremely fresh, omelette was delicious. Service was warm and friendly. Highly recommend

1  Thank Sara F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch while in Santa Fe. We were served right away when we sat down at a table. We both had green chilie stew and a sanwich. (Taos Sandwich and Cuban) The food was delicious and the service was very good....More

Thank Katherine M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food in this restaurant is awesome!!!! So fresh ... really very good. Family owned. I can recommend in 100%

2  Thank AdamRogowski
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had our first meal (lunch) in Santa Fe here, based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Thank you, fellow reviewers!! This cafe is small, yet green chili soup and steak taco we tried was EXCELLENT!! Food is fresh and spices are definitely not something we...More

Thank GlobalTravelerKim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from England I was desperate for a decent cup of tea. Well I was successful here. Quality tea made in a tea pot. My husband opted for a cup of green chilli soup and said it was delicious. Wish we’d tried it earlier. Their...More

3  Thank dtr2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this home cooked meal with the service to boot! Great folks that make most magical green chili stew!

3  Thank Vozdrad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey all.. including the cycling community...the best burrito around..Met the owner Damian today and he asked red or green smothered... well I said how about both.. So thats what I had.. Incredible! I like the red better. Included in this great little place was friendly...More

1  Thank sells2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Santa Fe you should eat the region’s specialties, so this small restaurant has much to offer. I had the chicken enchiladas with pozole (not the Mexican soup version) & beans, and my husband had the tamale special. Both were delicious. The wait staff are...More

3  Thank Retired6812
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a coffee between museums. On a lark, I tried the green chile. Amazing! Thick pork, spicy chiles without being too hot. So good! Order extra tortillas. This will be a regular spot on future returns.

2  Thank Chip M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled to Santa Fe for a week of relaxation and new adventures..we stayed in the Plaza and set out looking for local, family owned places to take in the experience.. we were not disappointed! The Cafe was within walking distance from our hotel and...More

3  Thank PamSB1
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
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Response from LakeLoafer | Reviewed this property |
They only serve breakfast and lunch. They don't take reservations.
11 November 2016|
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Response from Kathleen H | Reviewed this property |
Seafood? No. Vegetarian? Yes.
4 September 2016|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
They are only open for breakfast and lunch, no reservations. All menu options available all the time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-989-3505
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