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Museum Hill Cafe

710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505
+1 505-984-8900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful food, amazing view from inside or enjoy the Santa Fe weather on the patio. I loved the very tasty salmon special the day our group was there for lunch. Service was excellent even with 8 at the table. The cafe is set between the...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here mainly for convenience, but boy, we were glad we did! They have a very nice covered patio with gorgeous views. It would be amazing at night! Our server was friendly and helpful, especially with the choosy 8 year-old eater we had with...More

4  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only watering hole on Museum Hill. Self service for drinks, table service for meals. Great choice of pies. Good lemonade and smoothies. Sit in and out on a hot day.

5  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here for Sunday lunch after visiting the International Folk Art Museum and SF Botanical Gardens. The corn custard with fresh greens was amazing. Nice atmosphere. Families with young children were seated near the front which allowed for quieter dining near the back of the...More

4  Thank Jack W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had lunch and though everything was quite good. A variety of Southwest Favorites along with specials of the day. We were sitting out on the patio and a wind and rain storm moved in. The staff did a great job of seating everyone and...More

4  Thank AlamedaRed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe has inside and outdoor seating with a wide view of the mountains surrounding Santa Fe. It is located on the plaza of the international folk museum and the museum of Spanish Art. The plaza is wide and beautiful with four museums. The cafe...More

5  Thank nysinger
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What a treasure this museum restaurant is! Great food and incredible views of the mountains as it sits on top of the hill. Quesadilla was wonderful as was the grilled salmon salad. Carrot cake out of this world.

4  Thank Foodie499653
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We stopped for lunch after visiting one of the museums and we were well pleased with the service and the food. The sandwichs were great and the service was excellent. Nice place to eat outside.

3  Thank Larry R
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Treat yourself to a beautiful patio and delicious lunch. The corn custard with poblano chili cream sauce was memorable with subtle flavors of corn and just a hint of heat. Staff was friendly and helpful. I hope to go back and try other intriguing choices.

3  Thank Jody P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

As museum cafes go, this is basically fine, but it's not the "must do" that I kept hearing about beforehand. The interior and the view are both nice, and the staff were friendly. But the food was aggressively mediocre, particularly in a town with so...More

Thank miomi
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
what do you think about the "talkability" if you have a meal here and there is a band playing? Can you hear each other across the table?
2 July 2015|
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Response from Deborah V | Reviewed this property |
There wasn't any music when we were there. People are engaged in speaking about the museums they've seen. We were at lunch. Outside might be better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-984-8900
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