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Cafe Castro

2811 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2311
+1 505-473-5800
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sopapillas” (62 reviews)
“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
“hominy” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2811 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2311
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The employees are very nice and cafe is very clean and very decorative. I liked the t shirt designs (for sale at the cafe), but I just didn't care for the food. I like Mexican style food but in this case it gave me heart...More

Thank coonclan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Castro serves delicious authentic New Mexican food at reasonable prices. The service is friendly and efficient. This is a place where the locals eat and is almost always a sign of a winner, which Cafe Castro is. It is located away from the Plaza...More

4  Thank mtnman213
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was enjoyable, but nothing all that exciting. The service was acceptable. We enjoyed the sopapillas, and felt it was decently priced.

1  Thank Travis T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a touristy destination but for a person who likes to travel in life this fits the bill. Its quaint nothing real special except for the one thing your there for...the food, whoops the service is FANTASTIC! It is a local thing and...More

4  Thank PapsBeefJerky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we decided to check out Cafe Castro. Authentic food, away from the Plaza and tourists. The burrito grande was delicious, the chicken was so tender! Green child sauce was super fresh. And I can't forget the sopapillas, really tasty! Reasonably priced, friendly staff...More

6  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, consistent meals. Love the sangria, the chile rellenos are killer, best red and green sauces around. Comfortable adobe surroundings, waitstaff is friendly but unintrusive, and so affordable! So grateful they are here!

3  Thank GuyInGarden
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Went to lunch with my family and had a very good Steak and enchilada plate. Cooked just right, chile could be a little hotter, but ok. Staff always friendly.

5  Thank mrod57
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe Castro based on the recommendation of some Colorado tourists. The service and the food was excellent! The flavor was fresh and delicious. The green chili was just the right amount of spicy. As a vegetarian, I had enough choices as well. And...More

7  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Such good food! Everything we ate was fresh, tasty and beautiful. Deliciously seasoned without being just spicy hot. People were nice and helpful. 2 thumbs up!!

5  Thank springlizzard
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We showed up at 8:30, weary from traffic, and they close at 9:00, but we were welcomed and given excellent service. They even made me an extra sopapilla after the first one vanished way too fast! Nice people, delicious platas, plus nice ala carte selections...More

4  Thank Sandy B
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5 September 2016|
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Response from Amanda H | Reviewed this property |
It has the usual Mexican dishes, all really good, no bad choices. Wait till you get there and then choose. There will definitely be something you like. Found the owners and servers really nice and friendly, can't... More
5 September 2016|
Response from gwandeleanorf |
Obviously, showing me a menu is too difficult for you. Can you show me ANYTHING about this restaurant---
2 June 2015|
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Response from TiKaz | Reviewed this property |
Although Santa Fe is much more for a "pet friendly" Town, any establishment that either serves or sells Food Items, only "service animals" are allowed. Sorry, I travel with my dog which is well behaved but .... Also, Cafe... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2811 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2311
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-473-5800
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