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Chez Mamou French Restaurant

217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-216-1845
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“pastries” (156 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (35 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely menu and bakery. Eating on the tiny porch or on the tree-coopered side area is somewhat reminiscent of a small Paris bistrot. Perfect spot for a glass of bubbly and people watching.

1  Thank LindaANDDennis
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our 2nd dinner and I've had lunch there twice. It's a bit odd in that it's in 1/2 of a space with a bead store, but you get used to it. A nice mix of indoor and outdoor dining. A classic French menu with a...More

1  Thank newmarket2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great little restaurant! The Atmosphere is perfect. The food was delicious. Service was great. The menu offered many choices! We walked in without reservations , were promptly seated & properly served the whole evening! There was also a musician playing lovely background music. Appetizers, main...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice meal while staying at Drury Plaza. Sat in side patio. Staff was friendly and efficient. Both my Filet and my partner's Mussels entrees were very good, but the dessert tarts were the standouts. Proprietress was very nice, also. Would return.

4  Thank Jeff W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this restaurant walking back from Canyon Road. We had a wonderful lunch. After 5 days in New Mexico and visiting from NYC we were already tired of Mexican food. Crab cake was incredible, excellent spinach crepe and duck confit pasta. Organic greens. Totally...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i passed by Chez Mamou on our way to downtown Santa Fe during our first night and noticed many of the patrons speaking French and obviously enjoying themselves over dinner. Enjoying lunch the next day at Chez we discovered why...the food, the...More

4  Thank john241811969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beginning with a beautiful sparkling, rose Prosecco called "Rustot", we moved to the superb Fr. Onion Soup, best I've tasted and then to Rack of Lamb with a bottle of Moron Laffite Bordeaux Superior. Everything was excellent, including service, but the food was amazing. Stopped...More

4  Thank smartnambi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After traveling to Paris 20 years ago, I don't tend to enjoy French restaurants in the States because they don't taste like true French cuisine. Chez Mamou has changed my perspective and I'm in love. They have brought a little piece of France to Santa...More

5  Thank Kimber78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many dining establishments offer very similar fare when it comes to breakfast/brunch in Santa Fe. Chez Mamou is very different and the menu has a very strong lean to French cuisine. They have an extensive menu and we often go for brunch. The full menu...More

4  Thank ranger400401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to CM twice in the last year. The food is basic French, the execution hohum, the service glacial. Not a bad place for brunch if you are in the area.

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25 April 2016|
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Response from NMCajun | Reviewed this property |
We felt for the size of the restaurant that they had an excellent selection of wines.
Karen H
13 August 2015|
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Response from Gwendolyn A | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant in Santa Fe, not near the ocean and not a hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-216-1845
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