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105 N 1st St, Belen, NM 87002-4301
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Ranked #2 of 35 Restaurants in Belen
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations

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Conroe, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It's only 30 minutes from Albuquerque and well worth the drive if you want the best authentic New Mexican food there is! Their chile is wonderful!

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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I went to eat over the weekend. We were seated quickly and our drink orders were taken by someone that doest speak english. She was very nice and quick at bringing salsa and sodas. Our server was new and we could tell that he was trying really hard to be his best but that doesn't change the fact that we... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Mexican food is their specialty and is usually good and authentic for the area. Service and atmosphere were good. We usually treat any company we have a visit there.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Next to the Harvey House Museum sits Pete's Café which has been there for over 50 years and they turn out some of the best and freshest New Mexican food. Everything is made there and nothing is frozen and brought back to life. Their salsa is just right not to bland and not to spicy, a taste treat. It is... More 

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Belen, New Mexico, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great menu selections with generous portions! Friendly service with smiles! I would highly recommend it to anyone that is looking for some good, old fashion cooking!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wonderful atmosphere. Tasty new Mexican food. Red chile and green. When I don't feel like cooking this is the place I go to get my favorite chile meals

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Afton, Minnesota, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I have been to Pete's every time I have come through Belin on great long road trips to the southwest from Minnesota. It is just a great place. Always great Mexican food and friendly good service. It is well worth it to time your trip to get off the interstate and stop at Pete's.

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Belen, New Mexico
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The best authentic New Mexico red chile. Very affordable and great service. I have hosted my book club there. They have separate, small dining areas so it is conducive to social and family gatherings.

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband had never had sopapillas- if that is your experience you should try them here;they were great! Like a Mexican popover with honey served on top. The mexican food was good, too. My husband asked specifically for blue corn tortillas and they were able to accommodate him.

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11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Pete's is one of the few places where you can have authentic New Mexican cuisine the food has always been consistently prepared every time we go and have a sit down dinner.No canned style dinner here red or green chilli is great to have with a number of great dishes they offer,And you also get to watch BNSF trains go... More 

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Additional Information about Pete's Cafe

Address: 105 N 1st St, Belen, NM 87002-4301
Phone Number: 505-864-4811
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Belen
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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