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Clafoutis French Bakery & Restaurant

402 N Guadalupe, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Historic District)
(505) 988-1809
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Ranked #2 of 456 restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Bakery, French
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Historic District
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Marana, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Breakfast is amazing. The pastry case is mouth watering. They don't have as much gluten free items as I wish but they have a flourless chocolate molten lava cupcake that's to die for. It's always busy so be patient. It's well worth the wait. They're mocha cappuccino is really great.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

The breakfast croissant I had was excellent. The pastries in the case looked amazing (note to self to come back and try them). But, it was the over-the-top strong, rich, dark coffee that had me truly overjoyed. Even got a cup to go so I could keep tasting it.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

I had the quiche and a tiny piece of eggshell got wedged under my gum and ached for days until it worked its way out. The owner was RUDE and we saw one of her busboys relieve himself out back. Owner supplied no explanation about this (e.g. busboy could have been mentally disabled). The lack of explanation about this was... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

So glad we made this find, just looking for a light lunch. Friendly staff. Wonderful food. The "Salad de la Maison" was very fresh with great chorizo and the blue cheese was excellent. The artichoke bruschetta was outstanding. Iced tea is very refreshing and the coffee is French roasted and strong. Of course we left with some wonderful pastries. Total... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This is a great place for breakfast or lunch. It's small, simple decor, with a creative menu. The sweets are to die for (they will probably kill me one day). Service is just about always very competent. Take some baked goods home from the counter when you leave - and then lie about having baked it!

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Los Angeles, CA
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Stopped in for a late breakfast- almost 11am and was seated immediately. Had a wonderful crepe with smoked salmon and spinach- came with a side of fruit; and an amazing french toast - 2 slices with fruit packed in between them. Delicious fresh squeezed orange juice. We were tempted by the amazing pastries and selected a few for later- divine... More

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102 reviews 102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We followed the reviews to this place for lunch while in Santa Fe. What a pleasure. Everything we ordered was wonderful. My only complaint was that the parking was lacking. If you like French food, or any food, you'll like this place.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Maybe it was what we ordered (smoked salmon salad and spinach quiche) but we were disappointed. Was there dressing on the salad? Was the quiche supposed to be layered instead of mixed together? It was a busy time of day, to be fair.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I eat here 3-4 times a week. When we walk in the door we are greeted by ALL the staff!! The food is great and the service is excellent. Even when there is a wait, the line moves quickly and you are seated. They make you feel at home in the restaurant. The pastries are wonderful and everything is freshly... More

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Nebraska
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Wonderful, flaky croissants! We circled a bit trying to figure out where to park (we were in a large pickup). There is a lot across the street that has signs posted that lead you to believe you cannot park there, but you can. Just plan on parking there & don't try to deal with the tiny lot behind the restaurant.

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