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Tune Up Cafe

1115 Hickox, Santa Fe, NM 84505
(505) 983-7060
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Ranked #22 of 460 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Continental
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

My husband and I frequent Tune Up so much that it's become a running joke when someone asks where we were that day; at least 3 times a week (and sometimes twice in one day) it's Tune Up. This is a laid back, always delicious little neighborhood cafe. I've never had anything I didn't love here. Their Heuvos Motulenos are... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food-had house made chorizo breakfast sandwich and huevos rancheros - both delicious! Cute inside, very small, but great outside patio as well. Staff terrific! Order at counter and relax.

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A vendor in the Santa Fe farmer's market recommended this place and I was ready to try it once I realized it was a short walk from our lodging. The restaurant is tucked away into a quiet residential area. We sat on the patio and enjoyed our meal and the pleasant weather. The food was very good and the papusas... More

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Oklahoma
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Saw this on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and really wanted to try it on a recent trip to Santa Fe. Was anxious to sample their chili relleno, but a little hesitant about the vegetable pupusa. Sure did not need to be. While the chile relleno was lightly breaded, perfectly prepared and very delicious, the real stand out was the pupusa.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I decided to pick a local place to eat- what a great decision it was to go here. We had heirloom tomatoes marinaded in olive oil with fresh basil and feta cheese for an appetizer. It was delicious. Our entrees came with a choice of Caesar salad and the Tune-Up house salad- we chose the Caesar salad.... More

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Alamosa, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Food is ok but expensive. Definitely if you are a native from El Salvador you will be disappointed. Should have known from the name. The pupusas are steak and veggie. Whaaat?!! Place if busy though so if you don't know what a pupusa should really taste like, you might like it.

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Gleneden Beach, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A good informed staff The New Mexico Chile to die for Both Breakfast and dinner menu have great options

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Durham, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We went there with our 6 and 11 year old. Every one loved the food. We ordered the guacamole, combo salvadore with pupusa and tamale, mole enchilada, chili relleno, and a kids burger. The mole sauce flavor was complex and a bit too intense. The rest of our food was perfect with a peach cobbler as desert which was a... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went to two other resturaunts before this one and they were closed. Not sure we would have tried this while in Santa Fe if this would not have happened. It was 9:40 when we arrived and they closed at 10. Staff was friendly and didn't seem to mind. It wasn't busy which made sitting outside nice. The food tasted... More

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Telluride, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

All the dishes were creative and very tasty. The crabcakes and BBQ Lamb Tacos were wonderful. No reservations but did not have to wait.

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