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Tune Up Cafe

1115 Hickox, Santa Fe, NM 84505
(505) 983-7060
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Ranked #19 of 462 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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Somersworth, New Hampshire
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This busy little place served up a phenomenal Heirloom Tomato Salad when I dropped by for lunch one day on my recent stay in Santa Fe. This un-assuming restaurant located on a side street off the beaten path seemed to have a large following, to judge from the lunch-time crowds of both eat-in and take-out customers. A hidden gem, indeed!

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews 92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Noisy, with a decidedly local crowd. Everything was terrific. My wife went with the fresh Atlantic Salmon special. Now who orders Atlantic salmon in New Mexico. Well, my wife did and it was excellent. I had a good tortilla soup and a very good braised pork tacos. Service was friendly and good. In fact, the other patrons were quite friendly,... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Definitely a funky, local spot with excellent food! The beef burgers were delicious; the lamb burger was very tasty; the burger with cheddar and green chile added was just yummy! The fries were freshly prepared and NOT out of any freezer bag! The wine list is extensive, and although they looked allowed the place for the port, it was not... More

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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After 9 years of going to Santa Fe we decided to go off the beaten path for our meals. I read the website information and menu for this meal before we tried it. Everything is pretty much made to order and does taste very fresh. There is something for everyone which is what we thought was great. Cynthia, our waitress,... More

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Pecos, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The chef/owner pours himself into this great restaurant and it shows!! Casual and eclectic in atmosphere with a wide range of menu choices including some Guatamalan items, we had a hard time choosing. I went with the Grilled Salmon Tacos and they were DELICIOUS with a special sauce and the best tomatillo salsa I've had! Husband had Chicken Picatta and... More

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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367 reviews 367 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

4 of us went for lunch.. after reading TA reviews and learning of Guy Fieri's Triple D venue. It's small and on a corner... indoor and outdoor seating. Walk up to cashier to order. Very friendly. Extensive menus for all meals. 3 of us ordered the Pupusa's...cornmeal fried flanksteak and cheese...along with zucchini in the other one... we all felt... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
85 helpful votes 85 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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