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Tune Up Cafe

1115 Hickox, Santa Fe, NM 84505
(505) 983-7060
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Ranked #22 of 467 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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87% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Telluride, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

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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Leesburg, VA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I couldn't believe it when we got to the Tune Up Café. I had eaten here in 2006 when it had another name. We came for breakfast this time and were not disappointed. I had the breakfast burrito with green chilies. It was great! They make everything fresh. So if you have someone with special food needs like we did... More

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We came here for breakfast after many recommendations. When we got there, there was quiet a large line to order , out the door! It moved fast and there was enough tables for everyone so we didn't wait long. I had the gluten free blue corn waffles, they ware amazing!! Coffee was ok. Service perfect

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Always crowded, always good. Great experienced wait staff. Fun to see a waiter carry six salads down one arm and something else in another. No one minds the tight seating. Locals and tourists visit this little restaurant that churns out every dish is a great dish. My husband on the recommendation of an eavesdropping diner chose the chile rellano. Unfortunately,... More

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We ate here twice in a week and enjoyed everything. The mole sauce and the squash soup were highlights. Casual atmosphere with porch or indoor seating. Attentive waitstaff.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It was just OK. Probably on the healthy side (local, organic, etc.), yet $38 is way too high for a burger w/ watermelon "juice" and salmon tacos.

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Topeka, Kansas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Mid afternoon lunch turned to long conversation aided by the sunny atmosphere. Order at the counter and your meal is delivered quickly to your table. Outdoor as well as indoor seating, Tune Up is a good place to 'tune up' your emotional batteries and relax for a bit.

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Irvine, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We ate here a number of times during a recent visit to Santa Fe. The food is very good. The ingredients are fresh and the service is friendly and responsive. The menu is pretty varied and not too expensive. We ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner here and would certainly return on future visits to Santa Fe.

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We had a difficult time finding a place to park, but that's my only complaint. Food is fresh, inexpensive and served quickly. Good breakfast!

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Nice breakfast on our way to the Folk Art Market. Beautiful fresh flowers. Fresh squeezed orange juice which is a little hard to find these days. Looks like a favorite neighborhood spot.

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