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Palacio Cafe

209 East Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Downtown)
505 989-3505
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Ranked #5 of 464 restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $10
Cuisines: Sandwiches
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Neighborhood: Downtown
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Krum
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I stopped here for a Light lunch and it was delightful. The salad was very good with a lot of fresh ingredients. The sandwich was filling too

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Portland, OR
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

My friend and I had enchilada plates, one chicken and one cheese, and both were excellent. The cafe was quiet when we arrived around 4 pm, and service was fast and efficient. The location a few blocks away from the plaza means that for the time being at least you can avoid the hordes by eating here. No alcohol, which... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I ate lunch here twice on trip to Santa Fe. Had the enchiladas both times with green Chile sauce. Excellent. Wanted to try the breakfast too (served all day), but couldn't resist having the enchiladas again. Friendly staff. Charming small cafe.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stopped by for lunch while visiting Santa Fe for the afternoon. Inside is small but they had a table to seat our family of five. Four of us ordered the enchiladas. They were very good. Red sauce was a bit spicy for one of my kids, but I really liked it. You can get the sauce on the side... More

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Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

As others have said this café is a good spot. The owners were very attentive, our breakfast portions almost too large, and it was convenient to where were staying (Casa de Tres Lunas). There are a couple of tables outside if it is nice out. It is not a large or fancy establishment, but if you are looking for a... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went here for breakfast and the owners are so kind. The food was really good and it was one of very few restaurants downtown where the service is good.

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Edmond, OK
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had looked around some at the Spanish Market and decided to get a quick lunch here. The sandwich was so big, my husband and I shared it. The food was freshly prepared when ordered and was of high quality. (Boars Head meats) It's a cute, clean little cafe with several tables that locals push together for meals. The folks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My sons and I thoroughly enjoyed burritos (one smothered in excellent Christmas chili) and burger. We picked a slow time and while service was friendly, it was a little slow due to there only being a waiter and a cook on duty. We overlook that and still had a great time. I would recommend it.

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Albuquerque
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food was good, but not worth the price; the addition of a side dish would justify the price. We found the dining room warm and the waitstaff was inattentive.

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Playa Del Rey, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Once again, Trip Advisor comes through with another great find in Santa Fe. A very cozy family-run restaurant with a creative menu and awesome breakfast tacos. Give it a spin - - you won't be disappointed...

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