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Palacio Cafe

209 East Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Downtown)
505 989-3505
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Ranked #4 of 466 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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
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English first
Campbell, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The breakfast burrito is one of the best I have ever had. They also have traditional breakfasts, but you have to try the burrito. We ate here the first morning on a recommendation and ended up going there every morning. The place is very small, but we never had to wait for a table. The staff is very friendly.

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I confess the place is cozy and friendly, but what I ate this day did not impress me it was served in a cast iron skillet and I could taste the iron on my food. There's great reviews on yelp and I'm not sure why maybe just my dish taste like iron but not impressed. I eat in many different... More

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Abingdon, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Enjoyed this restaurant very much. To be as close to the Plaza, it is non-touristy and not presumptuous. Just good food with gracious service.

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2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Excellent. What a surprise. We had the breakfast burrito and the huevos rancheros and both were very good. We will be back !

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Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews 96 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There is a lot to like about this little spot. It checks pretty much checks all of the boxes for me. It's small (maybe just a little too small), family owned with a real passion for their business, convenient walking distance from the Plaza up East Palace toward La Posada, food is obviously quality and freshly made on premises, great... More

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Riverton, Utah
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111 reviews 111 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Anyone can go to Denny's or Waffle House, etc. but this is just a quaint little gem. I can't speak for lunch, but the menu looked good. We loves the breakfast tacos. There were about 8 items to choose from. The hostess/waitress was very sweet and attentive. Great location!

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Hereford, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

One of the Must Try restaurants in Santa Fe! The club was great! French fries may be better than the McDonalds secret formula. We got lucky and only experienced a small wait for a table. Service was the really good and food came out fast.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This cafe serves the best New Mexican food in town. I have lived here all my life and only my mom's cooking is better. The also have great regular American fare. Fresh salads, great sandwiches and wonderful soups. You need to try the green chile stew! The prices are extremely affordable. A must try.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stopped by for lunch during a rare noontime rainstorm and thoroughly enjoyed this delightful small cafe. Service was very friendly and the food was superb. I had the green chili soup and it was so good we came back the next day for the same. My wife had the BLTA and considered it fabulous. Prices were very reasonable. A... More

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Laredo
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Quaint and homey feeling for a restaurant very close to the plaza. The restaurant is to the side of the Cathedral and New Drury Plaza Hotel. First visit was for breakfast. Food was good. Coffee was great! Second visit was for lunch. Hamburgers were delicious. Restaurant has a Mexican flair to it by serving flavored sodas. Homemade flan should not... More

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