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EL CAMPANARIO RESTAURANT

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3136 CERRILLIOS ROAD, Santa Fe, NM
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Description: Please add this restaurant. It is excellent and I have a positive review...
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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Unremarkable

There was really nothing wrong with this place, but there was nothing memorable either. Pretty standard menu, typical New Mexican fare, breakfast menu too, burgers, steaks. I ordered cheese enchiladas with red sauce. The sauce was good, the enchiladas were ok. The rice that came with it was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2011
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St. Petersburg, Florida
Level Contributor
35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I enjoyed my meal but my wife's meal had guacamole on it. When she told the waitress that she couldn't eat it they gladly replaced it with out it. Understanding restaurant. When in the area will revisit.

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Thank Donald W
Flagstaff, Arizona
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Want some half-frozen-in-the-middle, microwaved flautas? This is the place for you! Not many restaurants in Santa Fe measure up (bring lunch), but this place is a real turd! They train the waitresses to act like there is something wrong with YOU when you send the plate back. If you're still there when she comes back, you failed the intelligence test.... More 

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Thank Paneerdog P
Bastrop, Texas
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Love the food in New Mexico, so different from our Texas ones but excellent food and service at this restaurant. We enjoyed our meal

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1 Thank SallyDH1013
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

wow... We were a group of 8 people.. all very familiar with what good Mexican food should taste like. This is place is on the short list of the worst places I have ever been

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Thank Norton G
Greeley, Colorado
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I like to start negative reviews with at least one positive thing. At El Campanario, that was that the waitress was very friendly. Sick and coughing everywhere (like on the food), but friendly. Other than that, nothing was good at all. The food prices DO NOT reflect the food quality. If I pay $12 a plate for food-- it better... More 

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Thank Jessica H
Colorado
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135 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

There was really nothing wrong with this place, but there was nothing memorable either. Pretty standard menu, typical New Mexican fare, breakfast menu too, burgers, steaks. I ordered cheese enchiladas with red sauce. The sauce was good, the enchiladas were ok. The rice that came with it was very wet - looks like lots of tomato sauce in them or... More 

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Thank dogsareup
W Texas
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

Came here looking for blue corn cheese enchiladas with red chile sauce. Found them! Not really on the menu, but we asked, and they were delicious! Everything else was pretty mediocre - rice, posole, the chips & salsa (which we had to ASK for). But those huge SOPAPILLAS!!! Well, they were plenty good too! Service was just okay. If you... More 

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Thank abbagrace
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

Just spent a week in Santa Fe visiting family. We ate here twice, I could have eaten there every day and not grown tired of it. Enchiladas are my measure of a good Mexican restaurant and this one wins, hands down. Also, Omar Villanueva was there one day serenading the diners, what a treat!

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1 Thank Beth L
Mesa, Arizona
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85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

We ate here on a recent nationwide motorcycle tour. The service was a bit slow to start but picked up. Food was very good and we were completely satisfied. We give it a solid recommendation and would eat here again.

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1 Thank James T
Amarillo, Texas
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

The tables were sticky and falling apart. The waitress was slow and did not bother to check on us one single time. There were no chips and hot sauce (always a given at any good Mexican food place), and the menu said sopaipillas with all meals and the waitress told us we could not have them! We both ordered the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3136 CERRILLIOS ROAD, Santa Fe, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Southwestern

Description

Please add this restaurant. It is excellent and I have a positive review for it,

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