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Casa Chimayo Restaurante

409 West Water Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Ranked #72 of 462 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $20
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This came highly recommended by the hotel concierge so we arrived (sans reservations) with very high expectations. We were immediately seated at a patio table, which had a kitschy (albeit fun) theme. There were very few patrons so we were surprised by the amount of time it took to receive service. The chips and salsa were very good yet the... More

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Prescott, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

One of, if not the best, blue corn cheese enchiladas I've ever had! The blue corn was exceptional. Plus, being a bit off the plaza, they weren't insanely busy like a lot of restaurants are that are right at the plaza. Also, one has to get "Christmas" as both the green chile and the red chile were equally delicious.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

In the land of super-hot chile, I had to be careful! While I wanted to try authentic New Mexican food, I had to avoid dishes that were too hot or spicy. Fortunately, Casa Chimayo had no problem with my special request--and the atmosphere was quirky, colorful, and charming. The chicken tortillas with onions, peppers, beans, salsa and sour cream was... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Original adobe restaurant with excellent authentic southwest food. Very casual and also recommended by the locals. Make reservations as it is small, but charming.

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Morrison, CO
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very disappointed in this restaurant that was recommended to us by the inn, in which we stayed. The hostess seated us in their waiting are, which is NOT anywhere near the UN-watchful of the hostess. We were the only ones in there and we did see and couple of empty tables. An attentive waiter noticed us sitting in there and... More

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austin, tx
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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Casa Chimayo is located in a historic adobe house with funky Santa Fe charm. We enjoyed the blue corn enchiladas & Posole. The food tasted authentic like it was made by someone's abuelita in the kitchen. Generous drinks, affordable prices, and friendly service.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

To start the place is dingy, wobbly tables. We were seated next to a window which you could feel the draft due to the wonderful clear tape used in place of glass. Service was terrible, 10 minutes for our drink order plus another 10 to receive them. The food was mediocre at best, and WAYYYYYY overpriced. I've never seen a... More

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Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We started the meal with a Prickly Pear Cactus Margarita and a Red Chile Margarita; both were delicious but the Red Chile one was fabulous! Then homemade chips (very thick) and delicious salsa. The Chile En Nogada was a differently delicious appetizer. We shared a Rib Eye steak meal (sorry, can't remember the name) and it was perfectly cooked and... More

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Magnolia, Texas
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133 reviews 133 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped here last year on a trip to Santa Fe and it was worthy of a second visit. We started the meal with the homemade chips (delicious) and fresh made salsa...yum! Everyone ordered something different and all enjoyed their entrees which included Blue Corn Enchiladas, Carne Adovada, Lamb Tacos and Tortilla Soup. Nice size portions. Was a little busy... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice place to visit, great food friendly staff and not too pricey,and not too far a walk from the main square.

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