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Adelitas Restaurant

3297 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2924
505-474-4897
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Ranked #206 of 464 restaurants in Santa Fe
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
Arvada, Colorado
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had the blue corn pancakes with pinon nuts & blueberries. Yummy! The service was good. Family-type restaurant. Serves breakfast, lunch & dinner.

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We picked this place because it was across the street from our motel and figured 'how bad can it be?' Little did we know it could be very bad. Our first clue was the awful margarita's. They tasted like they used that horribly sweet premade mix you buy in the grocery store. The food itself was only moderately better. considering... More

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LITTLE ROCK
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

This place is great. Good service (despite what is said by other reviewers) and a very varied menu. They have things on the menu that one very seldom sees. One example: the cow's lips are out of this world. The dish comes with corn tortillas, cilantro, and raw onions and are as soft and delicious as can be. The meat... More

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Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The service was ok, but not the best. They brought us chips and salsa but the chips weren't very good. I wasn't very hungry when I ordered so I got the popcorn shrimp, which was very delicious. Overall it was an ok experience, but not my favorite.

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Reno, Nevada
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We have eaten at Adelita's many times over the years. The food remains delicious! They have changed their location to a few blocks north of where they were 5 years ago, but the quality of their food remains great.

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Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

You don't come to Adel it as for decor or glossy menus. You come for delicious food. My husband and I are on a long road trip of 3 weeks and the seafood dish for two was simply one of the best dishes I have ever enjoyed. Clams, shrimp, a couple of crab claws, and much more in a savory... More

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Corydon
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We got into town tonight and we wanted Mexican food so we went to Adelita´s. That was a huge mistake. I ordered a Margarita and they were out of mix....whaaaat??? Are you kidding me? A Mexican restaurant where you can't get a Margarita. We should have left but we figured we'd stay because it was close to our hotel. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

The place looked interesting and there were several cars in the lot so we figured we would give it a shot. We should have realized something was amiss when we stood around in the empty entry for over a minute before a hostess showed up to take us to a table. We sat there for several minutes before a waitress... More

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BELLEVILLE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

In the two years that have elapsed since our last visit, Adelitas has either changed their chef or simply gone downhill. The place is showing its wear and tear although it appeared they have a loyal local clientele.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

When this place first opened it was delicious. Currently Adelitas has made the local newspaper for a number of inspection violations however I didn't get that memo until I went and had a really poor margarita (which tasted like tequila and ice), waited ten years for a side of some kind of green chile and then another 20 minutes for... More

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