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The Santa Fe Bite

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Formerly Bobcat Bite Restaurant)
+1 505-982-0544
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Ranked #48 of 462 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price range: $9 - $25
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Famous Green Chile Cheeseburgers are back! John and Bonnie Eckre, formerly of Bobcat Bite, are taking their food to the next level at the new Santa Fe Bite located inside Garrett's Desert Inn on Old Santa Fe Trail. In addition to their savory Green Chile Cheeseburgers, Santa Fe Bite features fresh tacos, fish and chips, sandwiches, a choice of French or sweet potato fries and a little something they like to call 'The Big Bite' that comes with a side of buttery garlic bread. Creamy milkshakes and homemade lemonade are just some of the sweet treats popping up on their new menu. Also, we are now serving beer and wine. Santa Fe Bite opens at 8am during the week which means early birds can sample tasty Breakfast menu offerings like hot cornmeal pancakes with maple syrup, brioche French toast with maple caramel sauce and house-made biscuits with Mom's gravy. Spend a leisurely Sunday outside at Santa Fe Bite. The new Brunch menu includes eggs benedict, frittatas and huevos rancheros.
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Xenia, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Was in Santa Fe recently and had to try the award winning green chili cheeseburger at the Santa Fe Bite. It was delicious! Would have given this 5 stars except we felt it was a little pricey.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The burgers are very good. The shake was thick & very chocolaty. . Very good service, fast and friendly. Worth the walk off the strip.

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Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Some of these reviews indicate that many have never enjoyed a "Good" burger. There is not enough green chile in town to salvage these burgers. Bun was old and dry and the meat must come from WalMart.

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Ottawa, Canada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Family recommended coming here for a great burger and home made potato chips. We weren't steered wrong. The burger was cooked to perfection with a lovely combo of cheese and green chili. Potato chips were crispy, warm and tasty. Topped off by a beautiful pint of local lager.

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New Albany, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was our first trip back to the newly located "Bobcat Bite." The Santa Fe Bite is equally fantastic. My wife had the grilled cheese and I had the cheeseburger. We also had guacamole and chips, baked beans and a side salad. All were delicious and expertly prepared. I know their burgers were rated #5 in the U.S. In my... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The burgers are to die for - try the green chile cheeseburger. The burgers come out a little on rarer side of what you expect, so just be aware of that, although the quality of the meat if so good, I can understand why they do it that way. If you don't want to eat meat, then try the fish... More

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Grand Forks, ND
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Wow. Just - wow. My boyfriend's green chili cheeseburger, all 10 oz of it, was amazing. I would've eaten all of it, and I would have, if he hadn't been guarding it so carefully! This is by far the best in town! The fries - eh. Average. My chopped salad was a perfect side - crisp and cool and well... More

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New Mexico
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Not only are their burgers grilled to perfection, but their steak is equally sumptuous!!! This is not just a burger place. The Ribeye is delicious, full of flavor, tender, juicy and cooked perfectly. Kudos to Santa Fe Bite for a fabulous menu of awesome food, along with some great wine--all at reasonable prices. Don't miss this place.

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San Angelo, Texas
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158 reviews 158 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had to try the well known chile cheeseburger. I ordered medium and it came out medium rare. The burger comes undressed with a slice of tomato and lettuce on the side. The meat flavor was good. The "home fries"with chile cheese were really cubed potatoes. The cheese topping was good though. We enjoyed the vinegar base cole slaw. They... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Best green chile cheeseburgers in New Mexico. The green chile cheeseburgers are cooked to order (rare means rare, etc.). The green chile provides flavor with that distinctive (but not overkill) spicy bite. The proportion of cheese, green chile and burger are just right on top of a homemade, soft brioche bun. The home fries and sweet potato fries are great... More

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