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Tomasita's Cafe

554 Juanita Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Historic District)
505.988.3614
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Ranked #225 of 467 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
Neighborhood: Historic District
Most recent review
- Sep 4, 2014
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Neighborhood: Historic District
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Amarillo TX
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Very probably the best restaurant in Santa Fe. We have never had a bad experience here. Waitstaff is exceptional and the food is always excellent. Very consistent, none of this wondering how it's going to be this time as with some other restaurants. You just need to be prepared for about an hour or so wait for a table, but... More

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davis, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a nice New Mexican restaurant. The service was great (special orders for the teenagers in our group) and the food was good. The four stars is simply because the food at La Choza and Maria's is better. Of the three, Tomasita's had the mildest green chile (during the 2 weeks we visited and ate at all three restaurants).... More

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Chino, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went to Tomasita's early for dinner, around 5:00, on a week night. It was not crowded and service was excellent as was the food. I had the beef sopapilla and my wife had tortilla soup, both good choices.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

One of the worst meals I've ever experienced. Granted we were with a large group, mostly kids, but my dinner was essentially inedible. Chicken so tough and tasteless it wasn't worth chewing, glued together by bland cheese, topped with a ton of shredded lettuce, and a blob of guac on top. Best tasting part of the whole mess was the... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We went to this restaurant after hearing rave reviews. If you dont mind a busy atmosphere with lots of noise then you will enjoy Tomasita's. We waited about 40 minutes on a very busy Saturday night. They do not except reservations. The waiter was very nice but it was a little hard to hear each other over the noise. The... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I was directed here by a hotel bellman from the Old Town. This place is worth the walk! I wasn't super hungry so decided for a bowl of Tortilla Soup to start followed by a small plate. The soup was the best I've had! Ton's of chicken and the heat was perfect. The small plate was a nice chicken tostado... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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106 reviews 106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Santa Fe has many red and green chile restaurants and Tomasita's is one of the better ones. It is definitely on the tourist map but locals go here as well. They serve a good version of what traditional northern New Mexican food should be. For good traditional food near the Plaza it is definitely a reliable bet.

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Philadelphia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We had dinner here during a recent visit to Santa Fe. Very good food - Mexican flavor of course, but we loved that.

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Houston
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Our dinner was good. Nothing over the top for the hype. It was our first night in Santa Fe so we were expecting fabulous Mexican food. Since we are from Texas, it was not anything special. There is a female singing group that entertained. They were good.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We went on a friday night, the wait was abt 30 minutes. Kids got chicken fingers, we got a green chicken enchilada plate with posole instead of beans, and a red enchilada with ground beef. The chicken strips were ok. The side of ranch had way too much dill. The red enchiladas were just ok, and the green were so... More

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