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Pantry Restaurant

1820 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3370
+1 505-986-0022
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Ranked #7 of 462 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Description: The Pantry Restaurant has been a Santa Fe landmark since 1948. We offer a unique take on a diner, where the cuisine of Northern New Mexico meets traditional American food. We have been serving quality fresh from scratch comfort food for over sixty years. You will be pleased with our fast and friendly service while enjoying the best chile in Santa Fe. As a family owned business we pride ourselves on serving the freshest and most quality ingredients to all of our guests and we promise to treat you like part of the family.
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San Diego
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Driving through Santa Fe we stopped at the Pantry for lunch after seeing the reviews on Tripadvisor. What a great find. Simple restaurant just south of downtown Santa Fe. Great New Mexico food and friendly service. None of the stuffiness that you sometimes get in Santa Fe.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the El Ray Inn next door to this little jem of a restaurant. My wife and I were tired of driving into the downtown area to eat and thought we would try this place. What a pleasant surprise. The restaurant itself is nothing special. The food and the staff however make up for any shortcomings the decor... More

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is probably the tastiest food around. I'm from NM and this food is top notch. Huge Servings and great staff. Delicious. I wish this restaurant was in ABQ.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I came with friends for dinner and we had a thoroughly enjoyable meal - both in terms of food and service. The restaurant is much bigger than you might think consisting of 2 separate areas and a 'diner bar'. We ordered a range of food - all of which was very tasty and home made and the portions are very... More

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Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We needed to get on the road early on Sunday so were wanting to be first in line! We were waiting outside the front door about 15 minutes before they opened! Their wonder host came out and told us to get inside to wait! He got us coffee and drinks for our babies and was the most pleasant host we... More

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Michael S, Owner at Pantry Restaurant, responded to this review

The best food around? We're so flattered! I'm particularly happy to hear you enjoyed your most recent breakfast with us and that you had great service to match a tasty meal. I'll definitely pass along your compliments to the host and let him know you and your family felt so well taken care of. Hope it won't be long before... More

Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I've been eating in restaurants for a long time (I'm 71). I have NEVER had huevos rancheros that are this good! It's a pretty basic recipe - corn tortillas, over-easy eggs, ranch-style beans, red sauce, cheese, how difficult could it be? But oh, so good! As much as I rave about the rancheros, my wife is just as adamant about... More

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Michael S, Owner at Pantry Restaurant, responded to this review

Coming from a man who sounds like he really knows his Huevos Rancheros, this is quite the compliment! I can't tell you how happy I am that you're such a fan and that you'd take the time to not only spread the good word about our food, but about our staff too. I'll definitely pass along your compliments to Ruben... More

Babylon, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Seeing all the great reviews for this place we were afraid there might be a long wait, but we were seated immediately both times we visited. The food was delicious and not overpriced, service was very good, place was clean and cheerful. If I was a local. I would eat here all the time!

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Michael S, Owner at Pantry Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad your meals here didn't disappoint! I'm even happier you'd say you'd come here all the time if you lived in Santa Fe. Hope we'll have the chance to welcome you back the next time you're here to get you one plate close to "regular" status! All the best, Michael Singley, Owner More

North Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had driven by this restaurant several times, always thinking it can't be that good, it looks so plain on the outside. On our last day in Santa Fe, we went in, as I couldn't leave without really giving it a try --- all those good reviews didn't just come from nowhere! A different story inside --- busy, lots of... More

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Michael S, Owner at Pantry Restaurant, responded to this review

So happy you plan to make us your first stop next time -- that really means a lot! I'm even happier you decided to give us a try and that your meal didn't disappoint! I really appreciate you taking the time to review us and hope it won't be too long before we see you again. All the best, Michael... More

Fort Worth, TX
Top Contributor
370 reviews 370 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I don't give out too many five-star ratings, but The Pantry deserves one! The food was excellent, the waiter was kind and attentive, the prices were reasonable, and other than a 20-minute wait (which is not bad at all), everything was great. Any breakfast entree should be fantastic...whether you want eggs, pancakes, more authentic New Mexican fare or ??? Excellent

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Michael S, Owner at Pantry Restaurant, responded to this review

This means so much coming from you then! I'm so happy you enjoyed your breakfast and that you found your server friendly. I'm not sure how often you folks are in Santa Fe but I hope we'll have the opportunity to welcome you back for breakfast the next time you're in the area. Sincerely, Michael Singley, Owner More

Winnipeg, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Small cafe with the feel that your in the owner's home. very friendly staff will help you with the menu choices. food is outstanding and portions are huge. not expensive.

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Michael S, Owner at Pantry Restaurant, responded to this review

We want everyone who comes in to feel like they walked into our home to have a meal cooked by our family. It means a lot you'd say that's the impression you got, and I really appreciate you sharing it with others here on TripAdvisor. Hope we'll have the opportunity to welcome you back the next time you're in Santa... More

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Additional Information about Pantry Restaurant

Address: 1820 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3370
Phone Number: +1 505-986-0022
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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