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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tune Up Cafe

Tune Up Cafe
1115 Hickox, Santa Fe, NM 84505
(505) 983-7060
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Ranked #22 of 425 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We came here for breakfast after many recommendations. When we got there, there was quiet a large line to order , out the door! It moved fast and there was enough tables for everyone so we didn't wait long. I had the gluten free blue corn waffles, they ware amazing!! Coffee was ok. Service perfect

Visited August 2014
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“The best nondescript restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Always crowded, always good. Great experienced wait staff. Fun to see a waiter carry six salads down one arm and something else in another. No one minds the tight seating. Locals and tourists visit this little restaurant that churns out every dish is a great dish. My husband on the recommendation of an eavesdropping diner chose the chile rellano. Unfortunately, it's fried, but so good that it was worth that little fact. Our daughter and I had the enchiladas. I had the sauce on the side because I wasn't sure if I could tolerate the heat. Our daughter who has grown accustomed to the food of the southwest just went for the red sauce; it's hotter. We split a salad because one must always eat his veggies. This looks like a local joint, but what's going on in the kitchen is all haute dining. It's just very relaxed and wonderful. You must try this restaurant at least once.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Delicious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We ate here twice in a week and enjoyed everything. The mole sauce and the squash soup were highlights. Casual atmosphere with porch or indoor seating. Attentive waitstaff.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“PRICEY”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It was just OK. Probably on the healthy side (local, organic, etc.), yet $38 is way too high for a burger w/ watermelon "juice" and salmon tacos.

Visited August 2014
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Neighborhood bistro”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Mid afternoon lunch turned to long conversation aided by the sunny atmosphere. Order at the counter and your meal is delivered quickly to your table. Outdoor as well as indoor seating, Tune Up is a good place to 'tune up' your emotional batteries and relax for a bit.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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