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“On the Plaza” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Roque's Carnitas

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Roque's Carnitas
on the Plaza at Washington and Palace, Santa Fe, NM (Downtown)
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Ranked #57 of 472 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price range: $0 - $8
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Santa Fe, NM
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“On the Plaza”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Roque has been on the Plaza in Santa Fe for over 27 years and seems to have learned something about cooking in that time. Authentic and delicious, cooked in front of you.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
“Authentic cabrito”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

If you are concerned about visiting old Mexico come to the Santa Fe plaza. One of the best feature is Roque's cart which is a fixture. The meat is wonderful and he uses some of the proceeds to help Mexican schools. Stop and chat.

Visited February 2013
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
“Fresh, Yummy and Affordable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Best cart food on the historic plaza. Local favorite. Cooked fresh while you wait. Grab a great meal for a low price and sit on the plaza and watch the world go by!
The owner is a local character who loves his cooking.
Definitely a Santa Fe icon in the summer.

Visited January 2013
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south australia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Aussies on a US road trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Roques carnitas are a must have when in Santa Fe. We were here three years ago, and again had to have a Carnita. Great food, just be careful, the juices don't get all over your shirt. Well worth the dry cleaning bill though. A legend!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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