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Pete's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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105 N 1st St, Belen, NM 87002-4301
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was okay here, but it wasn't awesome. Everything seemed very dry. They have a nice selection of desserts.

Thank CaseyJones6325
Matteson, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portions are large so come with an appetite. I had the special which was a Chimichanga and they were serve rolled. Very good.. Wait staff is attentive and made sure all of our needs were met. The Sopaipillas were great but I was a little disappointed in the signature Italian Cream Cake. I have had better.

Thank Carol G
Loudon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent and great prices. Senior plate was really affordable. I especially enjoy the soooo pillars with honey! Stop every time we visit our friends in Belen!

Thank 813Lovetotravel13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice clean and great food. Small kids menu but food was very good. Service was good and let us say a little longer to talk. Free chips salsa!

Thank Danielle A
Rio Communities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We love going here as it has a right here history as well as great food. Railroad is right next to it and neat traditional architecture.

Thank Jason S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

After driving the Salt Mission Trail we came across Highway 60 and up to stop for a bite of lunch. It's a little difficult to get to if coming from the east, but easily located near the Harvey House Museum. We were seated quickly and drinks brought to quench our thirst. Menu was simple but food was amazing. I went... More 

1 Thank Chris M
Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We were in Belen to tour the Harvey House. Pete's is across the street from the museum. Service was wonderful...food was fantastic and well worth getting off I-25 for a delicious meal !!

1 Thank sundog54
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Service was good Queso was tasty Prices were reasonable Overall I had a nice relaxing lunch with no issues to speak of. I would return with family and friends any time.

1 Thank Greg J G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Always a hit, this is a great example of a local restaurant that makes quality food and provides quality service.

1 Thank JRC_9
Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I really enjoyed eating here. Happened to find it while exploring the town looking at the older architecture. In the vicinity of what would be the old downtown near the train depot which is now a museum. Service was friendly and local. Family owned. The food was very good, the service was good and friendly too. Apparently a long established... More 

1 Thank Dan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 N 1st St, Belen, NM 87002-4301
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Belen
  • Phone Number: 505-864-4811

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?