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Charlie's Bakery and Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Mexican, American, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having spent my High Scool years in Las Vegas, NM, Charlie's has been a tradition for me and my family. Though it has changed hands it has maintained the excellence of authentic New Mexican cuisine for more than 40 years. The potions are huge so...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had pancakes and french toast. Both portions were large, but unfortunately, remarkably tasteless. Think eating cardboard. I looked at the cinnamon rolls, which are allegedly very good. They were huge and I decided to pass after our experience with the above mentioned orders. Perhaps...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank pantload
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast I have had in ages! The diner decor is fun and the service is fast. They have a full service Starbucks and so much of the menu is homemade. I really enjoyed the Huevos Rancheros with green chili and tortilla. I wanted to...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank RJR2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group had the best hamburgers ever located about an hour north of Santa Fe. Fun place to see the local population enjoying good eats in an unpretentious place with great service and value. There is a huge cream puff over the main entrance and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank tosca027
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it's all been said, with 600+ other reviews. I was impressed by the size of every bakery creation. They were all at least twice the size of standard bakery fare. We had the glazed donut. Our breakfast was delicious...had left overs to take...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank paulrJ9333LT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to get donuts for a business meeting. There are amazing sweets in this place. Besides the creative donuts made with maple glaze and various other toppings, there were cream puffs, cookies and many more.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jeepdad1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Are you one of those people who loves to start off the day with a big breakfast? You’ll love Charlie’s, AKA “the Spic n’ Span”. I made the “mistake” of ordering breakfast before I saw the huge selection of baked goods. There were chocolate eclairs...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank MovableBeast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wrote a negative review here on July 6th and am disappointed it was never published. I have eateten here many times over the years and eveyone was very satisfied with the food and service. The place must be under new management now as it...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Frank E
Reviewed August 11, 2019

GREAT staff and tasty food with large portions. I went here on a suggestion of another and I'm glad I stopped! They have very good breakfast and lunch options. Diner setting with lots of bakery treats as well. Make sure to stop if you're ever...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank James M
Reviewed August 6, 2019

We ate at Charlie's for breakfast and had a great experience. The atmosphere was fun, the service was good and the food was delicious. We decided to take a home one of their cinnamon rolls and we are so glad we did.... delectable.

Date of visit: August 2019
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April 18, 2015|
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Response from supt5225 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this restaurant does serve a regular breakfast with eggs, bacon or sausage and potatoes. I'm not sure if any of their baked goods or breads are gluten free, but I would suspect that they are not.
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