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Santa Fe Grill

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435
(575) 472-5568
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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excelsior springs
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not sure of other choices in Santa Rosa, but there is a McDonalds. Went here at hotel clerk's recommendation. Not great. Just average food, overpriced for taste and quantity. They do have a large menu but judging by my fetucinni alfredo and husband's sopapilla, I wouldn't expect any of it to stand out. First impression when we walked in was... More 

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Justin, Texas
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were one of two couples who walked in the door at the same time. I was a bit surprised to see a turning Christmas tree in the corner all lit up. There is a older man standing at the reception/pay stand who just looks at us, does not say anything, just kind of stares at the four of us.... More 

Thank Funyumken
Fredericksburg TX
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here on the recommendation of the desk clerk at our motel and were very pleasantly surprised at the high quality of the food. The waitress was especially nice and helpful. We were very thankful to have had such a good tasty meal after a long day of travel.

Thank sigourneySigourney
Mountain View
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family went in to eat after a long day driving cross country and we were longing for some good food. This place was awful. The special was carne asada tips and they had good seasoning, but tasted so tough, like they had been on the grill all day. The pinto beans has ZERO flavor, the sauce they served with... More 

Thank MrsWilliams1
West Texas
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33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my family of 10 in for dinner based on the hotel manager 's recommendation. We arrived just after a large group of men sat down in the secondary dinning room. We had to wait 10 minutes for a table in the main dinning room , which is not big. Needless to say it took over an hour to... More 

Thank TexKS
North Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here after a very cold reception at a nearby place (Drive In II) and we walked out. Violet sat us, took our orders and food came out fast. It was spicy but well prepared. She had several other tables and traffic kept flowing in but her service remained solid. A great dining experience.

1 Thank Ulisesontheroad
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Sunday night in June while staying in Santa Rosa, NM, after waiting about 15 minutes someone finally came out to seat us and said it would still be a 30-45 minute wait to place an order. Said they were busy, but didn't look too busy to us. We went on down they street to another restaurant,... More 

1 Thank stevekix66
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The older gentleman who was at the front was awful and arrogant ! The food is overpriced and tasteless. Set tip rate for party of 6 is ridiculous especially when you get horrible service. When I complained about the gratuity amount, the gentleman told me "it takes all kinds of customers ". I told it took all kinds of restaurants... More 

Thank Deborah D
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On my way out of Santa Rosa this morning I was in desperate need of a cup of coffee. Stopped at Santa Fe Grill. The server was real friendly and recommended the green chile. I love green chile. Ordered the Santa Fe omellete and a side of green chile and was not disappointed. Great flavor and had a good kick... More 

Thank David K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by Santa Fe Grill on our way through Santa Rose on Father's Day this year. We make it a point to stop at this restaurant every year and have never been disappointed. Our waitress (Grace) was attentive and made our dining experience one of the best we have ever experienced. We will continue to make this a necessary... More 

Thank Patti K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: (575) 472-5568

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