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Palacio Cafe

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209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
+1 505-989-3505
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“green chile stew” (129 reviews)
“sandwiches” (82 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (34 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
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Reviewed yesterday

So this was our first meal in Santa Fe at a long time local restaurant. It has very good reviews, very much deserved it seems. Our lunch was excellent. The green Chile soup was spectacular. Her enchiladas were excellent. My beef burrito was excellent. We...More

Thank Axelrod608
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant several times during our week stay, eating breakfast, lunch and dinner here. By far, our favorite were the tamales! Can’t be beat! The price...crazy good!

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a chicken salad and the chicken was cooked perfectly. My husband had a panini that he loved. The place is small but clean and the waitstaff friendly.

3  Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I were looking for a great place to eat lunch. We happened by chance to find this cafe. We were able to get a table quickly. The place was packed. It should be, the food is delicious. The service was wonderful. The...More

2  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here on a monday and the place was almost full so that's a good sign. I had the green chili stew and it was delicious. Friendly staff as well. Definitely recommandable.

4  Thank Ingeborg_Le
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a perfect place for lunch. The food was amazing, yummy steak tacos. I had the soup of the day......mushroom......the best ever. The staff was o kind. We were a party of six with 2 nine year olds and everyone enjoyed their meal.

4  Thank Peggy81049
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for lunch! I waited 10 minutes for a table then was ignored for 15 minutes then it took 40 minutes to get my meal. I ordered chicken enchiladas and a sprite. The enchiladas were terrible as were the beans and something else on...More

1  Thank DEBBYB_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Palacio Cafe for breakfast as it had good reviews and was down the street from La Posada de Santa Fe hotel where we were staying. The food was amazing and the service was okay - one waitress was really sweet and the other...More

5  Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There wasn't a wait when we went, small cute place so i imagine weekends there is one. We both ordered burritos christmas style and they were yummy! We enjoyed the green chile sauce more, but had been liking green chile sauce at other restaurants too!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch the first day of Indian Market & the place was jammed. Despite the crowd, the food and service was terrific. Will go back!

4  Thank Susan M
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Questions & Answers
July 21, 2018|
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Response from KWYSWilley | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a few tables in front of cafe. And NM state law allows dogs in outside eating areas.
March 24, 2017|
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Response from LakeLoafer | Reviewed this property |
They only serve breakfast and lunch. They don't take reservations.
November 10, 2016|
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Response from Kathleen H | Reviewed this property |
Seafood? No. Vegetarian? Yes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2012
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-989-3505
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