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Plaza Cafe Southside

$$ - $$$, Mexican, American
3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
+1 505-424-0755
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“greek fries” (16 reviews)
“turkey melt” (6 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (14 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Southwestern, Mexican, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Plaza Cafe Southside
1. Green Chile Cheeseburger
"Green chile cheeseburger? Possibly my very favorite anywhere."
Ben F
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2. Excellent Desserts
" We had the coconut pie, peanut butter pie and caramel apple pie."
Matt H
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3. Friendly Service
"First, let's get to the service: FANTASTIC!"
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1 - 10 of 591 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate two meals here this weekend and have been here a few times before. Food, service and experience are most enjoyable. I highly recommend when in Santa Fe. It also has very good desserts.

1  Thank joys455
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Every time visiting Santa Fe, we eat at least once at this "locals" favored restaurant. The breakfast (served all day), and the red and green chili dishes served are excellent. The ownership knows our relatives and greeted us at our table, but I saw her...More

4  Thank D L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by a wonderful young lady who quickly told us that it might be a 10 minute wait. Within 5 minutes we were seated and our server greeted us shortly thereafter. We shared one of the specials, the Diablo Burger, and loved it....More

3  Thank Butch W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch. The green/red enchiladas were spectacular. The calamari was amazing. It had a red chili olive oil sauce that was so delicious. Service is great and fast. Portions are huge. I always have to get a "to go" container.......yum

3  Thank Druktenis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$10 Margarita might be the norm in Santa Fe but we expected more flavor, bigger glass, something for that price. Food is good as others have said. We just thought it was over priced.

Thank cormine54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time here. We live in Albuquerque. Our dinner was delicious...especially the avocado tacos. The dessert...oh. my. God. I don't like key lime pie, but this was to die for and completely tittalating. Get it. Do it. Now!!

2  Thank LM N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast or dinner this place has everything Diablo burger best burger I never have so tasty the bomb we’ll be definitely back

4  Thank chinitita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for any meal. The locals are plentiful and the food is tasty. It has a diner atmosphere and a varied menu with some New Mexican twists on old favorites. I recommended it's, one of my favorites.

3  Thank Denise2517
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with my family of 5, they treated us in a very friendly way, very attentive coming to our table several to see if everything was ok. Always with a smile!!!!!! The food was delicious my chili burger was great. Kids pancake plate was...More

3  Thank Cristian R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually dine at the Plaza Cafe for breakfast, but have never had a bad meal there including lunch and dinner. They also have a full bar for lunch and dinner. Their Traditional breakfasts are one of the best in Santa Fe. Our dining experience...More

3  Thank Richard B
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Questions & Answers
October 1, 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Razatos | Property representative |
Yes call directly or go to the website for online ordering.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-424-0755
  • E-mail
From the moment you enter our doors, you'll be getting high quality service the old-fashioned way. At Plaza Cafe Southside our bright and enthusiastic waiters love to see you happy, so we do whatever it takes to make sure you enjoy your visit. In addition to our delicious food, Plaza Cafe Southside is known for our friendliness and efficiency. We guarantee that we'll get your order to you both fast and hot! Plaza Cafe is a family owned and operated business. The Razatos family has kept the traditional cooking methods and flavor combinations of New Mexico and added some recipes from Greece, all the while keeping with the classic American diner experience. Come in and try our delicious food, and see why so many people in Santa Fe call Plaza Cafe Southside their favorite restaurant! We look forward to serving you and your family.
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