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Plaza Cafe Southside

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3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
+1 505-424-0755
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Came in on a monday evening and were seated immediately. I had the carne asada burrito and my wife had the rib eye and enchiladas. Warning: I like spicy food and their green chile was pretty darned hot! The food was very good, especially the steak. The Baklava Ice Cream that was the dessert special was absolutely incredible! I would... More 

2 Thank Michael T
New Ipswich, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a bowl of red chili....wonderful. My husband had a green chili cheese burger and fries....said It was great. Granddaughter ate greeksalad her favorite. Was packed with people but was seated right away. Service was fast and courteous. Enjoyed the pictures of Zozobra on the walls.

2 Thank Patty M
Penasco, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff- attentive but not bothersome. I was sat in a timely fashion & did not have to wait to have my order placed. The food was delicious. It had an interesting twist on the traditional taste of the dishow I had ordered.

2 Thank Nicole S
Arvada, Colorado, United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good service and nice atmosphere. Asked for a pear lemonade to have some vodka in it....very good!!! Food was really good and they have good burgers if you have someone that doesn't like Mexican food. Hubby hd yummy enchilada plate, I had Turkey melt and adult kid had a burger. Everything was great!!!

2 Thank Kim P
Tucson, Arizona
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1,462 reviews
558 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,671 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we walked into this large restaurant for breakfast, the hostess warned us to get the chile on the side that morning. She repeated that advice when she walked by our table as we perused the menu. One of our party of four, who ordered a breakfast burrito, followed her counsel and was glad he did. The rest of us... More 

3 Thank Rumples
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our go-to restarant for a really good meal. Classic diner with soutwest twist. Heuvos rancheros, one of the best in the city. Shakes delish.

2 Thank HighPlainsDrifters
Denver, Colorado
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137 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We showed up for a late lunch and were promptly seated, but that was the end of the attentive service for the meal. We had to ask for water three times before it finally arrived. We ordered the Greek Fries to start but were surprised when the entrees were delivered and the fries never materialized. We waited several minutes for... More 

Thank gourmetvinotraveler
Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Treated friends from ourt of town to a birthday lunch. All our food choices were good. Service was very good (attentive, timely drink refills, friendly and helpful staff, worked well as a team). We greatly miss your fajitas on your new menu! Peanut butter cookie would be better if it had been baked crisper and had some crunchy chopped peanuts... More 

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3 Thank tedb489
Santa Fe, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tasting food and exceptional service. Don't think I've ever had a bad meal there. Nice people too.

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2 Thank Patricia W
Santa Fe, NM
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have known the Razatos family my entire life and spent many breakfasts and lunches with my family at their downtown restaurant. They continue their tradition of good food and good service at the Plaza Southside. Food is good and reliably good service. Good chili but if you're not a chili person, there's lots on the menu for you too... More 

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1 Thank rickb824

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Southwestern, Mexican, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
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
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?