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Cafe Castro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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beef or chicken fajitas
strips of tender marinated beef or chicken, grilled & served w/ rice, refried beans, guacamole, sour cream & flour tortilla. choose red or green chile or salsa.
blue corn enchiladas
flat enchiladas made w/ blue corn tortillas, served w/ rice, refried beans & posole & topped w/ a dab of sour cream.
carne adovada
juicy chunks of marinated pork, broiled & served w/ rice & refried beans.
chicharron burrito
refried beans & chicharron in a flour tortilla, rolled & smothered w/ your choice of red or green chile & garnished w/ lettuce & tomato.
carne asada
a 10 oz. marinated breakfast sirloin steak grilled & served w/ rice, refried beans, guacamole & your choice of red or green chile.
price +1.00
all specials available daily for
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Despite an hour wait, the food was definitely worth it! I had the blue corn enchiladas which were outstanding. The only thing I’d like to see change is their lack of decent drinks. A margarita would have perfect with this meal.

Date of visit: March 2019
5  Thank Marlene412
Reviewed April 14, 2019

The Stuffed Sopapilla was VERY tasty, and I was amazed at the reasonable prices on the menu. We were there on a Friday evening, and there was a gentleman playing live music throughout dinner. The "wine margarita" they served was a delightful variation on tradition....More

Date of visit: April 2019
5  Thank Susan N
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

This is a little tricky to find if you aren't from the area have a gps handy and be prepared to miss it and turn around. We were disappointed chips and salsa were a charged menu item and not complimentary as we are accustomed to....More

Date of visit: March 2019
4  Thank D K
Reviewed March 29, 2019

We decided to take our visiting family from Wisconsin to this restaurant. The parking lot was full which is a good sign. Finding a parking space we entered the establishment. Lots of people and all tables occupied. We were told to expect about 15 minute...More

Date of visit: March 2019
8  Thank jackc1212
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

We were greeted and seated quickly. Ordered soon after. We were seated in an area that was tucked in the back, which was fine, however once our food came, it's seemed our waiter forgot about us. Finally, one of the buser girls bright us our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MsBeatle
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

I live in Texas & have eaten my fair share of flan, but I am ashamed to admit that I had to have TWO servings of Cafe Castro’s flan...it was THAT GOOD!! Atmosphere was comfortable and colorful. Wait staff very friendly. We asked a local...More

Date of visit: March 2019
6  Thank Explorer526524
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

A group if my friends routinely visit Cafe Castro every other week! This place is clean, fast and friendly service every time we go. The lunch and dinner croud is always very busy but with the speedy service you will hardly notice. The food is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
8  Thank superfstar
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for dinner one night with the kids and this place was great! I had the stuffed sopaipilla topped with green chilies and it was super. We even were given dessert sopaipillas, which everyone enjoyed. The staff was all very...More

Date of visit: March 2019
5  Thank Jaeger62
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We returned to Cafe Castro hoping to enjoy their chalupas as before. Sad to say we were disappointed with our meal. The chicken was so sparse and the beef was a just a sprinkle of ground. The last time we had ordered the chicken was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1CO_Wildflower
Reviewed December 25, 2018

Cafe Castro is south of the Historic Center just off of Cerrillos Road. If you are driving south it will be on your right hand side. Cafe Castro specializes in fresh, home cooked New Mexican cuisine. In our experience, it is more reasonably priced than...More

Date of visit: December 2018
7  Thank MaryEllenM27
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Denise M
September 9, 2017|
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Response from A6122LMthomasa | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no. But the line to get in gets long in evening.
September 4, 2016|
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Response from 333amandah888 | Reviewed this property |
It has the usual Mexican dishes, all really good, no bad choices. Wait till you get there and then choose. There will definitely be something you like. Found the owners and servers really nice and friendly, can't... More
September 4, 2016|
Response from gwandeleanorf |
Obviously, showing me a menu is too difficult for you. Can you show me ANYTHING about this restaurant---
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