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“Yummy”
Review of Placitas Cafe

Placitas Cafe
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Placitas
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, French, Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed October 18, 2013

The food here is great. The service could be better, but overall not too bad. Depends on the day I guess.
Definitely add the buttermilk pie to your order. So homemade tasting, and it's warm when they bring it. YUM!!

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Thank LocalFoodie70
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

What a gem of a cafe!

As a traveler, from the outside I expected this place to offer to-go or quickly prepared food items, or muffins, etc. Instead, I found a great menu with lots of options, and welcoming, friendly staff. They engaged in genuine conversation and made great recommendations.

I always enjoy the places where the locals go! So glad I stumbled in here!

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1  Thank PhotoJourney
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The food is very good. We have eaten there several times and never had a bad meal. The beer selection is great. It is fun but crowded when a band plays. Service is slower also so it is best to get there early on those nights. It has interesting art and after awhile you meet people you know so it is nice to go back.

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Thank Lazy_13
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is a hidden secret. "John's" as the locals call it always has good food and an ever better host, John. His laugh is infectious. I have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner there. The breakfasts are what your grandmother made you when growing up. The lunches are like an out of the way diner. Always good and more than you should eat. The dinners are surprisingly good gourmet. He has comfort food as well, but many times he has great specials. His BBQ is outstanding. The overall experience is fun and welcoming. John is supreme host. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Jim M
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Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

The owner is quirky, as other reviewers have written. The service can be unpredictable. However the food is very good. My favorite is the stacked chicken enchiladas made with nice chopped chicken breast rather than shredded chicken. The interior is mismatched tables and chairs decorated with eclectic local art for sale. Great Sandia Mountain views.

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Thank Bill J
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