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Palacio Cafe

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” (124 reviews)
“sandwiches” (81 reviews)
“breakfast tacos” (35 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll 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 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled to Santa Fe for a week of relaxation and new adventures..we stayed in the Plaza and set out looking for local, family owned places to take in the experience.. we were not disappointed! The Cafe was within walking distance from our hotel and...More

2  Thank PamSB1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, I will admit, most times I DO order the veggie omelet, but ALL the food is wonderful! It is just that I've never tasted one quite this good! I have had the other Mexican favorites, and the red and green chili are equally delicious,...More

4  Thank 625frisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eaten breakfast here three times in two weeks since we moved to Santa Fe. Breakfast burroitos are out of this world; balanced flavors from the ingredients that haven’t been equaled elsewhere. Genuinely warm service from family owners. Locals love this superb cafe, that’s how we...More

3  Thank KWYSWilley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to try a new place for breakfast. Before 10 on a Sat morning Palacio was almost filled. A small cafe, but enough tables especially for two. Servings are good sized and tasty. Inexpensive especially for Santa Fe, close to the Plaza. Beautiful mural...More

2  Thank Joene H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dine out a lot in all our travels. If you like or want to try Mexican food this is the BEST New Mexican food anywhere. I had the beef and bean green chili burrito. Large portion for just over $10 served in skillet. It...More

6  Thank SLily11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I recently visited Santa Fe and stumbled upon the Palacio Café for breakfast. It was lovely and charming. We had really good coffee and delicious breakfast burritos with green chile. I lived in Santa Fe in the 90's and grew fond of...More

Thank wolp03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When asked for a lunch recommendation (for salad) the desk person at the history museum (not to be missed) immediately suggested this place. Good soup and sandwiches as well

3  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were starving when we got there, we were seated right away, ordered 2 different things to share, The enchiladas were perfect, great red sauce, posole instead of rice and beans were good . We split a hamburger too and it was perfect. The best...More

5  Thank Virginia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good comfort food. Friendly staff. Great for breakfast and lunch. Some New Mexican entrees. Pleasant outdoor seating.

2  Thank mbc019
Reviewed January 20, 2018

This is a good place in downtown Santa Fe for lunch though do be warned it can get crowded. Their breakfast menu is also served all day. I had the steak tacos which were quite tasty and the portions large. Also the flan is to...More

4  Thank Sal_Paradise767
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Questions & Answers
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 11, 2016|
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Response from Kathleen H | Reviewed this property |
Seafood? No. Vegetarian? Yes.
September 3, 2016|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
They are only open for breakfast and lunch, no reservations. All menu options available all the time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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