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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Southwestern, Mexican, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

I find this location a bit trendier than the hard scrabble plaza site. Choose from a wide variety of breakfast, appetizer and dinner offerings. There's also a happy hour. Of course, you can green chile almost everything here. Huevos Rancheros are a good 8 AM...More

3  Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time at this south side location and it did not disappoint. We both had tacos and the shells were super fresh. Great flavor on all three meats, beef, chicken and carnitas. Beans were lightly seasoned and brothy. Rice was just rice. Great family atmosphere.

5  Thank sherri m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good drinks and good service... it's a bit loud and chaotic, but it IS a 'diner'. For the most part, it's a good experience, the prices are a little high for a diner setting. Many good options on the menu, the burger is...More

5  Thank 368bernardinep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First we were sat outside on a sticky and fly infested table. We moved inside. Our server was nice and on it. Other servers seemed to be irritated to help us as we were not there table. I ordered the Chicken fried steak, can't mess...More

Thank ModBiztraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't make it to the Plaza as often as I used to so it's nice to have a Plaza Cafe closer to me on the Southside. From the outside, the location may appear a little strip mall-ish, which personally I tend to avoid, but...More

3  Thank JillysVance33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Save your money. Shopping mall location, very noisy and terrible food. None of us ate more than 3 bites. Service was good, but could not make up for such poor quality food. Was surprised since most reviews on TripAdvisor were positive

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After attending the Spanish Market we ventured to the Plaza Cafe Southside. Our waiter Alex was attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. We dined on The Incredible Burger (a meatless Burger) and standard burger. All items were delicious and each had plentiful portion. For dessert we enjoy...More

4  Thank jocko68wny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big menu. .efficient service and generally pretty good. Had chicken fried steak and eggs. And was okay. The hash browns were great but I should have gone with western specialties. Very busy and popular with some fun edit staff who all were bilingual

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant and I try the new poblano burger and it was the best burger I always eat the green chili one but this was was perfect the coslaw souse was perfect This is my favorite restaurant and I always recomen this...More

5  Thank Magdieljose
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit for me. Loved the food. I had fish tacos- and the cumin salad dressing is a must. And the seal of approval goes to the important phone numbers.

3  Thank KellyNN16
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2 October 2016|
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Response from Leonardo R | 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
US$10 - US$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
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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