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Cafe Castro

2811 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2311
+1 505-473-5800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (66 reviews)
“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2811 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2311
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Delicious meal, friendly and efficient service, and you simply cannot beat the very reasonable price.

4  Thank Janice A
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We both had the Mexican Steak with Posole and tried it with red and green chile. We were not disappointed, especially for the price of $10.50! Also had the Guacamole Salad and it was worth every penny!

8  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Don't be fooled by the outside. Our waitress was helpful when selecting food. The food is Southwestern and very spicy but she helped me order something not spicy. Food was great and good service too

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Locals come here, and I see why. Really good food. Good service. Nice people. The green chili queso is wonderful. Inexpensive for what you get. Definitely will return. Make room for the sopapillas-you will not regret it.

7  Thank Lovingretired
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Blue corn enchiladas or very good. It's hard to find a good dark red chile like they have. Chips and salsa or not worth the extra money. Sopapilla is excellent not greasy like some restaurants.

5  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Found by accident and stopped in,as soon as you walk in beautiful New Mexico feel great friendly staff had stuffed Chile renello with rice beans and pasolle ,also comes with sopatillo food was hot and very large portions very good value went back the next...More

6  Thank Dan70bbq
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the strength of reviews on Google. The place is attractive and cozy, with very friendly wait staff. The menu is traditional new Mexican fare but a little less expensive than most places right in town. Their daily special is a bargain...More

5  Thank Peg M
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The waitresses were big on Customer Service. Besides the Combination plates that were awesome, they took good care of us. They always had a smile, took time to explain the food items. We took some items to go, they filled our drinks, even.. Been awhile,...More

7  Thank naniban
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Tonight we were on our way out of Santa fe after two nights in this charming place. Most of our time was spent around the plaza area and in museums. I did a trip advisor search for 'Santa Fe' Mexican. It turned up cafe Castro...More

7  Thank NZHistorianTraveller
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Came up to Ski from Dallas. Wanted some local restaurants that locals ate at, not just the expensive but wanted "Real New Mexican Fare". Castros was great. Simple food, very reasonably priced, but was very flavorful and also different from out "TEXMEX". I have had...More

8  Thank Bill E
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Denise M
10 September 2017|
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Response from A6122LMthomasa | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no. But the line to get in gets long in evening.
5 September 2016|
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Response from Amanda H | 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
5 September 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2811 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2311
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-473-5800
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