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El Comal Restaurant

3571 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2906
+1 505-471-3224
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (16 reviews)
“carne adovada” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
3571 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2906
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here because it was close to our hotel and because we saw the good reviews. We were greeted in a very friendly manner, we were the last ones to come in for dinner, and enjoyed the cooks and waitresses singing as they...More

6  Thank Judy C
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I stopped in Santa Fe on business, and I went looking for a walkable dinner option from the hotel. The restaurant is half way down an old strip shopping center and is about as unassuming as a restaurant can get. I had Enchiladas Carnitas Adovada...More

8  Thank lungfish2k
Reviewed September 27, 2017

This restaurant was a short drive from our hotel on Cerrillos Road and was all around great. My wife and I both had sopapillas - her's was veggie and mine was chicharon (pork belly), and they both were great. The margaritas were huge too! This...More

8  Thank parksvisitor
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We went to El Comal because of the many good reviews and did not leave disappointed. The waitress was friendly, the prices reasonable and the portions rather large. Try this place.

8  Thank Erwin W
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

El Comal is not a spot the average tourist will find or frequent and the little strip mall looks mildly sketchy, but sit down for a meal and you'll find friendly service and authentic New Mexican food. The salsa and homemade chips are excellent and,...More

5  Thank Bob D
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to other TA reviews we walked from Econolodge to here. Nice local family restaurant. Friendly service by Genovena. I had Carneadvovada delicious took me some sour cream to tame it, would have again. Wife had Chicken Fajitas excellent. Reasonably priced. Didn't have one, but...More

7  Thank RichDar
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Tried El Comal because I was in the mood for Mexican food and a beer. The Enchiladas Potosinas on the online (TripAdvisor) menu are what sold me on trying the place. O.k., the actual menu at the restaurant is pretty small and much more New...More

Thank 7raveler
Reviewed April 29, 2017

A few years ago we stopped here just for sopapillas and saw a restaurant full of locals. We decided that the next time we were in Santa Fe we had to try the food. It was as good as we thought it would be. The...More

8  Thank RUCP
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We had dinner one night. Heat level not adjusted for tourists. Huge sopapillas. Their posole was very good. Portion size was big. A pleasant surprise!

7  Thank chap1
Reviewed September 24, 2016

The restaurant seems to be frequented by locals and to have a loyal following. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was good. Within walking distance of the Comfort Suites.

9  Thank Cynthia P
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July 1, 2016|
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Response from Sherman A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not local, didn't check the hours. I was there on a Saturday evening, they were open until 9 PM. The food was excellent. Love the Sopapillas with honey!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3571 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2906
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-471-3224
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