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The Plaza Cafe Downtown is Santa Fe’s oldest restaurant, serving delicious, globally-inspired breakfast, lunch and dinner in an old-school diner atmosphere. Our historic diner is conveniently located in downtown Santa Fe in the same location we started at in 1905. We proudly offer locals and visitors alike an authentic New Mexican dining experience.

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  • “They have the best green chili stew and the best sopapillas.”

  • “When we lived in Taos, The Plaza Cafe was the first stop we made in Santa Fe. Best enchiladas, huevos rancheros and old time ambiance!”

  • “We have loved eating at the Plaza Cafe for over 30 years! The turkey burgers, salads and warm, wonderful staff keep us coming back for more.”

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Customer Reviews

  • barry k Santa Fe, New Mexico

    If you are in downtown Santa Fe, you can't go wrong eating at the Plaza. They have a great menu that fits every taste. The prices are reasonable especially if you are feeding a family! Love going there for breakfast and after a movie at the other loc...

  • CMichener Charlottesville, Virginia

    We ate here on a day trip while visiting Albuquerque, and enjoyed a very nice lunch on a snowy Sunday. The menu offered a nice variety and generous portions, and service was very good. I had the fish tacos, which were tasty.

  • itsallgood_really Bartlesville, Oklahoma

    Comfortable, well-restored diner decor. The place was packed, which we can attest is indicative of the experience. Four of us each ordered different things, and everything was good. I didn't write home about the fish and chips I had, but then again, ...

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About Us

The Plaza Cafe Downtown

Phone (505) 982-1664
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri, Sat, Sun: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm