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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

  • Carter M New Jersey

    The Plaza Cafe is one of the last remaining 'local' restaurants in the area around Santa Fe Plaza. It's been in operation since 1905, and still is the place where Santa Fe people meet for a bite to eat because they know how good it is. The decor hasn...

  • Carol Ann L Santa Fe, New Mexico

    I love this place! The food is consistently good and the staff is so friendly! I always enjoy going here. I know you will enjoy this place as much as I do!

  • travelNReviewer San Diego

    We come to Santa Fe about every year. This historic café is located right across from the famous Plaza, and just a couple of blocks from 109 East Palace Street, where those that made the first atomic bomb checked in on their way to their new home at...

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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