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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

  • Dennis G Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

    This is good place to have lunch while shopping at the stores surrounding the Plaza in Santa Fe. They have good hamburgers as well as a nice selection of Mexican dishes. The Plaza Cafe's baked goods are delectable and piled high with whipped cream. I...

  • D J Kansas City, Kansas

    The continental breakfast at our hotel was so lame that I told my family we should walk over to the Plaza Cafe. I'm happy with a regular American breakfast of bacon and eggs, and it never changes there and it's always been good. They keep your coffee...

  • Kitty A Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Great local spot! Food is ok but the tradition is huge and everyone knows everyone and there is a great following. This ia great spot to catch an ice tea on a hot Santa Fe afternoon.

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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