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EL CAMPANARIO RESTAURANT

Mexican, Southwestern
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3136 CERRILLIOS ROAD, Santa Fe, NM
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Pai, Thailand
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good food, good service, usually a queue - took us 20 minutes to get a table; stay away from the gunny bag curtains, esp if you are wearing winter clothes or black clothes

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

I enjoyed my meal but my wife's meal had guacamole on it. When she told the waitress that she couldn't eat it they gladly replaced it with out it. Understanding restaurant. When in the area will revisit.

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Thank Donald W
Flagstaff, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Want some half-frozen-in-the-middle, microwaved flautas? This is the place for you! Not many restaurants in Santa Fe measure up (bring lunch), but this place is a real turd! They train the waitresses to act like there is something wrong with YOU when you send the plate back. If you're still there when she comes back, you failed the intelligence test.... More 

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Thank Paneerdog P
Bastrop, Texas
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

Love the food in New Mexico, so different from our Texas ones but excellent food and service at this restaurant. We enjoyed our meal

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1 Thank SallyDH1013
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

wow... We were a group of 8 people.. all very familiar with what good Mexican food should taste like. This is place is on the short list of the worst places I have ever been

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Thank Norton G
Greeley, Colorado
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

I like to start negative reviews with at least one positive thing. At El Campanario, that was that the waitress was very friendly. Sick and coughing everywhere (like on the food), but friendly. Other than that, nothing was good at all. The food prices DO NOT reflect the food quality. If I pay $12 a plate for food-- it better... More 

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Thank Jessica H
Colorado
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149 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

There was really nothing wrong with this place, but there was nothing memorable either. Pretty standard menu, typical New Mexican fare, breakfast menu too, burgers, steaks. I ordered cheese enchiladas with red sauce. The sauce was good, the enchiladas were ok. The rice that came with it was very wet - looks like lots of tomato sauce in them or... More 

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Thank dogsareup
W Texas
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2011

Came here looking for blue corn cheese enchiladas with red chile sauce. Found them! Not really on the menu, but we asked, and they were delicious! Everything else was pretty mediocre - rice, posole, the chips & salsa (which we had to ASK for). But those huge SOPAPILLAS!!! Well, they were plenty good too! Service was just okay. If you... More 

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Thank abbagrace
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2011

Just spent a week in Santa Fe visiting family. We ate here twice, I could have eaten there every day and not grown tired of it. Enchiladas are my measure of a good Mexican restaurant and this one wins, hands down. Also, Omar Villanueva was there one day serenading the diners, what a treat!

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1 Thank Beth L
Mesa, Arizona
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2011

We ate here on a recent nationwide motorcycle tour. The service was a bit slow to start but picked up. Food was very good and we were completely satisfied. We give it a solid recommendation and would eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3136 CERRILLIOS ROAD, Santa Fe, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
Description
Please add this restaurant. It is excellent and I have a positive review for it,

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?