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Plaza Cafe Southside

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3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
+1 505-424-0755
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Santa Barbara, Ca
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277 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy to get in without reservations, large,very good service. Good Margaritas. Variety of food such as burgers, sandwiches, hot mains. Had the green chili burger which was done perfectly. BLT also good. Husbands Calamari very good. Price was right.

1 Thank Linda B
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This friendly place is our local favorite. The extensive (but not overly so) has something to please everybody. I can't imagine anyone being disappointed here. Love it!

4 Thank cat t
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to have breakfast!! Everything from scratch we really had a great time and very family friendly ❤

3 Thank Alma S
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old restaurant with long history moved to new chic setting. Solid value for money. We were visiting Santa Fe and asked for a recommendation from hotel concierge. We were not disappointed as food was very good, eclectic menu, Lenten specials and interesting salads. In fact after touring the first day we arrived, we returned to have dinner a second evening.... More 

2 Thank Foodie410
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Santa Fe for a few days stayed near this restaurant and made it by for breakfast. Good Service and great food. Noticed many locals having food and gathering. We had several different items and all were great. Almost too much to eat! Would absolutely go back again.

2 Thank Doug N
Bernalillo, New Mexico
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192 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is part of a "restaurant row" of eateries located next to the large movie theater complex off Cerillos Road.It's hard to find because you have to pass by either Home Depot or the theaters, then find the right parking lot, before you get in. That said, the food here is tasty and well-prepared, the staff is helpful and... More 

3 Thank Tom T
New Mexico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time at Plaza Cafe Southside and we were not disappointed! Loved the diner feel, artwork (the mural above the bar is awesome), and menu options. We ordered shakes and green chile cheeseburgers, both were extremely yummy and the burgers were cooked perfectly! We'll definitely be back!

2 Thank jaxsn5
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was such a refreshing find! After eating subpar food for the past several months as we venture the supposed cuisine in this city, we found a place that was relaxed and offered fresh and tasty food. Service was on point, everything we ordered was fresh and flavorful. We have been disappointed over and over with food in this... More 

2 Thank Kirby M
Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

me and my family (4 total) met for lunch on 1st Friday of Lent. To our amazement, the restaurant offered an entire page of 'Lenten meals'. our visit has been one of many. the service has always been excellent (we prefer to sit in a certain section where a waiter by name of Antonio is working). The food has/is always... More 

1 Thank rtrujillo86
Newcastle, Wyoming
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plaza Café Southside had great food, great service and a nice atmosphere. It was easy to get to from the interstate and hotels. We would definitely go again. The carne asada burrito with green chile was excellent, and my husband enjoyed the green chile cheeseburger. A margarita and a local draft rounded out our meal. And I can't forget the... More 

2 Thank Tracy909

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Southwestern, Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3466 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2631
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-424-0755
From the moment you enter our doors, you'll be getting high quality service the old-fashioned way. At Plaza Cafe Southside our bright and enthusiastic waiters love to see you happy, so we do whatever it takes to make sure you enjoy your visit. In addition to our delicious food, Plaza Cafe Southside is known for our friendliness and efficiency. We guarantee that we'll get your order to you both fast and hot! Plaza Cafe is a family owned and operated business. The Razatos family has kept the traditional cooking methods and flavor combinations of New Mexico and added some recipes from Greece, all the while keeping with the classic American diner experience. Come in and try our delicious food, and see why so many people in Santa Fe call Plaza Cafe Southside their favorite restaurant! We look forward to serving you and your family.

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