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Casa Chimayo Restaurante

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409 W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1858
+1 505-428-0391
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
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Tampere, Finland
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194 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a dinner here as I've seen somebody recommending it on TV. Unfortunately I can't remember who... (I thought it was Anthony Bourdain but apparently it's not...) The food was traditional New Mexican which in my opinion is not as tasty as Mexican food. The service was friendly although not that effective.

Thank Jan R
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were trolling around for places to eat desserts at and we happen to land at this place. I am totally glad we did because we came back the following day for lunch and it was the best thing ever. I ordered the burger and my husband the burrito-- we were blown away by the explosions of... More 

2 Thank Miikhiel
Houston, Texas
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly large inside with a secret patio separate entrance. Free Parking lot across the street We went for Thanksgiving dinner and I'm sure you are wondering why a Mexican restaurant on the holiday. Chile Cranberry Turkey breast was a special and it was yummy! A traditional holiday dinner with a spicy twist. One major disappointment was that they serve no... More 

3 Thank Michael C
Index, Washington
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner on this November evening and both choose the blue corn enchiladas with adovada. Our super swell wait person suggested that we have them topped with green chile rather than the traditional red as the pork has already been marinated in red chile. Great suggestion. The flavor of the fire roasted green chiles really added a... More 

2 Thank IndexDavid
Manhattan, Kansas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch at Casa Chimayo with friends. The waiter was good. But I had the posole and was very disappointed. It was not only hotter than I like (for which I would not have lowered my rating) but it had very little hominy or corn in it. I only ate half of the soup I was served. I also had... More 

Thank Carol R
Ukiah, California
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had we not had our Pomeranian with us we would likely have accorded Chimayo 3 stars as it seemed pretty average in most respects. The Blue Corn Enchiladas were definitely superior--in fact, and I would recommend them to anyone who chooses Chimayo. On the other hand, my wife's tacos were decidedly below average--very plain and unseasoned without any of spicy... More 

Thank Robert T
Austin, Texas
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience here was fantastic! The restaurant was super charming! We got here right when they opened at 5pm and it filled up quickly. It was happy hour so I started with a prickly pear margarita which was good, very sweet, but good! We also got guacamole, and the chips that came with it were the extra crispy kind -... More 

2 Thank Brittany_Marie77
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Casa Chimayo is a must for us every time we visit Santa Fe. Love the casual, quaint, hole-in-the-wall type atmosphere. Love the Chiles en Nogada, the salsa, the guacamole, the margaritas and the Tres Leches cake. Yum!

2 Thank Deb K
Saskatoon, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people were very friendly and really assisted us with the menu. The drinks are extra large so be careful and you are drinking at altitude. The venue is located within an historic property and family owned. The portions of food are large and full of incredible tastes. Highly recommended.

2 Thank Laurie B
Santa Fe
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Santa Fe and eat at different restaurants throughout the city. This place has the most authentic New Mexican red chili, green chili-chicken enchiladas, and posole of any restaurant in town. The most publicized tourist restaurants can not come close to the quality and flavor of this rustic, home style food. Do yourself a favor and try it... More 

3 Thank leonardm669

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 W Water St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1858
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-428-0391

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?