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El Comal Restaurant

3571 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2906
+1 505-471-3224
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (16 reviews)
“carne adovada” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
3571 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2906
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a ma n pop style restaurant, but the best ever. Traditional northern new mexico food. No twists on the chiles, no twists on anything. We love coming here. Great menudo!

7  Thank Iloelo1
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here because it was close to our hotel and because we saw the good reviews. We were greeted in a very friendly manner, we were the last ones to come in for dinner, and enjoyed the cooks and waitresses singing as they...More

6  Thank Judy C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I stopped in Santa Fe on business, and I went looking for a walkable dinner option from the hotel. The restaurant is half way down an old strip shopping center and is about as unassuming as a restaurant can get. I had Enchiladas Carnitas Adovada...More

9  Thank lungfish2k
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This restaurant was a short drive from our hotel on Cerrillos Road and was all around great. My wife and I both had sopapillas - her's was veggie and mine was chicharon (pork belly), and they both were great. The margaritas were huge too! This...More

8  Thank parksvisitor
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We went to El Comal because of the many good reviews and did not leave disappointed. The waitress was friendly, the prices reasonable and the portions rather large. Try this place.

8  Thank Erwin W
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

El Comal is not a spot the average tourist will find or frequent and the little strip mall looks mildly sketchy, but sit down for a meal and you'll find friendly service and authentic New Mexican food. The salsa and homemade chips are excellent and,...More

5  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Thanks to other TA reviews we walked from Econolodge to here. Nice local family restaurant. Friendly service by Genovena. I had Carneadvovada delicious took me some sour cream to tame it, would have again. Wife had Chicken Fajitas excellent. Reasonably priced. Didn't have one, but...More

7  Thank RichDar
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Tried El Comal because I was in the mood for Mexican food and a beer. The Enchiladas Potosinas on the online (TripAdvisor) menu are what sold me on trying the place. O.k., the actual menu at the restaurant is pretty small and much more New...More

Thank 7raveler
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A few years ago we stopped here just for sopapillas and saw a restaurant full of locals. We decided that the next time we were in Santa Fe we had to try the food. It was as good as we thought it would be. The...More

8  Thank RUCP
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had dinner one night. Heat level not adjusted for tourists. Huge sopapillas. Their posole was very good. Portion size was big. A pleasant surprise!

7  Thank chap1
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30 June 2016|
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Response from Sherman A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not local, didn't check the hours. I was there on a Saturday evening, they were open until 9 PM. The food was excellent. Love the Sopapillas with honey!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3571 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507-2906
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-471-3224
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