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El Parasol

298 Dinosaur Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87508-1398
+1 505-995-8226
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken tacos” (10 reviews)
“red salsa” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
298 Dinosaur Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87508-1398
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

El Parasol South is one of three same-owned restaurants. (The downtown branch has no place to sit down, though.) This out-of-town facility is not that easy to find, but is very attractive, with an excellent patio and lots of wood and windows. The food is...More

6  Thank losdosgringos2015
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A lot of people know about El Parasol - Andrew Zimmern visited the one on Cerrillos Road and he loved the chicken tacos (who doesn't). The restaurant chain opened a new location on the south end of Santa Fe that is just off the freeway....More

4  Thank Ivan P
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Don't miss any El Parasol location, but if you want to sit down in Santa Fe, you have to go to the on on Dinosaur Trail. We had Chicken Tacos and Green Chili Stew. Both were superb. Okay, it is not a tourist trap and...More

4  Thank Ivan P
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is definitely not a tourist restaurant, as it is quite far from the main attractions in Santa Fe. But the quality and the prices deserve a visit. The menu is almost completely Mexican, specializing in pick-up items to be consumed right away or carried...More

5  Thank Giorgio M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This place must get good reviews because it's the only place to eat on the outskirts of Santa Fe. We flew into ABQ, had to deal with rent car, tried to see some sights then got on the road toward Taos and were *starving* by...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This place is.... DELICIOUS!!!! I absolutely LOVE their bean, chile, and cheese burrito smothered in green chile (my usual) and green chile stew. This El Parasol is near my college and firehouse, which means I come to this place quite often so they know what...More

6  Thank nynm2015
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I ordered a catered meal for my grandparent's anniversary luncheon that I was hosting and I couldn't be more pleased with both the service and the food. Leonard was kind and helpful and even carried my order out to my car ALL of our guests...More

8  Thank Laura G
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This was a nice lunch stop on the south side of Santa Fe. We stopped here on our way into SF after a morning hiking at Kasha Katuwe; we were looking for casual and affordable. Hamburger had a wonderful flavor and fries were crispy and...More

7  Thank Sniffies
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Food was good but the cost and service were lacking. Too high prices because there is no table service and the girl behind the counter truly wished she were somewhere else. Nice & clean.

Thank bar53bonner
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered the beef taco plate. Shredded beef inside a crisp taco shell, topped with lettuce and cheese. Red salsa on the side. Everything was very good. And the prices are very reasonable.

9  Thank Pam S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 298 Dinosaur Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87508-1398
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-995-8226
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