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Tecolote Cafe

€€ - €€€, Mexican, American
1616 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7705
+1 505-988-1362
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“bakery basket” (72 reviews)
“pancakes” (74 reviews)
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CUISINES
Diner, Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1616 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7705
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1 - 10 of 523 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

a wonderful Santa Fe traditional restaurant. breakfast burrito out of this world. don't miss. been coming for 30 years

Thank Bart J
Reviewed 4 days ago

I say reunion because the last time I visit Santa Fe I could find the restaurant. So, thanks to TripAdvisor, I did this time. Sorry to say the building is not as quaint as the old one but it is much bigger. Still had to...More

1  Thank evalfre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t eaten here in about a year, but today I was impressed by their breakfast special of Pancakes Benedict! This was an extra special treat for health conscious eaters in a market filled with greasy spoon food restaurants serving like substance. Finding places with...More

7  Thank leonardm669
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for lunch and were waited on the chef. Great spot, lovely SW Mex dishes, loved the green chilies! Would go back anytime in Santa Fe!

5  Thank RKnispel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over Christmas, we had a wonderful experience with food and service . We had a larger party of 7 with family visiting in town. We didn't wait long, everyone's food came out great and the service was excellent. The special that day for breakfast was...More

1  Thank jp3709
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My friend wanted us to try Tecolote for breakfast prior to departing the city for our last stop during our vacations in New Mexico as Tecolote was a prize winner since 2016. The bread basket was loaded with a variety of fresh muffins and biscuits....More

6  Thank Eileen P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food is great. Service is little slow. Love the atmosphere. Like that if you need something to drink they service all servers will help you.

4  Thank hopi562001
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We live in ABQ and dine at The Range In Bernalillo often and I couldn’t help compare.. The breads, coffee, potatoes were fair. Potatoes were greasy. Carne Adovada was good, not great. Amazed at the reviews, very disappointed. Service was wonderful.

Thank Hal B
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We really enjoyed our meal today. It was our first time since Tecolote moved from its old location. Its not that far out of the way and is worth re-visiting. This restaurant is much much bigger than the old one and that eliminates some of...More

8  Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Four of us ate here for breakfast and found it scrumptiously delicious! The bake goods, especially the chili cornbread muffins very extremely tasty. The egg dishes were all unique and very tasty. Four of us shared their piñon blue corn pancake which was delicious and...More

6  Thank kareninaz
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simbacomet
22 May 2016|
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Response from Owly1 | Property representative |
We do not have a patio at this time. Regarding pets,they are not allowed in restaurants in New Mexico at this time. ADA service animals are allowed if 1) The animal is employed in servicing a person covered under the... More
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bassman3
1 May 2016|
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Response from Owly1 | Property representative |
We do take reservations for parties of 7 or more.
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bassman3
1 May 2016|
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We do take reservations for parties of 7 or more.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7705
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-988-1362
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Description
Tecolote Cafe was started in 1980 by Bill and Alice Jennison with a desire to feed guests great meals, affordably, with superior service. Mr. Bill and Alice's recipes have been pleasing palettes for 31 years. In May of 2010, sadly, we lost Mr. Bill after a long and accomplished life. Since August 2010, Katherine Adkins (Bill and Alice's daughter) and her husband Matt Adkins have been doing their best to honor Mr. Bill and Ms. Alice's vision in carrying on the family business. Sadly we also lost Ms.Alice in December of 2012. We offer a varied menu focusing primarily on New Mexican breakfast and lunch cuisine, as well as some American favorites.We bake all of our breads in house as well as our muffins and biscuits contained in our bakery basket. A little known secret to our great burgers? Fresh baked Kaiser rolls to vehicle our superb patties and ingredients. Whether you come for breakfast or lunch, we are sure you will be pleased with our delectable choices and our warm, friendly atmosphere. If you aren't, just let us know so we can make your experience everything you hoped for!Katie and I can't wait to see you on your next visit. So, come on in, and remember, we serve "Great breakfast, No toast!", just for you.
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