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Back Street Bistro

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513 Camino De Los Marquez, Santa Fe, NM 87505-1817
+1 505-982-3500
Today
10:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 14:30
Sat 11:00 - 14:00
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Houston, Texas
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165 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A local favorite, a family favorite for many years. Soups are superlative. Sandwiches are large and tasty. Smart people behind the counter. No more dining in - not sure why. Hope this place keeps going for a long time to come.

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1 Thank L C L
Fort Worth, Texas
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231 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is souper! Seriously, great soup selections and the bread was divine. The mushroom soup was all it was cracked up to be. Husband opted for cauliflower soup....next time I will have that, it was the best I've ever tasted. Sandwiches looked good too, but we opted for dessert instead. Good idea. Pie crust was amazing....the cherry pie was... More 

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3 Thank Lydia S
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I come here strictly for the soups. They offer a large selection of home made soups from meat soups, to vegetarian soups to vegan soups. They also have a large selection of salads. I alway come at lunch and they are always crowded. They do not accept credit cards (but there is an ATM a block away at Wells Fargo).

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3 Thank usndoc
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I had heard so many great comments about this place I decided to stop in and pick up sandwiches for lunch. The place was packed, so my expectations were elevated even further. The staff were friendly and efficient. Other customers were lining up to pick up carry-out orders. I ordered pastrami on dark rye, corned beef on dark rye, pasta... More 

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Thank Phil K
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I think this place was featured on Diners Drive Inns and Dives; it's worth the reputation. The place was packed around 1pm; the pumpkin soup was delicious, and the lox sandwich also.

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2 Thank ad8436
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

WE love this place. It is open at 10:00 AM and only serves through the lunch hour. Their soups are outstanding and freshly made. The Hungarian Mushroom Soup is their best, but the Green Chicken Chicken Soup is to die for. They have great corned beef sandwiches, New York Style, and many others. The Roasted Red Pepper salad is one... More 

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2 Thank Tom B
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a great place for a soup/salad/sandwich lunch. Their soups are divine! The place is always busy, but they are quite efficient and you won't have to wait long, and it doesn't take long to get your food. State employees love it because they can get lunch within their one-hour lunch break. Plus, it's reasonably priced.

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3 Thank jmaison
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

For a tasty reasonably priced lunch, Back Street Bistro is a hit! Parking is fairly easy. Get there a little early or a little late to avoid the rush. The soup menu is written on a black board and there are cream soups, clear soups and vegan. Something for everyone. My personal favorites are the Hungarian Mushroom (should be illegal)... More 

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2 Thank suz505
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This restaurant is all ways crowded and for a reason, they serve up some of the best soup in town. There are all ways 4-5 soups on the boad all home made some vegan some vegetarian. if your in the mood, they also have salads and sandwiches, not to mention home made cookies , and cakes. Very moderatly priced open... More 

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3 Thank ebenson777
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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85 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

When you just want top-quality comfort food—homemade soups and pies, tasty sandwiches, etc—served by friendly folks in a laid-back atmosphere, the Back Street Bistro is the place to go. Santa Fe is blessed with an abundance of "fancy" places, and a wealth of "Mexican/New Mexican" places, and a plethora of "cozy" places, and a multiplicity of French/Asian/Italian/African/Spanish/Greek/Caribbean places. Food lovers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:30
Thursday
10:00 - 14:30
Friday
10:00 - 14:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 Camino De Los Marquez, Santa Fe, NM 87505-1817
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-3500

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