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Tecolote Cafe

1203 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM - (505) 988-1362
A Santa Fe tradition specializing in breakfasts that include atole pinon hotcakes, excellent corned beef hash, and omelets galore.
96% Approval Rating (29 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
atole piñon hotcakes
Breakfast Burrito
carne adovada
Orange Juice
French Toast
sheepherder's breakfast

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (1)
Roadfood.com Editor
"When Bill and Alice Jennison opened Tecolote in 1980, they did so with a sense of mission. Their goal, stated on the back of the menu, was "to serve a wholesome, tasty meal, at a reasonable price, in a comfortable and cheerful environment." On occasion they have opened ..."   [Read More]
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Kihm Sanders
July 09, 2008
"The Tecolote Cafe in Santa Fe, New Mexico is an unassuming little place that you can drive right by without seeing. Believe me, we did (several times) and we were looking for the place. Anyway, Tecolote has a nice cozy interior, a very friendly waitstaff, and a good ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1203 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM
(505) 988-1362

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
The French toast is made with Tecolote's homemade bread.  The inside pair is orange poppyseed, the others are honey blue corn.
"The French toast is made with Tecolote's homemade bread. The inside pair is orange poppyseed, the others are honey blue corn."
Cliff Strutz





You can order the atole pinon hotcakes in stacks of two or three, but these are thick enough that even one is a meal.
"You can order the atole pinon hotcakes in stacks of two or three, but these are thick enough that even one is a meal."
Cliff Strutz


Yogurt and fruit
"Yogurt and fruit"
Carol


It is well worth it to pay an extra couple bucks to get real maple syrup.
"It is well worth it to pay an extra couple bucks to get real maple syrup."
Cliff Strutz


Some hot muffins and jam
"Some hot muffins and jam"
Carol


A half order of the cinnamon raisin French toast
"A half order of the cinnamon raisin French toast"
Cliff Strutz


In another example of how Tecolote does the little things right, the orange juice here is fresh-squeezed.
"In another example of how Tecolote does the little things right, the orange juice here is fresh-squeezed."
Cliff Strutz


Waiting for breakfast
"Waiting for breakfast"
Carol


Lovely waitresses at Tecolote
"Lovely waitresses at Tecolote"
Carol


Since Tecolote means owl, you will find owl figures and symbols throughout the building.
"Since Tecolote means owl, you will find owl figures and symbols throughout the building."
Cliff Strutz


A Santa Fe breakfast destination since 1980
"A Santa Fe breakfast destination since 1980"
Michael Stern


Outside the Tecolote
"Outside the Tecolote"
Carol



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