Famous Plaza Cafe

54 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe
(505) 982-1664


Monday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM


Google Google: 4.4
Yelp Yelp: 4
Facebook Facebook: 4.3
Tripadvisor Tripadvisor: 4.5
Foursquare Foursquare: 8.1

Recent Comments


Food was good. Service was a little show but restaurant was very crowded with fiesta going on in plaza. Historic cafe.

This is a casual restaurant with a limited menu of tasty food as well as a good selection of craft beers. When we went we were unable to get a margarita. The...read more
Mary B
This Cafe has been open since 1905. It is family owned. The decor reminds you of the past. Obviously we liked it, we ate there four times!!! No matter the time,...read more

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#Appetizers | #Soups | #Salads | #Plaza House Specials | #New Mexican | #Burgers & Sandwiches | #Greek | #Breakfast All Day


Fried Calamari$10.50
with Shishito peppers
Chicken Tenders$9.50
Choice of chipotle, BBQ, or ranch
Guacamole and Chips$9.95
Gluten Free Option Available
Plaza Nachos$9.95
Cheese, chipotle salsa, sour cream, guacamole, lettuce, and tomato Gluten Free Option Available
Salsa Trio$7.95
Three kinds of salsa: chipotle, pico de gallo, and tomatillo Gluten Free Option Available


Tortilla SoupCup$4.50
Avocado, tortilla strips and a blend of Mexican cheeses
Posole Pork or Menudo$9.75
Hominy stew with your choice of pork or tripe. Cabbage, onion, lime and cilantro. Served with chile and a flour tortilla Gluten Free Option Available


Add to any salad: Grilled Chicken - $3.95, Gyro - $3.25, Portobello Mushroom - $3.25
House Salad$11.50
Mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, shredded carrots, and choice of dressing Gluten Free Option Available
Greek Salad$12.25
Add Gyro Meat$15.50
Field greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta cheese, dolmas, caperberries, pepperoncini and Kalamata olives. Served with Greek vinaigrette dressing and house-made pita bread Gluten Free Option Available
Flat Iron Steak Salad$16.95
8 oz. marinated steak strips served on a mixed green salad tossed with fresh blue cheese crumbles, tomatoes, and red onions in our oregano red wine vinaigrette Gluten Free Option Available
Caesar Salad$11.95
Add Chicken$15.90
Romaine lettuce, croutons, and topped with grated parmesan and caesar dressing
Cobb Salad$12.95
Classic cobb, served with romaine lettuce and chopped egg, bacon, avocado, cheddar cheese, scallions, walnuts, tomato, chicken and crumbled blue cheese Gluten Free Option Available
Tostada Salad$12.95
Add Carne Asada$16.90
Tomato, guacamole, red onion, and cilantro, sour cream, shredded cabbage, green onion, and lettuce. Served on two toasted corn tortillas topped with refried beans Gluten Free Option Available
Chopped Salad$12.25
Romaine lettuce tossed with avocado, tomato, green chile, apple, red onion, corn, red bell pepper, corn tortilla, and cumin-lemon vinaigrette garnished with spicy pepitas Gluten Free Option Available

Plaza House Specials

Green Chile Meatloaf$15.50
Stuffed with sautéed greens, corn, green chile, and cheese. Served with a potato, seasonal vegetables and bread
Roasted Turkey Dinner$14.95
Open-faced hot turkey sandwich served with a potato, cranberry sauce, seasonal vegetables, and bread
Grilled Chicken Dinner$13.75
8 oz. marinated all-natural chicken breast served with a potato, seasonal vegetables, and bread Gluten Free Option Available
Spicy Fish n' Chips$15.95
Beer-battered cod fillet with habanero tartar sauce, jalapeño malt vinegar, slaw, and red chile fries
Spaghetti Marinara with Meatballs$14.25
Recipe that is over 100 years old, thick rich sauce with meatballs, cheese and served with bread
Chicken Fried Steak$13.95
A Plaza Café original. This ultimate in comfort food is served with brown gravy, potatoes and vegetables
Pork Loin Dinner$14.95
Slow roasted pork loin served with rich demi-glaze gravy. Served with calabacitas and potatoes Gluten Free Option Available
New Mexico Cream Pasta$14.95
Fettuccine pasta served with our own special cream sauce made with green chile, corn, and chicken
Flat Iron Steak$15.95
This tender 8 oz. steak is broiled to perfection. Served with a potato, vegetables, and bread Gluten Free Option Available
Hamburger Steak$15.95
This 8 oz. ground steak is char-broiled and topped with grilled onions and mushrooms. Served with a potato, vegetables, and bread Gluten Free Option Available
Steak and Enchiladas$22.00
Aged Flat Iron steak served with two-cheese enchiladas. Smothered in red or green chile and served with Spanish rice, pinto beans, and a sopaipilla Gluten Free Option Available
Chicken Tender Dinner$13.25
Our lightly breaded chicken strips served with potato, vegetables, bread, Buffalo and BBQ sauce

New Mexican

*Served with a sopaipilla
New Mexican Burrito*$12.95
A traditional flour tortilla filled with your choice of calabacitas, chicken, carnitas, or carne asada. Smothered with red or green chile and cheese
Stuffed Sopaipilla$12.95
Red or green with choice of chicken, carne asada, carnitas or calabacitas. Topped with melted cheese
Rolled with yellow corn or flat with blue corn, filled with choice of calabacitas, chicken, carnitas, or carne asada. Red or green chile and cheese. Pinto beans and Spanish rice Gluten Free Option Available
Cashew Mole Enchiladas*$14.95
Chicken enchiladas topped with our savory mole sauce and sour cream. Served with pinto beans and Spanish rice Gluten Free Option Available
Cashew Mole Bowl*$12.75
Pinto beans, Spanish rice, topped with shredded chicken and smothered with mole chile. Served with sour cream Gluten Free Option Available
Bowl of Chile*$9.75
New Mexico Chile served with pinto beans, cheese, sour cream, onion, and your choice of calabacitas, carnitas, carne asada, or chicken Gluten Free Option Available
Frito Pie$9.95
Fritos topped with carne asada, chile, beans, cheese, lettuce, onions, and tomatoes
Street Tacos*$13.95
Filled with choice of calabacitas, carnitas, chicken, or carne asada. Topped with avocado slices, onions, fresh cilantro, and a side of Spanish rice and beans
Crispy Fish Tacos$13.95
Grilled Fish Tacos (gluten Free)$13.95
Fried cod fish, yellow corn tortillas, topped with chipotle ranch dressing, cabbage, tomatoes, and ripe avocado
Indian Taco$11.95
Fry bread topped with your choice of calabacitas, chicken, carnitas, or carne asada, beans, cheese, chile, lettuce, and tomatoes
Large flour tortilla, cheese and chipotle salsa, with your choice of carnitas, chicken, carne asada, or calabacitas. Served with Spanish rice, guacamole, and salsa
Beef, chicken, or portobello mushrooms. Grilled with peppers and onions. Served with pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and flour tortillas

Burgers & Sandwiches

All burgers are 100% New Mexico raised grass-fed beef, hand-formed and never frozen. Includes our crispy French fries or sweet potato fries. Substitute for a side salad $1
Classic Burger$10.95
Turkey Burger$12.50
Café original that is made fresh in-house! Made with parmesan cheese and basil
Tortilla Burger$12.50
We wrap our hamburger in a flour tortilla and smother it with red or green chile, topping it off with melted cheese
BLT and Avocado$10.50
Smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, and mayonnaise on whole wheat toast!
Rio Grande Turkey Club$13.50
Fresh baked turkey, bacon, lettuce, mayonnaise, and tomato
Grilled Chicken Sandwich$11.95
Grilled chicken breast topped with cheddar cheese and guacamole and wrapped in a flour tortilla or on a bun
Meatball Sandwich$10.95
Hearty meatballs, on a baguette, smothered in our savory marinara sauce with melted cheese on bolio. Topped with lettuce, tomato, and onion
Fish Sandwich$11.75
With lettuce, tomato, coleslaw and our spicy habanero tartar sauce
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich$11.75
Topped with grilled onion, coleslaw, guacamole and jack cheese. Served on a baguette
Flat Iron Steak Sandwich$13.50
Flat Iron Steak served on a baguette, piled high with grilled onions and tomatoes topped with melted Swiss cheese
Portobello Mushroom Sandwich$12.25
This vegetarian sandwich is full of flavor, with a garlic-marinated mushroom cap, melted Swiss cheese, fresh guacamole, and one of our fresh buns


Traditional Greek blend of lamb and beef, red onions, feta cheese, tomatoes, and cucumber sauce. Wrapped in pita bread
Moussaka is a casserole made by layering eggplant with spiced meat filling then topping it off with creamy béchamel sauce that is baked to golden perfection. Served with small Greek salad and pita
Hummus and Pita$9.95
Fresh made hummus, made in the traditional style. Served with our delicious house-made pita bread, dolomites, tomatoes, onion, feta, and Kalamata olives

Breakfast All Day

The Traditional$10.25
Two eggs prepared to your liking and served with your choice of ham, chorizo, bacon, sausage, or turkey patty Gluten Free Option Available
Huevos Rancheros$10.50
Two fried eggs on yellow or blue corn tortillas. Smothered red or green chile and topped with cheese. Served with pinto beans and hash browns Gluten Free Option Available
Breakfast Burrito$10.75
Red or green chile and cheese served with pinto beans and hash browns
Huevos Divorciados$10.50
Two eggs on corn tortillas topped with chipotle and tomatillo salsa. Served with guacamole, sour cream, pinto beans, hash browns, and a flour tortilla Gluten Free Option Available

Famous Plaza Cafe

54 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501