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Santa Fe Flats

#622 of 7,265 Restaurants in Houston}
££ - £££Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
21542 State Highway 249 Suite 5, Suite 5, Houston, TX 77070
+1 281-655-1400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“hatch chile” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
21542 State Highway 249 Suite 5, Suite 5, Houston, TX 77070
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We come here every Monday. The food is truly fresh and amazing. They have great drink specials and a sandbox for the kids to play in while parents enjoy dinner. They have red and green New Mexican sauces that you cannot find anywhere else.

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We like Santa Fe Flats because it has New Mexico style Mexican food instead of the typical Tex-Mex you find everywhere else. Their use of Hatch green chilies is excellent and their green chili stew is very tasty. We especially like their enchiladas which are...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I am a transplant from Mew Mexico who has lived in Houston for 15 years. My wife and I were very disappointed at the food served us. Red and green Enchilada plate was good but had almost no chicken or pork. Rice was almost edible...More

Thank _mcmn2
Ron C, Owner at Santa Fe Flats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Sorry to hear that things were not to your taste. As new owners, we are in the process of re-working our menus and adjusting our recipes. Margins are razor-thin, and we always use the highest quality ingredients. We have a lot of regular customers who...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

This guy just does the best job ever on the food the marketing the atmosphere his emails and great service this place is so delicious love the patio bar and the booths never can get enoughMore

Thank 355charlesa
Ron C, Owner at Santa Fe Flats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks so much! We are under new ownership since April, 2017. We hope you will come to visit us often. We love to see our customers enjoying our unique cuisine and atmosphere. Be sure to sign up for our loyalty and rewards program at the...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Some folks go nuts over this "New Mex-Tex" Cuisine. I ordered fish tacos here. They weren't horrible.

Thank Linsey H
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times and it is the only place that I can get New Mexican food. They have great green chili stew and stuffed indian fry bread. Everyone should try this place. Lots of flavors and great staff

Thank melindapham
Ron C, Owner at Santa Fe Flats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks for your kind comments! We appreciate our regular customers so much. Without people like yourself, Santa Fe Flats would not be.

Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been going to Sana Fe Flats for some time now, most recently this Friday evening. They offer a fresh twist on the classic Tex-Mex dishes and add the Santa Fe flare. We love the green and red Chile sauces that they use on...More

Thank 116Burch
Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you are tired of the same Tex-Mex food, Santa Fe flats is the place to go for authentic Santa Fe Mexico type food. They have different heat levels of sauces and salsas. The food is fresh and comes out piping hot. Drinks are not...More

Thank kivec
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This restaurant specializes in a New Mexican flavor of Tex-Mex cuisine so it is somewhat different in its style and taste from other restaurants which offers some of the same dishes. The chimichangas are outstanding. This is a good restaurant which must compete against many...More

Thank Bailale d
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I ate dinner here today August 1st 2016 and enjoyed the $6 chimichangas meal deal on Mondays. The food was outstanding and the service was also really great. Sara, our waitress, was always there to take care of refills and anything that...More

Thank William B
Ron C, Owner at Santa Fe Flats, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We like Sara as well. Unfortunately, she will be leaving us soon to go to college. But we have plenty of other great servers who continually strive to deliver the best customer experience possible. Please feel free to come...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21542 State Highway 249 Suite 5, Suite 5, Houston, TX 77070
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-655-1400
  • E-mail
Houston’s only authentic New Mexican restaurant! We offer New Mex/Southwestern cuisine, as well as Tex-Mex standards. The best Flat Enchiladas East of El Paso. Authentic New Mexico decor. Live, local musicians on the patio Wednesday and Saturday nights.
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