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Chez Mamou French Restaurant

217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2025
+1 505-216-1845
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (60 reviews)
“pastries” (169 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (38 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00 Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2025
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The decor is delightful. It features the French pastry creation, a "Piece Montée." That's a tower--two to three feet high--of cream puffs that taper to form a pyramid. This is traditionally served at French weddings. There were two of these! We were there for brunch...More

2  Thank Jean G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really excellent and consistent food and service! Wonderful eggs Benedict. Desserts are very authentic and delicious!

3  Thank kenalevy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful atmosphere with a cello player providing mood music. Onion soup was the best I have ever had - and that is a favourite of mine. Vegetable perfectly prepared and cooked and my pork loin was succulent and tender. Good wine list

5  Thank Guy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

After being told of a two and a half hour wait for a table at a local restaurant my husband and I decided not to wait but instead walked a little further down the road to Chez Mamou. I’m so glad we did. The food...More

2  Thank dtr2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful French food and atmosphere and a great wine list. The restaurant is located three blocks from the Plaza and very close to the Hotel La Fonda. Prices are very reasonable for very good food.

2  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chez Mamou is a little bit of Paris in Santa Fe. Every time we visit Santa Fe we get breakfast from Chez Mamou. Croissants and brioche are great!

4  Thank baps27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent restaurant on an inconspicuous spot on East Palace avenue and is worth searching for. The mussels were a little disappointing. The mussels themselves were the best but the cook has fallen into an apparent fad of dousing them in overwhelming and...More

5  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a tourism break of walking around on a cold day. It was a perfect mid-day break. The crepes were terrific. The quiche was great. I’ll will now be a must-stop place.

3  Thank riokc1800
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had lunch here during restaurant week. I really enjoyed my french onion soup, chicken crepe and fruit tart. My husband thought the duck confit was wonderful. Our friends also liked what they had, one tried a salad and a veggie tower that...More

2  Thank eldoradogirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this place zero stars I would! We just walked in to a completely EMPTY restaurant ( except for 2 tables!) and the woman said they were too busy to seat us! I literally looked around the room with her at an...More

2  Thank Karina H
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25 April 2016|
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Response from NMCajun | Reviewed this property |
We felt for the size of the restaurant that they had an excellent selection of wines.
Karen H
12 August 2015|
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Response from Gwendolyn A | Reviewed this property |
This is a restaurant in Santa Fe, not near the ocean and not a hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2025
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-216-1845
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