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Chez Mamou French Restaurant

217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-216-1845
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (58 reviews)
“pastries” (167 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (38 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
217 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Chez Mamou was a nice change of pace from Mexican food. We started with French onion soup and split the rib eye. It is a 10 ounce portion that comes with au gratin potatoes and roasted vegetables. There is a modest $5 split plate charge....More

3  Thank Andley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very pleasant breakfast at Chez Mamou, and except for the almond croissant, which was overly sweet, it was quite good. But their pricing model sucks - truly annoying. We had two croissants, salmon eggs benedict, crab cakes and eggs, tea (they didn't...More

Thank T9-Orca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a new find for us in Santa Fe. Located on Palace just east of the Plaza. It's a casual place, but has white table cloths. Outdoor seating when weather permits.See pic of Chez Mamou interior. We tried it for lunch. Service was good,...More

4  Thank LorenzoLorenzo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a pastry and coffee and my friend had the soup of the day. Was perfect stop for between meals to sit a while and rest our feet after touring. All was delicious.

3  Thank Terryyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My neighbors recommended Chez Mamou to me after a visit to Santa Fe. I have had very good results from previous recommendations from them. I made an Open Table reservation and arrived at 7 PM with only one other table occupied. After an interval I...More

Thank javi76NewEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met a friend here for lunch during our recent visit to Santa Fe. The server was efficient and cordial and the food was presented attractively and was tasty. The best thing however, was the quiet, non-rushed and not crowded environment. One could actually converse...More

5  Thank Zell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very French, we stopped during the day just for hot tea and coffee....I still have a taste of almond croissant .... pastries with chocolate cream and some other mixture of delicious fillings melted in my mouth. The dinner menu was attractive that...More

4  Thank Expressionistic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we love this place. When you tire of huevos rancheros, do yourself a favor and stop in here. They serve BRUNCH til 5pm..which we love. amazing quiche, crepes, omelettes, wonderful french pastries. they have a wonderful front porch with 2 tops when the weather is...More

2  Thank happytravelleraustin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So nice to have a good French restaurant close to the plaza in Santa Fe. It's 3 blocks east of the Plaza on Palace, just past the Cathedral. What a varied menu. And the bakery is to die for!

3  Thank Ted_and_Linda_H
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Other reviews are laudatory, so we may have just had an aberrational experience at a Tuesday lunch. It was nice to see a menu with a good many options, all a break from southwest cuisine. Service was a bit spotty, and dishes were competent but...More

Thank peripateticjim
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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
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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
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-216-1845
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