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Nile Cafe and Catering Co. - CLOSED

620 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87505-0309
+1 505-501-0612
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
20 Jul 2013
“the best greek salad with chicken in town”
18 Jul 2013
“Very disappointing”
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620 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87505-0309
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

I went there last Wednesday for the first time ordered Greek salad with chicken and was amazing.I also had falafel appetizer it was the best falafel I've ever had.the waitress was very nice and helpful.the owner was one of the nicest people I've ever met.I...More

6  Thank Angelica m
Reviewed 19 July 2013

My wife and I visited the Nile Cafe after reading some positive reviews. It was quite a sad event. Though there were only two other customers at 3PM on a weekday afternoon, the waitress, while a pleasant young lady, seemed totally befuddled. She began by...More

3  Thank LSmithPartners
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We stayed at a condo off of the old Santa Fe trail just a couple of weeks ago. We wanted lunch and thought we would try the small cafe next to our condo. It was a wonderful lunch. The food was delicious. My husband had...More

6  Thank Bohosgirl
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This tiny restaurant was just three blocks from the inn. Went for lunch. Was great middle eastern food. Planned to go back for dinner on night but didnt make it.

7  Thank Charles K
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Love going to the Nile Cafe. The best Falafel anywhere I have ever been. GiGi is the best hostess and cook. She makes you feel like you are a member of the family. Her portions are large and it is a good thing, because you...More

9  Thank gourmandSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 19 April 2013

The Nile is one of our favorite restaurants. The owners make you feel like they are welcoming you into their home, not a restaurant. The building has great atmosphere and the food is simply delicious.

9  Thank Jhm223
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We came upon this place by accident while on a business trip to santa fe. What a unique little gem of a resturant! When you first enter, the smell of spices and home cooking are enought to make your mouth water. The place is small,...More

8  Thank alexandra g
Reviewed 21 March 2013

We ate dinner here on a weeknight. We were the only people in the place for the entire evening which was a bit disconcerting. The initial impression was that of a patched together slum. The tables and chairs did not match and the walls and...More

12  Thank Margie C
Germin G, Owner at Nile Cafe and Catering Co., responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2013

Thank you for visiting the Nike Cafe. We enjoy offering a uniquely 'bare bones' cafe, reminiscent of Gigi grandmother's home in Cairo. With a menu we make from scratch, including the baklava and our beloved historic adobe we feature art from local artists.

Reviewed 25 February 2013

This tiny Egyptian/Mediterranean restaurant evidently started as a food truck. Gigi is a wonderful hostess, friendly and inviting, and the qualify of the food is impeccable. My wife, who is a fan of felafel, said that the Nile Cafe offers the best she has ever...More

8  Thank TomM1951
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Nile Cafe and Catering, long one of the best food carts in Santa Fe, has a new location (as of July 9, 2012) at 620 Old Santa Fe Trail. The food is as good as ever. I had a wonderful vegetable plate (hummus, baba ganoush,...More

8  Thank texanindc
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  • Address: 620 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87505-0309
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-501-0612
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Nile Cafe opened in October 2009 to bring local fresh Middle Eastern food to Santa Fe for an affrodable price. We are a small food cart located in the business district in Santa Fe,NM. We pride ourselves on using local herbs from our garden, grass fed beef and local lamb. Catering your events is also one of our specialties. We also will be a vendor at your local event or festival.
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