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Food and restaurants in Albuquerque

Top restaurants

Casino
“Want to enjoy some nightlife and casinos? Sandia Casino is a great way to try your luck!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“El Pinto is local New Mexico favorite, family owned and in business since the 60s. Ambiance, food and atmosphere will impress you. If you love Mexican food, please consider visiting this charming restaurant during your stay. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Just a block from the Casita on Route 66 / Central Ave. A famous UNM / Nob Hill eatery. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“For those interested in fresh, local products and a “farm to table” approach, this is a must try for breakfast and lunch. Not the cheapest breakfast, but a great quality establishment.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Salad Place
“Fresh and creative farm-to-table food focusing on salads but with great sandwiches and appetizers as well.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Really good, fresh, local... pizza, salads, pasta. Make their own bread and crust and it's damn good!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Authentic New Mexica food!!! One of My favorites. The Green Chili Relleno plate. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“The BEST place for brunch! Outdoor seating is available overlooking the gardens and small vegetable farm. Order the pastry trio and coffee (or mimosas) to enjoy while you wait for your breakfast - Everything on the menu is delicious!”
  • 38 locals recommend

Cafes

American Restaurant
“For those interested in fresh, local products and a “farm to table” approach, this is a must try for breakfast and lunch. Not the cheapest breakfast, but a great quality establishment.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Café
“Great hipster spot for coffee. Nice courtyard seating too. If you're in the mood for local craft beer (after 3pm), Sidetrack Brewery is right next door and shares the courtyard.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bakery
“We love the Golden Crown Panaderia, a local bakery that is a must visit, located just a short walk from our casita. They have wonderful baked goods as well as a small kitchen and bar. Have a fresh-baked cinnamon roll, sandwich or cerveza on their patio.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Historic and authentic New Mexican food, beautiful patio, excellent customer service”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
“Flying star is a local favorite with 5+ locations around town. Dishes are between $10-15 and are never a disappointment. Our forever favorite dish is the southwest benny. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Local favorite with several locations in town, we often frequent this one at the entry to Corrales which is not far from here (Coors/Alameda). Awesome place to hang out in or out, tons of menu options, great coffee and bakery, local beer and wine. Also great for take out. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
“Excellent coffee and breakfasts. Also the location of Tuco's Hideout in Breaking Bad.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“My favorite coffee shop in Albuquerque. I always get a latte and a cranberry-orange scone. ”
  • 22 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“We love the Golden Crown Panaderia, a local bakery that is a must visit, located just a short walk from our casita. They have wonderful baked goods as well as a small kitchen and bar. Have a fresh-baked cinnamon roll, sandwich or cerveza on their patio.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
“Flying star is a local favorite with 5+ locations around town. Dishes are between $10-15 and are never a disappointment. Our forever favorite dish is the southwest benny. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Local favorite with several locations in town, we often frequent this one at the entry to Corrales which is not far from here (Coors/Alameda). Awesome place to hang out in or out, tons of menu options, great coffee and bakery, local beer and wine. Also great for take out. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Sweet and savory waffle options galore! The patio in the back is much more inviting and picturesque than the scattered picnic tables in front of the restaurant would convey. There is also indoor seating. If you go on the weekends you may just have to grab a table wherever you can find an open seat as it often fills up quickly.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“If you are looking for healthy vegetarian food, Annapurnas is the place to go. Offering Ayurvedic food, desserts, teas, and coffee. A personal favorite is the Falafel Wrap, Thai stir Fry, or the Thali Plate. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Yummy breakfast food and cozy ambiance. (My favorite breakfast place is The Grove but I wasn't able to add it to this list.)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“A New Mexico favorite coffee house, they also have great brunch (try their "bennies," their version of eggs benedict. Amazing.) ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Another Albuquerque brand. Attracts more of the upscale, trendy crowd. Great food across a wide variety of food. Mainly New Mexican and American. I love their Breakfast Burritos. Plan on $15-20 per person.”
  • 11 locals recommend