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Bars in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico serving Lunch

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Albuquerque

El Bruno's Restaurante y Cantina

8806 4th Street
Albuquerque NM
505-897-0444
elbrunosabq.com
Monday-Wednesday 11 am -9 pm Thursday-Saturday 11 am-10 pm Sunday 9 am-9 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinnerOpen Late

1.56 rating (16 votes)
New Mexican food in the Garduño’s vein—plus burgers and booze—in a bucolic valley setting. In fact, El Bruno’s does indeed occupy the site (and, one might assume, the demographic) of the former North Valley Garduño’s. (Alibi Staff, April 10, 2013)

Albuquerque - Downtown

Artichoke Café

424 Central Ave SE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 243-0200
www.artichokecafe.com
Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11am-2:30pm Dinner: Mon-Sat 5:30pm-10pm Sun 5pm-9pm Happy Hour: Mon-Fri: 3pm-6:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.75 rating (40 votes)
Once your lunch or dinner at the upscale Artichoke Café has concluded, you’ve got to adjourn to the sexy new Wine Bar next door. The wine list is actually a leather-bound tome with a massive assortment of wines. Prices start at a decent $28 or $30 a bottle and zoom up into the upper stratospheres of frivolity, but you can also order select vintages by the half-bottle or glass. You'll love the front-facing "big city" windows, curvy wooden bar and comfortable seats. It’s open until 11 p.m. on the weekends, but beware: The kitchen stops serving at 10 p.m. No matter. It’s got one hell of a breadbasket, and, as our server once suggested, "You can fill up on the wine!" Don't mind if we do! (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Blackbird Buvette

509 Central Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 243-0878
blackbirdbuvette.com
Mon-Fri: 11am-2am Sat: noon-2am Sun: noon-midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinnerOpen Late

3.87 rating (44 votes)
The old home of Pearl's Dive has a new lease on life. Brainchild of local band The Dirty Novels, the Blackbird has been appropriately rock ’n’ rolled with excellent music, black-clad waitresses and a cool look. There are an impressive number of draft and bottled beers, and a few nice wines by the glass, which are fan-freaking-tastic on the back patio. By the way, "buvette" (boo-vet) is a loose French translation for "refreshment bar." Now you’re really in the know.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Farina Pizzeria & Wine Bar

510 Central Ave SE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 243-0130
www.farinapizzeria.com
Mon: 11am-9pm Tues-Fri: 11am-10pm Sat: 5-10pm Sun: 5-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Pizza, Fine Dining

4.27 rating (36 votes)
Farinas gluten-free pizza is soft and chewy, unlike a lot of its competitors inedible variations of gluten-free offerings. Its menu hosts a variety of indulgent and rich salads. With ingredients like goat cheese, pine nuts and beets, Farina knows how to serve up an excellent meal and offers an excellent selection of craft beer and wine. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

The Library Bar and Grill

312 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 242-2992
www.libraryabq.com
Mon-Sat: 11am-2am Sun: noon-midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

2.84 rating (19 votes)
The Library began as a concept bar a few years ago in Tempe, Ariz., catering to the lunch and dinner crowd, transforming in the later hours of the evening into a nightclub. The food is pretty standard bar fare with burgers and the like—but at least in this case you’ll be served by Catholic schoolgirl-attired waitresses, who, at prescribed times during the night, will dance on the bar mere inches from your taco plate. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Slate Street Café

515 Slate NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 243-2210
www.slatestreetcafe.com
Mon-Fri 7:30am-10pm Sat-Sun 9am-10pm Closed Sunday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

3.83 rating (33 votes)
Slate is a quiet, blink-and-you-miss-it avenue between Fifth and Sixth Streets (just north of Lomas), nestled right in the heart of the legal district. Like the space itself, the menu is polished and still unintimidating. Don’t miss the ahi tuna sandwich (with gluten free bread available!). It's all very affordable for its level of quality. There’s also a fabulous wine loft--and owner Myra Ghattas is a certified sommelier. And there’s a daily selection of reliably good cupcakes—try the key lime. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Albuquerque - Fairgrounds

The Cooperage

7220 Lomas NE (Fairgrounds)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 255-1657
www.cooperageabq.com
Mon-Fri: 11am-10pm Sat: noon-10pm Sun: noon-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

2.81 rating (36 votes)
The Cooperage is old-school Albuquerque, right down to the dusty light fixtures. The barrel-shaped steakhouse has been a standby for 30 years thanks to its mile-long complimentary salad and soup bar, aged steaks (at a place like this, prime rib is king), and big dance floor that’s always packed on the weekends. Winners of Best Catering in 2007’s Best of Burque Poll. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Albuquerque - Far Northeast Heights

The Barley Room

5200 Eubank NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 332-0800
www.barleyroom.com/welcom.htm
Mon-Sat: 11am-2am Sun: 11am-midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: High Ridge (See Film Times)

4.27 rating (24 votes)
The Barley Room is a watering hole in the far Northeast Heights that fills patrons up with live music, lots of libations and a surprisingly ample menu. Snack on bar-friendly fried things (say yes to the sweet potato fries!), or have a proper meal with burgers, salads, pasta, New Mexican dishes and a few grilled meat and fish entrées. There’s a palpable sports bar feel to the place, but a diverse clientele keeps this bar/grill comfortable for just about everyone. The kitchen stays open until midnight every night; go ahead and linger. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Gecko’s Bar and Tapas

5801 Academy NE (Northeast Heights) (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 821-8291
www.geckosbar.com
Mon-Fri 11:30-2 am Sat-Sun noon-2 am (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.42 rating (12 votes)
Gecko’s has expanded with a popular Northeast Heights location—housed in a building that looks like a jukebox, for some reason. Even though it’s clear across town, you’ll still probably bump into folks you know as you’re sipping a wicked Bloody Mary and enjoying tidbits from the affordably priced tapas menu. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Il Vicino

11225 Montgomery NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 271-0882
www.ilvicino.com
Sun-Thurs: 11am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: High Ridge (See Film Times)

3.71 rating (27 votes)
Il Vicino’s thin-crusted, gourmet-topped pizzas are perennial favorites among Alibi readers, but the big salads are equally popular. Order at the register and a server brings the food to your table, making weekday lunches speedy. The open kitchen gives you something to stare at while you wait. Stop in for a quick lunch or a late afternoon microbrew at one of the patio tables. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Jinja Bar & Bistro

8900 Holly NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 856-1413
jinjabistro.com
Mon-Fri: 11am-10pm Sat-Sun: 11:30am-10pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Asian

3.6 rating (6 votes)
This Asian-American eatery has a reputation for retro Pacific Rim decor and the clink of drinks with little umbrellas in them. If you're in the mood for East-meets-West fare like lettuce wraps, quaking beef or Tokyo crispy tofu, then load up the Prius and take a drive down Paseo del Norte. You’ll also find a large selection of fine loose teas and more liquor than you can shake a limbo stick at. Have a yen for wine? Here it comes in white, red and plum. (Alibi Staff, October 10, 2012)

Mykonos Café & Taverna

5900 Eubank Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 291-1116
www.mykonoscafeandtaverna-2...
Tues: 11am-9pm Wed-Sat: 11am-10pm Sun: 10:30 for brunch Closed Monday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner

2.28 rating (21 votes)
This is Greek food that’s elegant, straightforward and absolutely delicious. White tile and recessed blue light create an island oasis that’s suggested rather than spelled out (no 8-foot murals here), and the service is friendly and attentive. The lentil soup is seasoned with just a whisper of aged balsamic vinegar, perfect with a toasty triangle of imported pita bread and a light Greek salad. Stop in for a snifter of ouzo and live jazz music on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Savoy Bar & Grill

10601 Montgomery NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 294-9463
savoyabq.com
Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11am-3pm Dinner: Sun-Thurs: 5-10pm Fri-Sat: 5-11pm Brunch: Sun 11am-3pm happy hour 3pm-6pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.42 rating (24 votes)
Wine flights are the best way to try different selections without going broke, and Savoy has some interesting choices. They pair perfectly with the restaurant’s stunning interiors and lovely New American dishes—grouper in an almond-romesco sauce, seafood linguine, grilled peach and seared sea scallop salads, and the house charcuterie plate. For dessert, there’s praline-chocolate torte ($6), house-made blackberry-Chambord ice cream ($3.50), cheese plates and, of course, a glass of La Spinetta Moscato d’Asti ($5). Open ’til 10 p.m. weekdays, 11 p.m. weekends. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Spectators - Sports Bar & Grill

5850 Eubank Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 275-1166
11:30-1:00-Mon-Sat, 12:00-11:00 (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Happy Hour!: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3.33 rating (15 votes)

Stone Face Tavern

8201 San Pedro Dr NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
505-822-8855
www.999dine.com/nm/stoneface
Mon-Sat: 11am-2am, Sun: Noon-Midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Happy Hour!: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

4 rating (13 votes)

Trombino's Bistro Italiano

5415 Academy Rd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 821-5974
www.bistroitaliano.com
Mon-Thurs: 11am-10pm Fri: 11am-10:30pm Sat: 3-10:30pm Sun: 3-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: Movies 8 (See Film Times)
Cuisine: Italian

3.9 rating (35 votes)
Trombino's Bistro Italiano has been an institution of family-style Italian dining in the Heights for almost 30 years. It houses an impressively fat menu that includes a full bar, espresso drinks and an ample wine list. The service is quicker than a Hollywood marriage, and the waitstaff seems particularly knowledgeable about the food and wines. Gravitate to the more rustic Italian fare—lemon-basil chicken salad, grilled homemade Italian sausage or meatballs, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and manicotti are amply portioned and tasty. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Albuquerque - I-25 Corridor

Bostons Gourmet Pizza

4300 The 25 Way NE (I-25 Corridor)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 890-8004
11-1:30 Mon-Sat, 11-11:00 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: Century Rio (See Film Times)
Cuisine: Pizza
Happy Hour!: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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3 mile radius for delivery (Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)

Chama River Brewing Company

4939 Pan American Freeway NE (I-25 Corridor)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 342-1800
www.chamariverbrewery.com
Sun-Thurs: 11am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: Century Rio (See Film Times)

2.41 rating (35 votes)
This used to be the Blue Corn Café and Brewery, but it's been rechristened as Chama River Brewing Company. Either way, the place has a great beer selection, including a bevy of their own brews. The food is approachable American stuff that, coincidentally, goes pretty damn well with beer. And, according to the 2007 BoB Restaurants poll, it even has the Best Bread Basket around. Say yes to yeast. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Doc & Eddy's

6040 Brentwood Ln NE (I-25 Corridor)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 884-2271
www.docneddys.com
Mon-Sat 11am- 2am Sun 11am-12am during football season. (Opens 11 am daily during the off-season.) (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: Century Rio (See Film Times)

4.67 rating (16 votes)
Something that sets Doc & Eddy’s apart from other sports bars is that no cover charge is extracted on Ultimate Fighting Championship nights. What you will find are pool tables, waitresses who are not dressed like strippers (TDs is across the parking lot if that’s what you’re after—it also airs UFC) and a kitchen staff that takes its job seriously. The Lobo burger is a thing of beauty, with smoked bacon sparring nicely with cheese and green chile. The fries are skin-on, and the legit red chile is medium spiced with the occasional fleck of coriander. Maybe everyone doesn’t know your name, but it’s pleasant and friendly—even to Brock Lesnar fans. (Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)

Fiesta's Restaurant & Lounge

4400 Carlisle Blvd NE (I-25 Corridor)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 881-1770
Fiesta's Restaurant & Lounge
Monday-Saturday 6:30am-12:00 am, Sunday 6:30am-10 pm. (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: Movies 8 (See Film Times)
Cuisine: Mexican
Happy Hour!: 3:00pm - 7:00pm

2.58 rating (14 votes)
Karaoke 9-Close Fridays and Saturdays. (Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)

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