Restaurants

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Albuquerque - Downtown

Slate Street Café

515 Slate Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 243-2210
www.slatestreetcafe.com
Mon: 7:30am-3pm Tue-Thurs: 7:30am-3pm, 5-9pm Fri: 7:30am-3pm, 5-10pm Sat: 9am-2pm, 5-10pm Sun: 9am-2pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

3.76 rating (106 votes)
Slate is on a quiet, blink-and-you-miss-it avenue between Fifth and Sixth Street, nestled right in the heart of the legal district. Like the space itself, the menu is polished and 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 with the wines listed by style—“just a little sweet,” “ABC: Anything But Chardonnay” or “sexy, elegant, austere”—not varietal or region. Demystifying the label like this makes it easy for patrons to pair wine and food. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Zullo’s Bistro

509 Central Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505)242-6909
https://www.zullosbistro.com
Tues 430PM-9PM, Wed-Thurs 11AM-130AM, Fri-Sat 11AM-130AM, Sun 430PM-1130PM (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Cuisine: Italian

4.27 rating (15 votes)
For your consideration: Zullo’s Bistro. Pop over to sip a glass of pinot noir and munch on a insalata caprese in their spacious back patio, complete with twinkle lights and overhead shades. (Alibi Staff, June 2, 2017)

Albuquerque - Fairgrounds

The Cooperage

7220 Lomas Blvd NE (Fairgrounds)
Albuquerque NM 87110
(505) 255-1657
www.cooperageabq.com
Mon-Fri: 11am-2:30pm, 5pm-10pm Sat: noon-2:30pm, 5pm-10pm Sun: noon-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.31 rating (97 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 a big dance floor that’s always packed on the weekends. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Quarter Celtic

1100 San Mateo Blvd NE (Fairgrounds)
Albuquerque NM 8710210
(505) 503-1387
www.quartercelticbrewpub.com
Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: Guild Cinema (See Film Times)

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Everyone’s a little Irish at this friendly place! The whole joint smells wonderfully like hot cereal, and the brewery tanks are visible from the eating area. Try any of the friend taps with other local brews or taste one of Quarter Celtic’s standards like the Crimson Lass or Quarter porter. We especially recommend their perfect fish and chips paired with a pint o’ the Rye’t Side of Dublin. Sláinte! (Alibi Staff, April 14, 2016)

Sunset Grill & Bar

6825 Lomas Blvd NE (Fairgrounds)
Albuquerque NM 87110-6945
(505) 265-1604

3.03 rating (29 votes)

Albuquerque - Far Northeast Heights

The Barley Room

5200 Eubank Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87111
(505) 332-0800
www.barleyroom.com
Mon-Sat: 11am-2am Sun: 11am-midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: High Ridge (See Film Times)

4.35 rating (131 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 & Tapas

5801 Academy Rd NE (Northeast Heights) (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87109
(505) 821-8291
www.geckosbar.com
Sun-Thrs: 11am-11pm Fri-Sat: 11am- midnight Bar hours: Mon-Sun: 11am- midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.12 rating (77 votes)
Gecko’s expanded with a popular Northeast Heights location that’s 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)

Horse & Angel Tavern

5809 Juan Tabo Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87111
(505) 299-0225
11:00am - 1:30am (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Open Late
Cuisine: American

3.96 rating (24 votes)

Il Vicino

11225 Montgomery Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87111
(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)

3.61 rating (42 votes)
Il Vicino’s thin-crusted, gourmet-topped pizzas are perennial favorites among readers, but the house-brewed beers 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 Ave NE Ste B (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87122
(505) 856-1413
jinjabistro.com
Mon-Fri: 11am-10pm Sat-Sun: 11:30am-10pm Winter Hours: Sun-Mon Noon to 9:00 PM (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Asian

3.77 rating (38 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, orange peel 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 87111
(505) 291-1116
www.mykonoscafeandtaverna-2…
Sun-Thu: 11am-9pm Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner

2.27 rating (47 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. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Pelican’s Restaurant

9800 Montgomery Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87111
(505) 298-7678
www.pelicansabq.com
Mon-Thurs: 4pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 4pm-11pm Sun: 11am-10pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Dinner

4.03 rating (75 votes)
Rough-hewn wood planks lead you into this nautically-themed steak and seafood restaurant, which doesn’t start seating for dinner until 5pm. Luckily, happy hour begins at 4pm. Have a Lady Godiva hot cocktail and a baker's dozen of topless oysters in the bar while you wait. Then dive into creamy clam chowder, butter-sweet Australian lobster tail and Ranchero center-cut top sirloin. There's plenty of key lime pie in the icebox and Phil Collins on the speakers. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Savoy Wine Bar & Grill

10601 Montgomery Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87111
(505) 294-9463
savoyabq.com
Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11:30am-2pm Dinner: Sun-Sat 5-10pm Happy Hour: Sun-Sat 3-6pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.17 rating (82 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—stovetop clam bake, grilled peach salad and the house charcuterie plate. For dessert, there’s praline-chocolate torte, house-made blackberry-Chambord ice cream, cheese plates and, of course, a glass of La Spinetta Moscato d’Asti. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Spectators

5850 Eubank Blvd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87111
(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

3.13 rating (46 votes)

Stone Face Tavern

8201 San Pedro Dr NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87113
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

3.95 rating (56 votes)

Trombino's Bistro Italiano

5415 Academy Rd NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87109
(505) 821-5974
www.bistroitaliano.com
Mon-Thurs: 4pm-10pm Fri: 4pm-10:30pm Sat: 3pm-10:30pm Sun: 3pm-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: Movies 8 (See Film Times)
Cuisine: Italian

3.95 rating (38 votes)
Trombino's Bistro Italiano has been an institution of family-style Italian dining in the Heights for more than 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, prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and manicotti--all are amply portioned and tasty. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Vintage Four Twenty-Three Wine Bar

8000 Paseo Del Norte NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Suite A1
Albuquerque NM 87112
505-821-1918
www.vintage-423.com
Nearby Theater: Century Rio (See Film Times)

2.82 rating (34 votes)

Albuquerque - I-25 Corridor

Broken Trails Spirits + Brew

2921 Stanford Dr NE (I-25 Corridor)
Albuquerque NM 87107
505-221-6281
brokentrailspirits.com
Mon: Closed Tue-Thu: 3-9pm Fri-Sat: 3-10pm Sun: 11am-6pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Brunch
Cuisine: Bar

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Plan on staying for a few hours here because after sampling these locally made spirits you won’t want to leave. Bloody Mary Brunch on Sundays (11am-2pm) is our favorite time to stop by. (Alibi Staff, July 18, 2016)

Chama River Brewing Company

4939 Pan American Freeway NE (I-25 Corridor)
Albuquerque NM 87109
(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)

2.04 rating (135 votes)
Head brewer Andrew Krosche has a pint of potion just for you. This local brewery and restaurant has won a number of Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup awards. The food is approachable American stuff that, coincidentally, goes pretty damn well with beer. Try the Sleeping Dog stout or the Class VI Golden lager (a gold metal-winner). (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Fiesta's Restaurant & Lounge

4400 Carlisle Blvd NE (I-25 Corridor)
Albuquerque NM 87107
(505) 881-0478
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Sun-Thu: 6:30-9pm, Bar:7am-10pm Fri-Sat: 6:30am-10pm, Bar: 7am-1am (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: Movies 8 (See Film Times)
Cuisine: Mexican
Happy Hour!: 3:00pm - 7:00pm

2.64 rating (51 votes)
The staff never judge you after your sixth or seventh taco or even when you ask for the relleno and tamale plate after. They even have a premier karoke system avaliable every Friday and Saturday night in their bar. (Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)