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Albuquerque Bars with Full Bar

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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

Anodyne

409 Central Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 244-1820
Mon-Fri 4pm-1:30am Sat 6pm-1:30 Sun 6pm-11:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Cuisine: Bar

3.75 rating (15 votes)
Best of Burque 2009 (Best Bar Staff): A diverse array of drinkers stops by for a cold one every night at the Anodyne. No matter what social clique you belong to or what your beverage of choice is, the staff at the Anodyne makes sure you get it fast. It only takes a few visits before the bartenders know what you want before you even ask for it.

Best of Burque 2009 (Best Bar in Which to Lay Low): This upstairs home-away-from-home noir bar is full of dark corners and pockets of mood lighting, perfect for remaining unseen. Slip in, drape your trench coat over the back of a barstool and ask the friendly, low-key bar staff for your usual.
(Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)

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)

Burt's Tiki Lounge

313 Gold Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 247-2878
www.burtstikilounge.com
Mon-Sat 8pm-2am (hours can change without notice)
Cuisine: Bar

3.92 rating (14 votes)
Best of Burque 2009 (Best Dive Bar): Technically speaking, a dive bar indicates an establishment of ill repute. Furthermore, while we're being technical, Burt's Tiki Lounge is a tiki bar. In any case, however rough around the edges it may be, we think Burt's is one of the city's finest places to wet one's whistle, and so do you. Plus, the bartenders make an excellent Mai Tai. (Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)

Downtown Distillery

406 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 765-1534
4pm-2am (hours can change without notice)

1.38 rating (8 votes)
Climb what feels like 500 stairs and enter into a small, neon lit pool hall. In the era of internet jukeboxes, any song you want can blast through the speakers while you pool shark your way through the night. Order from the food trucks downstairs, and mix the best of both worlds: street food and jukebox pool. (Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)

El Madrid

423 1st St SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
242-0829
12:00pm-8:00pm Mon-Thur, 12pm-1:30am Fri-Sat, 1pm-12am (hours can change without notice)

2.36 rating (11 votes)
Put on your cowboy hat and make sure to bring cash (bar does not accept credit cards.) (Alibi Staff, December 23, 2010)

Ibiza at Hotel Andaluz

125 2nd St NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
505-242-9090
www.hotelandaluz.com/eat-dr...
Sun-Thu 4pm-10pm Fri-Sat 4pm-1am (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: DinnerOpen Late

3.17 rating (6 votes)
This rooftop bar, sister of the fancier (and pricier) MÁS Tapas y Vino, offers a breezy patio, a menu of small plates and specialty cocktails perfect for a night when you want to feel fancy or a little more autonomous. The food is good, but the house-created cocktails—like the spicy-yet-refreshing cucumber-jalapeño margarita—make it well worth a visit. (Alibi Staff, October 10, 2012)

Launchpad

618 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 764-8887
www.launchpadrocks.com
4pm-2am (hours can change without notice)

4.46 rating (10 votes)
Best of Burque 2009 (Best Rock Bar): In Albuquerque there are a handful of rocking places to rock, but when it comes to really rocking out to some sweet rocking rock, be it shredding, noodling, head banging or self-conscious toe-tapping, the Launchpad is where the magic happens. And Burqueños seem to think so every single year. Long live Launchpad! (Alibi Staff, December 23, 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)


3.75 rating (4 votes)

Sister

407 Central Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
505-242-4900
sisterthebar.com
Mon-Sat 4 pm-2 am Sun 4 pm-midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Open Late
Cuisine: Bar

3.08 rating (12 votes)
The cavernous, ground-floor counterpart to Anodyne, Sister is a space tailor-made for happenings. This is a perfect spot for enjoying a quiet dip into the vast draft beer selection with your comrades after work or boogying to the multitude of live bands that occupy its stage nearly every night. (Alibi Staff, February 1, 2013)

Sunshine Theater

120 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 764-0249
during shows (hours can change without notice)

4.5 rating (5 votes)

Albuquerque - Fairgrounds

Caravan East

7605 Central Ave NE (Fairgrounds)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 265-7877
www.caravaneast.com
Tue 5pm-2am Fri-Sat 5pm-2am Sun 6pm-12am Closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Open Late
Happy Hour!: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

4 rating (4 votes)

Sunset Grill & Bar

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

3.89 rating (9 votes)

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)

High Finance

40 Tramway Rd NE (top of tram) (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 243-9742
www.highfinancerestaurant.com
Lunch & Dinner daily (hours can change without notice)

3 rating (4 votes)

Horse & Angel Tavern

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

3.85 rating (13 votes)

Lucky's Lounge

9800 Montgomery Blvd NE #9 (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 323-4490

4.58 rating (12 votes)

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