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Restaurants in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico, searchable by cuisine and location, with ratings and reviews. Get educated before you eat!

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Greek and Mediterranean

Anatolia Turkish Mediterranean Grill

313 B Central Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
Mon-Thu 10 am-9pm Fri 10am-3pm Sat 11am-3pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner

4.13 rating (9 votes)
A Downtown standard in a new location. The restaurant’s lengthy menu boasts down-home Turkish, Mediterranean and Asian eats. The baba ghanoush is flavorful and nicely accented with a sprinkling of sumac. (Alibi Staff, July 12, 2011)

Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Café

2201 Silver Ave SE (University)
Albuquerque NM 87106
(505) 262-CHAI (2424)
Mon-Sat: 7am-9pm Sun: 9am-8pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

4.37 rating (50 votes)
Ayurvedic cuisine supposedly works with your body’s natural energies and constitution to create “soul” food that’s on a whole new plane. Winners of Best Vegetarian in our restaurant poll several years running, Annapurna serves food that is satisfying but never heavy and, well, you just feel better after you eat there. Try Sunday brunch with spiced, gluten-free, vegan pancakes and breakfast quinoa (but you’ll have to live without scrambled eggs, sorry). The shaded courtyard to the side of the restaurant is spectacular. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Ariana Halal Market

607 San Mateo Blvd NE (Midtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 255-1325
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Lunch

4.57 rating (7 votes)
Long loaves of fresh-baked flatbread fill this shop/restaurant with tempting aromas. Refrigerated cases are packed with yogurt, cheeses and halal meats, while shelves support a host of exotic groceries. There are tables for lunch and dinner service, which highlight Afghan cuisine. Don’t go if you’re in a hurry. There could be a guy in front of you buying pickled garlic heads that need to be fished out of the vat. When you order, much of the meal is made from scratch. (Alibi Staff, July 12, 2011)

Café Pasqual’s

121 Don Gaspar (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 983-9340
Mon-Sun: Breakfast/Lunch 8am-3pm, Dinner 5pm-9:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

3.24 rating (55 votes)
It's hard not to love Pasqual's, what with the bright Mexican tiles, tantalizing Latin-American menu and friendly service. The place is especially busy for weekend breakfast, when a line can form down the block. But don't give up; tell the hostess you're willing to sit at the big oak community table, where locals and tourists share copies of the morning paper and talk about how much they love living here or would love to live here. Don't miss the hot chocolate, housemade sausages and fabulous baked goods. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Cesar's Mexican & Greek

5300 Lomas NE (Fairgrounds)
Albuquerque NM 87110
(505) 256-8017
Open 24/7 (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: Guild Cinema (See Film Times)

4.25 rating (8 votes)
While the food is hit or miss here, you can always count on some space for quiet contemplation, whether you’re inside or at the drive-thru. The Mexican food is slightly more consistent. (Alibi Staff, October 10, 2012)

Corrales Bistro Brewery

4908 Corrales Rd (Corrales)
Corrales NM
(505) 897-1036
Mon- Sun: 11 am-10 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

3.11 rating (63 votes)
Fritz Allen opened the Corrales Bistro Brewery five years ago next door to his Hanselmann Pottery shop in the Corrales Artisan Center. The menu is full of inventive appetizers, salads, wraps, sandwiches and burgers. Roasted garlic and feta bread dippers are replete with crumbled feta, olive tapenade, balsamic dipping sauce and toasted pita. Hand-cut fries and an assortment of sides complete the mix, with good brews to wash it all down. Stop by for the almost-daily live music and you’ll feel right at home. (Alibi Staff, September 1, 2011)

Gold Street Caffé

218 Gold SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 765-1633
Sun- Wed: 8am- 3pm Thrs- Sat: 8am- 8pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

4.11 rating (51 votes)
Gold Street was cool before Downtown was cool, but now that Downtown is cool, Gold Street is even cooler. Open for breakfast and lunch (and now dinner service on the weekends!), this charming café has pet-friendly sidewalk seating and serves up a menu of homey breakfast favorites like waffles and sophisticated lunches. It shouldn’t surprise you that the place with the Best Bacon in our restaurant poll also makes a memorable BLT. If you’re really lucky, they’ll have freshly baked cupcakes or a slice of flourless chocolate cake waiting for dessert. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Gyros Mediterranean

106-A Cornell SE (University)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 255-4401
Mon-Fri: 11am-10pm Sat: 11:30am-10pm Sun: noon-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner

4.38 rating (18 votes)
Gyros is a modern-looking Greek place. None of that cheesy wall-to-wall blue and white paint or brimming flower pots here. Instead, Gyros opts for a kind of metallic sheen. Luckily, the food is just as reasonably priced as the next Greek joint. The souvlaki and gyros are good, but be sure to try the lemon rice and the honey-soaked baklava. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Kabab House

301 Cornell Dr SE (University)
Albuquerque NM 87106

5 rating (2 votes)
Don’t let the tacky Bud Light signs fool you (or the fact that the restaurant’s name is spelled three different ways on them), this cozy little cafe serves up some great and authentic Persian food. The titular kabobs are as good as you could hope for—especially the bone-in lamb—and the staff is friendly and eager to guide you to the best parts of the menu. Watch out for the salted yogurt drink doogh, though—Westerners might not be prepared for its grimace-inducing pungency. (Alibi Staff, February 20, 2014)

Kasbah Mediterranean Cuisine

4801 Central Ave NE (Upper Nob Hill)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 881-4451
Lunch hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday Dinner hours: 5 to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday (but call ahead, it sometimes closes early) (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner

4.25 rating (8 votes)
Ridha Bouajila (formerly of Marrakech and the Mediterranean Café) is the chef behind this small, Moroccan- and Tunisian-focused eatery. It’s perhaps the only place in town offering king’s bastilla (a savory chicken pie dusted with sugar and splashed with rosewater) and a host of couscous-packed tagines. But the easily recognizable Mediterranean dishes shouldn’t get ignored. The fabulous moussaka is almost soufflé-like, while the lamb/beef gyro sandwich is incredibly tasty and, at six bucks, a pretty good deal. (Alibi Staff, March 29, 2012)

La Montañita Co-op

3500 Central Ave SE (Nob Hill)
Albuquerque NM 87107
(505) 265-4631
Mon-Sun: 7:30am-10pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner
Nearby Theater: Guild Cinema (See Film Times)

4.19 rating (35 votes)
Specializing in local, organic and otherwise natural food products, the Co-op doesn’t disappoint in taste or selection. The deli folks will make a hearty sandwich to your liking—or pick up a quick pint of one of the tasty hot or cold spreads and salads. For a delicious vegan dessert, stick with the chocolate Amazon cake, layered with luscious fudge frosting. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Lindy’s Diner

500 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 242-2582
Mon-Thurs: 7am-9pm Fri-Sat: 7am-3am Sun: 8am-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner

2.74 rating (27 votes)
Open late on the weekends! We like Lindy’s for their retro-ish décor and Downtown convenience. The food here is pretty typical diner fare with breakfast all day, a good amount of New Mexican (including Frito pie!) and Greek specialties thrown into the mix, served in hefty portions. There’s also a nifty espresso bar. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

3.04 rating (18 votes)
Milton’s left its diner location on Route 66 a couple of years back, but the new location is still slinging the same classic hash the joint has long been known for. The pancakes, breakfast burritos and Monte Cristos are truly awesome and served all day, along with the other signature breakfast and Greek items, none of which will break the bank. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Mykonos Café & Taverna

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

2.29 rating (43 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)

Olympia Café

2210 Central Ave SE (University)
Albuquerque NM 87106
(505) 266-5222
Mon-Fri: 11am-10pm Sat: Noon-10pm Sun: Noon-8:00pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner

3.99 rating (38 votes)
Voted Best Greek in our Best of Burque Restaurants poll time and time again, Olympia is a good old Greek diner with tasty comfort food: delicious gyros, souvlaki, pita, spanakopita and roasted potatoes. Vegetarian options are plentiful and cheap, but if that’s not your bag, $11 will buy you a leg of lamb with salad, potatoes and bread. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Pars Cuisine

4320 The 25 Way NE (I-25 Corridor)
Suite 100
Albuquerque NM 87109
(505) 345-5156
Mon-Thurs: 11am-9pm Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm Sun: 5pm-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: Century Rio (See Film Times)

3.3 rating (46 votes)
For something out of the ordinary, pay a visit to Pars Cuisine, the Persian restaurant near the Century Rio 24 theater. Vegetarians will appreciate the nonmeat options, and carnivores are sure to love the spicy kabobs. Linger on your floor cushions while belly dancers roam through the dining room. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Plaza Eatery

1 One Civic Plaza NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 768-3539
Mon-Fri: 7am-4pm Closed Saturday & Sunday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch

3.14 rating (14 votes)
Plaza Eatery, steps away from Civic Plaza, is an ideal location to eat lunch and spot your local elected government officials, whether it be city councilors or the mayor himself. With some of the lowest prices Downtown and a large menu of tasty American, Greek and New Mexican lunch specials and lots of fresh baked goods, Plaza Eatery is one of Downtown’s best-kept secrets. Try a chicken walnut sandwich, served on a croissant with grapes, and get an iced sugar cookie for dessert. Or try the spanakopita—delicious homemade spinach pie served with pita bread, tzatziki sauce and a green leaf salad on the side. Plaza Eatery also offers a sizeable breakfast menu. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery

2622 Central Ave SE (University)
Suite A
Albuquerque NM 87106
(505) 255-5400
Mon-Sat: 10:30am-9pm Sun: noon-7pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: Guild Cinema (See Film Times)

3.57 rating (24 votes)
Sahara’s menu is straightforward, listing expected meats and purées and several vegetarian dishes. Meats come either in a sandwich or combo platter, which are loaded with enough sides to appease the most voracious appetites. The falafel totally rocks the casbah, as do the chicken dishes, the velvety hummus and the beautifully composed salads. Don’t forget to get a nice, hot cup of spice-infused tea. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

San Pedro Mart Middle East Grocery & Restaurant

4001 San Pedro Dr NE (Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87110
(505) 888-2921
Grocery: M-S - 7am to 10pm Restaurant: M - S 11am to 9 pm, sunday 11am-8pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner

4.71 rating (17 votes)
The tiny restaurant in this grocery store may not look like much, but don’t be fooled: The menu boasts some of the best falafel and shawarma sandwiches around, as well as hummus that would be worth crossing a desert for. Not only that, but the grocery has an excellent selection of halal meats and the in-house bakery produces fresh breads daily. (Alibi Staff, May 20, 2011)

Vic’s Daily Café

3600 Osuna NE (I-25 Corridor)
Suite 105
Albuquerque NM 87109
(505) 341-9710
Mon-Fri: 6:30am-2:30pm Sat-Sun: 7:30am-2pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch
Nearby Theater: Century Rio (See Film Times)

4.03 rating (12 votes)
If you like chicken-fried steak, then you owe it to your belly to eat at Vic’s. A chef friend of ours turned us on to Vic’s, where the “Big Daddy” is a giant buttermilk-battered steak that will make your eyes light up and your stomach say “howdy.” Seriously, some of the best we’ve ever had. The rest of the menu is classic diner fare (meat loaf, liver and onions) with a large selection of sandwiches and New Mexican and Greek dishes. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

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