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Middle Eastern Restaurants in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico

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Albuquerque - Downtown

Anatolia Turkish Mediterranean Grill

313 B Central Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
242-6718
centralmarketdoner.webs.com
Mon-Thu 10 am-9pm Fri 10am-3pm Sat 11am-3pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner

4.33 rating (3 votes)
A Downtown standard in a new location. The restaurant’s lengthy menu boasts down-home Turkish, Mediterranean and Asian eats. His baba ghanoush is flavorful and nicely accented with a sprinkling of sumac. (Alibi Staff, July 12, 2011)

Zohra

20 First Plaza NW (Downtown)
Suite 246
Albuquerque NM
(505) 247-2323
www.zohraabq.com
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-5:30pm Sat: 8am-3pm Sunday: Please call for hours (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchOpen Late

4.61 rating (18 votes)
Open only for breakfast and lunch, Zohra's caters to the 9-to-5 crowd with a little bit of everything a Downtown diner could possibly want: Afghani foods, American standbys, even Indian tacos. But stick with the Middle Eastern stuff, including a number of vegetarian choices that come à la carte or as a meal. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Albuquerque - I-25 Corridor

Pars Cuisine

4320 The 25 Way (I-25 Corridor)
Suite 100
Albuquerque NM
(505) 345-5156
www.parscuisine.us
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)

3.31 rating (28 votes)
For something a little more 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 meat lovers are sure to love the spicy kabobs. Linger on your floor cushions while belly dancers roam through the dining room. Then head out to the patio for discounted appetizers and sheesha during the hookah happy hourit’s from 7 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, and from 8 to 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Pars tied for Best Middle Eastern in the last BoB Restaurants poll. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Albuquerque - Midtown

Ariana Halal Market

607 San Mateo Blvd NE (Midtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 255-1325
arianamarket.com
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

4.5 rating (6 votes)
All of the dishes at Ariana come with a hefty portion of white basmati rice dusted with tart, purple sumac powder (a shaker of which accessorizes each table). The dishes also all come with a green, mustardy chutney of cilantro and walnuts; a sauce that relies on housemade yogurt; a salad of diced tomato, cucumber and onion; and a slice of flatbread, which is baked twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Don’t go if you’re in a hurry. There could be a guy in front of you buying lamb tongues or pickled garlic heads that need to be fished out of the vat. When you order, much of the meal is made from scratch. But there’s no need to stay planted at your table while you waitinteresting grocery items like Bulgarian feta, organic Afghani figs, chickpea cookies and vats of grapeseed oil beg for your inspection. (Alibi Staff, July 12, 2011)

Albuquerque - Northeast Heights


3.85 rating (26 votes)
Driving north on Wyoming from the freeway, you can’t help but notice this grocery-cum-café’s vibrantly painted building. Inside, you can nibble on Middle Eastern fare ranging from kabobs to hummus to herbed tabouleh. Everything is made fresh to order. Vegetarians will appreciate the meat-free selections. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

San Pedro Mart Middle East Grocery & Restaurant

4001 San Pedro Dr NE (Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(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

4.58 rating (12 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)

Albuquerque - University

Kabab House

301 Cornell Dr SE (University)
Albuquerque NM
312-8949
Nearby Theater: SUB Theater (See Film Times)

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 forespecially the bone-in lamband staff is friendly and eager to guide you to the best parts of the menu. Watch out for the salted yogurt drink doogh, thoughWesterners might not be prepared for its grimace-inducing pungency. (Alibi Staff, February 20, 2014)

Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery

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

3.55 rating (21 votes)
Sahara serves various Middle Eastern dishes in a brightly painted restaurant accented by camels. The 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)

Yasmine’s Café

1600 Central Ave SE (University)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 242-1980
yasminecafe.com
Mon-Sat: 10am-9pm Sun: 11am-6pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner

3.69 rating (21 votes)
If you live in the west University area and are bored to tears by salad bars and onion rings, this is the place for you. Vibrant salads and a variety of little pickles accompany gorgeous Middle Eastern platters brimming with spiced, all-natural meats. The Jerusalem salad’s tomato, cucumber and tahini combination is bright and flavorful; perfect with the homemade pita and hummus. Chicken lovers will rejoice in the kabobs, which are tender and delicious.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Albuquerque - Upper Nob Hill

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

4.17 rating (6 votes)
Ridha Bouajila (late 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 more traditional Mediterranean dish shouldn’t get ignored. The fabulous moussaka is almost soufflé-like. Dill permeats the spinach filling in the spanakopita. And the lamb/beef gyro sandwich is incredibly tasty and, at six bucks, a damn good deal (Alibi Staff, March 29, 2012)

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