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Old Town Restaurants in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico

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Albuquerque - Old Town

La Placita Dining Rooms

208 San Felipe St NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 247-2204
La Placita Dining Rooms
Cuisine: New Mexican

3.05 rating (20 votes)
The faded grandeur of this New Mexican standby has been a cornerstone of Old Town since before most tourists even knew about the district. The food is usually pretty great (though there are off-days), but one of the main pleasures of dining here lies in exploring the rambling old hacienda’s many rooms. And it’s totally haunted, by the way. (Alibi Staff, November 21, 2013)

Little Anita's

2105 Mountain Road NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 242-3102‎
Cuisine: New Mexican

2.22 rating (8 votes)
Little Anita's menu is New Mexican to the core, with enchiladas, burritos, carne adovada and stuffed sopaipillas. The red chile is generally milder than their green but is seasoned just right. Consistency, generous portions and fair prices make Little Anita's an Albuquerque mainstay—not to mention its many locations ranging from full-service dining to quick and easy take-out counters. The Old Town location offers the best of both worlds. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Little Red Hamburger Hut

1501 Mountain NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 304-1819
Mon-Sat 10:30am-9pm (hours can change without notice)

4.63 rating (18 votes)
Little Red Hamburger Hut has the best burgers around. Called a "little red," a meaty, perfectly grilled all-beef patty is topped with lettuce, onion and thick, piquant red chile, then bundled in a billowy white bun. The bun soaks up the sauce and clings to the meat, bringing all the flavors together. Burgers are served either on a bun or tortilla and can be ordered small, medium or large. Cheese and chile (in either color) never cost extra, and satisfaction is always guaranteed. Cash only! (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Liu Chinese Food

2056 Central Ave SW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

3.8 rating (5 votes)

Los Compadres Restaurant

2437 Central Ave NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 452-8091
Tues-Sat: 8am-8pm Sun-Mon: 8am-3pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner

4.06 rating (16 votes)
Los Compadres used to be a humble, rambling building on Isleta, but has now moved into an old Village Inn on Central Avenue near the BioPark. On the menu are all of your traditional New Mexican favorites (adovada and posole) plus a sizable list of real Mexican food, like tacos al pastor , desebrada burritos and bistec a la Mexicana . The chips and salsa are especially good. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Mac's La Sierra

6217 Central Ave NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87105
(505) 836-1212
Mon-Thu 6am-11pm Fri-Sat 6am-11pm Sun 6am-10pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner
Cuisine: Diner, New Mexican

4 rating (1 vote)
A family-friendly restaurant open since 1952. Not to be confused with the Mac’s Steak in the Rough chain, this is solid diner chow with crispy chips and salsa, New Mexican favorites and, yes, steak in the rough. (Alibi Staff, October 9, 2013)

Monica’s El Portal

321 Rio Grande NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 247-9625
Tue-Thu: 9am-8pm Fri 9 am-pm Sat 9am-8pm Sun: 9am-3pm Closed Monday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner
Cuisine: New Mexican

3.5 rating (8 votes)
Across Rio Grande from Old Town, El Portal stands as a tiled monument to New Mexican food the tourists on the other side of the street don’t often get to experience. Monica’s been making everything on the spot—tortillas, chile, natillas, you name it—since she opened the place 33 years ago. The salsa doesn’t assume you’re some wimpy tourist: It’s chunky with fresh onions and a creeping heat that commands respect. The sopaipillas are some of the best in town and the red rocks. Or gorge yourself with burritos stuffed with green chile and chicharrónes . There’s a shaded patio, too. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)


1520 Lomas Blvd NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 242-1111
Mon-Fri: 10am-9pm Sat-Sun: 9am-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner

5 rating (1 vote)
The red chile is gluten-free. Garlicky and earthy, jars of it are available in the restaurant, along with New Mexico Bosque honey infused with extra hot red chile. Try the juicy carne adovada or the cheesy enchiladas and eggs breakfast plate. (Alibi Staff, October 10, 2012)

New Mexico Tea Company

1131 Mountain NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 962-2137
Tues-Sun: 10am-6pm Closed Monday (hours can change without notice)

4.8 rating (6 votes)
If you’re used to soggy bags of Lipton, this place will be a rare and well-deserved treat. Proprietor David Edwards offers a broad range of loose-leaf and sachet teas, all imported and of excellent quality. Choose from exotic blends like Casablanca and masala chai to easily recognizable stuff like Earl Grey and English breakfast. And, yes, he even has those blooming flower teas. Ask about tastings and classes. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Old Town Pizza Parlor

108 Rio Grande Blvd NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 999-1949
Mon-Fri: 11am-9pm Sat: noon-9pm Sun: noon-8pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Pizza, Italian

3.78 rating (19 votes)
The aroma of the "Ring of Fire" pizza—filled with green chile, red chile and jalapeños—flavors the air and makes you wanna sing some Cash. The pizzeria ladles on four signature sauces and offers a variety of salads, soups and excellent appetizers while you wait for the pie of your choice. OTPP also has an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet every day to satisfy your cheese cravings. The “Marble Monday” beer special is one of the best deals around. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Perico's Albuquerque

2810 Coors Blvd NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87120
(505) 839-4762
Mon-Fri 9am-9pm Sat 10am-9pm Sun 10am-8pm (hours can change without notice)

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Next time you need some quick takeout, try Perico’s beef flauta plate—shredded beef rolled in corn tortillas then deep-fried. It comes with sour cream and guacamole, a rice-bean-cheese combo and a little salad with delicious mystery dressing. And the cooks always put forks, spoons, knives, napkins and salsa in your bag without making you ask. Also, Pericos has more than 20 burrito combinations that, for a few pennies more, can be fried into a chimichanga. (Alibi Staff, October 9, 2013)

3.5 rating (2 votes)
Another brewery jostles for recognition in the crowded Albuquerque market place. This one, an expansion of a Portland, Oregon outfit, offers a tastefully appointed and classy dining area and a menu of pub-inspired gastro-delights like fish and chips, burgers and the like. As far as the beer is concerned, Ponderosa leans toward the hoppy end of the spectrum, though the Borracho breakfast stout eschews the floral aromatics in favor of dark malty excellence. (Alibi Staff, October 8, 2014)

Q Bar

800 Rio Grande Blvd NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 843-6300
Tues-Thurs: 4pm-11pm Fri: 4pm-2:am Sat: 6pm-2am Closed Sunday and Monday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: DinnerOpen Late

3.41 rating (27 votes)
In addition to an upscale selection of booze, the cozy and modern Q Bar serves a brief but pleasantly appetizing menu of nibbles and noshes. The dishes are small enough to make good snacks and expensive enough to keep them that way—you'd have to spend more than you'd like in order to really fill up.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Quesadilla Grill

328 San Felipe NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
Closed Tuesdays, Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs - 11am to 6pm, Fridays and Saturdays 11am to 9pm (hours can change without notice)

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Red Feather Diner

303 Romero St NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
Mon-Sun 6 am-9 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner
Nearby Theater: Century Rio (See Film Times)

3.33 rating (21 votes)

Rolling In Dough Bakery Café

303 Romero NW (Old Town)
Suite 117
Albuquerque NM
(505) 248-1786
Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch

2.56 rating (9 votes)
If you find yourself wandering around Old Town somewhere near lunchtime, don’t hesitate to duck into this little café for a quick bite. The sandwiches will remind you of lunches your mom used to make, especially the big peanut butter and jelly. You won’t be able to resist the temptation of a cookie or two from the bakery case, so just plan on indulging.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Seasons Rotisserie & Grill

2031 Mountain Rd NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 766-5100
Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11:30am-2:30pm Dinner: Daily starting at 5 pm Rooftop Cantina: Mon-Thu 4pm-11pm Fri-Sat 4pm-11:45pm Sun 4pm-10:45pm Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4pm-6:30, 9pm-10pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.45 rating (51 votes)
Seasons’ rooftop patio is one of our favorite wine-drinking destinations, especially when it’s nice out. There are heaters up there for chilly nights, the courtyard fountain provides a calming gurgle, the view of the mountains is great, and the happy hour menu has outstanding dishes at more-than-reasonable prices. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

The Shark Reef Café

2601 Central Ave NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 848-7182
Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner
Cuisine: American

3 rating (1 vote)
After you’re done finding Nemo (we’ll give you a hint: check out the clownfish display at the aquarium), skip the scary snack bar and have a nice, sit-down lunch with the kiddies in the cool indoors. And the best part? The entire back wall of the restaurant is part of the aquarium exhibit, so you get to watch sharks having lunch while you’re eating. Macabre? Maybe, but the food is good and the prices are uncharacteristically reasonable for lunch at a “captive audience” place. Ah, the irony of eating seafood pasta while watching tropical fish swim by, but the nibblers will love you for it. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Slate at the Museum

2000 Mountain Rd NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 243-2220
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Snacks, coffee, pastries until 4 p.m. Closed Monday. (hours can change without notice)

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Just inside the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, this cozy lunch spot is an offshoot of Slate Street Café. Specialties include the museum Niçoise—a stellar presentation of poached (rather than seared) tuna on a bed of field greens, green beans, sliced new potatoes—crispy buttermilk chicken and steak frites. During the museum’s Third Thursday Nights, Slate also offers a special menu called “Small Plates Great Tastes” featuring items such as ahi mango ceviche, duck and almond empanadas, and New Orleans barbecue shrimp. (Alibi Staff, October 20, 2011)

St. Clair Winery & Bistro

901 Rio Grande NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
(505) 243-9916
Sun-Thurs: 11am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner

3.31 rating (45 votes)
New Mexico's largest winery, St. Clair Vineyards has branched out into the food service sector. The casual, reasonably priced eatery is located just to the northwest of the Sheraton Old Town off Rio Grande. Regular live jazz music, two patios and a spacious front specialty wine and gift shop bring wine festival flair to thirsty Burqueños year-round, while the menu is built around the Vineyard's signature wines. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

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