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Albuquerque Restaurants near Century 14 Downtown

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Albuquerque - Downtown

Dog House Drive In

1216 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 243-1019
Mon-Sun: 10:00am-9:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: American

3.46 rating (31 votes)
Sometimes we're so anxious for a double green chile cheeseburger, we dig in without even washing our hands. That's how tantalizing this food is! The flashing sign beckons us to hot dog mecca, where we indulge in not only dogs but the essential tater tots and Frito pie. Get your dogs to go and race home so you can enjoy them with a few brews. Or go inside the Dog House and find a seat at the tiny counter, then nurse that sweaty tongue of yours with a milkshake. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Espresso Fino

222 Gold Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87106
(505) 268-1858
Mon-Fri: 7am-3pm Sat: 8 am - 2pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch

4.5 rating (4 votes)
This cute, Italian-styled café is tucked between Gold Street Caffé and Le Troquet in one of Downtown’s most desirable dining districts . The rest of the place follows suit with bello hand-pressed espresso (tea, too), paninis and other Euro-centric treats. (Alibi Staff, July 12, 2011)

Farina Pizzeria & Wine Bar

510 Central Ave SE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 243-0130
Mon: 11am-9pm Tues-Fri: 11am-10pm Sat: 5-10pm Sun: 5-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Pizza, Fine Dining

4.08 rating (110 votes)
Across Edith from the Artichoke Café, Farina’s proximity to some of the most established fine dining in Albuquerque isn't an accident. Farina is the punked-up younger sibling of jazzy Artichoke Café, and it brings a tantalizingly direct message to the neighborhood: pizza, beer and wine, and all of it damn good. Sharp, concise and to the point, with 20 superb choices offered by the glass or bottle. Farina’s wine list is straightforward and focused. The bar is comfortable and every wine is perfectly matched to the kitchen’s chic pizzeria offerings. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Flying Star Café

723 Silver SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 244-8099
Sunday-Thursday: 6am-10pm Fri-Sat: 6am-11pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

2.72 rating (76 votes)
Winner of Best Casual Dining, Best Veggie Burger, Best Toast, Best Healthy Breakfast and Best Desserts in our 2008 restaurant poll. Sure, you go in thinking you’ll be good and get a skinny latte, scrambled egg whites and a side of turkey and green chile sausage, but five minutes later somebody’s saying “eclair” and the voice is coming from your mouth. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)


1113 Fourth Street NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 247-9149
Sun-Sat: 7am-3pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner
Cuisine: New Mexican

2.1 rating (27 votes)
If it’s salt-of-the-earth, tried-and-true New Mexican favorites you’re after, hit up a Garcia’s in your area. It has daily specials, breakfast anytime and even a "gringo menu" that’ll fill you up without depleting your wallet. The huevos rancheros with green chile will leave you licking the plate and contemplating seconds. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Gold Rush Cupcakes

20 First Plaza (Downtown)
Suite 211 (Third Street and Copper)
Albuquerque NM 87106
(505) 247-4653
Monday-Friday 10 am - 3 pm (hours can change without notice)

3.43 rating (51 votes)
Moist cake, exceptional cream cheese frosting, and inspired flavors and decorations (the adorable “breakfast” cupcake is topped with a diminutive stack of “pancakes,” strips of “bacon” and a sunny-side-up “egg”) are a treasure on their own. Wholesome and affordable sandwiches, a staggering menu of “create your own cupcake” options, and daily specials are just the icing on the cake. (Alibi Staff, June 16, 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)


725 Central Ave NE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
Cuisine: American, Diner

3.31 rating (16 votes)
After two years of preparation, Gravy has finally opened in the old Milton’s building. The place looks great, with a distinctly swank take on the classic diner aesthetic, and the menu follows suit. Multiple varieties of pancakes are offered for breakfast, along with huevos rancheros and an eggy pot pie. Dinner is comfort food-oriented—think meatloaf, fried chicken and chicken-fried steak—and there’s plenty of beer (locally brewed and otherwise) on tap with which to wash it down. Try the fried green tomatoes! (Alibi Staff, December 17, 2014)

The Grove Café & Market

600 Central Ave SE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 248-9800
Tues-Sat: 7am-4pm Sun: 8am-3pm Closed Monday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunch

3.85 rating (44 votes)
This ray of sunshine in Huning Highland serves gourmet breakfast and lunch, sells house-made English muffins, and has a mini-shop filled with goodies like honey, jams, mustards and vinegars, not to mention non-edibles like cook books, serving vessels and cards. A tiny wine list is just as chic—five reds and five whites are marked on a chalkboard, and all are constantly changing. This list is extremely well thought-out and offers a sampling of some of the most esoteric varietals and brands available in Albuquerque. There’s also a large, shaded patio, incredible house-made cupcakes and too-cute French macarons.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Hartford Square

300 Broadway Blvd NE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
Mon -Fri: 6:30 am- 5 pm Take out until 6:30 pm Sat: 7:30 am- 3pm Take out until 4 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

2.88 rating (59 votes)
The menu changes weekly, but Hartford Square always features high quality, locally sourced food with both eat-in and take-out options. Salads are well stocked with fresh, seasonal ingredients, and there are always a few hot options like Canadian salmon or ratatouille pot pie. If you’re early enough, you’ll get first crack at the crossword in the house copy of the New York Times. (Alibi Staff, September 12, 2013)

Ibiza at Hotel Andaluz

125 2nd St NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
Sun-Thu 4pm-10pm Fri-Sat 4pm-1am (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: DinnerOpen Late

3.45 rating (11 votes)
This rooftop bar, the flirty sister of the fancier (and pricier) Lucia, offers a breezy patio, a menu of small plates and specialty cocktails for the Los Angeles-inclined Downtown crowd. The food is hit or miss, but the house-created cocktails—like the spicy-yet-refreshing cucumber-jalapeño margarita—make it well worth a visit. (Alibi Staff, October 10, 2012)

Java Joe’s

906 Park Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 765-1514
Mon-Sun: 6:30am-3:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch

3.22 rating (58 votes)
According to one of our readers, Java Joe’s is “the last of a dying breed.” There are indeed “few choices left to get that cool Haight-Ashbury ’60s feeling.” Don’t get the wrong idea though; this neighborhood coffee shop isn’t overflowing with hippies. It attracts a diverse crowd of cyclists, artists, musicians, hipsters and grownups just looking for a cuppa joe (albeit one with in-house roasted beans). The food is simple and satisfying, from freshly baked scones to waffles, burritos, sandwiches and salads, and the sidewalk seating is definitely for the dogs. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

JC’s New York Pizza Department

215 Central Ave NW (Downtown)
suite B
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 766-6973
Sun-Thu: 11am-midnight Fri-Sat: 11am-2:30am (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Cuisine: Pizza

4.69 rating (99 votes)
Get your late-night pizza fix and a pint on Downtown’s favorite patio. It makes a perfect vantage point for people-watching until 2:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

The Library Bar and Grill

312 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 242-2992
Mon-Sat: 11am-2am Sun: noon-midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.05 rating (40 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)

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)

Mak's QuickFire Kitchen

411 Central Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
Cuisine: Chinese

5 rating (7 votes)
This is Chinese fast food through and through, with styrofoam plates and plastic forks, but don’t let that keep you away. The food here is actually very good, with traditional American-Chinese favorites like sweet and sour or General Tso’s chicken ready and waiting on the steam table from 11am to 1pm, or cooked fresh afterwards. There are even a few New Mexican twists like green chile egg rolls. Oh, and the hot mustard is pretty much nuclear. You’ve been warned. (Alibi Staff, February 7, 2014)

Marble Brewery

111 Marble Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 243-2739
Mon-Sat 1pm-12pm Sun 1pm-10:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: DinnerOpen Late

3.46 rating (102 votes)
Marble Brewery opened its doors in the spring of 2008, and since then it’s become a favorite haunt of Burque beer fans. Go in for a flight—10 little glasses of every beer on tap—and taste the meticulously brewed rainbow, each beer distinct and complex. Six-packs, bombers, growlers and kegs are good to go. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

New Mexico Beef Jerky Company

1527 Fourth St NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner
Cuisine: New Mexican

3.33 rating (6 votes)
Fantastic take on New Mexican cuisine featuring flaming hot, savory chile, melt-in-your-mouth chicharrones and a sleeper hit huevos rancheros that is actually one of the best in the city. The burritos and platters are hefty and will fuel a working man all day long. As the name of the place indicates, this family-operated restaurant got its start producing excellent carne seca (and still does) but has branched out into an efficiently-run New Mexican kitchen. Dishes are served on paper and styrofoam, but the service is polite and attentive, and the quality of the food is always perfecto. The most unusual ingredient in burrito or sandwich form here is the “old fashioned” fried bologna, which is far more delicious than you probably think and served, like everything else, with lots of chile. Give it a try! (Alibi Staff, September 30, 2015)

A tiny house on the northern cusp of Downtown is home to this New Mexican eatery. Papa Frank’s specializes in authentic food for the to-go crowd, so expect styrofoam and plastic ware beneath your enchiladas. The red chile is fresh-made daily and packs a flavorful punch. (Alibi Staff, November 21, 2013)

Pasion Latin Fusion

722 Lomas Blvd NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 503-7880
Mon-Fri: 11am-2:30pm Sat: 9am-2pm Closed Sunday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinnerOpen Late
Salsa night/ Live Music: -

3.72 rating (39 votes)
Elvis is in the house—Chef Elvis Bencomo, that is. With co-owners Monica (Elvis’ wife) and Orlando (his brother), Pasión Latin Fusion serves up dishes found throughout Latin America with Elvis’ own creative flair. Monica runs the front of the house and her gracious, lively style makes you feel right at home. To eat, there are fish tacos crusted in banana, garnished with pickled onions, avocado and sauce. The succulent carnitas tacos and George’s pescado à la Veracruzana are spectacular. The “croque señorita” is Elvis’ version of a croque-madame—a seared pork chop, fried egg and Swiss cheese served over tacu tacu (Peruvian rice and beans, similar to Cuba's moros y cristianos) with a huacatay (Peruvian mint) cream sauce. (Alibi Staff, September 1, 2011)

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