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You Can Sit With Us: Brunch Edition

Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Café

2201 Silver Ave SE (University)
Albuquerque NM 87106
(505) 262-CHAI (2424)
www.chaishoppe.com
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)

Barelas Coffee House

1502 Fourth Street SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 843-7577
Mon-Fri 7:30am-3pm Sat 7:30am-2:30pm Closed Sun (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch
Cuisine: New Mexican

4.6 rating (44 votes)
This homey New Mexican joint is popular, and though it’s much bigger inside than you can tell from the street, regulars pack the place tighter than a tamale. Barelas is known for huevos rancheros, and they are tasty here, slathered in particularly good red chile and served on a fresh flour tortilla. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Café Lush

700 Tijeras Ave NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 508-0164
cafelushabq.com
Mon-Fri 7am-2:30pm Sat 8am-1pm Closed Sun (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunch

3.17 rating (23 votes)
Café Lush is like a daydream of the way things might be in some future hybrid of Europe and Albuquerque. It’s an urban café on a quiet street corner, with a small menu of simple, yet well-crafted, dishes and a pledge to use local, seasonal and organic ingredients whenever possible. But unlike in Europe, the red and green chile won’t disappoint. (Alibi Staff, November 17, 2011)

Casa de Benavidez

8032 Fourth Street NW (North Valley)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 897-7493
www.casadebenavidez.com
Mon-Thu 10:30 am-8 pm Fri: 9 am-9 pm Sat: 8 am-9 pm Sun: 8 am-3 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner
Cuisine: New Mexican

4.09 rating (102 votes)
One of the most beautifully green patios in town. Benavidez is way the heck up there in the North Valley, but if you’re looking for a good breakfast burrito or simply someplace to sit and have some chips, queso and a margarita, this place is worth your time. For dessert, the flan is cinnamony and good, and so are the natillas. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Cecilia’s Café

230 Sixth Street SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 243-7070
Mon -Fri 7 am-2 pm Sat-Sun 7 am-3 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch

2.55 rating (31 votes)
Cecilia is the matriarch of one of Albuquerque’s best breakfast burritos and red chile. Clinging close to the heart of Downtown on Sixth Street and Silver, Cecilia makes the food herself in the kitchen. The red chile is no joke, and the prices are pretty friggin’ cheap too. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Central Grill and Coffee House

2056 Central Ave SW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87104
505-554-1424

1 rating (1 vote)
Central Grill is one of the crop of new diners that embraces the aesthetic of yesterday’s greasy spoons while offering house-made meals with high-quality ingredients. It might be a little too cozy, especially during the lunch rush, but if you come during quieter hours the small space becomes intimate and homey. Try the inside-out burger, with cheese cooked into the patty, or the chilaquiles with fried tortilla wedges and your choice of chile. (Alibi Staff, October 28, 2015)

Cocina Azul

1134 Mountain Rd NW (Old Town)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 831-2500
cocinazul.com
Every day: 8 am-9 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunchDinner

3.04 rating (14 votes)
In the old (and beautifully renovated) Sunshine Market building on Mountain and 12th Street, Cocina Azul has the feel of a high-end coffee shop. The food is textbook New Mexican—the huevos rancheros, carne adovada enchiladas and tamales with buttery, sweet red chile are all tasty. For dessert, big servings of flan have sturdy, pleasing fresh and fabulous flavor. (Alibi Staff, September 16, 2010)

The Egg & I

6909 Menaul Blvd NE (Uptown)
Albuquerque NM 87110
505-888-3447
www.theeggandirestaurants.c...
Mon-Fri 6am-2pm Sat-Sun 7am-2:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch

3 rating (2 votes)
Sure, it’s a chain, but there’s only one New Mexico location, and when you’re in Uptown and you need, need, need a fluffed up, butter-battered masterpiece of a waffle that could have been carved from the griddle by Michelangelo himself, well, you aren’t going to do much better than this jaunty little breakfast cafe. There’s even green chile on the menu, so maybe we could all just pretend that they’re locals, just this once? (Alibi Staff, October 10, 2012)

El Pinto Restaurant & Cantina

10500 Fourth Street NW (North Valley)
Albuquerque NM 87114
(505) 898-1771
www.elpinto.com/restaurant
Mon-Thurs: 11am-9pm Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm Sun: 10:30am-9 pm (Sun Brunch 10:30am-2pm) (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner
Cuisine: New Mexican

4.04 rating (97 votes)
Touted as New Mexico’s largest restaurant, the North Valley’s El Pinto is best known for its gorgeous, shady environment (perennially Best Patio in our restaurant polls) and award-winning jarred salsa. Try it for margaritas, brunch and a little flan. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Eli’s

6313 Fourth Street NW (North Valley)
Albuquerque NM 87107
(505) 345-3935
Mon-Fri: 7am-3pm Sat: 9am-9pm Sun: 9am-2pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner

4.24 rating (32 votes)
If you’ve got a hankering for a seasoned steak sandwich or some fresh fish tacos, give Eli’s (formerly known as Sophia’s) a try. The very friendly service and eclectic fare make the eatery a true North Valley gem and one of the best restaurants in Albuquerque. Chow down on a hearty sandwich on Eli’s shaded patio, or eat an organic egg omelet (served with fresh salad greens and papitas) inside the cozy adobe walls. The carnitas and red chile are wonderful, as are the pancakes. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Farm & Table

8917 Fourth Street NW (North Valley)
Albuquerque NM 87114
(505) 503-7124
farmandtablenm.com
Dinner hours: Wed-Thu 5pm-9pm Fri-Sat 5pm-10 pm Brunch hours: Sat- Sun 9am-2 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner

4.33 rating (25 votes)
The Far North Valley setting is gorgeous, inside and out (the spacious courtyard overlooks 10 acres of farm field). The local and organic ingredients are meticulously sourced and the food is reasonably priced for what you get. Several salad options and vegetarian entrées make it a perfect place to graze. For brunch, try their carne adovada with eggs. (Alibi Staff, May 3, 2012)

Flying Star Café

8000 Paseo Del Norte NE (Far Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM
(505) 923-4211
www.flyingstarcafe.com
Sun-Thurs: 6am-11pm Fri-Sat: 6am-11:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinnerOpen Late

2.04 rating (61 votes)
Winner of Best Casual Dining, Best Veggie Burger, Best Toast, Best Healthy Breakfast and Best Desserts in our restaurant polls. 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 “apple pie with ice cream” and the voice is coming from your mouth. Give in. It tastes good. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Gold Street Caffé

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

4.12 rating (53 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)

The Grove Café & Market

600 Central Ave SE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 248-9800
www.thegrovecafemarket.com
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, made famous by shady meetings between Walter White and Lydia Rodarte-Quayle of “Breaking Bad,” serves gourmet breakfast and lunch made with local ingredients, sells housemade English muffins and has a mini-shop filled with goodies like honey, jams, mustards and vinegars, not to mention non-edibles like cookbooks, serving vessels and cards. The hot and cold sandwiches are dandy and come with sides of sliced bread-and-butter pickles and fruit salad. There’s also a large, shaded patio and incredible housemade cupcakes. Team this up with an espresso bar, wine service and “Sangria Saturdays,” and the power of triumvirate treats awaits you. Voted Best Brunch for 2015. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Hannah and Nate’s Market Café

6251 Riverside Plaza Ln NW (Westside)
Suite B-4
Albuquerque NM 87120
(505) 922-1155
www.hannahandnates.com
Mon-Sat: 7 am-2 pm Closed Sunday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch
Nearby Theater: Movies West (See Film Times)

4.73 rating (21 votes)
Get a little taste of the farm right here in the city. Hannah and Nate’s is a country gift shop and breakfast and lunch café, so come in for a portobello salad and some potpourri, or a spinach salad and some ceramics. The sandwiches are as stuffed as the handmade pillows, and the prices are down-home and hospitable. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Hartford Square

300 Broadway Blvd NE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
505-265-4933
www.hartfordsq.com
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. Try the burrito with organic eggs this week, it’s heavenly. 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)

Indigo Crow Cafe & Bakery

4515 Corrales Rd (Corrales)
Corrales NM 87048
(505) 898-7000
www.indigocrowcafe.com
Tue-Sat: 11:30am-9pm Sun: 10am-9pm Closed Monday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner

4.16 rating (47 votes)
A classy kind of place in the wilds of Corrales with astounding lobster ravioli. And who could resist the call of spicy clams? Head on in for dinner and a nice bottle of wine or for Sunday brunch on the patio. It’s only a few miles thataway, as the crow flies. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Kasey’s

400 Washington St SE (Nob Hill)
Albuquerque NM 87108
505-241-3801
www.kaseysabq.com
Mon-Sat 11:00am to 10:00pm Sunday brunch 10:00am to 3:00pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinnerOpen Late
Nearby Theater: Guild Cinema (See Film Times)

2.87 rating (52 votes)
Kasey’s is part steakhouse, part patio dining, but it’s all good. The steaks are cooked perfectly, the view from the porch is peaceful and quiet, and the service is attentive and friendly. The fact that it’s housed in a kitschy imitation barn only adds to the charm. Open for Sunday brunch! Try their cinnamon roll French toast. (Alibi Staff, February 6, 2015)

La Quiche Parisienne Bistro

5850 Eubank Blvd (Northeast Heights)
Albuquerque NM 87111
(505) 242-2808
www.laquicheparisienne.com
Tue- Thu: 8am-3pm Fri- Sat: 8am-4pm Sun: 9am-2pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastLunch
Nearby Theater: High Ridge (See Film Times)

3.5 rating (38 votes)
La Quiche is an authentic French bakery from husband-and-wife team Sabine Pasco and Bruno Barachin. (Bruno is from Bordeaux, where he achieved Master Baker status years ago.) In addition to a large menu of sandwiches, pâtés, soups and stews, La Quiche sells loaves of country bread, fantastically complicated bread showpieces and viennoiseries—flaky, buttery pastries like brioche, croissants and pain au chocolate. The fruit tarts are the best in town. You'll also find a catering menu and a variety of quiches, ready to go for workers with little time for a proper lunch. Try their poached eggs benedict or poached eggs florentine from their brunch menu. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Le Peep

2125 Louisiana Blvd NE (Uptown)
Albuquerque NM 87110
(505) 881-7272
www.lepeepabq.com
Mon-Fri 6:30 am-2 pm; Sat & Sun 7 am-2 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunch
Cuisine: American

5 rating (1 vote)
Offers huevos rancheros, breakfast burritos, eggs benedict, a variety of Belgian waffles and a full espresso bar, among other items. Breakfast and lunch served all day. Don’t miss out on the dreamy seafood crepe! (Alibi Staff, October 10, 2012)

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