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Critic Reviewed Albuquerque Restaurants

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Bocadillos Slow Roasted Sandwich Shop

200 Lomas Blvd NW Ste. 110
Albuquerque NM 87102
505-243-3995
Mon-Fri: 8am-3pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchOpen Late
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2.88 rating (33 votes)

Lam's Chinese Restaurant

2124 Central Ave SW
Albuquerque NM 87104
247-9712
www.lamschineserestaurant.com
Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 3pm-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Certainly the place is small (though not as small as the Dog House, only about 10 blocks to the east) but it is amazingly bright and sparkly; most of all it is authentic; clothed in the red and golden tropes of Chinese-American culture that adds a rich texture to the American casual dining experience. Each plate’s presentation is simple yet pleasing—such as the sesame chicken, coated in a dark, luxurious sauce that features scattered snowpeas and is abundantly sprinkled with sesame seeds.


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Albuquerque - Corrales

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

10701 Corrales Rd Suite 18 (Corrales)
Albuquerque NM 87114
505-899-0095
www.ichibanabq.com
Lunch: Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, Dinner: Sun 4:30pm-9pm, Mon-Thurs 5pm-9pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-10 pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
$$Wine
Whether you’re a certified sushi lover or have never tried the stuff before, Ichiban can make you a roll you’ll love. Heck, they even make vegetarian rolls that aren’t half bad. Their lunch specials are a reasonably-priced way to try several different things on the menu at once. Ask the server to recommend some sake and make sure you try the yellowtail roll.

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Thai Kitchen

10707 Corrales Rd NW (Corrales)
Albuquerque NM 87114
505-890-0059
Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, 4:30-ppm; Sat noon-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Thai
At the crossroads of the far North Valley and the Westside sits Thai Kitchen. From the outside looking in, hanging out at the end of an average-looking strip mall, it’s an easy place to overlook. That would be a mistake. The egg rolls are top-notch, and the spicy Jungle noodles with beef are out of this world! We highly recommend that you go and thai something new at this warm little joint.

4.67 rating (3 votes)

Albuquerque - Downtown

AmerAsia & Sumo Sushi

800 Third Street NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 246-1615
www.amerasia-sumosushi.com
Dim Sum Mon-Sat 11am-2pm Dim Sum Fri 5:30-8:30pm Sushi Mon-Fri 11am-2pm, Sat 12-2pm Sushi Mon-Sat 5:00-9:30pm Closed Sun (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
Dim sum and sushi under the same roof? It's like a dream come true. The beautiful interior of the antique filling station just east of the federal courthouse is a marked change from the cozy home interior of where AmerAsia used to reside near the university. Hyangami Yi's food is just as good as ever. Expect her familiar dim sum plates and buns, and feel free to order sushi like you've never had in this town from her brother Woo Youn. He's got all the usual sashimi and nigiri in his adjoining restaurant, but it's the original, creative rolls that really set Sumo apart—that, and the adorable little train that ferries your pickled ginger around the sushi bar.

4.34 rating (23 votes)

Asian Noodle Bar

318 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 224-9119
www.asiannoodlebar.com
Mon-Thurs: 11am-9:30pm Fri: 11am-11pm Sat: noon- 11pm Closed Sun (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late
This is the spot for satisfying pre- or post-movie cravings with a menu that stretches across the Asian continent. Think pho and pad Thai with a side of Japanese cold sesame noodles. The warming Thai soup is restorative on chilly days. Inside, it’s clean, classy, calm and open until 11pm on the weekends.

2.9 rating (49 votes)

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
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 tamal. Barelas is known for huevos rancheros, and they are tasty here, slathered in particularly good red chile and served with a fresh flour tortilla.

4.57 rating (47 votes)

Brixens

400 Central Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
505-242-2400
www.brixens.com
Sun-Thu 11am-midnight Fri-Sat 11am-1am (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinnerOpen Late
With everything all shiny and new, you may be overwhelmed upon entry but let the friendly, understanding staff guide you to your table and your soon to be slice of heaven. While the menu is a bit on the small side, all dishes are executed to perfection. While you wait, watch the game or play a game—board games, that is! With all the hubbub around Downtown at night, this is definitely a chill place to escape for a drink or two.

4 rating (5 votes)

Cecilia’s Café

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

2.58 rating (33 votes)

The Cellar

1025 Lomas Blvd NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
242-3117
thecellartapas.com
11am to 9:30pm, Tuesday through Saturday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Cuisine: Spanish
Rich colors and rustic materials create a quaint industrial atmosphere (much like the Castilian casas of yore). The Cellar offers lunch or dinner, but dinner offers a fuller menu. Dinner features tapas—hot or cold—entrées, soups, salads and sandwiches. The standouts belong to the tapas menu, and with many to choose from, it might be wise to craft a meal just using the small plates. The espárragos (asparagus) are plump and green, roasted and spiced with a deft hand. The accompanying goat cheese and roasted red pepper add welcome richness.

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Cheese & Coffee Café Downtown

119 San Pasquale Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87104
505 242-0326
Mon-Fri: 10am-3pm Sat: 10:30am-2:30pm Sun: Closed (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchOpen Late
This spot has some 20 sandwich choices including a fruit and cheese, a gyro and a French dip awaiting the hungry diner. The Sicilian sandwich, a pepperoni, capicolla and mozzarella concoction on French bread, is excellent. Try a slice of house-baked lemon cake, moist and springy, with just enough lemon to offset the rich cream cheese frosting.


4 rating (2 votes)

Farina Pizzeria

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

4.09 rating (122 votes)

The Farmacy

724 Mountain Rd NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 227-0330
https://www.facebook.com/fa…
Mon Closed Tues-Fri 7:30am-2pm Sat-Sun 8am-3pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchOpen Late
In this cozy cafe, a small crew serves top-notch, freshly made and locally sourced foods to Albuquerque's hungry brunch crowd. It may seem like there’s a delay on tour order—but believe us—it’s worth wating for.

5 rating (1 vote)

The Grove Café & Market

600 Central Ave SE (Downtown)
Ste A
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 248-9800
www.thegrovecafemarket.com
Sun: 8am-3pm Mon: Closed Tues-Sat: 7am-3pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunch
This ray of sunshine in EDo 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 cookbooks, 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.


3.85 rating (47 votes)

Hartford Square

300 Broadway Blvd NE (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
505-265-4933
www.hartfordsq.com
Mon -Fri: 6:30am-6:30pm Sat: 8am-3pm Sun: 9am-2pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BreakfastBrunchLunchDinner
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. The tea selection here is simply divine. Try the Sandia spice tea, a steaming cup of the herbal blood orange tea or go big with a vanilla tea latte. If you’re early enough, you’ll get first crack at the crossword in the house copy of the New York Times.

2.85 rating (60 votes)

Ibiza at Hotel Andaluz

125 Second Street NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
923-9080
www.hotelandaluz.com/eat-dr…
Mon-Thurs: 4pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 4pm-midnight (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: DinnerOpen Late
This rooftop bar offers a breezy patio, a menu of small plates and specialty cocktails for those looking to relax after a long day at work (the kind where you wear suits!). 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.

3.48 rating (21 votes)

The Kosmos Restaurant

1715 Fifth Street NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
505-369-1772
www.factoryon5.com
Tues-Sat 11:30am-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Located in the Factory on 5th Art Space this tour de force of art meets food will tickle your palate with farm fresh Kosmic Burgers, fish and chips, house made veggie burgers, mac and cheese, ribeye steak, pork tenderloin and a nice selection of local craft beers served from a steampunk tap system. No TVs, but plenty to look at. Out of this world.

5 rating (1 vote)

La Familiar Restaurant

1611 Fourth Street NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 242-9661
Cuisine: New Mexican
In the before time, La Familiar was a big deal. Situated on Fourth Street between the new freeway and Downtown was a comfortable, home-like environment that beckoned with authentic New Mexican charm ... The beans were still awesome, cheesy and soft; the nutty, tomato-laced rice added a dry and peppery flair to the meal. Of course, the sopaipillas made the amelioration complete.

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Le Troquet

228 Gold Ave SW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
505-508-1166
Mon-Sat: 11am-2pm and 5pm-9pm Sun: Closed (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinnerOpen Late
Cuisine: French
This petite space serves the pinnacle entrées of French cuisine. Nestled in a cozy nook Downtown, Le Troquet has both a fine atmosphere and fine dishes so pull up a chair and enjoy. They’re open for lunch and dinner, offering vegetarian dishes seafood and dessert. Don’t expect to leave without a freshly baked baguette.

3.5 rating (2 votes)

MÁS - Tapas y Vino

125 Second Street NW (Downtown)
Albuquerque NM 87102
923-9080
www.hotelandaluz.com/eat-dr…
Mon-Sat: 7am-10pm Sun: 7am-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinnerOpen Late
Cuisine: Spanish
As the name reveals, the focus of the restaurant is on tapas—dainty plates of beautifully presented and succulent morsels. And, as you may have guessed, there’s vino aplenty. Best of all is the location inside the historic and beautifully renovated Hotel Andaluz. We suggest a glass of sherry with a plate of assorted Spanish cheeses.

2.92 rating (38 votes)