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Albuquerque, NM

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Bocadillos Slow Roasted [CLOSED]See Bocadillos Slow Roasted Video ($)
(150 ratings)

200 Lomas Blvd NW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-3995
  • Biscuits & Gravy
    homemade biscuits w/ pork & green chile-infused gravy
  • Duke City Reuben
    roasted spiced corned beef w/ homemade red sauerkraut, Swiss & homemade Thousand island dressing; looks good
  • T&A Sandwich
    signature sandwich; turkey, avocado, homemade green chile apple chutney & muenster on whole wheat roll; looks good
5.0 out of 5
150 ratings
[CLOSED]; started in 2009 by selling burritos at the back of her car; serve lunch for three charter schools (lunches for 1000 school kids every day) before opening storefront; small setting of 7 tables; Other Recipes: Sauerkraut
  • Jackfruit Burrito
    fries, kimchi, house sauce, cabbage, Sriracha, marinated jackfruit; "can't get it in my mouth fast enough" -Guy Fieri
  • Pork Belly Rice Bowl
    char siu pork belly, pickled onions, rice, house sauce, cilantro, greens; "perfectly executed" -Guy Fieri
5.0 out of 5
32 ratings
est. 2021; Asian inspired fusion cuisine, started as a food truck
Red Rock Deli ($)
(87 ratings)

2414 San Mateo Pl Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 332-9656
redrockdeli.business.site
  • Art Wiener Schnitzel
    breaded pork chop topped w/ dill, served w/ potato salad & house kraut salad; "that is one of the best schnitzels...beyond tender!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Stuffed Cabbage
    ground pork mixed w/ rice wrapped in cabbage leaf, slow cooked in tomato sauce, served w/ sour cream; looks good
5.0 out of 5
87 ratings
est. 2014; European market & Polish Ukrainian deli
Coda BakerySee Coda Bakery Video ($)
(520 ratings)

230-C Louisiana Blvd SE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 232-0085
codabakery.com
  • "Bun Dau Hu" Fried Tofu Noodle Bowl
    homemade fried tofu served plain or w/ Korean bbq sauce, rice noodles, lettuce, cucumber, pickled carrots & daikon, bean sprouts, cilantro, mint, scallion oil, roasted peanuts, served w/ soy vinaigrette; "perfectly made, perfectly balanced, gorgeous...I would come back minimum once a week...just to get that dish!" -Guy Fieri; looks good!
  • Banh Mi Dac Biet
    banh mi sandwich w/ jambon, head cheese ham, Vietnamese ham, pork belly, house pate, soy sauce, garlic mayo, pickled carrots & daikon, cucumber, jalapeƱo & cilantro; "amazing...one of the most remarkable sandwiches...outstanding!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
520 ratings
Vietnamese deli & tofu house known for elevated classics
Golden Crown PanaderiaSee Golden Crown Panaderia Video ($)
(693 ratings)

1103 Mountain Rd NW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-2424
goldencrown.biz
  • Turkey Bread
    bread loaves in the size and shape of an oven-roasted turkey w/ wheat bread to simulate the wings & thighs & white bread to simulate the breast
4.5 out of 5
693 ratings
since 1972; father-and-son team running old fashion neighborhood bakery reknown for their turkey bread sculptures (bread loaves in the size and shape of an oven-roasted turkey); written up in many publications including Gourmet, Conde Naste Traveller, Budget Travel, Alibi, USA Western, IQ, Guia Azul & Su Casa; Other Recipes: Fruit Empanadas
Guava Tree CafeSee Guava Tree Cafe Video ($$)
(409 ratings)

118 Richmond Dr NE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 990-2599
www.guavatreecafe.rocks
  • Arepa Machilla
    vegetarian specialty w/ black beans, sweet plantains, red peppers, caramelized onions, roasted mushrooms & fresco cheese; "nice & tender, soft & pillowy!" -Guy Fieri
  • Pernil Sandwich
    lechon pork, caramelized onions, Swiss cheese, garlic mayo, Cuban-style bread; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
409 ratings
opened in 2010; menu centered around Latin-Miami-style street food
Nexus BrewerySee Nexus Brewery Video ($$)
(1093 ratings)

4730 Pan American E Fwy NE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 242-4100
www.nexusbrewery.com
  • Southern Fried Chicken
    chicken breasts brined for 24 hrs; double-dredged, double-floured & deep-fried; topped w/ Southern gravy & served w/ mashed potatoes, side collard greens
4.5 out of 5
1093 ratings
New Mexican soul food; owner quit banking job to open brewery; named after a "heavenly place" in an episode of Star Trek; Other Recipes: Collard Greens
Acre [CLOSED]See Acre Video ($$)
(298 ratings)

4410 Wyoming Blvd NE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 299-6973
  • "Meat(Less) Loaf"
    signature chickpea portobello loaf, house made bbq sauce, onion strings, mashed potatoes, sauteed seasonal vegetables; "a ton of flavor!" -Guy Fieri
  • Cauliflower Wings
    fried breaded cauliflower, celery, carrots, vegan ranch, buffalo or barbeque sauce; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
298 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2017; local, seasonal, organic American comfort food, beer & wine; vegetarian friendly
Cecilia's Cafe ($)
(287 ratings)

230 6th St SW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-7070
www.ceciliascafe.com
  • Fireman's burrito
    served w/ an apron
  • Carne Adovada
    chunks of tender pork marinated in red chile (Albuqueque-style chili); top seller; looks good
  • Chicharron Burrito
    a top seller; topped w/ red or green chile (Guy had red)
  • Stuffed Sopaipillas
    Machaca (beef) burrito
4.0 out of 5
287 ratings
#45 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); Northern Mexican food
  • "Temptation Platter"
    wings smothered w/ gravy, mac & cheese, greens, yams, & corn bread; looks good!
  • Bacon Pecan Waffles
    house waffles topped w/ fried chicken & bacon-pecan sauce; "you can taste that this is what you're passionate about" -Guy Fieri
4.0 out of 5
382 ratings
est. 2013; old fashioned comfort food w/ a twist
  • Duke City Burger
    double-pattied cheddar cheeseburger w/ thousand island, tomato, onion, lettuce, pickle, bacon & double green chile; looks good
  • Bonanza Burger
    double cheese burgers, cheddar cheese, bacon topped w/ a mound of green chili; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2293 ratings
#43 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); across the street from University of New Mexico; go-to place for "green chili-smothered grub"
K & I Diner ($)
(136 ratings)

2500 Broadway Blvd SE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-1881
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Albuquerque"
  • Travis on a Silver Platter Challenge
    challenge: 6-lb burrito burried w/ 2-lb of fries in 1 hr; at airing, only 2 people have finished; 3 Travis's tried the challenge: Travis Albreski (Univ. of New Mexico senior lost first time), Travis Christy (weatherman), and Travis Briscoe (champion bull rider); All 3 Travis's lost
4.0 out of 5
136 ratings
home of one of the oldest food challenges (started in 1960's when truck driver named Travis said "Give me everything you've got!" He ate it all.)
Mary & Tito's Cafe ($)
(452 ratings)

2711 4th St NW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-6266
  • Carne Adovada Turnover
    slow-roasted pork wrapped in homemade tortilla dough, deep-fried & smothered in spicy red chile sauce
4.0 out of 5
452 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Mexican Food); since 1963; serving authentic New Mexican cuisine
Monte Carlo Steak House ($$)
(379 ratings)

3916 Central Ave SW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 836-9886
  • Greek Chicken
    cut chicken, seasoned, oiled, buttered & oven baked; "killer!...oh, that's good!"-Guy Fieri
  • Pork Souvlaki
    thickly sliced tenderloin pork seasoned, marinated for 5-6 days & flame-broiled on skewer; "this is monster flavor...wow!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Rib Eye
    hand-cut every day; seasoned salted, buttered & flame-broiled
  • Greek Baklava
    family recipe
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs
    meatballs w/ Greek mint, over spaghetti w/ house marinara; served w/ Texas toast & soup or salad
4.0 out of 5
379 ratings
opened in 1980; Greek-with-a-twist restaurant behind a liquor store...you have to go thru the liquor store to get to restaurant; Albuquerque institution
Rebel Donut ($)
(392 ratings)

2435 Wyoming Blvd NE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 293-0553
www.rebeldonut.com
As Seen On:
Cheap Eats, Episode: "Albuquerque"
  • "Dulce Del Diablo" Donut
    glaze, toasted pecan, bacon, caramel; "one of the most creative donuts I've ever had" -Ali Khan
4.0 out of 5
392 ratings
est. 2012; specializes in creative & customized donuts, plus local coffee
Sophia's Place [CLOSED]See Sophia's Place Video ($$)
(246 ratings)

6313 4th St NW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 345-3935
  • Duck Enchiladas
    looks good
  • Pancakes
    topped w/ butter-toasted pine nut-dried cherry-honey mixture
  • Shrimp Tamales
    topped w/ hash chili cream sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
246 ratings
[CLOSED]; eclectic food w/ New Mexican twist; everything is homemade, even make their own butter; no freezer (everything is fresh); Other Recipes: Blue Corn Pancakes
Standard Diner [CLOSED] ($$)
(676 ratings)

320 Central Ave SE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-1440
  • Meatloaf
    bacon-wrapped
4.0 out of 5
676 ratings
[CLOSED]Other Recipes: Country Fried Tuna
Tia B's La Waffleria ($$)
(669 ratings)

3710 Campus Blvd NE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 492-2007
www.lawaffleriaabq.com
As Seen On:
Cheap Eats, Episode: "Albuquerque"
  • Bombay Coconut Waffle
    vegan & gluten-free; coconut waffle, mango puree, coconut whip cream, toasted coconut, plus custom toppings; looks good
4.0 out of 5
669 ratings
est. 2014; sweet & savory specialty waffles for all dietary preferences
Torinos' @ Home [CLOSED]See Torinos' @ Home Video ($$)
(318 ratings)

7600 Jefferson St NE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 797-4491
  • Beef Cheek Manicotti
    natural beef cheeks cooked over 5 hours in red wine, combine w/ fresh ricotta & stuffed in manicotti; baked w/ bechamelle, pecorino romano & fontina cheese melted over the top; looks good
  • Squid Ink Black Pasta
    house special; black pasta made daily in-house & served w/ sauteed calamari
4.0 out of 5
318 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2010; rustic Northern Italian cuisine in trattoria-like setting (less formal than a ristorante); Other Recipes: Butternut Squash Ravioli
Cube [CLOSED]See Cube Video ($$)
(266 ratings)

1520 Central Ave SE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 243-0023
  • Guadalajara Dog
    hot dog bacon wrapped, chipotle sauce & pico de gallo; looks good
  • Smoked BBQ Chicken
    marinated in buttermilk mix for at least 4 hrs, seasoned/spice-rubbed & smoked for 3-5 hrs at 225-degrees w/ hickory & cherry wood; cut & charred w/ BBQ sauce on grill; looks good
3.5 out of 5
266 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2009; specialize in BBQ; 100% from scratch; live entertainment every Friday night; Other Recipes: Mashed Sweet Potatoes
El PintoSee El Pinto Video ($$)
(1514 ratings)

10500 4th St NW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 898-1771
www.elpinto.com
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Ribs"
  • Red Chile Ribs
    signature pork baby back ribs marinated in red chile & slow baked to fall off the bone; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1514 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ribs); est. 1962; owned & operated by "The Salsa Twins" (yes, they are really twin brothers)
Laguna Burger ($$)
(281 ratings)

2400 12th St NW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 352-8282
thelagunaburger.com
As Seen On:
Cheap Eats, Episode: "Albuquerque"
  • Laguna Burger
    seasoned ground beef, cheese, hatch chiles, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, toasted bun & fries; looks good
3.5 out of 5
281 ratings
gas station pit stop known for award-winning burgers, lunch, dinner & shakes
As Seen On:
Cheap Eats, Episode: "Albuquerque"
  • Adovada Botana Crispeante
    adovada meat filling, crisp fried pastry, served w/ cheese, refried beans, lettuce & tomato
3.5 out of 5
317 ratings
est. 1976; home-cooked Mexican & New Mexican food
  • World's Biggest Stuffed Sopapilla
    challenge: eat 1 whole in 1 hr; 1-foot wide, 6.5-lbs mix of chicken, ground beef and Carne adovada (cubed pork marinated in red chili), fried potatoes, beans, red and gren chili (called "Christmas") and cheddar cheese; looks good
  • Stuffed Sopapilla
    signature dish; large fried pastry stuffed w/ meat and cheese; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1025 ratings
#30 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1950; traditional home cooking
Albuquerque, NM   (24 restaurants)