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Albuquerque, NM

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Bocadillos: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bocadillos (CLOSED)See Bocadillos Video
(135 ratings)

1609 Indian School Rd NW Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 910-8905
www.bocadillosnm.com
  • 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
4.5 out of 5
135 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
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Golden Crown Panaderia: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Golden Crown PanaderiaSee Golden Crown Panaderia Video
(358 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
358 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
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  • Fireman's burrito
    served w/ an apron
  • Carne Adovada
    chunks of tender pork marinated in red chile (Albuqueque-style chili); top seller; looks good
  • Chicharone Burrito
    a top seller; topped w/ red or green chile (Guy had red)
  • Stuffed Sopaipillas
    Machaca (beef) burrito
4.0 out of 5
209 ratings
#45 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); Northern Mexican food
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  • 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
1396 ratings
#43 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); across the street from University of New Mexico; go-to place for "green chili-smothered grub"
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Mary & Tito's Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mary & Tito's Cafe
(301 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
301 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Mexican Food); since 1963; serving authentic New Mexican cuisine
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Monte Carlo Steak House: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Monte Carlo Steak House
(179 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
4.0 out of 5
179 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
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Nexus Brewery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Nexus BrewerySee Nexus Brewery Video
(687 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
4.0 out of 5
687 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
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Sophia's Place: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(244 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
244 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
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Standard Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Standard Diner
(483 ratings)

320 Central Ave SE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-1440
standarddiner.com
  • Meatloaf
    bacon-wrapped
4.0 out of 5
483 ratings
Other Recipes: Country Fried Tuna
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  • 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
245 ratings
opened in 2010; rustic Northern Italian cuisine in trattoria-like setting (less formal than a ristorante); Other Recipes: Butternut Squash Ravioli
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Cube: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cube (CLOSED)See Cube Video
(259 ratings)

1520 Central Ave SE Map It!
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 243-0023
www.thecuberestaurant.com
  • 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
259 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 2009; specialize in BBQ; 100% from scratch; live entertainment every Friday night; Other Recipes: Mashed Sweet Potatoes
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El Pinto: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
El PintoSee El Pinto Video
(745 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
745 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ribs); est. 1962; owned & operated by "The Salsa Twins" (yes, they are really twin brothers)
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K & I Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
K & I Diner
(68 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
3.5 out of 5
68 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.)
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  • 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
697 ratings
#30 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1950; traditional home cooking
Albuquerque, NM   (14 restaurants)