We’ve partnered with An Underground Guide to Alburquerque to make sure you miss nothing here you want to. Below is a list of restaurants, either walkable or a short drive. Click on the name to read a full review at the Underground Guide:
- Barelas Coffee House
A fine New Mexican breakfast nook. Always packed, always worth it.
- Duran’s Central Pharmacy
Walk through the pharmacy for some of the best red chile & New Mexican favorites in the city.
- Garcia’s Kitchen
An Albuquerque staple for nearly 40 years. Two restaurants are nearby: 1113 4th St. NE and 1736 Central SW.
- La Familiar
Homemade New Mexican. We’ve never left hungry.
- Marble Brewery
One of the finer local brews going. A large, rustic taproom with huge dog & musician-friendly patio, and good bar food.
Tiny Mediterranean, Afghan, New Mexican, American cafeteria-style hole-in-the-wall.
- Blackbird Buvette
Local bar. Great salads, burgers, unique quesadillas, and local brews.
- Café Azul
Find New Mexican fare alongside American favorites.
- Gold St. Caffé
Great soups, sandwiches, salads. Sidewalk dining, if you want it, or a sophisticated indoor seat.
- Golden Crown Panadería
Neighborhood bakery, pizza-house, coffee bar. Grow their own organic produce. Serving locally-distributed teas.
- Java Joe’s
Neighborhood coffee shop with 20 coffee blends and 30 loose leaf teas. Serve breakfast and lunch. Live music and local art.
- Kelly’s Brew Pub
Over 20 brews with lots of appetizers. Serve lunch and dinner. Hamburgers, soups, sandwiches. Small dinner menu.
New Mexican. Locals love it.
- NYPD (New York Pizza Dept.)
Generous thin-crust slices.
- Slate St. Café
Higher-end takes on salads, burgers, fries, bruschetta, mac & cheese.