Best Restaurants in Albuquerque, NM

INSIDE : Check out some of the very Best Restaurants in Albuquerque, NM. Enjoy delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options! Also see a few of our favorite brewery spots, too.

Best Restaurants in Albuquerque, NM

This post is constantly being updated with new favorite spots to eat!

I have lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico now for almost 20 years. My husband and I love eating delicous food and we are in luck because there are so many great places to eat here! This list is by no means an exhaustive list, but a list of some of our personal favorites.

Please comment below with any spots that we should check out and add.

I sorted the restaurants by “meal type” for ease of reading!

Best Breakfast Restaurants in Albuquerque, NM-

  • Campo – This is the restaurant at Los Poblanos and their food is incredible for breakfast, lunch + dinner!
  • Flying Star – We just adore the Southwest Bennie.
  • Golden Pride – I can’t stop with their #2 Carne Adovada burrito.
  • Jimmy’s Cafe
  • Meraki Coffee + MarketWOW. I just went here with my husband for breakfast and their Avocado Toast was maybe the most fresh and amazing thing I’ve ever had. Decor was simple and stylish and I highly recommend checking them out.
  • Modern General
  • Stripes – Their breakfast burritos are amazing and their biscuits and gravy with an egg are incredible.
  • The Farmacy
  • The Grove
  • The Range Cafe
  • Wecks – I’m a huge fan of their Huevos Rancheros with an over-easy egg and green chili.

Best Lunch Restaurants in Albuquerque, NM-

  • Burrow Cafe – I love their Chicken Pesto Crepe for lunch!
  • Dions
  • Grassburger
  • Guava Tree CafeThey have one of my FAVORITE Cubano sandwiches!
  • Relish Gourmet Sandwiches
  • Sawmill District, Flora tacos
  • Tin Can Alley I love this creative food court place for their great variation of food. Their pizza and cubanos are my faves, but there is something for everyone.
  • The Grove Cafe
  • The Range – This is a great breakfast spot, also… but their Mediterranean salad with grilled chicken is my favorite lunch option!
  • Vinaigrette – Their taco salad is the best.

Best Dinner Restaurants in Albuquerque, NM-

  • 3128 Social HouseWe just tried this spot for dinner and it was wonderful!
  • Amore Neapolitan PizzeriaI can’t stop with their Bianche pizza.
  • Antiquity – Every single thing at Antiquity is delicious and the ambiance there is so romantic.
  • Artichoke Cafe
  • Casa Rodena Winery – Ask for a day pass and you can have dinner in the restaurant.
  • Farinia Alto – My go-to pizza spot in town! We love SO many things here. Their Verde, Chopped Vegetable and Baby Spinach Salads are amazing. And we love their Margherita, Bianca, Salsiccia and Carne pizza’s the best.
  • Farm + Table – This spot is incredible! The food is amazing and the ambiance is wonderful.
  • Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza – This is great for lunch or dinner. Their Motorino Pizza is one of our very favorites.
  • Jealous Fork – (I think they just went out of business, which makes me so sad.)
  • Jinja Bar
  • Mesa ProvisionsThis spot is on my list to try. It looks incredible!
  • Noodle Works – This has become our go to noodle spot, so tasty!
  • Poki Poki – My favorite poki in town.
  • Salt & BoardWe went here before a show at Popejoy. Everything we had was so delicious!
  • Scarpas – I can’t stop with the Pasta Julienne. It’s just the best.
  • Seasons Rotisserie & Grill – I love eating in their upstairs slightly more chill area, but the downstairs dinner is also wonderful.
  • Seasons 52This is a chain, but one that I admit I love. Their cocktails are spectacular and their menu changes each season. We are never disappointed eating here.
  • Slate Street Cafe
  • Tako Ten – Their brisket taco is amazing. And their nacho platter is to die for, best nachos in town. VERY fresh ingredients with tons of flavor.
  • Taj Mahal
  • Tamashi
  • Thai Spice
  • The Feel Good ABQ
  • Urban Hotdog We’ve loved this place since it was a food truck. The Banh Mi is my favorite hotdog. I also really like the Caprese + Chicago.
  • Yanni’s

Best Breweries in Albuquerque, NM-

  • Bosque Brewing
  • Bow and Arrow Brewery
  • Casa Veja Brewery
  • Ex Novo Brewing
  • Marble NE Heights – We love enjoying a beverage at this very family friendly location, while getting something to eat at the food trucks that stop in.
  • O’Neill’s
  • La Cumbre
  • Steel Bender
  • Two Fools TavernsI’ve heard they have amazing Sunday Brunch here. We’ve only been for drinks and dinner.

Best Desserts Spots in Albuquerque, NM-

  • Bahama Bucks – Delicious shaved ice.
  • The Paleta BarPaleta is a Mexican frozen treat made from fresh natural fruits and man, this place is a great treat in the summer!

Let me know if you have any favorite eatery’s in Albuquerque I should add to the list!

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