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Joe's Pasta House

3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
+1 505-892-3333
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (68 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
“cannoli” (8 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Italian buffet. Great selections of pasta, meatballs, soups, salad and other Italian dishes. Always hot too!

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A favorite Italian restaurant with large, delicious meals! Great friendly service too!! My friend and I enjoyed our dinners and the atmosphere.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent variety of Italian dishes. Heavy with sauces. A little pricey. Bread is very fresh. Salad plain. Lunch buffet has good choices of pastas, sauces and casserol dishes. Some seafood dishes, some cream sauces, mainly tomato based sauces.

Thank Ann L O
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My husband and I moved to NM from NJ in late 2016. Since we got here, we've been looking for our go-to Italian restaurant. In NJ, Italian restaurants are on every corner. In NM, not so much. In Joe's Pasta House, we found the Italian...More

Thank alpw
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Always great food and service! One of the rare gems in Rio Rancho!Joe's Pasta house never disappoints!

Thank lromer17
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This restaurant offers absolutely delicious Italian dishes and the service is outstanding. Very generous portions - took half my dinner home. Great place close to home!! They also do takeout. We will return.

Thank kathleenel
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The food here is okay but the service is mediocre at best. Seems they think they are doing you a favor by waiting on you. I do like the chicken marsala.

Thank Peggy R
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

As usual the food was excellent, service excellent, atmosphere excellent! What more can be said? Joe's Pasta House is consistently excellent. You can't go wrong!

Thank Cinnamon S
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Wonderful ambiance; attentive staff; extensive wine list; fresh, delicious food nicely presented and in sufficient quantity; all at very reasonable prices. What more could you ask for? My party and I had a great time! If you are looking for an intimate restaurant where you...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This pasta house is consistently voted the best in Albuquerque year after year. They have great seafood, and great steaks also. Those with gulten issues, they will work with you. There is a wait at times but well worth it. Great home made desserts also.

Thank George P
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Questions & Answers
Crystal B
10 August 2016|
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Response from KC and Joe G | Property representative |
Absolutely, we have our Lunch menu available until 3pm Monday-Saturday and our dinner menu is available open-close.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: +1 505-892-3333
  • E-mail
"Our Focus is on Quality Ingredients, Great Atmosphere & Personal Service." Voted Best Italian Restaurant Albuquerque 2013, Best Pasta Albuquerque 2013 & Best Dessert: Tiramisu; as voted on in Albuquerque the Magazine, The Weekly Alibi & Best of Taste of Rio Rancho 2014! Serving Rio Rancho & Albuquerque, New Mexico area for over 14 years & reviewed as one of the Best Restaurants; Joe's Pasta House proudly shares with you the traditional Italian American cuisine created with immigration recipes taught to Joe while growing up in his grandmother's kitchen. Working in the family bakery, Joe also learned the pastry trade from his father; but his heart remained in grandma's kitchen. After reiceving culinary training in NYC; Joe started out in the restaurant business as dishwasher, then a cook while also serving & he worked his way up. Being experienced with working with several chefs, he started his first business with Dagwood's Restaurant following with Avanti's Pizzeria & Dakota's Catering. Kassie (KC), Joe's wife, started out as server in her teens, working her way up to food & beverage management by her early 20's; both in restaurants & catering. Together Joe & Kassie Guzzardi team up to serve you with over 50 years combined restaurant & catering experience. It is our joy & pleasure to serve you.
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