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Cecilia's Cafe

) #146 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $ Mexican, , Cafe
230 6th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3104
+1 505-243-7070
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“burrito” (18 reviews)
“carne adovada” (12 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
230 6th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3104
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere of this little restaurant is a step back in time. Lots to look at while you try to decide what to eat. I highly recommend the regular size fireman burrito it was enough for two people. The green chile had a great flavor....More

Thank Garrett M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never have I had pinto beans like theirs--ever. My wife is hesitant to try anything that may resemble spicy. Cecilia made a cheese quesadea she still raves about. It may not have all the finery of other places, Yet the quality and flavors of the...More

Thank dpeppers82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a native of NM and I am always looking for a place to eat that really gives me the taste of traditional New Mexican cooking. This place does not disappoint. The owner is kind and often takes the time to share stories with...More

Thank MikeandErin49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in to Cecilia’s for a late lunch and had our first taste of NM cuisine after landing in ABQ from JFK. Everything about the place reeked of authenticity, from the female server who seemed as legendary as the place itself, to the meaty...More

Thank carpathianarts
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Nothing fancy at Cecilia's just a comfortable small restaurant where you feel like your are at your Mom's house having your favorite home cooked meal. The atmosphere is quaint and the restaurant feels like is has been in the neighborhood forever and remained the same....More

Thank harrymcballs
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in ABQ and if you love Mexican food, don't miss visiting Cecilia's cafe. Had fireman's burrito. Awesome. Located in downtown so, only metered parking.

Thank Suresh S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

When you're traveling, you're always on the lookout for that little place that isn't fancy or pretentious and feels like you've been going there forever. Look no further than Cecilia's. It's got great food. New Mexican fare for lunch and breakfast. Favorites like carne adobada...More

Thank dfgasser
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The title says it all. I couldn't help but see a google or TA review about the hype, etc, blah blah blah. I am just stoked there is a 17 year old NM Cafe serving it up Red or Green walking distance from the Hotel...More

Thank RiverJames
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I thought the food here was OK. Very average. They seem to be basking in reviews from famous people that probably stopped here once to be cool. Again, it's OK if you're in the area, but I would not go out of my way to...More

Thank TravellerFromTN
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After arriving in Albuquerque from LA, I usually drive to Old Town for a bite before heading up to Santa Fe. But the traffic on Central was horrible so I checked out the rental car's brochure on places to eat in downtown. Glad I checked...More

Thank Catherine P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 6th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3104
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Raynolds Addition
  • Neighbourhood: Raynolds Addition
  • Phone Number: +1 505-243-7070
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