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El Patio De Albuquerque

142 Harvard Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3521
+1 505-268-4245
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (56 reviews)
“potatoes” (33 reviews)
“enchiladas” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
142 Harvard Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3521
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food is very good overall however, I have 2 complaints - the vegetarian enchiladas are filled with too many beans and not much spinach and as someone else pointed out, they are skimpy with the red and/or green chile sauce. Their chile is delicious,...More

Thank jakure
Reviewed 5 days ago

We chose this place based on reviews while staying at an airport hotel. It did not disappoint. The food was excellent, and service was good.

Thank Dan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 5 dined here after driving in from the Grand Canyon (6 hour drive). We were all very hungry and tired, but El Patio lifted our spirits high! For starters, the staff was so very nice and welcoming. The beer was cold and...More

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice people. There was about a tablespoon or a little more of very good green chili on my enchilada plate. Everything was very well executed, but mild and light hands on the sauces. Red is nice and acidic without being acrid, and low sugar....More

1  Thank Bona Fide B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wasn't sure where to go but I heard this was authentic - was not disappointed! Quaint atmosphere with really friendly wait staff. I wasn't sure what to get and they made great recommendations. The food was delicious and I'm especially a fan of the sopapillas...More

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This is about the 5th time we have gone to this home-style restaurant and the food and service remains excellent. This is a small place and there's a bit of a wait for a table. Perhaps, they take reservations to save the wait. I had...More

Thank vijayanastad
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

First thoughts of El Patio...Quaint. I was instantly greeted when I walked in. I was told to sit any where I liked. The server (I forgot his name) asked if I wanted a beverage...of course I ordered water, so typical of me. So, after reading...More

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Wonderful food, service and atmosphere can always be expected at El Patio. Well worth diverting off Central in No Hill to find it

Thank Palaeontology
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I am not a native of N.M. But my friends are and we agree this probably the best New Mexican food around at any price. We went between school session so it was not crowded. They also do breakfast but i have not tried it....More

1  Thank Marc D
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I have been a customer for 30 years. The food never disappoints. Great vegetarian enchiladas. Green chile is my favorite. This last time I was sick and had a bowl of delicious pinto beans and green chile. It is a traditional hang-out for UNM folks...More

Thank GirasolTournesol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Harvard Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3521
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-268-4245
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