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Mr Powdrell's Barbeque House

11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
+1 505-298-6766
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“catfish” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Now before I explain my disgust, let me say that I never leave bad reviews. This BBQ was the most distasteful I've ever had. I had the pull pork dinner plate with honey beans, macaroni, and cornbread. This was my first time at Mr. Powdrell's....More

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Having driven by a number of times but never stopped in and knowing that my daughter's friend likes the food, we decided to check it out. The ribs were tender and tasty but bare in mind that they come sauced so different than Rudy's where...More

Thank timetraveler8
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered. the chicken fried chicken with cornbread mac & cheese. Totally amazing. The cornbread is so warm and yummy. They apple pie was delicious.

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Hubs grandpa made his living selling BBQ so he thinks he is somewhat of an expert. Brisket is thin sliced, lightly sauced with very little fat. It and the Polish sausage were very good. Pork and pork ribs were not as tender or had as...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Love their bbq. I usually get the brisket but they also do chicken, pork, sausage. Their fried okra is wonderful. Even if you don't like okra, theirs is so good, you might change your mind. Great collard greens, too. You place your order at the...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The atmosphere is great for a hole in the wall BBQ joint. I was there for lunch and ordered the large brisket sandwich. The service was excellent. You order at the counter and then they bring your meal to your table. It was good, but...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

After a morning meeting, I need a good lunch before being a tourist in Albuquerque. Mr. Powdrell's bbq was exactly what I wanted. The food was delicious. The staff was friendly. The place is spacious and clean. The cashier even helped me figure out what...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Went to Alb to take in a movie & eat. Used to go to powdrells a long time ago. I can see why they are still around. They have a very friendly staff & hospitable, including Mr. Powdrell himself. Got the catfish , it was...More

Thank 22robing
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Certainly a good find for traditional barbecue and related sides. The food was very good and the staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 12 June 2017

First of all, don't be turned off by the building. THIS is BBQ, ladies & gents.... I had the ribs, chopped brisket, and smoked turkey. I must have been hungry 'cause I also had an order of wings that was so spicy they were evil....More

1  Thank btcvsolo
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26 May 2017|
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Response from Bob J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. The owner was talking to me about catering a military get together.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-298-6766
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