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Garcia's Kitchen

) #45 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $ Mexican,
1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
+1 505-275-5812
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sopapillas” (31 reviews)
“tortillas” (16 reviews)
“red chili” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sopapillas are amazing! As a Brit we had no idea what half the things on the menu were. The waitress was super friendly and explained everything, the food was amazing, large portions and very reasonably priced. Would recommend to everyone, we had a great meal...More

Thank Vic-anne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

tasty Mexican breakfast. sopapilla is delicious. try it with honey! good coffee. good service. easy parking

Thank loraine01
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Best waitress! Excellent food, great prices. Wish we had found this restaurant sooner during our visit.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wanting something fast, we stopped by Garcia's Café. Not only was service excellent, but the food was much better than fast food. We were just stopping for a quick, small bite and had the tacos. They were delicious and hit the spot for my husband...More

Thank Penny37357
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Wonderful friendly service. Fantastic food from a menu with great variety and very friendly prices too. We can't wait to come back for more of this excellent Mexican/New Mexican tasty cuisine.

Thank Danjcksn
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

... for a small local chain never disappoints. The salsa is good, the chips are warm, and pretty much everything on the menu is good. The house specials are anything containing their outstanding carne adovada.

Thank David G
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Whenever we are staying in the Old Town area of Albuquerque, we enjoy trying the local cuisine which naturally leans heavily in the Southwestern/Mexican direction. Being married to a husband who attended a New Mexican university has made me aware of sopapillas which he craves...More

Thank Barbara Y
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is legend of many years. Not my first, hopefully not my last. My better half loves the sopa's and I love the red burritos. To die for, one of the last true ones of Rt. 66, don't pass it by!

Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It was a great experience. I specially loved their Chicharrones with a red hot sauce.My wife had a great pozole with hominy. We also menjoyed good Mexican beer

1  Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I had a late breakfast here walking from ABQ downtown to Old Town ABQ on a sunny morning. Great little local kind of place that also gets tourists. Not sure about dinners but it was popular and the breakfast was great. Nothing fancy, good service,...More

1  Thank Terry R
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Elida F
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Response from diverdownfbh | Reviewed this property |
Yes alcohol. When they were there 5pm was opening. You can't Go wrong
26 May 2015|
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Response from Radiantkd | Reviewed this property |
ok, all helpful data...:) My experience is that the one on Mountain is best. If you invited me to join you on Central or Juan Tabo, I would defer and ask you to meet me at Java Joes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-275-5812
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