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Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
+1 505-292-8877
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (33 reviews)
“enchiladas” (18 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful day at the balloon fiesta and around town. We saw all of the cars at Papa Felipe’s and decide it was worth a try. We were greeted in the parking lot by Larry( owner ? Manager? Not sure). He gave us some suggestions. We...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved both the pork and steak tacos, which were served with 3 different salsas avocado, green, and red, and all of the combinations were great.

Thank julieintn
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We think you hit on the perfect combo -- our Street Tacos and one of our famous margaritas! Glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Based on positive reviews, we tried this excellent restaurant! Dana, our server, was so attentive and friendly while being professional. The restaurant is clean. The food excellent!

Thank daniel c
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

We are glad you stopped in. Dana is great, isn't she? Thanks for the kind words about our service and food. Maybe we will see you again?

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended from a friend and our hotel clerk, however, we would not recommend this place. First of all, we waited 30-40 minutes on our food. The kids hamburgers were burned, the kids chicken fingers were so tough you couldn’t even cut...More

1  Thank Cynthia M
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Cynthia, We totally dropped the ball with your table and we sincerely apologize. Our food is much better than what you experienced. No excuses; it was just an off order on a busy night. Thank you for bringing your issues to the attention of...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

So my family and I generally go out for lunch or dinner on Sundays or holidays to enjoy not having to cook at home. We decided to come to this restaurant today with my parents and my 2 yr old son. There were 4 adults...More

1  Thank CLS_Client_Services
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Dear CLS, We're sorry your recent visit to Papa Felipe's wasn't what you expected. As much as we strive to be perfect, mistakes still happen. We were happy to correct your drink charge when it was brought to our attention. (FYI - we are in...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Went for lunch with friends. Enjoyed chille rellenos from the Senior Menu. This included the Sopapillas. Reasonable prices, nice decor, quiet for visiting, fast friendly service. Worth another visit when in town.

Thank Barbara M
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for stopping in. We're glad you enjoyed our all-day, $7.50 senior menu and our fresh sopaipillas. Hopefully we will see you again!

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I stopped by there while passing through from Tennessee going to California and let me start by saying that the waitress was rude. It was not a welcoming restaurant. First I told the hostes how many people were in my group and she walked away...More

1  Thank Diana A
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hello Diana, We deeply apologize that your Papa Felipe's experience wasn't up to par. We know polite service and great food are especially appreciated while traveling. Towards that end, we have reviewed the incident and spoken to our staff about how we can keep service...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great food and service. The atmosphere is great and relaxing. Reasonably priced. We drive from Bernalillo to eat here all the time. Wish they would expand and build one on the north side of Albuquerque.More

Thank jdaughtry1
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi J., Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review and for making the drive from Bernallio. We're honored that you think our food is worth the drive! As for north side plans -- you never know what will happen in the...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Our server, Katie, has redeemed this restaurant for me. We have visited this restaurant with various family members/friends off and on for almost as long as they've been open. I did not want to go today, because the last several visits have not been very...More

Thank Kathy L
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you for sticking with us. We're glad that Katie's service and our food made your experience as good as you remembered.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

So how many Mexican restaurants do you know that serve ribs? These are fall off the bone good drenched in a red Chile sauce. And you must try their jalapeño cole slaw. Has a kick. And Larry has been working there for a looong time....More

Thank Don G
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thanks for the good word about our ribs. They are back for the summer along with our red chile bbq bacon burger. Larry is here year-round ;-) See you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-292-8877
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Description
Adobe style building outside. Flavor of New Mexico, southwest decor on the inside. We have been preparing each meal from scratch for 35 years. We use only the best and freshest ingredients, ensuring you will enjoy the best tasting dishes in Albuquerque.
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