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Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
+1 505-292-8877
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Mexican food and friendly staff that went over the top to please us as foreign visitors. We had an amazing experience and were treated to desert for no charge as a sample of a "real" Mexican dish Was definitely one of the highlight places...More

Thank BirthdayBloke
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in, BirthdayBloke. We're glad we were able to be a part of your adventure!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a Friday night. We were greeted and seated right away. Our server appeared right away and asked if she could bring us drinks. We were undecided, and she could see this right away, so she said she'd bring waters. Chips...More

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

Thank you for your review, Tolvanera. We always love hearing that our food and service were "wonderful." We're glad you both enjoyed your meals and chile choices. We get our chile fresh from the field -- so sometimes it CAN be hot! We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How difficult is it to make huevos rancheros? Over medium should not be hard as a rock! Ok let's try it again. 2nd order was not much better. The other people I were with had already finished their lunch. Will not be going back.More

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

Dear NMCrusin, We're sorry you had problems with your meals! Would you please contact us so we can correct the situation. You can email the owner directly at rudy@papafelipes.com. (So we can verify your identity, please note your dine date and other items on your...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My husband and I recently stopped here on our road trip across country and it became our favorite meal of the trip. Staff was extremely accommodating, friendly, and generous. We both ordered Navajo Tacos and were not disappointed. Very delicious, generous portions - I could...More

Thank architectsarah
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had the whole back room for our daughters' baby shower totaling about 40 persons. The food was delicious and the service provided by Ammee and Luticia was excellent! This is a great place for a large gathering and they let us decorate how we...More

Thank D4590NDkarenr
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We're glad our meeting room worked for your daughter's shower. Thank you for your comments on our servers, and thank you for choosing Papa Felipe's.

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Chips and salsa --- tough chewy heavy salted chips with a base of tomatoe paste sauce and some green chili thrown in --/ the worse """salsa""" I've ever tasted Ordered the Navajo Tacos Was excited they served them ! But alas the fry bread was...More

Thank Mitzi P
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Papa Felipe's really bent over backward for me. They sat me down and brought me samples. Garlicky guacamole. Pinto beans with such flavor! Fajitas to die for! The food was outstanding and tasted authentically MEXICAN not NEW Mexican, which is what I wanted. The manager,...More

Thank Tarananda
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visiting for a wedding, and we stopped there for Lunch! love the chips & salsa they give you before serving our food. I got the chimichanga it was Delicious..

Thank Federico N Laur... J
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We got our food to go. It was affordable, fast and they were nice. I really liked the chile rellenos.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We tried this as it was listed as a favorite online. We were disappointed in our meal. I'm not a fan of hot and spicy food, but wanted to try real Mexican food. My husband is and even he couldn't eat some things that were...More

Thank Retired11_13
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Retired11_13, Thank you for trying Papa Felipe's. We're sorry your experience wasn't as expected. NEW Mexican food is VERY different from "Mexican" food, (especially the version found in the Deep South!) New Mexico chile is world-famous and it can pack some heat. As you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Mexican, Southwestern
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, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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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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