We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sadie's on Academy

5400 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3302
+1 505-821-3388
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (25 reviews)
“sopapillas” (28 reviews)
“beans” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5400 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3302
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (180)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Series was recommended by our hotel staff. She cautioned us about the spicy/hot chili. I ordered the enchilada dinner and added shredded chicken. It was white, tender chicken and not smothered in juices or seasoning. One caution is my sister and I easily could have...More

Thank Malinda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hot sauce was to spicy and only 2 outta of 9 could eat it. The biggest surprise was the queso, because I ordered a large for $9 and I got a bowl that was about 2 inches wide and a half inch deep. Took 3...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the locals have a love hate relationship with Sadie's, but who cares we really enjoy it! Especially this location is much better than the one on 4th Street which is very loud. The chili is hot, the taquitos are great, as well as...More

Thank ACALIFNative
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Very good NM food. Probably our favorite in ABQ. The Chile is amazing, has a slight kick and keeps us coming back. Above average service here as well.

Thank Colby G
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

If you like spicy authentic New Mexican food, this is the place to come. Starting with the salsa to the green chili sauce, this place will “light” your taste buds with delight. I had the lunch chicken burrito and it was too large to finish...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Sadie's on Academy. Being from out of state, I wanted to have some New Mexican food. We arrived at a little after 6 and it was busy, but it only took 10 minutes to get a table. Chips and...More

Thank moondog1961
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I love spicy food, and their salsa did not disappoint. Word to the wise if you do not like spicy food you will probably just want to order cheese dip. The food was so good!! Cool atmosphere, fast service, and delicious. I’m really sad we...More

Thank AJ M
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first night in ABQ and wanted an authentic NM.meal. I hope what we had is not typical because it was below.par. service was slow, which was okay because we were catching up with on another. The two big issues were the food...More

1  Thank DebriSanFranciscoCA
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We stayed overnight in Albuquerque on our way home from Phoenix to Minnesota. We hadn't had tamales for over a year and were interested in a good ones. I was getting gasoline and there was a gentleman, (probably the owner, appearing Hispanic) sweeping the pavement...More

Thank Franz S
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for early dinner had a small guacamole salad and rolled cheese enchiladas w Red sauce and beans. Portion was huge. This was soon I spicy though I couldn't really eat much of it. So only recommend the enchiladas w Red sauce if you...More

Thank Sarah W
Nearby HotelsSee all 143 hotels in Albuquerque
Nativo Lodge Albuquerque
1,088 reviews
.56 km away
Residence Inn Albuquerque North
179 reviews
.74 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Albuquerque North/I-25
713 reviews
.85 km away
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque North I-25
117 reviews
1.04 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Thai Vegan
203 reviews
.24 km away
Trombino's Bistro Italiano
248 reviews
.17 km away
Aura European Mediterranean Restaurant
45 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cliff's Amusement Park
181 reviews
.62 km away
Putt-Putt Golf & Games
10 reviews
.96 km away
Drafty Kilt Brewing
8 reviews
1.32 km away
Century Rio 24 Plex and XD
12 reviews
1.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sadie's on Academy staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3302 (Formerly Sadie's of New Mexico)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-821-3388
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing