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Padilla's Mexican Kitchen

1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
+1 505-262-0115
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (88 reviews)
“carne adovada” (21 reviews)
“red chili” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here after flying from Baltimore. Family owned restaurant. Friendly service and people. We had a short wait to be seated and I chatted up a local who frequents the restaurant. She recommended the chicken enchilada with green chili. I went with the Christmas...More

Thank teresamay629
Reviewed 5 days ago

fajitas were excellent and the service was good. great place to enjoy mexican quinine . we loved the atmosphere and food here.

Thank walaka2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating at Padillas on and off for years. We moved to the West Side of town so we don't get to Padillas as often as we use to. Nothing has changed in all of the years that we have been eating here...More

Thank Jeri N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time I went to Padilla's, I ordered the cheese enchiladas which I swore I would never do again! I didn't!!!!! I ordered the beef enchiladas and they were oh so much better! I would order these again, but still never the cheese ones!

Thank keithflow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favs in ABQ definitely a new Mexican restaurant, and be sure to bring cash ( they dont take card) but good home cookin for a reasonable price. My picky 8 yr old even enjoyed his tacos... personally I love the...More

Thank Chelsea G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fair prices, fast service, excellent food! What more could one ask? This restaurant is a hidden gem. One minor caveat -- they only accept cash.

Thank David R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I am reluctant to give it 4 stars. First of all, the title says Mexican Kitchen, but the sign outside says NEW Mexican kitchen. Well, those things are very different. Mexican salsa is different, and so forth and so on. I went there because I...More

1  Thank desertmidwife
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is unassuming from the outside, but warm and friendly on the inside. We were welcomed and seated quickly. The menu was limited, but with a good variety. The food came out quickly. The red and green sauces were tasty and the sopapillas (arte...More

Thank SebrinaVA
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

New Mexican food is not fancy but when done right you wish you could have it every day, Padilla’s is one that always does it right. It is just a neighborhood hole in the wall and they only take cash, so plan ahead, but it...More

Thank melisaswim
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Dishes all had great flavor. The chilli releno has a heavy breading and smothered in cheese. The chicken enchiladas were okay, but not great flavor of green chillis as described. The sopapilla's are the best part of the meal. Fresh and delicious.

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3 April 2018|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
There is no outdoor seating.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Sue K | Reviewed this property |
beer and wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-262-0115
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