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Albuquerque Dining Sampler

Near UNM Campus
Bandido Hideout - cheap, but good Mexican food 2128 Central SE 242-5366
Brickyard Pizza- 2216 Central SE , east of Yale.262-2216
El Patio – New Mexican. Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas a specialty. 142 Harvard SE, south of Central Ave. 268-4245
Frontier Restaurant - The one and only for UNM students. Open 24 hours a day. 2400 Central SE at Cornell. 266-0550
Gyros Mediterranean - Greek. 106A Cornell SE, south of Central Ave. 255-4401
Kai's - Chinese food.  Good egg drop soup.  138 Harvard SE, south of Central Ave. 266-8388
Olympia Cafe – Tasty Greek food. 2210 Central SE, just east of Yale Blvd. 266-5222
Saggios - Pizza place with beer. 107 Cornell SE, south of Central Ave. 255-5454
Satellite Coffee- 2300 Central SE. 254-3800
66 Diner - 50s diner. Best milkshakes in town. 1405 Central SE, west of University Blvd. 247-1421
Souper Salad – All-you-can-eat salad, soup, and baked potato bar. Has sandwiches, too. 1606 Central SE, west of University Blvd. 243-9751
Thai House - Authentic Thai food at a reasonable price. 106 Buena Vista SE, south of Central Ave. 247-9205
Twenty Carrots Cafe - Vegetarian and Juice Bar. 2110 Central SE, west of Yale. 247-2574
Winning Coffee Co. – Coffee and Soup . 111 Harvard SE. 266-0000
Nob Hill ( Central Avenue east of UNM)
Flying Star Bakery Cafe - Great desserts and coffee, comfortable atmosphere. Has food as well. Locals call it by its original name, Double Rainbow. 3416 Central SE. 255-6633 (also at 8001 Menaul NE , 293-6911, and at 4501 Juan Tabo NE, 275-8311)
Il Vicino Pizzeria - Wood-fired pizza and microbrew beer. 3403 Central SE. 266-7855 (also at 11225 Montgomery NE. 271-0882)
Kellys - Brew pub and eatery. 3222 Central SE. 262-2739
Monte Vista Fire Station - A Nob Hill tradition. 3201 Central SE. 255-2424
O'Niell's - Irish pub (Guinness on tap) with good food. 3211 Central SE. 256-0564
Ragin' Shrimp - Just off Central and Carlisle .  Try the shrimp. 3619 Copper NE. 254-1544
Scalo Northern Italian Grill - Northern Italian. 3500 Central SE. 255-8781
Shogun Japanese Restaurant - Sushi on little floating boats. 3310 Central SE. 265-9166
Vivace - Fancy Italian. 3118 Central SE. 268-5965
Yanni's Mediterranean Bar and Grill – Fancy Mediteranean with a nice patio. 3109 Central SE. 268-9250
Around Town
Antiquity - French cuisine near Old Town . 112 Romero NW. 247-3545
Artichoke Cafe - Excellent French cuisine. Expensive. 424 Central SE. 243-0200
Bangkok Cafe - Try the tofu soup. 5901 Central NE. 255-5036
The Cajun Kitchen - Good Cajun food in an unlikely location. 4500 Osuna NE. 344-5355
India Palace – Indian. 4401 Wyoming NE. 884-2333
Loyola's Family Restaurant – Closes at 2pm, but they serve Spam. 4500 Central SE. 268-6478
Martini Grill – Nice ambiance. 4200 Central SE. 255-4111
New Chinatown Restaurant -  A local favorite. 5001 Central NE. 265-8859
Prairie Star Restaurant - Far away. Outstanding service, excellent food. Expensive. Jemez Dam Road , Bernalillo. 867-3327
Quarters BBQ - Has an attached liquor store. 801 Yale SE. 843-7505
Rudy's Country Store and Bar-B-Que - Barbeque on butcher paper. Vegetarians beware. 2321 Carlisle NE. 884-4000
Taj Mahal - The lunch buffet is the best buy. 1430 Carlisle NE. 255-1994
Thai Orchard - A good, cheap,Thai place. 4300 Central SE. 265-4047.
Town House Lounge & Restaurant - 3911 Central NE. 255-0057
Reliable
Blue Corn Cafe and Brewery – 4939 Pan American Freeway NE. 342-1800
Carrabba's Italian Grill - 4921 Jefferson NE. 884-6040 or 10022 Coors NW. 897-4800
Fuddruckers Hamburgers - 4855 Pan American Freeway NE. 344-7449
Outback Steakhouse -  4921 Jefferson NE. 884-8760 10022 Coors Bypass NW. 890-9713
Romano's Macaroni Grill - 2100 Louisiana NE. 881-3400
Stuart Anderson's Black Angus Restaurant - 2290 Wyoming NE. 292-1911
Sweet Tomatoes -  4901 San Mateo NE. 888-6131 10126 Coors NW. 898-2171
Texas Land and Cattle Steakhouse - 4949 Pan American Freeway NE. 343-9800
TGI Friday's - 203 Winrock Center NE. 837-1100
New Mexican Restaurants
Casa de Benavidez - Good New Mexican food. 8032 4th NW. 898-3311
Dos Hermanos New Mexican Food – 2437 Wyoming NE. 294-8945
6211 4th NW. 345-4588
El Patio – A favorite, near UNM. 142 Harvard SE. 268-4245
El Pinto - Overrated, but nice ambiance. 10500 4th NW. 898-1771
Garcia's Kitchen - President Clinton ate here. Great huevos rancheros. 1736 Central SW. 842-0273
Garduno's - More Old than New Mexican Winrock Shopping Center . 880-0055
5400 Academy NE. 821-3030
10551 Montgomery NE. 298-5000
Albuquerque International Sunport .
La Placita - In Old Town   208 San Felipe NW. 247-2204
Los Cuates - A favorite for large amounts of good food.  4901 Lomas NE. 255-5079
Maria Teresa's - In Old Town .  618 Rio Grande NW. 242-3900
Ortega's Mexican Restaurant and Grill - Low-fat, yet tasty New Mexican fare. 3617 Wyoming NE. 298-0223
Padilla's - Excellent blue-corn chicken enchiladas. 1510 Girard NE. 262-0115
Sadie's Dining Room - A traditional favorite. Usually crowded. The chile is hot. 6230 4th NW. 345-5339
Perea's New Mexican Restaurant - Best for breakfast and early lunch.  Closes at 2pm. 4590 Corrales Rd. 898-2442.
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