6 Downtown Albuquerque Restaurants You Need to Try

Exploring Albuquerque is truly a one-of-a-kind experience; with its many attractions, events, and activities in the great outdoors, you’ll never lose sight of adventure in this treasured city of New Mexico. While you’re here hiking the surrounding, scenic wilderness areas or attending the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, make sure to stop by one of the many downtown Albuquerque restaurants for an incredible meal to enhance your visit! Discover some of the best downtown Albuquerque restaurants to help you decide which one to try first.  

6 of the Best Historic Downtown Albuquerque Restaurants

  1. Monroe’s Restaurant

If you’re on a quest to find one of the finest Albuquerque Mexican restaurants, Monroe’s Restaurant is what you’ve been searching. Here, you’ll the find authentic New Mexican cuisine that is guaranteed to delight your taste buds; with dishes like sopapillas, enchiladas, and Mexican pizzas, this spot is a must during your trip to Albuquerque.  

  1. Slate Street Cafe

You’ll rarely come across such a unique place to eat than the Slate Street Cafe in historic downtown Albuquerque. Their specialty is “contemporary comfort foods,”; some of the delicious meals you can enjoy here include chicken fried steak, grilled ahi tuna, or a green chile chicken stew. You can also relax in their Wine loft, a luxurious lounge area that provides the perfect setting for sipping a glass of wine with friends.  

  1. Asian Noodle Bar

If you’re craving exotic foods, stop by the Asian Noodle Bar, one of the tastiest restaurants in downtown Albuquerque.  reat yourself to some classic Asian dishes, such as chow mein, pad thai, or Japanese miso soup in a dining atmosphere that’s both classy and comfortable.  

  1. Holy Cow Burgers

At Holy Cow Burgers, you’ll find all natural grass-fed beef sourced from New Mexico, fresh fries, salads, and an old drive-in burger building that has been renovated and gone upscale.

  1. Pasión Latin Fusion

For tastes of various Latin American cuisine, you’ll want to make a visit to Pasión Latin Fusion. Dishes have been influenced by Argentinian, Caribbean, Mexican, Spain, and the local New Mexican styles and flavors.

  1. Tucanos Brazilian Grill

One of the best restaurants in Albuquerque, Tucanos Brazilian Grill is bound to satisfy even the hungriest appetite! Their specialty skewers combined with their delectable appetizers and beverages will delight your taste buds.  

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Downtown Albuquerque is truly a foodie paradise! While you’re in town enjoying the delicious dining at the many beloved local restaurants in Albuquerque, stay with us in our cozy and welcoming accommodations. The Bottger Mansion of Old Town is a historic, charming bed and breakfast in Albuquerque that offers comfortable rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality. Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply relax in the peace and quiet of our shady courtyard. You will love your time in our lovely oasis of New Mexico, so check our availability and book your stay today!

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