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Fun street...

I had never been to ABQ before, so I didn't know what to expect. My hotel was near the airport, so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chad H
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Noblesville, Indiana
Quite a few old "Route 66" places still present

If in the area, Central Ave is worth driving down, as there are quite a few old "Route 66" places... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Teresa G
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Alamosa, Colorado
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Street with full range of nightlife from restaurants to bars to a comedy club and a musical theater.
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Albuquerque, NM
Huning Highland Historic District
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never been to ABQ before, so I didn't know what to expect. My hotel was near the airport, so a trip up to Central Avenue was easy to make. Lots of fun restaurants and shops are found on this main drag, which runs...More

Thank Chad H
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

If in the area, Central Ave is worth driving down, as there are quite a few old "Route 66" places that are still present. From where we were staying in our RV (American RV Park), it was a straight shot down Central to Albuquerque Old...More

4  Thank Teresa G
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

So if you want to see the full range of Albuquerque, from, oh, trashy and abandoned to preppy and cool, to modest and almost semi-sort-of-"charming" (to stretch, no, I can't honestly commit to "charming" but I'm trying to be nice), drive the full length of...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

After few months of absence from visiting Central Avenue, we decided to take a walk in the so-called nice parts of Central, to feel the spirit of the holidays and reconnect with a long lost part of the city. To our dismay, we discovered a...More

2  Thank peeriariel
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Murals are everywhere. The city is thriving on art. You are likely to find dozens of art galleries, coffee shops, as well as boutique restaurants serving high-quality, gourmet food.

1  Thank Victoria W
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I guess it depends on what section of Central you go to, but we enjoyed the area around Nob Hill and a mile or so near the Kimo Theater. Good for some Route 66 sites, and a number of spots for shopping and food. These...More

Thank swearengen
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Central is the heart of Albuquerque with a straight street going down the middle of the city, on Central you'll find a lot of shops to check out from arts to restaurants, Central has a retro feel to it and it also can take you...More

Thank Lyndee H
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I certainly did!☺ When U.S. Highway Route 66 (one of the first transcontinental highways) was established on November 11, 1926, it connected Chicago to Los Angeles, and passed through eight states. Surprisingly, Route 66 passed through Kansas for only 11¼ miles. (With construction of the...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you have ANY other way to get where you are going, Central is not a good choice right now. The street is being torn apart for bus lane and other purposes and is a mess. Add on significant time to reach anything by way...More

1  Thank shrink2u
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Central Avenue is the near-25 kilometer long east-west street that is Alburquerque's main commercial district. It contains fast food joints and restaurants, cafes, bars, supermarkets, movie theaters, adult sex shops, barbers, massage parlours, banks, pawn shops, tattoo and piercing parlours, tobacco shops, service stations, car...More

Thank David B
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Standard Diner. it's quite good. in an old car repair station.
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