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Cecilia's Cafe

) #172 of 1,413 Restaurants in Albuquerque Mexican, , Cafe
230 6th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3104
+1 505-243-7070
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (18 reviews)
“carne adovada” (12 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
230 6th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3104
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nothing fancy at Cecilia's just a comfortable small restaurant where you feel like your are at your Mom's house having your favorite home cooked meal. The atmosphere is quaint and the restaurant feels like is has been in the neighborhood forever and remained the same....More

Thank harrymcballs
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in ABQ and if you love Mexican food, don't miss visiting Cecilia's cafe. Had fireman's burrito. Awesome. Located in downtown so, only metered parking.

Thank Suresh S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

When you're traveling, you're always on the lookout for that little place that isn't fancy or pretentious and feels like you've been going there forever. Look no further than Cecilia's. It's got great food. New Mexican fare for lunch and breakfast. Favorites like carne adobada...More

Thank dfgasser
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The title says it all. I couldn't help but see a google or TA review about the hype, etc, blah blah blah. I am just stoked there is a 17 year old NM Cafe serving it up Red or Green walking distance from the Hotel...More

Thank RiverJames
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I thought the food here was OK. Very average. They seem to be basking in reviews from famous people that probably stopped here once to be cool. Again, it's OK if you're in the area, but I would not go out of my way to...More

Thank TravellerFromTN
Reviewed 13 March 2017

After arriving in Albuquerque from LA, I usually drive to Old Town for a bite before heading up to Santa Fe. But the traffic on Central was horrible so I checked out the rental car's brochure on places to eat in downtown. Glad I checked...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have been to Cecilia's multiple times and it is great every time. The atmosphere is very homey, the wait staff is very authentic New Mexican, I feel like they are my aunties or cousins, lol! Have tried both breakfast and lunch, both are great!...More

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

A fun, old-time looking place with a nice owner. Mostly New Mexican style. In late morning on a weekday it was not crowded at all - I'm guessing it's more crowded at lunch.

Thank KJ401
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I visited Cecilia's around noon on two different days and had the same efficient waitress who remembered my name each time. I got a bowl of green chile with beans the first time (after first asking for samples and tasting the red and the green)...More

Thank Lara P
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

3rd time to this place. Small, simple neighborhood cafe, parking not easy on week days but totally worth it. Ample portions. Food is typical New Mexican, delicious fresh, non greasy. Service is prompt and very personable.

Thank mgstrat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 6th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3104
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Raynolds Addition
  • Neighbourhood: Raynolds Addition
  • Phone Number: +1 505-243-7070
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