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El Bruno's Restaurante y Cantina

) #189 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque €€ - €€€ Mexican,
8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
+1 505-897-0444
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (22 reviews)
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“chilli” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is excellent. Been there many times food is always great. The servers are very attentive by keeping your drink full.The margaritas are excellent also there is plenty of parking.

Thank Guy C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great New Mex hideaway. Been in this town 30 years and ran across this by accident. Went in for lunch with my son and was pleasantly surprised. Clean and well accented throughout. Service was friendly and fast. Food was very plentiful. I had stuffed soapapilla...More

Thank bruce p
Reviewed 22 June 2017

When asked about Mexican restaurants in the Albuquerque area, many people will automatically direct you to El Pinto. It seems to be much better known. However, as new residents in the area, we prefer either El Bruno's or Casa de Benavidez, both of which are...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Ordered a chef salad - figured it would be a safe bet. Not so. The cheese on this salad were slices of processed American and Swiss (i.e., white) cheese. Basically pieces of plastic on a plate. The grilled chicken was very good on the salad...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Restaurant was very disorganized. Hostess could not find our reservation because she did not know what month it was. Waiter was not told we were there so we sat for quite some time before being acknowledged. He was fine once he knew we were there....More

Thank m6280361
Reviewed 28 April 2017

El Bruno's has the best food and second best atmosphere in the North Valley. Their food is just as good as that served in the original location in Cuba, NM. The restaurant is located in an old North Valley home that was converted decades ago...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

If you're in the neighborhood, definitely worth the stop. The courtyard is really nice. Staff so friendly and efficient. There were seven of us, served quickly. Excellent margaritas and the green sauce very good!

Thank threeamigos59405
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I brought my family here after visiting with friends from work. This place is a must go for Mexican dining. Delicious!

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This restaurant is off the beaten path but worth the trip if you've given Sadie's and El Pinto a try and want something new. Large restaurant but we found our table to be small and cramped for four people. Service was on the slow side...More

Thank Southwest_Gaucho
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We don't normally eat New Mexican food as so many are tongue-burning! But El Bruno's has been very good and not too hot. Both of our dinners were very good but I love the warm tortilla chips with their salsa. Too many times I eat...More

Thank Nancy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-897-0444
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