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Zacatecas Tacos + Tequila

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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3423 Central Ave NE, Nob Hill, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1431
+1 505-255-8226
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Tsaile, AZ
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the second time I've eaten here. Always get the tacos (so far) as they are very tasty and expertly prepared. The appetizers are also wonderful, as are the deserts. They have a huge selection of tequilas where you can make your own margarita, but I've found the "house margarita" is tasty enough for me. Wait staff is attentive... More 

Thank Greg T
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I've been here on numerous occasions and loved it. Lots of energy, good drinks, great tacos, and attentive service.

Thank chefdablame
Great Falls, Montana
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134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere that is decorated nicely. They have multiple types of tequilas and margaritas that tasted awesome. The tacos were good as well, but avoid the carnitas because the meat was dry and not very tasty. The carne asada taco was bomb though.

Thank 1bombboy1
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103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Been here 2x. I was hoping the greasy chips and salsa was a mistake the first time.. unfortunately it was not. Came here the second time to find the chips awfully greasy again. They are fried and taste and feel as if they've been soaked in oil. You can get a great drink drink and the food is tasty but... More 

Thank Ashd0307
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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459 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Nice restaurant with a limited but interesting menu. Food is very good, authentic Mexican. Service is competent and friendly. Good margaritas, you can create your own!

Thank Jochen-v-S
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We popped into Zacatecas because of the aroma as we passed the door. The meal delivered all the deliciousness the aroma promised. Good service, excellent tacos. Each of us ordered a different specialty cocktail, all tasty--especially the one with blood orange. Highly recommended!

Thank Jane S
Northville, Michigan
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I came here for margartias with a friend and ended up eating guacamole topped with pumpkin seeds. All of it was delicious!

Thank Jamie A
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

If you're looking to have a filling dinner experience, continue to go look for something else, as this place served up the smallest margaritas I have ever seen, and their meal portions are ridiculous for what they charge. You're better off going to a chain place like Qdoba or Chipoltle to get more bang for your buck.

Thank Joel C
Baltimore, Maryland
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Always a treat. The food is good, the service is good, it's a beautiful place to eat in the summer when they open the big windows at the front. It's fairly expensive and the live music can get really loud but it's yummy.

Thank nancy24564
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The house margaritas are made with fresh lime juice and are awesome! I recommend the enchiladas and the beef tacos. The chips and salsa is very unique and delicious!

1 Thank Felicia E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3423 Central Ave NE, Nob Hill, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1431
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-255-8226
Zacatecas is an authentic Mexican taqueria and tequila bar located in Nob Hill, Albuquerque created by Chef Mark Kiffin. Named for a region in central Mexico known for its classic, cross cultural blend of foods and recipes, Zacatecas offers a variety of soft tacos with fresh, organic ingredients and a Margarita bar featuring tequilas and beer exclusively from Mexico. Lunch and dinner menus include gourmet Mexican tacos (our shrimp tacos were featured on NM Style) served on warm Corn Tortillas, Tortas, Antojitos (appetizers), Postres (desserts), and classic Mexican specialties. Zacatecas also offers a bar menu featuring Signature Cocktails, South of the Border Specialties, Build-Your-Own Margaritas, Delicious Infusions, and an extensive selection of Tequila and Mezcal to compliment your dining experience. In addition to the food, part of the excitment at Zacatecas is the wide variety of events such as Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull decorating, and Tequila Dinners!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?