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Geckos Bar & Tapas

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Nob Hill
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3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
+1 505-255-8781
Today
11:00 - 01:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great for an afternoon of chilling in Nob Hill. Good for people watching. Inside is nice and cool, and the food is good. Happy hour starts at 4pm.

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Thank Patrick F
Oro Valley, Arizona
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190 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had a drink there on a Saturday night. Sat at the bar, the place was filling up around 10:00pm. Service was efficient. The decor is not out of this world but they have tables and little booths. You can also sit outside when it's not too cold and windy. Our bartender was friendly and gave us suggestion. I saw... More 

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Thank Laurence L
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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165 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

My friends and I decided to stop in for a quick beer and after three beers we finally left. The staff was attentive and very friendly. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone. We did have a couple of sandwiches which were huge.

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Thank Anthony M
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

From the minute you walk in, you feel welcome in this cool neighborhood bar in Nob Hill. I live nearby and it's my go-to place when I feel like having a good drink and a tasty bite surrounded by friendly people (where everybody knows your name - ha!). The bartenders are all top notch (especially my man Rich) and the... More 

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Thank LisaLa0602
Albuquerque
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114 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The chocolate overdose pie was the best part. A lively, noisy place. Best seat is the bar so you can watch your food being prepared.

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Thank hinhankola
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410 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Found this place by wandering in the Nob Hill area. I tried the calamari, some soup and a tiger shrimp coctel (or something like that was the name) Nice prices but portions aren't that big. Laid back place, nice service.

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Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Rancho Cucamonga, California, Usa
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

My husband was looking for a "gastropub" so we googled and this place came up. Decided to go for it and not do the usual chains. Upon walking in we were a little apprehensive noting more bar than restaurant feel. Only a few low booths available but many counter height tables facing several tvs featuring football. Pleasantly surprised with the... More 

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Thank Loonette30
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Be sure to add the green chile to the reuben, you won't be disappointed. The food is surprisingly good and their beer and spirits list is surprisingly comprehensive and affordable. The patio is a great spot to spend a summer afternoon.

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Thank Maureen O
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Neighborhood spot for some reasonable food and some reasonable prices, good selection of bar food and great place to watch football and other sports, did I say great beers

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Thank Eddie A
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

I would advise against ordering anything other than the appetizers. The Friday fish taco special was the worst fish taco I've ever had. The 3 tacos were cold - the fish tasted like they had grilled the fish at least the night before (or maybe bought them already grilled and thawed them), refrigerated them and then just threw them on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:30
Thursday
11:00 - 01:30
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 505-255-8781

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?