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El Pinto

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10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220 (Alameda Blvd NW)
+1 505-898-1771
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had an excellent time here food was good the beer was cold and the tequila delicious. They catered for our large party late notice and done a real good job. The wait staff are excellent too.

Thank James S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first trip to Albuquerque and the couple we were visiting took us here. The food was good and place is very interesting. There are many different rooms that were all a little different and unique. We had gotten seated in a plain area at first but requested a different table. They were accommodating and seated us in... More 

Thank Gene H
New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is o.k., but definitely not for the prices they charge! I felt ripped off when I received my bill. I guess I was paying for the building and the ambience. There are several other restaurants, all over Albuquerque, that are 1/3 the price and the flavor of the food is at least twice as good.

Thank BillB29
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delicious food in large portions. We split a meal and left full. Deliciously hot Sopapilla's served with honey to make you want to come back for more. Avocado margarita's were tasty, although tequila did not seem to be a main ingredient. Great friendly service in a lush garden room.

Thank twags1
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of our favorite Mexican restaurants to take out of town visitors. It's a sprawling indoor and outdoor restaurant that makes one feel they are in Mexico. They have live chickens in a lovely setting and those babies are spoiled! They are raised for their eggs, not to eat, so babied they are. Your guests are sure to... More 

Thank 725hazelm
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Southwest experience! I came here with coworkers for lunch. Their lunch buffet is huge, fresh, and delicious. And Unlimited sopapilla that are to die for!

Thank Sunita V
Paradise Island, New Providence Island
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a favorite for local and visitors alike. Authentic cuisine, great portions and not too pricey. The place is huge with lots of different seating areas. Good atmosphere and nice bar area too. Cocktails are reasonable and made well. I had the Special - Filet mignon with mashed potatoes, crispy yucca (?) and Pinot Noir sauce. The filet was... More 

Thank barefoothappiness
New Town, North Dakota
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food could greatly improve; I'm certain the heart is in it, however it's a little touristy and a little over rated, not much though.

Thank TravelinChip
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious New Mexican food in a charming 13 acre hacienda estate. Not too expensive and definitely worth a stop. Check out their homemade salsa! Yum!

Thank Kathy0629
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place felt tropical, not like dry, dusty Albuquerque at all. Loved it. The Sunday Brunch was like having Sunday breakfast at home in a nice cozy place. Very relaxing.

Thank Kmessmer53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220
    (Alameda Blvd NW)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-898-1771

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