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Trombino's Bistro Italiano

5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
+1 505-821-5974
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (25 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
15:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tromino's Bistro Italiano is great restaurant with wonderful ambience, food, service and an large wine selection.! It is conveniently located. Go hungry since the portions are large and the desserts are decadent. The calamari was prepared perfectly and the bread was divine.

Thank rsphillygirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife to the resturant for her birthday. The food was fantastic. A very good variety of Italian style menu items to choose from. She ordered the lasagna and I ordered the octopus. Both were prepared to perfection.

Thank rekozlo
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

It's been close to 20 years since last time I went to Trombino's. And while I have little memory if that time, the experience must have been pleasant enough, as I was looking forward to going this time. Made reservations on a Saturday night which...More

Thank Flufflebunny
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We had a terrific meal here. We started with the Clams Zafferano. Delicious ! I had the lasagna with a side of meat balls and hot sausage link. I normally always finish my food but the portion was that large to enjoy the next day....More

Thank mep1811
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Trombino's is like stepping back into history, somewhere around the 1950's. Sadly, this is not a pleasant experience. It is physically run down, the seats are in sad need of repair or better yet replacement. The prices are not cheap yet there is no complimentary...More

Thank Frederick G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had the sauteed tilapia, excellent. Trombinos is always consistent with food and great service. I have been patronizing Trombinos for many years,

Thank Marcia I
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Since Trombinos quit being open for lunch,we haven’t had as many opportunities to dine there. We happened to be in town on Saturday afternoon when they open at 3:00 pm so we stopped in for the excellent lasagna! We split a side salad and both...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

One thing that we miss about living in Albuquerque is Trombino's! We had a wonderful dinner here last week...served by the vivacious "Valarie." She was cute, enthusiastic and an avowed food-lover. We both enjoyed salads; I had the chicken under a brick (delicious & moist)...More

Thank Sarakay53
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We were a large party of 11 people and the service was capable, friendly and prompt. The menu has very good selection and everyone of us enjoyed our dish. The restaurant was busy but not noisy. Nice seating areas. We enjoyed our dinner. Nice restaurant!

Thank raggarwal2015
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The pasta dishes were very good, did not care for the seasoning on the steak. Waitress forgot salad, went straight to entrees.

Thank Okla-Retired
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14 January 2015|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
They do have gluten free pasta options. Like most gluten free pasta, it is just okay. There are other menu items that are pasta and gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
    (Seagull Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Academy Road, adjacent to restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-821-5974
SERVING "MANGIA" & "ABBONDANZA" FOR OVER 36 YEARS! Welcome to Trombino's Bistro Italiano, since 1979 a long standing favorite among Albuquerqueans, business travelers and tourists alike. Our restaurant is an ideal location for dinner, or important client meetings. A comfortable Trattoria that has that inviting feeling of an Old Italian neighborhood! More than just a place to eat, but rather, a gathering place where you, your friends, family and business associates can slow down, enjoy a great meal and reconnect. A trip to Trombino's is as much about feeding memories as it is about feeding stomachs. Trombino's serves signature dishes of authentic Italian-American cuisine. Our menu is large and varied, offering a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish and memorable desserts, including these delectable choices... Gorgonzola Crusted New York Strip Steak, Veal Piccata, Veal Marsala, Chicken Caprini, Shrimp fra Diavolo, Fruitti di Mare & House-made Tiramisu Cake. The bar offers decadent Martinis, draft beer and an extensive wine list. Trombino's delivers food and hospitality in portions as generous as our commitment to dining.
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