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Garcia's Kitchen

1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
+1 505-842-0273
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (30 reviews)
“tortillas” (15 reviews)
“chilli” (28 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite restaurant in New Mexico, and I have been eating in this state since the 3d grade. The atmosphere is authentic and old-school cafe. The service is polite, pleasant, and fast. I have eaten most things off the menu here, and everything...More

Thank Johon Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is great, beer is cold. Anything with green chile is going to be good. Very affordable for the area as well.

Thank Doug L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Garcias is super gluten free friendly!!! The red chile is great. The service is always wonderful too. This is a tasty gem at extremely reasonable prices. Their week day specials are just that, special and they serve breakfast anytime!

Thank sillywallydoggy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where I live this type of food can be good, but in areas like this the potential for fantastic exists. Based on a recommendation from a long time resident we tried it out. It was simply outstanding. The food was amazing. I'd write more but...More

Thank Lawrence I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This New Mexican restaurant has without a doubt the best red Chile carne adovada. Best sopaipillas, try the breakfasts with pap itas.

Thank George P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A locally owned and family operated New Mexico restaurant that is a must visit by locals and visitors alike! Great food, all made to order, and they will cusomize your order as well. Very celiac friendly and has a GF menu to boot. Coke products...More

Thank PL M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I love the mural of Route 66 on the exterior of the building, very cute. I had the breakfast burrito, it was very good and well worth $6.95. Food, service, atmosphere was nice.

Thank sillywilly
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Just a delicious as we remembered! The food here is amazing red and green chili’s are so good! Great service! Great happy hour!

Thank ladybugloo
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is a local family owned chain with locations all over the Albuquerque area. The one I dined at is on Central SW in front of the company HQ and near Old Town and downtown. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week....More

Thank Brian_in_Reno
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I went to Garcia’s for lunch with some co-workers. I had their chicken burrito “Christmas style”. I was expecting the burrito to be filled with all sorts of filler, but that thing was filled with nothing but chicken. Yum! I will be back!

Thank PoliSciGuy24
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Elida F
26 July 2015|
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Response from diverdownfbh | Reviewed this property |
Yes alcohol. When they were there 5pm was opening. You can't Go wrong
26 May 2015|
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Response from Radiantkd | Reviewed this property |
ok, all helpful data...:) My experience is that the one on Mountain is best. If you invited me to join you on Central or Juan Tabo, I would defer and ask you to meet me at Java Joes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-842-0273
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