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Flying Star Cafe - Rio Grande

4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“buddha bowl” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here several times during our stay in Los Ranchos. The salads are great! Desserts are varied. Even got food to-go one day.

Thank J H
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

On a business trip. Stopped by at Flying Star for lunch. Wide variety. Great salads. Ordered the fish tacos with a pink drink - delicious. Great service too. Will highly recommend.

Thank poshpartiz
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Can't tell you how many times I've been here over the years but I never miss it when I'm in town. They have something for everyone on the menu and I've never had a bad meal there. Dine inside or on the open air patio....More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My travel companion and I ate here several times during our recent visit to ABQ and we left happy and full EVERY time! The diverse menu offered delicious vegan options for myself, as well as tasty selections for my carnivore friend...LOL. And the outdoor patio...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

What a great place! Serves fun healthy food, great atmosphere, casual, patio is dog friendly with their own water bowls, and the day we were there - must have been the senior cycling tour - Lots of older folks in their bicycle gear enjoying a...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant had a jetsons cartoon feel to it. The theme really came together throughout the establishment and the food was really good. I had the shrimp tacos and would definitely recommend. It's organic healthy choices was almost overshadowed by the seconds it took me...More

Thank Jesus O
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Flying Star has lots of fresh food selections, including gluten free choices (try the carrot cake!). The staff is friendly and helpful, the indoor atmosphere is a little crowded, but everyone has a good time. We particularly like the huge outdoor partially covered patio with...More

Thank Crista2010
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is one of the only places to get food in this part of ABQ, NM . Great food , this places is always full and packed with people , Parking in back. Nice outside sitting area with a working Fireplace . Great food ....More

Thank micha22
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good, contemporary and healthy food -- but you can still get some excellent desserts. And the room is open and inviting. Also, it is right next to a great bookstore called Bookworks.

Thank sewkap
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Good recipes, but often poorly executed. The food is very good about 60% of the time. However, expect your food to often taste like whatever was on the grill beforehand (ex. hamburger-flavored toast, garlicky pancakes). Some of the staff is great, but others seem poorly...More

Thank michelsa834
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 5052551128
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