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Garcia's Kitchen-The Original

8518 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2838
+1 505-292-5505
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
8518 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2838
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Tuesday special. Flautas just ok, beans gummy and cool, rice was tasteless. Gal at the counter overcharged us, said the drinks were 2.30 when the menu said 1.90. And then charged us for 3...won't go back.

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Been eating here most of my life, I I get the tacos with ground beef, they're red and green chile very good, enchiladas are good and for sure, get the Menudo with their fresh Tortillas, even at different locations always been good and very authentic...More

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We love this place for breakfast. They have specials during the week for about $5.99. You get a whole lot of food, and will not go home hungry. This is authentic New Mexican food.

Thank Olivia K
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had the brisket tacos and they were outstanding. I would eat here again. The food was take out and not dine in. Either way, this is a good restaurant.

Thank James L
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I've reviewed the 4th/Mountain Road Garcia's a couple of times, but this morning's breakfast deserves a special comment. Today was their manager's birthday, and the staff brought in a small mariachi group to serenade her. As an employee, do you like YOUR boss this much?...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 10 April 2016

High priced average food. My wife is a better cook. I went to the one in the valley and it was lousy.

Thank esandoval37
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I'm fairly new to New Mexico. I was with two friends who have lived their lives here (45 - 55 yrs.) It was so delicious even if I got a giggle for getting toast (wheat instead of tortillas) and for putting catchup on my potatoes...More

Thank imthewoman7272
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We wanted to get some green chili in our system right after landing in Albuquerque. So we started heading for the closest Garcia's to get our mile high equilibrium corrected with some Hatch green chili! Garcia's has survived the trendy places coming and going by...More

Thank dl621
Reviewed 29 January 2015

This is the original site of what has become a small chain of New Mexican restaurants spread around Albuquerque. It won't win any awards for elegance, with an order-at-the-counter format and the dishes served on plastic plates, but that's not what you go there for;...More

Thank canbelto
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The red can be really hot but this is good, inexpensive New Mexican food and is traditional Albuquerque style. Yum! A long-standing tradition in NM is to stop at one of the Garcia's locations and eat 'til you sweat. You can't go wrong with blue...More

Thank Candia M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8518 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2838
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-292-5505
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