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Frontier Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
+1 505-266-0550
05:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 01:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Serves great New Mexican Food, as well as solid Mexican Food. No bad choices. I had the Vegetarian Burrito this time. Very filling,, comes with a flour tortilla which they make themselves. The people are always a great mix from students, to workers, military from the airbase, professionals, and everyone else.

Thank Carrie P
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The green chili cheese burger is awesome. I also strongly recommend the Bonanza! Great place to visit if you are only in Albuquerque for 1 day.

Thank Robert T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all, eating local is always best wherever you travel. Secondly this place is huge,great atmosphere and wonderful seating arrangements-making it cozy and best of all the place is clean. Greeted warmly, I learned about New Mexican food vs Mexican food and you will have to learn yourself. I got a bunch of things to try: burrito amd beans... More 

Thank Matthew S
Merrillville, Indiana
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right across the street from UNM. Longs lines are possible but really move along quickly. Homemade tortillas make the best tacos and burritos. Fresh squeezed orange juice made on site is awesome. Do not leave without having a hot cinnamon roll.

Thank Kimberly K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here the 11/23/16. Hard find parking. Inside walls were fantastic with John Wayne pictures, props,all kinds pictures. Coffee was great. Tortilla soup pretty spices but OK. My son had a burger. Great. My taco salad lacked appeal. Atmosphere was worth it. Service was great

1 Thank Carol D
San Antonito
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for awesome fresh Food and the green chile is on the warm side! Tortillas rock! Gotta try it and it's a locals favorite

1 Thank Derek D
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think I've ordered anything different, o, except that I've added a cinnamon roll...yummy. I'm fond of red chili, so I order mine with red and cheddar cheese. The chili is always consistent and is almost as good as my Mom made. Definitely suggest, and the cinnamon roll too!

1 Thank ColdCaliente
New Mexico
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in mood for full breakfast anytime, great Mexican food, or a good burger, this is a wonderful institution of UNM campus.

Thank laubro
Austin, Texas
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198 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this place and loved the salsa- even coming from Texas salsa experts! The place is crowded, but super fast. You need to order your food upfront at the register then find your seat. So its set up like a fast food restaurant, but the food is well above the fast food taste. We loved the fresh hot salsa... More 

Oakdale, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is giant with room after room. Paintings of John Wayne- cool vibe and good ordering system. Nice people. However, for a restaurant it really comes down to the food. Not very much flavor there. I love Mexican food and this is just lacking. I wanted it to be great- but it wasn't

Thank weps64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-266-0550

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