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Frontier Restaurant

2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
+1 505-266-0550
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cinnamon rolls” (245 reviews)
“tortillas” (177 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Old-style diner with tons of seating and a really efficient kitchen. Great mix of patrons. Be sure to pay attention where/when your park. Signs are prominent and lay down the rules.

Thank PBandJ2003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a large bustling Mexican restaurant in an odd shaped old building situated across the street from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Huge portions of inexpensive tasty fresh food available from 5 AM to 1 AM every day. Usually very crowded. No...More

Thank TejiSandhu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dug thru reviews and picked the frontier and wasn't disappointed. It looks like an old college dive that's been there a long time. My food was pretty quick and decent.

Thank morganrep
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a few days off in ABQ and I made it a point to make it over to the Frontier Restaurant during my stay. I was very happy that I did. Our hotel was just a bit further away than I had hoped for....More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a burger plate. My friend had a enchiladas plate. Great diner food. We enjoyed the atmosphere. Fun stop! Nothing fancy but good!

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frontier used to be the open-24-hours campus restaurant for the University of New Mexico. It is right across the street from UNM. Now it is open fewer hours. The set up is that you stand in line and place your order. Then you sit down...More

Thank MoroPles
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Frontier Restaurant is an Albuquerque land mark. If you are looking for a little quiet place to eat then this place is not for you. The Frontier is loud and proud, great food anytime of the day and the atmosphere takes you back to...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great burritos especially the smothered ones; about 1000+ calories and fat though. Be prepared , very loud and very busy. It is the college hang-out.

Thank Diana E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered and enjoyed a breakfast burrito at the Frontier Restaurant. The burrito was spicy with the famous New Mexico green chilli and it was a very good assault to my palate. I thoroughly enjoyed it.The Restaurant has an awesome location along Central Avenue. From...More

Thank ruzivo g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was described as "must try" in Albuquerque. It is located across the street from UNM and it's prices are student-friendly. You order and pay for your food, wait until it is ready and pick it up, then find a booth or table. I...More

Thank Travleeer
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SMS300
25 September 2016|
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Response from destinationknown | Reviewed this property |
Not that kind of eatery. Think "diner" not "dining", think "greasy spoon" not "silver spoon".
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Lurissa M
23 October 2015|
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Response from Edie F | Reviewed this property |
I don't think Frontier Restaurant has delivery service, but I'm not positive. Certainly have not seen any signs of delivery service any of the times I've been there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 01:00
Monday
05:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 01:00
Thursday
05:00 - 01:00
Friday
05:00 - 01:00
Saturday
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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