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Frontier Restaurant

2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
+1 505-266-0550
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cinnamon rolls” (258 reviews)
“tortillas” (158 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great cinnamon rolls & we had the soft tacos, bert tasty indeed! Pretty big menu, a nice variety of food.

Thank Cinson59
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is directly across from the university. That being said, going around lunch meant it was super busy and I mean busy. There's over 6 registers for a reason. Wait time for the food was acceptable. You get a number and it shows on...More

Thank Brett P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun place to eat. Lots of interesting authentic displays, good simple food and very friendly staff. I did have the breakfast cinnamon roll, yum, and huge too!! If you are in Albuquerque, it is almost a requirement to spend a bit of time...More

Thank Janly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cane here on a Monday around 1000am with wife and son. Had green/red Chile enchiladas and carne adovada burrito. All food including homemade tortillas and salsa were to die for. So good I didn't take picture before we detsroyed it. Food came fast within 5mins...More

1  Thank Isaiah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frontier was Perfect for what we were looking for. I found the place on TripAdvisor, which TA has never failed to point me in a bad direction for restaurants. We knew it was going to take forever because of the massive parking lot which was...More

Thank Shawn W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for dinner and breakfast. Loved the enchiladas and the breakfast burrito. The cinnamon roll are fantastic. We took home 3 dozen tortillas. It is a nice hybrid of fast food and sit down restaurant. Great value.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the food was very good and I liked the atmosphere. Friendly people work there. If I lived in ABQ I would eat there again!

Thank EsmeraldaColombiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a college Resturant Mexican food was nothing to write home! Walk up and order pick up at the counter. Tacos were precooked shells. Pork was spicy. 2 tacos were not worth the $4.20.

Thank Welchtj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can you say about the Frontier? It's iconic. The chile will burn but satisfy. The cinnamon rolls are legendary. The velvet paintings of John Wayne top it all off.

Thank Buffer53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Frontier after friends at the University *strongly* encouraged me to try the green chile stew. I did, and it was delicious. A bit spicy for me but too delicious to stop eating! Thanks for the great service, too.

Thank knitsmcgee
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Questions & Answers
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".
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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