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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” (257 reviews)
“tortillas” (187 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 yesterday

This is a must eat at place. Great food and prices. Week ends are packed, so expect a wait but well worth it.

Thank nels0nfamily7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I got ditched by my kid and so I was flying solo for the night. I popped in the Frontier. At 6:30 pm on Sunday there was no line. I ordered a green chili burger, onion rings and a drink. It was ready in 7...More

Thank moondog1961
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place caters to a college crowd. The plates are basically no frills and a price to match. If you just want a quick bite for a very low cost ... this place will if the bill.

Thank T L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Frontier for the first time for a late lunch on a weekday. There are multiple parking lots behind the restaurant off Central, all posted with 45 minute time limits. We arrived after the noon rush and got a parking spot right behind...More

Thank Mikejack52pe
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here based on TA and Yelp reviews and was not disappointed. The venue is located right across from the University, so it is BUSY and bubbling with activity. Lots of people watching and interesting décor. The place is also VERY large, so don't let...More

Thank GPTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on the run in the Nob Hill / University area, I thought I'd take a stab at Frontier, one of Albuquerque's truly old school eateries. Breakfast hour had gone by, so I went there for lunch. Before I could even step up to the...More

Thank bbbuks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is heaven. When you go here to eat you get everything you would expect across the street from a college. Go there now, your welcome!

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is an ABQ institution. Across the street from UNM, people watching here is an adventure. All walks of ABQ life frequent this place. Cinnamon rolls to die for! Homemade tortillas as soft as a pillow. Fresh squeezed orange juice and New Mexican favorites...More

Thank ChristineAndrews2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to the Lonely Planet guide book for this gem. This was our first meal on our out west trip and the bar has been set high. This place is iconic in its history and size. The staff was super friendly and helpful with...More

Thank Shlinds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat breakfast at the Frontier at least once during every visit to Albuquerque. The huevos rancheros, fresh-squeezed orange juice and fast, efficient ordering can't be beat for the price. The amount of food that staff puts out on a weekend morning is staggering, a...More

Thank hermosaDurango
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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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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