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Gardunos Restaurant & Cantina

) #27 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque €€ - €€€ Mexican, ,
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007
+1 505-222-8766
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
06:00 - 22:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all the waitress forgot to put in the order so we had to wait an inordinate time to get served. The food was greasy and not very good. I would not recommend it. They do have a lovely patio where you can eat,...More

Thank eva k
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had a rehearsal dinner in the patio with 32 people attending. I worked with Josh Romero to set it up. The set up and wait staff were terrific. A woman named Courtney called an hour before the even to see if we still...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon Gardunos our first night in NM and the food and drinks were excellent. Coincidentally we took a food tour during our visit and were told that this was one of the best restaurants in NM. We dined there again on our last...More

Thank injeanious
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner and drinks! Jordan and Kevin were a wealth of information about the area! Can't wait to visit again and try something new!

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a family dinner to find the menu changed quite a bit and not for the best. Waiter seemed overwhelmed and not too attentive to his customers we had to keep reminding him we needed place settings, straws, forgot our guacamole, and then...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent timely and friendly service by fantastic waitress Gloria, and Manager Adrian. Food was yummy delicious, hot, beautiful-looking and great tasting, as was the Tecate nice cold beer, delicious red salsa, everything. But the place is invisible! Hard to find, as NO SIGNS ANYWHERE OUTSIDE...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As previously stated by others the food is a great example of NM. The restaurant is somewhat of a NM institution. Atmosphere, ambiance are festive.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here just passing through, and I wish I could take the restaurant home! Complimentary chips/salsa (homemade chips) also comes with complimentary hatch chili and queso. It's awesome! We filled up on it and we're barely able to finish lunch. My lunch was great...More

Thank ColoTraveler_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needed an afternoon snack after a long plane trip and stopped by an old haunt when I used to live in ABQ. Got a margarita and the beef fajita salad from their happy hour menu. Margarita was a bit sweet. The salad was the right...More

Thank Mistoffole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate in the Hotel Albuquerque restaurant. The service was great as was the food. We also catered a family taco bar for about 100 people. The portions were huge. The food was really good and everyone really loved the guacamole.

Thank jacjamz5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007 (Formerly Garduno's at Old Town Restaurant & Cantina)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-222-8766
  • E-mail
Experience Albuquerque's finest Garduño's location. Enjoy authentic regional New Mexican and Mexican cuisine at this favorite restaurant and bar in the inviting hacienda-style interior or the lush outdoor garden patio. Garduño's serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers an extensive selection of tequila, wine, liqueurs, and world-class margaritas. Garduño's - Always a Fiesta!
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