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Lindy's American Cafe

American, Diner
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500 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3114
+1 505-242-2582
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Duluth, Minnesota
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I had attended the Woman's March and stooped at Lindy's for a bite after we left. We ordered hamburgers and an order of fries. The hamburgers were great--almost more than either of us could finish. Next time we will skip the fries although they were fine. As the Woman's March broke up, the place completely filled and... More 

Thank W M
Wauconda, Illinois
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136 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stopped in in the mid-afternoon after getting to town on a mid-day flight. This is about as laid back of a place as you can find. No one was in a hurry and service was inattentive. This wasn't a problem as I had nothing else on my schedule for the afternoon but could otherwise be a definite turn off. The... More 

Thank worldmusician
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Visited midday and the service was terrible. There were only about 5 of us in the restaurant but the three employees huddled down at the end of the bar talking and messing with their phones. We sat at the bar and one employee walked past us no less than seven times (he had to pass us to get to where... More 

Thank Rae K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This Albuquerque institution was established in 1929 and has been providing continual service to the "mother road" Route 66...They serve breakfast anytime plus appetizers, classic dinners, burgers/sandwiches and Mexican dishes; They have a small Greek selection of the traditional megali salata, gyro, or souvlaki. Our group sat at tables put together towards the back of the restaurant to discuss the... More 

Thank Harry H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Good lunch, fast pick up. The chicken sandwich was amazing. Home made french fries are to die for. Reasonable prices.

Thank Kristin T
West Virginia
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

The food was served hot and tasted good. Our waitress was friendly. My friend asked what was in the potato salad and the waitress said she wasn't for sure what all was in it. She didn't offer to go ask the cooks or anything.

Thank MrsGable
San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice lunch. My hubby ordered breakfast & I had a burger. French fries hit the spot! Hubby's breakfast was eggs, bacon & homemade sausage with hash browns & 2 huge pancakes. Definitely got our money's worth!

Thank kel-sa-fof3
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Had a pattymelt for lunch, came on marble rye, with onoins, o what a meal the fries where very food, and the drink was always full.

Thank alexmikealex
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Nice quaint little diner with great nachos. A nice stop on route 66! I asked what was good on tap. They suggested the Alien amber ale. It is great. Friendly staff.

Thank RichardQGauthier
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Very friendly staff welcomed me into the diner. My sandwich was average, but the fries hit the spot after a long day of meetings. The free WiFi allowed me to pound out some work too. I didn't have the opportunity to sample the long list of craft and micro-brews on tap, but many looked tasty. If you have limited time... More 

Thank Julia W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3114
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-242-2582

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