We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Barelas Coffee House

1502 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-4319
+1 505-843-7577
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicharrones” (13 reviews)
“tortillas” (14 reviews)
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
1502 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-4319
Write a Review
Reviews (125)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This joint has been around for a while and feels like a neighborhood hangout when you enter. Nothing fancy, but for those looking for good old NM comfort food, this is your spot. It was seat yourself on a weekday and tables were plenty at...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

One of the most delicious breakfasts ever. We are headed back to Albuquerque this summer and can't wait to re-visit this "Coffee House." Barelas has a wide variety of breakfast foods that are extremely flavorful. I'm not a fan of very spicy food so I...More

Thank Margot G
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Went during the weekday lunch rush, but our party of 6 was seated immediately. Our server was very pleasant, and took our orders quickly. Meals arrived in a timely manner, and everything was delicious. Being from out of state, I'm really glad we stopped in.

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I can't believe I never reviewed this. We were talking about this longingly last week .The service, the carne adovada. Everything. Can't wait to go back. Believe me I live to go to New Mexico to eat and this is a top place on my...More

Thank jusyelf
Reviewed 20 February 2017

hands down in Urban Dictionary: Used when talking about whether something is easily the best. well Barela's Coffee House is leading the pack. Breakfast or Lunch, you won't be dissapointed. Several things to choose from. Parking can be tricky because its a local HOTSPOT... but...More

Thank digdeep0169
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Our absolute favorite breakfast spot when visiting. Always full of locals. Food is brilliant, red and green chile are both excellent. Have seen some of the same servers for 20+ years. Never disappoints, recommend unconditionally. Enjoy!

Thank goodgoodtimes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our friends took my husband and I for breakfast at Barelas Coffee House. Oh my gosh am I glad she did. Had the best breakfast I have had in a long time. Ordered the Huevos Rancheros with green sauce and it was to die for....More

Thank debfannin
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Barelas Coffee House has been one of the best breakfast and lunch destinations for NM food for years. Since first opening many years ago to this day, they pack the regulars, new comers, local celebrities and politicians alike! Not only is the food authentic, it...More

Thank BillB29
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We've been to Albuquerque numerous times. This time our daughter in law, who is a native, took us to Barela's for breakfast. The food was delicious, the service excellent, no wonder the locals eat here. Well for sure be back!

Thank GraRi
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We enjoyed breakfast at Barelas. The Huevos deluxe was tasty. I had the Carne Adovada and eggs. The meat was a bit fatty for my taste. Everything needed salt! I enjoyed the posole with green chile very much. The coffee house is very eclectic and...More

1  Thank keithflow
Nearby Restaurants
El Modelo Mexican Foods
192 reviews
.32 km away
Taqueria El Paisa
22 reviews
1.04 km away
Maya Restaurant
9 reviews
1.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
ABQ BioPark Zoo
1,237 reviews
1.16 km away
National Hispanic Cultural Center
131 reviews
.33 km away
Tingley Beach
85 reviews
1.54 km away
Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico
44 reviews
1.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Barelas Coffee House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-4319
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-843-7577
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing