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Barelas Coffee House

€€ - €€€, Cafe, Mexican
1502 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-4319
+1 505-843-7577
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicharrones” (14 reviews)
“tortillas” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Southwestern, Cafe, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1502 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-4319
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Large portions, spicy hot, attentive service, reasonable prices -- what's not to like? Well, be prepared to ingest a lot of grease -- which is normal for "classic" Mexican food recipes. Notwithstanding, it's very good overall.

Thank David R
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I have visited this very busy establishment for lunch twice in the last few months, and intend to keep coming back for a fix. The tastes are addicting. The red chile is memorably delicious as it smothers the enchiladas and beans. I have enjoyed the...More

Thank 194BrianB
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Barelas Coffeehouse is a staple for authenticate New Mexican food in Albuquerque. The staff treat you like family, very busy so expect a short wait but it's worth it. The food is fantastic fresh home cooking with homemade tortillas and chili (red & green), best...More

Thank tchernandezjr
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Terrific home made meals in a true coffee house setting. The food is great and the people are warm and friendly. Wait staff is fast and attentive. Make sure you read all the historical news articles about locals they have hanging on the walls.

Thank Greg J
Reviewed 11 January 2018

If you are looking for a truly authentic New Mexican dining experience, THIS is the place! Nestled down in the Barelas neighborhood, it is frequented by mostly locals who know where to get "the good stuff". The chili, the tortillas, the.... EVERYTHING! THANK YOU!

Thank Madeline M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Went for lunch at 1:00 pm, parking spots were full! Short wait to be seated. Food was fantastic as usual.

Thank P3836SMmichaelb
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Barela's Coffee Shop is a staple for many Albuquerque residents. The service is friendly, prompt and the food cannot be beat! For breakfast, we always have the carne adovada and eggs with red chile. The meat is very tender. The tortillas are the best in...More

Thank Sarakay53
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine from Chicago flies into ABQ 2-4 times a year on business & asks me to choose a different place for a relaxing lunch or supper before he moves on to business. I chose BCH one Tuesday for lunch as I have...More

Thank Val-ABQ
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We are frequent diners at Barela's. It's simply the best New Mexican food in Albuquerque. On this visit, the special of the day was the Green chile cheese burger with fries. On a whim, I decided to have a try. The waitress said I would...More

Thank Carla J
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Great New Mexican food with the cicharones that are amazing. I recommend the red chile huevos rancheros are stellar!!

Thank Ray S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
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
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