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Padilla's Mexican Kitchen

1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
+1 505-262-0115
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (97 reviews)
“carne adovada” (21 reviews)
“red chili” (27 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Expect lots of noise, its not a small quiet restaurant! But the food is great, tasty and nice portions! Sopapillas best in town.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Demetrio146
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parking lot was crowded and so was the restaurant with only 2 open tables when we arrived at noon. My wife ordered the cheese enchilada which she said was tasty and not at all spicy, a good thing for her. I got a child relleno...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ggold113
Reviewed 9 November 2018

My son and I were driving from the East Coast to Phoenix. We decided to spend a night in Albuquerque and asked the hotel desk for a recommendation for authentic Mexican food. She suggested Padilla's and she hit the bull's eye. The food was delicious,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Thomas I S
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Did not enjoy. Chili Arellano was over cooked, batter too thick. Cheese enchiladas was only ok. Rice and beans not good. Only thing I enjoyed was guacamole tostado. Can not believe ranks #6.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Eating at Padilla’s is the epitome of Eating New Mexico cuisine Whether you order red or green you won’t be disappointed

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michele L
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great local family restaurant. Food is always great and consistent. Staff was friendly and helpful in recommending food. Great selection of food choices.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ski1233
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I've been going to this little neighborhood place for years and it's always a good experience. Family atmosphere, great food... REALLY great food. I've never had a bad meal. Service is always good and friendly. You might have to wait a few minutes for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Luanne S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Padilla's isn't a fancy place. It's comfortable, plain and frequented by locals. I ordered the enchilada dinner with pork and red sauce. Absolutely delicious flavor with the home made red sauce. My wife ordered the chili relleno with green sauce. The relleno was very good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank FLGAZ39
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

First off...CASH ONLY...located in a neighborhood, the restaurant is humble, no frills, and filled with locals. Great food and a wide variety of dishes. The best, did I say the BEST sopapillas in the city. Friendly staff. This is a must try if you are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TomD728
Reviewed 30 October 2018

this is an awesome restaurant serving home-cooked new mexican cuisine. one of my favorite restaurants of all time.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Odyssey64445214003
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2 April 2018|
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Response from MarkM473 | Reviewed this property |
There is no outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-262-0115
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