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The Cube

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1520 Cental Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
+1 505-243-0023
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Great Falls, Montana
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134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious BBQ! Great sides and they also have burgers, and different types of hot dogs. Not priced too high and they have homemade drinks as well.

Thank 1bombboy1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I'm aware that this place is one of the recommended eats off of 'Diners Drive-in's and Dives' although at the first time of going I had no idea - I was just looking for a place to eat near where I was staying at UNM. I ended up going about six times! I would recommend going for dinner rather than... More 

Thank Mack J
Levelland, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

4 of us went on a Saturday night. We had ribs, chicken, pork, and of course the trimmings. Every bit of the food was so tender and very tasty. Definitely will go back. Some of the best BBQ if ever had.

Thank Rwvest
Milanville, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was another great find in Albuquerque! It is a no frills restaurant but the food is fantastic and fresh. I highly recommend the mashed sweet potatoes but really everything we had was great. The only down side to the place was it lacks ventilation so it does get a little smoky in there. They also serve fresh organic tea.

Thank Tracie Z
Redondo Beach, California
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Some of the best burgers i've ever tasted! So huge and full of anything, at a cheap prize. Ratt 'n' Roll, baby!

1 Thank Craig G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The employees are really friendly and helpful. Being born and raised in Texas I've had my fair share of BBQ...and this place was not impressive. The meat seemed to be lacking flavor or a bad combination of seasoning with the meat. The portions were very small considering what I paid. Although, the sides I ordered were pretty good. But, nothing... More 

Thank Yazee85
Amarillo, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This I believe is our fourth visit, and still has not disappointed. Tried their tri-tip excellent. Just one thing, go early, they do run out of stuff.

Thank Nestor P
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We sought out this place after seeing it on a food network program. Well worth the price of admission so to speak. They do everything from scratch including Mac and cheese and their lemonade! Wonderful food all around, you really can't go wrong. The pork tenderloin was especially great and the sauce options at the table were perfect. This is... More 

Thank shilelaghflies
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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181 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

OK BBQ place on Central Ave near I25 and UNM. The interior is a bit run down. Many of the chairs had rips and tears in the cushion. The men's bathroom paper towel holder was broke and laying on the trash can - there were no other towels there. My pulled pork sandwich was good. I ordered from the counter... More 

Thank Kirk H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Saw The Cube after hearing about it. Being a southern gurl, I had to see if it was all it was cracked up to be. Answer...It was! Love the Brisket and the greens were to die for. Don't forget the peach cobbler as well. It is one of those places you just don't know about until you hear, large open... More 

Thank 75joyceh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Cental Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-243-0023

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