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Mr Powdrell's Barbeque House

11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
+1 505-298-6766
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“catfish” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to Alb to take in a movie & eat. Used to go to powdrells a long time ago. I can see why they are still around. They have a very friendly staff & hospitable, including Mr. Powdrell himself. Got the catfish , it was...More

Thank 22robing
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Certainly a good find for traditional barbecue and related sides. The food was very good and the staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, don't be turned off by the building. THIS is BBQ, ladies & gents.... I had the ribs, chopped brisket, and smoked turkey. I must have been hungry 'cause I also had an order of wings that was so spicy they were evil....More

Thank btcvsolo
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I often find local BBQ places to be hidden gems, but this one was not my favorite. I did like the cornbread which seemed more like a pancake, and I liked the potato salad even though it tasted like it was store-bought. The baked beans...More

Thank L K
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is the place that I wanted to go on Mothers Day. I love the BBQ there and the service is great! Had a great time with my family😄

Thank redda398
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Very good as always the sauce is always good and has a kick. Ribs we a little fatty but still good. Hot links were spicy.

Thank yrbam
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best Barbecue in Albuquerque! ! I have never been disappointed in there food or service. There wait staff always has a smile on there faces.

Thank Abqtraveler1958
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The patriarch of the Powdrell family and his wife brought a secret Barbecue recipe to Albuquerque, and his family has kept his standards alive! The oak fired smoker produces perfect smoked entries, while catfish, turkey, and chicken are supplemented with a selection of sides including...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Catfish, brisket and salmon were all excellent. One thing to keep in mind, while the stay open latter, the don't serve dine in past 7:45pm

Thank dqdick
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

If you like salmon try the smoked salmon dinner. It was excellent. It was my first time eating here. You order at the counter and then your food is brought to you. The server was both friendly and helpful. I would definitely eat here again

Thank Carol R
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Hi! Do you guys cater?
26 May 2017|
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Response from Bob J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. The owner was talking to me about catering a military get together.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-298-6766
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