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Trombino's Bistro Italiano

5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
+1 505-821-5974
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (22 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The pasta dishes were very good, did not care for the seasoning on the steak. Waitress forgot salad, went straight to entrees.

Thank Okla-Retired
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Italian food at reasonable prices. Friendly capable servers. We are usually a larger group and our service is excellent. Varied menu with lots of delicious choices.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our children chose Trombino's to celebrate their anniversary and what a good decision they made. The restaurant has all the old favorites (my husband devoured his spaghetti with marinara), lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, etc, but I especially enjoy the pasta with seafood. One in our party...More

Thank 610travelgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this restaurant by accident. We both love Italian food so we gave it a try. We will go back. Had a short wait for a Fri. nite. The restaurant was full but not too noisy, we had a great waiter and the food was...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite place we have taken other family members and are their new favorite place now you guys are consistently good wait staff very attentive and the cooks are excellent we enjoyed every time we come to you we will see you again...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In matters of taste, there can be no argument. I have visited this Albuquerque landmark establishment twice in the last month. Whenever I try out a restaurant to which I have never been, I order something relatively simple as a test. The first time there,...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early dinner with family and the place was packed on a Tuesday evening at 6:00. Wait staff was attentive and helpful in getting elderly parents settled in. We enjoyed Caesar salads to start, and Chianti to wash down excellent traditional dishes: lasagna, linguini and clams,...More

Thank f_leech
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Not much to look at from the outside , but once inside that all changes. Nice dining atmosphere with good service and food. Great menu selections and presentations.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We stayed overnight in Albuquerque and we all wanted Italian food. We checked out reviews and decided on Trombino's and very happy that we did!!! We knew as soon as we walked in we would love it- the aroma was wonderful. The bread and olive...More

Thank tlk2me
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Trombino's used to be the best Italian restaurant in Albuquerque.. Much has changed in visits over 20 years, my latest visit was very disappointing. Slow service, average tasting food, felt overcharged for the quality of food served. This was probably the last time I will...More

Thank Sharon L
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15 January 2015|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
They do have gluten free pasta options. Like most gluten free pasta, it is just okay. There are other menu items that are pasta and gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
3:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
    (Seagull Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Academy Road, adjacent to restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-821-5974
SERVING "MANGIA" & "ABBONDANZA" FOR OVER 36 YEARS! Welcome to Trombino's Bistro Italiano, since 1979 a long standing favorite among Albuquerqueans, business travelers and tourists alike. Our restaurant is an ideal location for dinner, or important client meetings. A comfortable Trattoria that has that inviting feeling of an Old Italian neighborhood! More than just a place to eat, but rather, a gathering place where you, your friends, family and business associates can slow down, enjoy a great meal and reconnect. A trip to Trombino's is as much about feeding memories as it is about feeding stomachs. Trombino's serves signature dishes of authentic Italian-American cuisine. Our menu is large and varied, offering a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish and memorable desserts, including these delectable choices... Gorgonzola Crusted New York Strip Steak, Veal Piccata, Veal Marsala, Chicken Caprini, Shrimp fra Diavolo, Fruitti di Mare & House-made Tiramisu Cake. The bar offers decadent Martinis, draft beer and an extensive wine list. Trombino's delivers food and hospitality in portions as generous as our commitment to dining.
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