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Garcia's Kitchen

1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
+1 505-275-5812
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sopapillas” (29 reviews)
“red chile” (12 reviews)
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the original location of this local, family-owned and run chain, the atmosphere and service are congenial; and New Mexican specialties, such as stuffed sopapillas and blue corn enchiladas, figure prominently. At $7.75, the selection of special plates featured every weekday are a particular bargain....More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here a few years ago. Came back for dinner. Food was good. Service amazingly fast. No worries here!

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this location based on a recommendation for authentic New Mexican food. This location did not disappoint. The food was amazing and the service was beyond wonderful. My son ordered the green Chile with his food and it was too hot for him to...More

Thank Juneever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was good. The food was real good. A large variety on the menu. The food was served quickly and hot. Typical Mexican food. Not real fancy, but great food.

Thank Freyjabo1
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Sopapillas are amazing! As a Brit we had no idea what half the things on the menu were. The waitress was super friendly and explained everything, the food was amazing, large portions and very reasonably priced. Would recommend to everyone, we had a great meal...More

Thank Vic-anne
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

tasty Mexican breakfast. sopapilla is delicious. try it with honey! good coffee. good service. easy parking

Thank loraine01
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Best waitress! Excellent food, great prices. Wish we had found this restaurant sooner during our visit.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wanting something fast, we stopped by Garcia's Café. Not only was service excellent, but the food was much better than fast food. We were just stopping for a quick, small bite and had the tacos. They were delicious and hit the spot for my husband...More

Thank Penny37357
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Wonderful friendly service. Fantastic food from a menu with great variety and very friendly prices too. We can't wait to come back for more of this excellent Mexican/New Mexican tasty cuisine.

Thank Danjcksn
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

... for a small local chain never disappoints. The salsa is good, the chips are warm, and pretty much everything on the menu is good. The house specials are anything containing their outstanding carne adovada.

Thank David G
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Elida F
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Response from diverdownfbh | Reviewed this property |
Yes alcohol. When they were there 5pm was opening. You can't Go wrong
26 May 2015|
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Response from Radiantkd | Reviewed this property |
ok, all helpful data...:) My experience is that the one on Mountain is best. If you invited me to join you on Central or Juan Tabo, I would defer and ask you to meet me at Java Joes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1736 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1159
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-275-5812
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