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Mr. Powdrell's Barbeque House

5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
+1 505-345-8086
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Their ribs are fantastic. Their sides are fantastic (especially the deep fried mac & cheese which are like tater tots but full of gooey cheese).

Thank F6787MDelizabethl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delicious!! Had baby back ribs, potato salad and slaw. So tender, juicy, and great bbq sauce. This is a family run eating establishment that has been around 50 years. Ann is the chef and came to the table to thank us for coming. Had...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We drove up at 8:00 PM, closing time, and Mr. Powdrell's son kept the place open for us. Didn't just keep it open, he hung out with my kids and family, well after closing time, while his staff prepared us some great BBQ. We really...More

Thank humphrmi
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This family owned restaurant is the way bbq is done. Best potato salad, sweet tea, collard greens, turkey legs, mmmmm Say hi to Joe Powdrell.

Thank George P
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A friendly, comfortable environment, this place reminded me of visiting grandma. The staff was so welcoming, too! I shared a combo plate and extra sides with my hubby. It was delicious! We got to try a little bit of everything and loved, loved it! My...More

Thank Wndydwn
Reviewed 23 November 2016

If I could give 100 stars, I would. By far the best in the state and I have tried most of them. Had the BBQ chicken and BBQ brisket and your lips will kiss you later for it! For over 50 years this establishment has...More

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Mr. Powdrell's was recommended by our hotel. A 15 minute drive. the BBQ was astounding. The restaurant occupies and old home which is a really quaint setting. Service was good and the price was excellent. I had the small BBQ pork sandwich and wished I...More

Thank Raymond F. W
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious BBQ. Very kind and attentive wait staff. $25 for 2 people to eat. Takeout available from separate entrance. Easy to miss the parking...it is behind the restaurant. Would eat here again... The BBQ really hit the spot. Fries were also good and fresh. Location...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 21 April 2016

4/20/2016 Don't assume!! Always check your order!!! The 4th street location is error prone. I drove 25 miles round trip 2 times before I actually got the correct takeout order. :( Imagine my surprise when I got home the first time and had catfish in...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Service at this restaurant was good. The BBQ was adequate. I had the beef brisket and while tender, was over-smoked. The BBQ beans were tasteless and the potato salad left lots to be desired. Clean quite atmosphere. Being from the south, my review may be...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-345-8086
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