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Gardunos Restaurant & Cantina

) #26 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007
+1 505-222-8766
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
06:00 - 22:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed our meal and conversation with Jenn T., the bartender. She was very attentive and just plain fun. We will probably go back just because of Jenn!! Thank you!

Thank Fiestanm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing margaritas. Good happy hour. Food was good, spicy! Colleagues liked this place also--glad it was within walking distance of hotel.

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband had lunch in the bar Jenn T. Was our bartender great service and atmosphere we were here for a convention love this place Hope to see her again great food love the spice

Thank lalafoster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with some friends on a Monday night and was optimistic when our very friendly waitress came out promptly to take our drink order. From there, the experience went downhill. We ordered some drinks and an appetizer. It took 30 minutes to get our...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner there last night and breakfast there this morning. The quality of the food, speed of preparation and service were quite good. I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant to anyone and I'm sure I'll be going there next time I'm in...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is inconsistent; sometimes good, sometimes not. Drinks are good and the wait staff is excellent!

Thank Nancysteveh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is presented as authentic Mexican cuisine & it does not disappoint. They had a really cute sign out front but unfortunately a garbage can obstructed taking a picture. It read "Don't drink the water--drink the margaritas instead". So I followed their advice. I...More

Thank Cheri W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of 3 locations in Albuquerque. I suppose because this one is inside Hotel Albuquerque, that explains the higher prices. Simple breakfast for three...57.00. They do offer reasonable Happy Hour prices in the bar, with a limited discounted menu. While staying at the Hotel Albuquerque,...More

1  Thank winwarddmarie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with neighbors - place was SLOW but service was fast and food good! Drinks at happy hour reasonable and delicious We had a great time

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to Gardunos several times and it has usually been good. This time we took some friends who were visiting from out of town. Big mistake. The service was terrible. Took over 45 minutes to get our order and then it was wrong. The food...More

Thank cbrsantafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007 (Formerly Garduno's at Old Town Restaurant & Cantina)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-222-8766
  • E-mail
Experience Albuquerque's finest Garduño's location. Enjoy authentic regional New Mexican and Mexican cuisine at this favorite restaurant and bar in the inviting hacienda-style interior or the lush outdoor garden patio. Garduño's serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers an extensive selection of tequila, wine, liqueurs, and world-class margaritas. Garduño's - Always a Fiesta!
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