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Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
+1 505-292-8877
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11:00 - 21:00
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Blue Springs, Missouri
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were hoping for great Mexican food on our visit to New Mexico, but this was not the place. The food was fine, typical of most Mexican food, a little on the spicy side. The tamales were not very good and were hard as a rock on the ends. The fajitas were a small portion, but were good. The puffy... More 

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Thank GypsySouls5
Waldorf, Maryland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent five days in Albuquerque on business and bounced around to all sorts of places recommended by co-workers. On my last night I visited Papa Filepe's and was totally impressed. Great food, a cold beer, and Luticia made some excellent recommendations. What a wonderful meal - traditional New Mexican style. My only regret is finding this place on Thursday... More 

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Thank WadeB330
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, Wade. Looking forward to your return. More 

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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just an average meal at a local restaurant with long history. I was expecting more, but have had better food and service at other dining option in the city.

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Thank Troon77
Denver, Colorado
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

What a disappointment. This place just ISN'T. The food isn't good - it was just meh. The atmosphere isn't quaint - plastic and tacky decorations abound. It isn't comfortable - our dessert was brought to the table when we were halfway through the entrees. It isn't attentive - we rarely saw our waiter and when we did, he was just... More 

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Thank BethCentennial
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

With deliciously unique recipes, and great service, this long time Albuquerque restaurant ought to be on everyone's top ten list of "go to" eateries. My first experience with Papa Felipe's, after 30+ years, was back when I was a teenager, and the memories came flooding back as I walked in the front door of this great place. At the recommendation... More 

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Thank Dangross9
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Welcome back! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went at a great time of day, decorations and ambience is good. Our waitress Dana was great, and hustled to take care of her customers. Food was brought to us fast, hot and very tasty. Prices were good. Will definitely go again.

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Thank Debbie1652
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

We love winning over first-timers! Thank you for trying us and for leaving a review. More 

n.m.
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great New Mexican restaurant. This was our first time and we will be back. Green Chile Carne Adovada! Wow! Everything had a home cooked feel. Great Chile! Great Good! Great Service! Loticia ! Great waitress!

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Thank ambientecorrales
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

when you enter this restaurant it's always a warm welcoming food is really good and tasty, staff are friendly never have a attitude,always a smile,i been in places where the staff is grouchy,scary.thanks to larry and his employees excellent customer relations .

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Thank grandbabies123
Edgewood, New Mexico
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Had a small meeting for lunch. Excellent friendly service, great Mexican/New Mexico food. Comfortable, not loud, will go back.

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Thank sfoxe
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Don't forget our lunch specials when you come back. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We appreciate it. More 

Albuquerque
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Not on my usual list of Mexican restaurants in ABQ, but really enjoyed it! Had steak and enchiladas. Steak was cooked perfect! Ordered both red and green chili. Both good but nothing special. Tasty rice was served with it. Bartender was friendly and attentive to everyone!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-292-8877
Description
Adobe style building outside. Flavor of New Mexico, southwest decor on the inside. We have been preparing each meal from scratch for 35 years. We use only the best and freshest ingredients, ensuring you will enjoy the best tasting dishes in Albuquerque.

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