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Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
+1 505-292-8877
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sopapillas” (32 reviews)
“enchiladas” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the posole. Very good. Great food. Great service. Our waitress Katie, went above and betond to make sure we were very well taken care of.

1  Thank Teri T
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for mentioning your server. Our staff works hard and kind words go a long way. We're very happy Katie took good care of you! We will pass along your review.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Definitely wanted to have some Mexican food while in Albuquerque so we tried Papa Felipe's. I'm a little picky about my Mexican food, but I can say that this was pretty good. Margarita's were great. Be warned that the green chili is very "hot" but...More

Thank Sandy N
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I was in town to rent out my townhouse and do some repairs so stayed with friends. The three of us dined at Papa Felipe's and, as usual, had an excellent meal. I have written a review or two previously on this place and am...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My husband had a combo plate with a chili relleno (sp?) and had me try it. It was the best one we had tried on this week long trip through New Mexico. The kitchen did mix up our enchilladas (I was supposed to have the...More

Thank eleanorl671
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Food was reasonably good. Problem if you have dairy allergy - chicken marinaded with butter and salsa, guacamole mixed withe sour cream!! Had beef sopillia minus sour cream cheese & guacamole, so asked about slices of avocado which was no bother but waiteress didn't inform...More

Thank Rgbox
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

We're sorry you did not enjoy your experience. However, the servers are not responsible for food costs. Tips play a large part in how these men and women make their living. There were several options available to you other than "adjusting" you bill via the...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Wonderful Mexican food and friendly staff that went over the top to please us as foreign visitors. We had an amazing experience and were treated to desert for no charge as a sample of a "real" Mexican dish Was definitely one of the highlight places...More

Thank BirthdayBloke
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for stopping in, BirthdayBloke. We're glad we were able to be a part of your adventure!

Reviewed 26 August 2017

We had dinner here on a Friday night. We were greeted and seated right away. Our server appeared right away and asked if she could bring us drinks. We were undecided, and she could see this right away, so she said she'd bring waters. Chips...More

1  Thank Tolvanera
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your review, Tolvanera. We always love hearing that our food and service were "wonderful." We're glad you both enjoyed your meals and chile choices. We get our chile fresh from the field -- so sometimes it CAN be hot! We hope to...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

How difficult is it to make huevos rancheros? Over medium should not be hard as a rock! Ok let's try it again. 2nd order was not much better. The other people I were with had already finished their lunch. Will not be going back.More

Thank nmcrusin
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear NMCrusin, We're sorry you had problems with your meals! Would you please contact us so we can correct the situation. You can email the owner directly at rudy@papafelipes.com. (So we can verify your identity, please note your dine date and other items on your...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My husband and I recently stopped here on our road trip across country and it became our favorite meal of the trip. Staff was extremely accommodating, friendly, and generous. We both ordered Navajo Tacos and were not disappointed. Very delicious, generous portions - I could...More

Thank architectsarah
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had the whole back room for our daughters' baby shower totaling about 40 persons. The food was delicious and the service provided by Ammee and Luticia was excellent! This is a great place for a large gathering and they let us decorate how we...More

Thank D4590NDkarenr
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We're glad our meeting room worked for your daughter's shower. Thank you for your comments on our servers, and thank you for choosing Papa Felipe's.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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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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