I make my own Chile so I don’t go out for New Mexican food that often. When I do and when people ask me where to go, I always list Barelas. I love it. The red Chile is outstanding. The ambiance and service is authentic...More
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This "coffee house" is a true New Mexican diner and dive. You are as likely to find the mayor as a neighbor. Despite former presidents having been here, it has remained a true diner with authentic local food. It closes at 2pm-ish Saturdays and is...More
We went for breakfast on Monday, July 3rd, and they were busy! It was seat yourself. We had to wait about 15-20 mins for someone to acknowledge us and then another 5 or so to take our order. But it was worth it. Great Huevos...More
Popular neighborhood diner/cafe. Inexpensive, but fabulous NM food. Didn't make it in for breakfast, did lunch twice. Friendly staff, good service. Just a 1/2 block from the Hispanic Cultural Center...catch them both!
This joint has been around for a while and feels like a neighborhood hangout when you enter. Nothing fancy, but for those looking for good old NM comfort food, this is your spot. It was seat yourself on a weekday and tables were plenty at...More
One of the most delicious breakfasts ever. We are headed back to Albuquerque this summer and can't wait to re-visit this "Coffee House." Barelas has a wide variety of breakfast foods that are extremely flavorful. I'm not a fan of very spicy food so I...More
Went during the weekday lunch rush, but our party of 6 was seated immediately. Our server was very pleasant, and took our orders quickly. Meals arrived in a timely manner, and everything was delicious. Being from out of state, I'm really glad we stopped in.
I can't believe I never reviewed this. We were talking about this longingly last week .The service, the carne adovada. Everything. Can't wait to go back. Believe me I live to go to New Mexico to eat and this is a top place on my...More