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The Cube

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1520 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4409
+1 505-243-0023
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lights out BBQ, initially went because we saw it on Triple D and it was worth it. Every time we are in ABQ we go. We love the brisket and pulled pork and the variety of hot dogs is like no other. Delicious sides all made from scratch and incredible desserts. It is a bit Smokey at times due to... More 

Thank Marc C
Greenville, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband enjoyed the pulled pork with 2 sides of mashed potatoes and gravy, and the potato salad served with corn bread and a drink. I wanted to go meatless, so got the veggie meal which included 3 sides, corn bread, and a drink. My choices were mashed sweet potatoes, slaw, and green beans. Each had its own unique qualities... More 

Thank debbrandt72
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Went based on the reviews. The place is a bit dingy and there was no one there. They were very accommodating about my gluten allergy but the food was just ok. The point in which I was done was when I found paper in my sweet potatoes. Ew. The reviews that said it was awesome were misleading.

Thank Patricia W
San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

For a BBQ experience like none other, I would recommend The Cube in Albuquerque. When I was in Albuquerque there was a lot of construction on Central so we almost passed it. So use your GPS and turn when it tells you to turn. The only down side I could find from an allergy standpoint is that the dining room... More 

1 Thank wenrich2011
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I had the brisket with corn bread, coleslaw, Mac and cheese and my husband had a burger. All was very good. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Debbie495
Great Falls, Montana
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137 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious BBQ! Great sides and they also have burgers, and different types of hot dogs. Not priced too high and they have homemade drinks as well.

Thank 1bombboy1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I'm aware that this place is one of the recommended eats off of 'Diners Drive-in's and Dives' although at the first time of going I had no idea - I was just looking for a place to eat near where I was staying at UNM. I ended up going about six times! I would recommend going for dinner rather than... More 

Thank Mack J
Levelland, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

4 of us went on a Saturday night. We had ribs, chicken, pork, and of course the trimmings. Every bit of the food was so tender and very tasty. Definitely will go back. Some of the best BBQ if ever had.

Thank Rwvest
Milanville, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was another great find in Albuquerque! It is a no frills restaurant but the food is fantastic and fresh. I highly recommend the mashed sweet potatoes but really everything we had was great. The only down side to the place was it lacks ventilation so it does get a little smoky in there. They also serve fresh organic tea.

Thank Tracie Z
Redondo Beach, California
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Some of the best burgers i've ever tasted! So huge and full of anything, at a cheap prize. Ratt 'n' Roll, baby!

1 Thank Craig G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4409
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-243-0023

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?