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Itsa Italian Ice

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215 Phoenix Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-1350
+1 505-268-2560
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Sat 12:00 - 18:00
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

The food was good, but I thought it was too expensive for the amount that you got. I got 2 philly cheese steak's about 6" a piece and paid $16.00 This was not a combo thing either.

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Thank Jennifer S
ItsaItalian I, Owner at Itsa Italian Ice, responded to this review

Believe it or not we are the least expensive Philly in town, however we are the best. We use top quality black Angus beef we actually should charge more. More 

Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The green chili Philly is the go to my opinion. Don't be alarmed with the small coke and fry for the 12.00. I think it's well worth it on account of taste and portion size.. haven't tried anything else. Friendly service and local make this place a must.

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Thank agriego8037
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for an "authentic" Philly, this isn't the place for it, and I'll tell you why. For starters, their only choices for cheese are Swiss and Yellow American, two blasphemous choices for a true Philly. Their sub for whiz is nacho cheese--not the same but at least they try. Lastly, no Amoroso rolls. All that being said, it's... More 

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Thank Kevin R
ItsaItalian I, Owner at Itsa Italian Ice, responded to this review

Almost everyone from back east always tell us we're the best Philly they've ever had in Albuquerque a lot ever say ours are better than the Philly's back east, although you can't please everyone. More 

Albuquerque
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My kids are hooked on the Italian Ice and Green chili cheese fries here, and so am I! This place is a rejuvenated spot from the Itsa Ice on Lomas in the 90's, and we can't stay away!

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Thank Erin A
Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We have eaten here many, many times. We love the food and the Italian ice. Clean restaurant, cute atmosphere and incredibly friendly service. The owners care about their business, and provide a great experience. We always look forward to eating here.

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Thank Scott S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I just went there and had lunch. I had the green chile Philly oh my goodness that was the best philly I have ever eaten I would highly recommend it to everyone. People p are friendly place is very clean the food is amazing. I will be there again very soon

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Thank Estrella T
New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

One of these days I am going to order something other than the Green Chile Philly. I am hooked on it, it is so tasty. So until that day comes, it's the Philly for me. Oh, and don't forget the Italian Ices.

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Thank SWVagabond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Don't leave Albuquerque without a stop here, and a taste of their green chile philly! Made to order, so it takes a few minutes, but boy is it WELL worth it!

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Thank Mrsmason92
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Yes, very good sandwiches. Lived here all my life and didn't know of this place except their mobile ice truck, but man, my buddy turned me on to this place and great sandwiches and home cut fries. Apparently they have a monopoly with the type of beef they use in their sandwiches through their food wholesaler. Get the green chile... More 

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Thank blancaycoco
Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

Our family was visiting from the Pacific NW. We were taken to this smaller place that was known by the locals to have good philly cheese steak sandwiches. We ordered the green chili chese steak sandwich and found that it was not only good.... but AWESOME!! The staff was very friendly upon ordering, and actually came by the table to... More 

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Thank Jim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Saturday
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Phoenix Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-1350
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-268-2560

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