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Tim's Place - CLOSED

8050 Academy Rd NE Ste 101, Albuquerque, NM 87111-1103
+1 505-856-1005
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
18 Dec 2015
“very friendly owner and awesome restaurant”
15 Dec 2015
“Closing on December 20, 2015”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8050 Academy Rd NE Ste 101, Albuquerque, NM 87111-1103
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11 - 20 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2015

Went to this restaurant with my family for the first time and loved it! This was a fun restaurant, the atmosphere is fantastic the service was fantastic! love the owners quote, "if you can dream it you can do it", The food and the service...More

1  Thank Missdebbie2014
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Great place run by a great guy, Tim. Food is good, and the friendliness is unmatched. Great for singles, couples, families and everyone.

2  Thank NMTraveler48
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

The food is freshly prepared and plentiful. The atmosphere is bright and friendly, and Tim is always available for hugs (if you like that sort of thing).

1  Thank coreyjhen
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Unfortunately we missed out on our hug as Tim was not at the restaurant when we visited. The food was very good (we had breakfast). I liked the ambiance. Wait staff was very attentive and had great attitudes. I thought that $5 was a bit...More

Thank ChristineSF
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We saw Tim's story online and wanted to visit on our trip through Albuquerque. We arrived at 9am on a Wednesday and found plenty of room for seating. The staff was very friendly. Tim met us at the door when we arrived. Hugs for everyone....More

1  Thank Eric K
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Tim was actually the reason why I ended up visiting Albuquerque, and he was worth every single minute of my trip. We told him we had come all the way from Brazil to meet him and he ended up sitting at our table, so we...More

Thank Beatriz O
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Tim was in Los Angeles at the Special Olympics when we visited this terrific restaurant. This gives us an excuse to return for two hugs. Gladly, the staff was still outstanding even when Tim wasn't there. Treat yourself to a great dining experience and a...More

1  Thank pestpilot
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Went there the other day, after hearing a number of rave reviews. Was happy to learn about someplace new in the very 'whitebread' part of town, a place w/ some character. For my $ the food was uninspiring, the service offhandedly casual, and I felt...More

4  Thank MomoBobo
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We came to check it out. We are from Oregon. Tim is amazing, smart, sweet, and inspiring man. The food was terrific. Will be back when we go threw Albuquerque again.

Thank James & Deborah H
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were flying out of Albuquerque and, on impulse, decided to visit the restaurant. We had recently met Tim at the National Down syndrome Conference. We were surprised (and pleased) that the food was delicious; some of the best we had on our vacation...and very...More

Thank LynnD923
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8050 Academy Rd NE Ste 101, Albuquerque, NM 87111-1103
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-856-1005
Good food, comfortable environment and an inspiring story regarding the owner who has Down's
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