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Zacatecas Tacos + Tequila

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3423 Central Ave NE, Nob Hill, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1431
+1 505-255-8226
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Ridgefield
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Tacos and other entrees in a lively atmosphere on Central Ave. Friendly and helpful wait staff - especially Briana. We went twice during our stay in ABQ and enjoyed both meals. Neighborhood gem.

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Thank Joyce S
Portland, Oregon
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was attentive and based on the clientele you know you are with a bunch of college kids. But the menu was straight forward with tacos and enchiladas and some fish dishes. We got the guacamole, which was good and the thick, crispy chips were plentiful. I ordered four tacos: cod and squash. Both were good and the portions were... More 

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Thank Seniye
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Smackingly amazing tacos! Ample Tequila selection with impeccable service. Even on a night with many people the service was fast and quick

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Thank Delbert H
Oranjestad, Aruba
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food here is great! I love their crab cakes (yes, crab cakes in the desert)! Wonderful tacos and other Mexican food but the service tends to be slow and not very attentive. Very large selections of tequila if you're into that.

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Thank CrazyCatLady001
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wonderful choice of tacos (plus other foods) and drinks. The tacos are inventive, tasty and attractively served. The margaritas are GREAT, not watered down and made with real lime juice; also when served you are asked if you would like it sweeter or with more lime, etc. Plus it is a good price compared to inferior margaritas at a much... More 

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Thank xtra4
Pittsburg, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The tacos and drinks are great however, they are a little pricey. I always get the carne asada tacos which are about 15 dollars for 4 of them. They have a wide selection of margaritas and other drinks - my favorite is the ruby margarita! My only complaint is the service, I've been about 10 times and 7 out of... More 

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Thank ecloonan
Tsaile, AZ
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was the second time I've eaten here. Always get the tacos (so far) as they are very tasty and expertly prepared. The appetizers are also wonderful, as are the deserts. They have a huge selection of tequilas where you can make your own margarita, but I've found the "house margarita" is tasty enough for me. Wait staff is attentive... More 

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Thank Greg T
Taos
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I've been here on numerous occasions and loved it. Lots of energy, good drinks, great tacos, and attentive service.

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Thank chefdablame
Great Falls, Montana
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137 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere that is decorated nicely. They have multiple types of tequilas and margaritas that tasted awesome. The tacos were good as well, but avoid the carnitas because the meat was dry and not very tasty. The carne asada taco was bomb though.

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Thank 1bombboy1
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104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Been here 2x. I was hoping the greasy chips and salsa was a mistake the first time.. unfortunately it was not. Came here the second time to find the chips awfully greasy again. They are fried and taste and feel as if they've been soaked in oil. You can get a great drink drink and the food is tasty but... More 

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Thank Ashd0307

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3423 Central Ave NE, Nob Hill, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1431
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-255-8226
Description
Zacatecas is an authentic Mexican taqueria and tequila bar located in Nob Hill, Albuquerque created by Chef Mark Kiffin. Named for a region in central Mexico known for its classic, cross cultural blend of foods and recipes, Zacatecas offers a variety of soft tacos with fresh, organic ingredients and a Margarita bar featuring tequilas and beer exclusively from Mexico. Lunch and dinner menus include gourmet Mexican tacos (our shrimp tacos were featured on NM Style) served on warm Corn Tortillas, Tortas, Antojitos (appetizers), Postres (desserts), and classic Mexican specialties. Zacatecas also offers a bar menu featuring Signature Cocktails, South of the Border Specialties, Build-Your-Own Margaritas, Delicious Infusions, and an extensive selection of Tequila and Mezcal to compliment your dining experience. In addition to the food, part of the excitment at Zacatecas is the wide variety of events such as Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull decorating, and Tequila Dinners!

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