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El Patio De Albuquerque

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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142 Harvard Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3521
+1 505-268-4245
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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147 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good cold beer... good veggie enchiladas with vegetarian green chile..good chile relleno..good chips and salsa ( but they do charge for them ) friendly service... beware those chile pequins are soooo Hot...phew... had me sweating a bit for sure... would certainly go back and get some green chile to go...

Thank srfyogi
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We started with agave margaritas - made with agave wine rather than tequila. They were smooth and nicely tart. The chicken enchiladas came with a green chili sauce and was very tasty. The carne adovada was tasty, but spicy enough that I was relieved that I hadn't ordered it for myself, but my son-in-law enjoyed it to the last bite.... More 

Thank Ansbi
Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a great time here. We were in town visiting for the balloon fiesta, and someone told us that if we wanted a taste of New Mexico, we should go to El Patio. It was billed as a hole in the wall, but hole in the wall it was not. The food was really great. I got the green chile... More 

Thank diana m
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

If you are looking for good New Mexican food in a good, casual setting, this is the place. I have eaten there numerous times, and I have never been disappointed. They have recently done some remodeling which also makes the experience even better. El Patio was my first experience with New Mexican food when I moved to ABQ, and I... More 

Thank Laurie L
Asheville, North Carolina
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I had a Spinach Enchilada that was very good. We all ordered the same thing and everyone agreed. Patio is dog friendly but no water was offered. Lighting makes it hard to read the menu. But would try again.

Thank MountainMe47
Bend, Oregon
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172 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Several visits over two years. Always attentive servers, great food & neat outside patio! We'll worth the wait!

Thank Fdelidude
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very cozy restaurant with very friendly staff. I live in California but I am an Albuquerque native. Each time I visit Albuquerque, I seek out the best sopapillas because you can't get sopapillas in California. I was so excited to taste that New Mexico red chili sauce poured over the best sopapillas I've had in years. OM... More 

Thank Jessica C
Bristol, Virginia
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Our dinner on the patio was accompanied by many chirping birds that we couldn't see in the trees above us. Our server was friendly and efficient, and quickly served up a margarita which was lovely after a hot afternoon sight-seeing. I had a chicken enchilada with green chili, pintos and potatoes. The green chili almost set this Virginia girl on... More 

Thank valibrn
Dallas, Texas
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great waitstaff, friendly and helpful. Patio had 2 trees and small tables with wall mural, and the acoustic guitar musician was talented, great and soothing after traveling. Got delicious Chile Rellenos with Sopapillas (sugarless but sweet) and they serve raw honey with them- yum. We also had crispy beef tacos that were seasoned well and their salsa is SPICY and... More 

Thank allimcfad
Glendale, Arizona
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went here for lunch with high hopes. disappointed had heard good things about this place and it was just mediocre. Should have gone to frontier right around the corner.

Thank Leonard C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Harvard Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3521
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-268-4245

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