We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Geckos Bar & Tapas

3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
+1 505-262-1848
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
“nob hill” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub
$$ - $$$
3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (36)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First the bad: we where told 4 times "We will be right with you". That did not happen for a while. Somebody was busy punching data in the register instead of attending the customers. (-1 Star) The good: Margaritas, beer and food where good and...More

Thank crackerguyandgal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I would not have been so hungry I would have gone somewhere else. A good overall cleaning is in order. The menu's are dirty, the tables were sticky and the server couldn't care less about much. The menu says the 8 oz burger is...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We (family of 4 with 2 young teens) totally stumbled across this place after a long day of touring around Albuquerque. We were just looking for a quick bite, and found Geckos after driving around on Central for a bit. It turned out to be...More

Thank Seagulls34
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We googled best happy hour in Albuquerque and this place came up as a top pick. It's in a quirky neighborhood with a funky vibe - lots of people enjoying outdoor seating. Good selection of beverages, and food items. The tempura lobster tail was yummy,...More

Thank TravelWiseN0W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I wandered into the Gecko after exiting the horrible establishment next door when waiting 30 minutes for drink service. I saw outdoor seating and tables inside. I perched near the door. "How are the margaritas?" The spike-haired waitress responded, "Boozy!" It was a match made...More

Thank Aurora_Guy
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great for an afternoon of chilling in Nob Hill. Good for people watching. Inside is nice and cool, and the food is good. Happy hour starts at 4pm.

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had a drink there on a Saturday night. Sat at the bar, the place was filling up around 10:00pm. Service was efficient. The decor is not out of this world but they have tables and little booths. You can also sit outside when it's...More

Thank Laurence L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My friends and I decided to stop in for a quick beer and after three beers we finally left. The staff was attentive and very friendly. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone. We did have a couple of sandwiches which were huge.

Thank Luv2beonvacation
Reviewed 20 April 2016

From the minute you walk in, you feel welcome in this cool neighborhood bar in Nob Hill. I live nearby and it's my go-to place when I feel like having a good drink and a tasty bite surrounded by friendly people (where everybody knows your...More

Thank LisaLa0602
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The chocolate overdose pie was the best part. A lively, noisy place. Best seat is the bar so you can watch your food being prepared.

Thank hinhankola
Nearby Restaurants
Scalo Northern Italian Grill
405 reviews
.02 km away
Flying Star Cafe
188 reviews
.10 km away
Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza
227 reviews
.17 km away
Zacatecas Tacos + Tequila
201 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Max's Magic Theatre
141 reviews
.39 km away
Nob Hill
180 reviews
.13 km away
Spaceship House
36 reviews
.58 km away
Tractor Brewing Company
40 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Geckos Bar & Tapas staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 505-262-1848
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing