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Flying Star Cafe - Rio Grande

4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“buddha bowl” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
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Reviews (212)
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81 - 90 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 30 September 2014

I had breakfast yesterday at the Rio Grande location of Flying Star with a group of five women after a four mile walk of the shady acequias (irrigation ditches) in this rural area. We enjoyed eating outside in the ample patio under the cottonwood trees....More

Thank Delsey30
Reviewed 26 September 2014

I had lunch today at the Flying Star Rio Grande location in Albuquerque today. I've eaten at several of the Flying Star locations but not this one before today. The restaurant is very clean and comfortable with free wifi. I was meeting a friend for...More

Thank Suzi J
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Flying Star on Rio Grande is our "go to" spot in Albuquerque for a comfortable lunch. They have a good selection of burgers, sandwiches and other entrees , well prepared with fresh ingredients. There is ample seating inside or on their dog friendly patio.

Thank Kentgs
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

Let me start by saying I had no idea they only allowed 1 dog per family out on the patio and I had 3. Never did anyone say anything to me and I really really appreciated that as I was traveling solo. The food was...More

Thank Ana H
Reviewed 16 September 2014

First, let me say that overall I am not a big fan of places that have you wait in line to order and then have a spot for a tip. We really enjoyed my wife's order of french toast and that was the highlight of...More

Reviewed 10 August 2014

Oh my goodness they have some pretty amazing cakes and goodies ! great coffee and a very fresh menu ! A little on the pricey side but very good quality food !

Thank 138DM2014
Reviewed 23 July 2014

The set up is walk in and order from the counter. Good array of choices. They bring the food to you but you are on your own for refills on drinks. The outside patio looked inviting but wanted to skip the flies and the heat...More

Thank Granburytraveler
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The patio was very beautiful and we sat out and visited for some time. The food was fresh, delicious and very prompt. We shared the Bird Burger and a salad. Very generous portions, best to split something!

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We stopped in for a late night meal and this is a great little eatery and breakfast spot. The food offerings are varied with several healthy options.

Thank Esther H
Reviewed 6 July 2014

The Flying Star Cafes are all over Albuquerque and there is one in Santa Fe. This one has a very nice outdoor seating area with big trees. There is a very cool bookstore next to it.

Thank Karen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 5052551128
  • E-mail
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