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Gardunos Restaurant & Cantina

) #26 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007
+1 505-222-8766
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is outstanding. The best chimichanga I have ever had!!!! Staff friendly and right on top of things Breakfast was wonderful also!!

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Every time I'm in town I make sure to include a stop at Gardunos. Great NM food. I love the Santa Fe Blue Chicken Enchiladas smothered in green Chile!

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A large party of 14 enjoyed a delicious, relaxing, entertaining long meal at Gardunos Restaurant Cantina in the Hotel Albuquerque. Our server was Noble Metz. If you are lucky enough to have him for your server, you will not only have a delicious meal, you...More

Thank Knewknitter60
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Had a convention there recently and ended up at the bar in Gardunos. Luckily Jenn T. was on duty, she made an excellent margarita and had a great sense of humor as well, she made my night. Thanks Jenn!!

Thank gjavachip
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We don't usually like the Mexican food in New Mexico, since its so different from Texas, but Gardunos was very good. Our server was adorable and so friendly. Nice big place with good ambience.

Thank mccaskill2016
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

If you are a local you know that Gardunos was a great place to socialize, party and have a good drink. I used to be a regular for many years but no longer. I was very disappointed in the food and service. Still nice atmosphere...More

1  Thank Jodelkraut
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We are in Albuquerque for a wedding and are staying at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town. Our first afternoon here we ate at Gardunos Restaurant. The food was excellent but what made our visit special was our server Jacob Goodman. He answered all our questions...More

Thank SusanMiel
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I had the Beef Nachos, there was enough food for 3 or 4 people. It was delicious, even better are the cocktails. The drawback was the parking. There were 2 weddings and a graduation so it took 10 minutes to find a parking space. But...More

Thank Claudia A
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I do love NM spicy green chilis and the food here is very good. We both had the seafood enchalada, which was delicious. Hot chilis and melted cheese still let the seafood taste through. I do miss the green chili bisque they used to serve,...More

Thank Mary Ann W
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our meal and conversation with Jenn T., the bartender. She was very attentive and just plain fun. We will probably go back just because of Jenn!! Thank you!

Thank Fiestanm
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-2007 (Formerly Garduno's at Old Town Restaurant & Cantina)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-222-8766
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Experience Albuquerque's finest Garduño's location. Enjoy authentic regional New Mexican and Mexican cuisine at this favorite restaurant and bar in the inviting hacienda-style interior or the lush outdoor garden patio. Garduño's serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers an extensive selection of tequila, wine, liqueurs, and world-class margaritas. Garduño's - Always a Fiesta!
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