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Tomato Cafe

5920 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2538
+1 505-821-9300
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (13 reviews)
“breadsticks” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
5920 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2538
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We ate here for the first time for lunch on Thursday. Friendly staff, very clean and good food. They have a small but good selection salad bar. The tomato soup was excellent. There is a pasta bar, and they had GREEN CHILI Alfredo sauce, yum....More

Thank rowtreeman
Reviewed 22 May 2017

First time eating here and I loved the service. Our waiter was very nice and came often to clear our table and made sure we had what we needed. The pizza was hot and pretty decent when it came out. The selection isn't huge but...More

Thank arkisteph
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We've been dining at the Tomato Cafe for years-since our kids were babies. The food is ALWAYS fresh. The staff is great and the owner Debra makes it a point to talk/visit with all the tables. The vegetarian posole is my favorite. Soooo good. And...More

Thank Carla J
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The food here is just ok, but the good part is it's a buffet so there is a choice that will make everyone happy. The pre-cooked pasta was a bit overcooked and soft, but the sauce was pretty good. They do not offer plain Italian...More

Thank 3RedDoxies
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Not only is this Restaurants serve excellent food with great customer service. They care about the community and the people they serve. Mgr. Deb went above and beyond making sure the Taos Rush Soccer Team was taken good care and family/friends had a fantastic gastronomical...More

Thank taosgranny
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A buffet with an open kitchen. Very friendly, clean and good quality food. The variety is some what limited. Especially the salad bar. Several types of pizza, pasta and similar items. Wine, italian sodas, ice cream cones. They donate unused food to food banks and...More

Thank mygarbagedump
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I can't imagine going out for fast food when you can pay just a little bit more and have a family-friendly buffet meal. Everyone gets what they want - pizza, pasta, salads, etc. I particularly enjoyed the salad bar, bread sticks and Pasole; although the...More

Thank expatrick
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The food at Tomato Cafe is by no means bad, it's just not very memorable. Offerings include serve-yourself pastas and a choice of sauces and small pizza slices. The sauces are fairly thin and a bit watery and all are rather bland (would not pass...More

1  Thank Travelin_Bear
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Tomato Cafe serves and buffet with salad, pizza and pasta. The food was good and plentiful, although the pizza choices are somewhat limited.

Thank jakh58
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We were traveling through and looking for a spot to get a non fast food lunch. This really delivered. We were greeted warmly and even being mid afternoon the buffet was fresh and delicious. The salad was far above your usual bagged salad, the past...More

Thank Jenimanon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5920 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2538
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-821-9300
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