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Blake's Lotaburger

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1300 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4611
+1 505-255-5601
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South Pole
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great little burger joint in the middle of nowhere. Came here on the suggestion to get a giant burger packed with the green chili, and I was not disappointed. It had a great taste to it, an excellent kick of flavor yet still wasn't overwhelmingly spicy. I highly recommend it; "Lota Burger with Green Chili and Cheese". Throw in... More 

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Put in Bay, Ohio
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This was the worst excuse for a restaurant I have ever seen. Dirty. Thugs behind the counter, not a clean table anywhere and NO customers anywhere. We just walked out.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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235 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I came here for a quick dinner while in Albuquerque for work-related travel. I'd driven by it a few times, and honestly, I hadn't realized it was still in business--it's a real no frills-no thrills kind of place that never seems to have a crowd. At any rate, the cashier was nice enough and the food wasn't bad. It certainly... More 

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Thank Dez P
Georgetown, Texas
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Bit of a wait for the food, and there's limited inside seating at this location, but employees were friendly. Once we got our food (Lotaburger green chili cheeseburgers) OMG that burst of flavor on the first bite! Medium heat level that didn't overpower the flavor of the rest of the ingredients. Overall, worth the minor discomfort of the crowded dining... More 

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Thank leah1960
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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195 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Hubby's frequent choice in the Las Cruces area is Blake's because the green chile is always hot, sometimes very hot. Not the same at this location in ABQ. Burger was overcooked and the green chile was not very flavorful and not hot at all. And, what's up with the prison iron? Are the customers being protected from surly staff or... More 

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Thank MnM1112
Lake Tahoe, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Blake's Lotaburgers are all over Albuquerque and you must stop by at least once for a green chili lotaburger. It started over 40 years ago with one drive-in in Santa Fe and was simply called Lotaburger and were the most delicious burgers anywhere, with fresh hot green chili. Now that they're called "Blakes," the patties aren't as big and juicy... More 

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Thank Jeannette P
Pinellas County, FL
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2013

It's been years since I've been in NM, and Blakes on San Mateo was my first stop for a meal once I landed in ABQ. At first, my daughter was skeptical, but after eating her first ITSABURGER, she was hooked! Thanks for such a great meal!

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Thank BeachRunner5
Santa Paula, California
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180 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2008

I have been eating Blake's Lotaburgers for many years (not that many burgers per year, but 4-6 a year for 50 years is still a lot!). I like them. This review is for almost any Lotaburger restaurant. This fast food chain is throughout New Mexico, but it is only in NM. They begin cooking the burger only after it is... More 

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Thank lobo59
Hermiston, Oregon
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303 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2008

Never tried a lotaburger before ! Pretty good burger , with green chile on it! Had to stop and eat one!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4611
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-255-5601

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?