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Padilla's Mexican Kitchen

) #24 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $ Mexican,
1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
+1 505-262-0115
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern
1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My mom and I love the meat and bean stuffed sopailla smothered in green chile. love sopapillas. My husband loves red carne adovoda. we love that too. The only thing that we are not crazy about are the hard tortilla chips. but that is a...More

Thank Judith O
Reviewed 3 days ago

On the last evening of our road trip, we spent the night in Albuquerque. We had a taste for Mexican food and came across Padilla's. I don't what has happened to Mexican food in Tucson ( where we are from ) but the restaurants there...More

Thank Jimmy_V1951
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great place to go to in Albuquerque for old-school enchiladas and sopapillas. At heart, these are simple foods that too many places mess up by fancifying them. A good sopapilla is a square or triangle of puffed, fried bread. It isn't covered...More

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If for no other reason, visit Padilla's for the sopaipillas. If you don't know, a sopaipialla is a type of quick bread with a Spanish origin, but is unique to New Mexico in the United States. The ones here are about 6" square, pillowed shaped,...More

Thank Harry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Read all the Tripadvisor reviews and so planned a trip to Padilla's. Stopped in Thursday at about 5:30PM and the place was all ready buzzing with activity, but the wait time for a table was brief. When I'm are unsure of what to order, I...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Padilla's is probably my favorite place to get Mexican food in Albuquerque - I first ate here about 10 years ago and have been going ever since. It never disappoints. It is always busy, but the service has not suffered. Also, just for your information,...More

Thank Missjso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Padilla's has long been our favorite place to eat in Albuquerque. Nothing fancy, no credit cards, but excellent authentic Mexican food. My favorite is the #9, relleno, enchilada, beans & rice. My wife (and I) also think the carne adovada is always super lean. Oh...More

Thank Griff812
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My Family and I have been eating at this family owned and operated business for over 30 years. The food is traditional New Mexican, like your Grandmother is in their kitchen. The carne adovada is so good and the sopapillas are the best bar none...More

Thank MamaGina1
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The menu at this locally popular family owned restaurant has been underscored by their commitment to FRESH!! No canned beans here, and the bowl of red or green chili with beans is so delicious. It is SOUTHWEST SOUL FOOD at its finest. The staff are...More

Thank Rochelle A
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a strip mall and could easily be missed. The food is authentic and of the highest quality. Service is excellent. A word of caution...don't wait until noon...a long line formed while we were eating. This is a "don't miss" if...More

Thank keasterling2002
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Is alcohol served at this location
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Response from Sue K | Reviewed this property |
beer and wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 19:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-262-0115
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