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Taco Sal

Mexican, Southwestern
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9621 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2216
+1 505-298-2210
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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167 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Definitely a diner atmosphere. Very good NM food and good value for the money. My husband had a pork enchilada with red sauce, very good. We asked for a taste of the spicy red sauce, it's very good and very spicy. It would be a bit much on it's own for me but I really enjoyed having a little on... More 

Thank Nancy O
Playa Coronado, Panama
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Read that this little hole in the wall had Albuquerque's best Taco and I must agree. The Chicken taco is absolutely the best I have ever had. In a strip center and looks like it has been there forever. Definitely not high class, but world class. All meals end with their incredible Sopasillas with honey. YUM

Thank CoffeeGuyz
Denver, Colorado
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Picked up Chile Rellenos plate to go. Best in town, super friendly service, quick take out. Sopas were amazing as well..yum!

Thank goodgoodtimes
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This was an iconic New Mexican restaurant in the past and was one of the best. The restaurant has change hands and all of the hot air balloon graphics have been removed from the walls. This is a simple restaurant and the new owners, about 10 years now, have mostly kept the old menu items and have done a good... More 

Thank R R
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Many changes in ownership over past 10 years. I have eaten here since mid-60's. Present owners producing great food with new expanded menu at a reasonable price. I recommend their tamals, tacos, and rellenos. I haven't found better sopapillas anywhere. Facility needs upgrading - showing its,age with 50 years of service--- basic diner which to me means real Mexican food.... More 

Thank Mike C
Edgewood, NM
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152 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This little hole in the wall is nothing fancy, but the food and service are outstanding! I think I have a new fave!

Thank newmexjags
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Canned green chile sauce. Took 20 minutes to get water and coffee and 40 more to get our food. I'm not really sure why, we were the only ones in the place. The waitress said she wasn't used to working the morning shift. Not a reason if you ask me. And there is no excuse for canned green chile. Period.

Thank MissAnnieThrope
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We found this restaurant because of Restaurant.com. We had just moved to Albuquerque and were looking for Mexican Food that matched the food in Las Cruces. At this point we did not know the difference between Mexican Food (from southern New Mexico) and New Mexican food (from northern New Mexico). While the food here was not totally what we were... More 

1 Thank Linda8067
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2014

When it was owned by that blond haired woman named Chris, it was great. It is awful now. They give you 10 chips and a small bowl of salsa. If you want more, you have to pay. I asked for a side of spanish rice. I got white rice with tomato sauce. I won't go here again. The food was... More 

Thank genier
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

I loved it because it the whole place had such character. The food was really spicy and tasted great. And the service was really good. I will be going back.

Thank Jon Olav N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9621 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2216
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-298-2210

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?