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HOly Cow

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Huning Highland Historic District
American, Bar
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700 Central Ave SE, 87102, Albuquerque, NM
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take my wife an 16 month old daughter to lunch...heard great things about holy cow...can't say the same...from the moment we walked in to paying the overpriced check an leaving..our burgers undercooked an sad...service had a "I don't want to be here attitude" really wanted to say great things about this restaurant but can not...will not be back...... More 

Thank jared7283
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had driven by many times when a friend insisted we finally stop in. Very casual cafe atmosphere (looks like used to be a Bobs Big Boy). Burgers are little on the expensive side but cooked to your liking and very fresh. Full complement of soft drinks and shakes. Little noisy around noon time but good food.

Thank Richard F
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The atmosphere here is awesome and the food doesn't disappoint! Highly recommended for any occassion (friends, family, date night). Loved the burger and fries I got! Even got a milkshake as well-BOMB!

Thank Steph R
Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went for a family dinner. Got there a little after 5 on a Saturday. They weren't very busy. The food was good, we all got burgers. We cut back on the side orders based on the waiters suggestion. The onion rings were definitely not enough for two people. The fries were more generous, but still not what I would... More 

Thank Brian O
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I there and it was the best green chile cheeseburger since I had one at San Antonio at the Buckhorn Burger several years ago.

Thank MJB323
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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153 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had been hearing about this place so tonight we went there and were not disappointed. We both had green chile cheeseburgers and they were excellent. The chile had a nice bite, so if you don't like spicy food, be careful. We love hot green chile, so it was a delight. We split an order of fries, which was a... More 

Thank grizz9
Redmond, WA, USA
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137 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were in town for the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and needed lunch on day one. This place was walking distance from our hotel and we dropped in for lunch. Had a salad, burger, sweet-potato fries and a great local brew. Entire lunch was great as was the service.

Thank DrKoob
Fort Worth, Texas
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149 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We found this place on google and went in the burgers were great!! We were there early so no music was playing but nice patio and good location for a trip down to the bars on central. I would go back and for sure it is worth the trip....

Thank texastravelgal54
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were at the balloon festival and found this place on line. Liked it so much we went back the second night. Fish and chips were amazing and great beer selection. Loved the music being played while there. Totally recommend this restaurant.

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My British husband - Fish & Chips critic to the MAX - says this place has the best fish and chips he's had since he left Britain 15 years ago!!! The full sized portion is gigantic and he ate every bit of it. We are here every day we were in town and were never disappointed! My favorite is the... More 

Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Central Ave SE, 87102, Albuquerque, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Huning Highland Historic District
  • Neighbourhood: Huning Highland Historic District
  • Phone Number: 505-242-2991
Not far from Hotel Parq Central

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