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El Patron

) #65 of 1,415 Restaurants in Albuquerque ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Spanish
10551 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111-3846
+1 505-275-0223
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sopapillas” (29 reviews)
“fish tacos” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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10551 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111-3846
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Reviews (223)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a large group on the patio to enjoy the music of Donahue and Grimes. This is a large, wonderful patio. The margaritas during Happy Hour are $5--que gangas!! Chips and salsa are complimentary. I didn't order any food, but it all looked good,...More

Thank suz55tbird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to try some New Mexico cuisine while in Albuquerque so we checked for recommendations online and found El Patron. As promised, we were given the option to try each of their chili sauces prior to ordering and that made a big difference in...More

Thank rickherman55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed dinner at this restaurant a few weeks ago. We were surprised at large menu selections offered and the prices were inline with other area restaurants, as well. Parking was easy too.

Thank Gerald K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was outstanding. We went kind of late and we were waiting for a friend of our who was coming with a dog. Our server took the orders and accommodated us and our friend. He even got a water dish for the dog. My...More

Thank Ines S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful restaurant looks much like a Mexican town square, it is very beautiful, and is quite large. There are more intimate areas in the restaurant, if that is what you are looking for. The food is extraordinary New Mexican cuisine, and I really hope...More

Thank CdnGoldy
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This place was packed on a Wednesday evening with live entertainment on the patio and inside the dining hall. We were seated pretty quick inside as the patio was totally full. This place is large. There is a good sized parking lot but it was...More

Thank 707clayg
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I enjoyed tacos and enchiladas from their lunch menu. The portions were large, plus they provide complimentary chips and salsa. We left with full stomachs. The service was fast and friendly. The prices were good. We'll try the margaritas on our next...More

Thank Signal_CPTs
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Great food and atmosphere. Patio in open in warm weather and is dog friendly. I often take and of my dogs and meet another dog lover for lunch on sunny Friday's. The Huevos Rancheros are outstanding.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Had a lovely evening with my wife & daughter at this fine New Mexican Restaurant & Cantina. The restaurant is like walking into an old Mexican Hacienda with high ceilings and colorful appointments. Service was efficient and the waitstaff was friendly. There were strolling musicians...More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Came in on a Friday afternoon & sat on the beautiful patio - excellent service and Negro Modelo on tap!!! Had the "trio" appetizer with drinks before dinner = great! Quite spicy and I loved it! Ordered Fajitas and they were way above expectations! Fresh,...More

Thank Fdelidude
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 10551 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111-3846
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-275-0223
  • E-mail
Very new restaurant. Moved into one of the closed Garduno's after they filed bankruptcy.
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