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Geckos Bar & Tapas

) #417 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Spanish
3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
+1 505-255-8781
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average33%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (3 reviews)
“nob hill” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Spanish, Pub
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3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
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Reviews (33)
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We googled best happy hour in Albuquerque and this place came up as a top pick. It's in a quirky neighborhood with a funky vibe - lots of people enjoying outdoor seating. Good selection of beverages, and food items. The tempura lobster tail was yummy,...More

Thank TravelWiseN0W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I wandered into the Gecko after exiting the horrible establishment next door when waiting 30 minutes for drink service. I saw outdoor seating and tables inside. I perched near the door. "How are the margaritas?" The spike-haired waitress responded, "Boozy!" It was a match made...More

Thank Aurora_Guy
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great for an afternoon of chilling in Nob Hill. Good for people watching. Inside is nice and cool, and the food is good. Happy hour starts at 4pm.

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had a drink there on a Saturday night. Sat at the bar, the place was filling up around 10:00pm. Service was efficient. The decor is not out of this world but they have tables and little booths. You can also sit outside when it's...More

Thank Laurence L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My friends and I decided to stop in for a quick beer and after three beers we finally left. The staff was attentive and very friendly. I would definitely recommend this place to everyone. We did have a couple of sandwiches which were huge.

Thank Luv2beonvacation
Reviewed 20 April 2016

From the minute you walk in, you feel welcome in this cool neighborhood bar in Nob Hill. I live nearby and it's my go-to place when I feel like having a good drink and a tasty bite surrounded by friendly people (where everybody knows your...More

Thank LisaLa0602
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The chocolate overdose pie was the best part. A lively, noisy place. Best seat is the bar so you can watch your food being prepared.

Thank hinhankola
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Found this place by wandering in the Nob Hill area. I tried the calamari, some soup and a tiger shrimp coctel (or something like that was the name) Nice prices but portions aren't that big. Laid back place, nice service.

Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

My husband was looking for a "gastropub" so we googled and this place came up. Decided to go for it and not do the usual chains. Upon walking in we were a little apprehensive noting more bar than restaurant feel. Only a few low booths...More

Thank Loonette30
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Be sure to add the green chile to the reuben, you won't be disappointed. The food is surprisingly good and their beer and spirits list is surprisingly comprehensive and affordable. The patio is a great spot to spend a summer afternoon.

Thank Maureen O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 505-255-8781
  • E-mail
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