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Trombino's Bistro Italiano

5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
+1 505-821-5974
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (23 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Trombino's is like stepping back into history, somewhere around the 1950's. Sadly, this is not a pleasant experience. It is physically run down, the seats are in sad need of repair or better yet replacement. The prices are not cheap yet there is no complimentary...More

Thank Frederick G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the sauteed tilapia, excellent. Trombinos is always consistent with food and great service. I have been patronizing Trombinos for many years,

Thank Marcia I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since Trombinos quit being open for lunch,we haven’t had as many opportunities to dine there. We happened to be in town on Saturday afternoon when they open at 3:00 pm so we stopped in for the excellent lasagna! We split a side salad and both...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One thing that we miss about living in Albuquerque is Trombino's! We had a wonderful dinner here last week...served by the vivacious "Valarie." She was cute, enthusiastic and an avowed food-lover. We both enjoyed salads; I had the chicken under a brick (delicious & moist)...More

Thank Sarakay53
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We were a large party of 11 people and the service was capable, friendly and prompt. The menu has very good selection and everyone of us enjoyed our dish. The restaurant was busy but not noisy. Nice seating areas. We enjoyed our dinner. Nice restaurant!

Thank raggarwal2015
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The pasta dishes were very good, did not care for the seasoning on the steak. Waitress forgot salad, went straight to entrees.

Thank Okla-Retired
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Wonderful Italian food at reasonable prices. Friendly capable servers. We are usually a larger group and our service is excellent. Varied menu with lots of delicious choices.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Our children chose Trombino's to celebrate their anniversary and what a good decision they made. The restaurant has all the old favorites (my husband devoured his spaghetti with marinara), lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, etc, but I especially enjoy the pasta with seafood. One in our party...More

Thank 610travelgal
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Found this restaurant by accident. We both love Italian food so we gave it a try. We will go back. Had a short wait for a Fri. nite. The restaurant was full but not too noisy, we had a great waiter and the food was...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite place we have taken other family members and are their new favorite place now you guys are consistently good wait staff very attentive and the cooks are excellent we enjoyed every time we come to you we will see you again...More

Thank Cheryl C
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14 January 2015|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
They do have gluten free pasta options. Like most gluten free pasta, it is just okay. There are other menu items that are pasta and gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
3:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
    (Seagull Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Academy Road, adjacent to restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-821-5974
SERVING "MANGIA" & "ABBONDANZA" FOR OVER 36 YEARS! Welcome to Trombino's Bistro Italiano, since 1979 a long standing favorite among Albuquerqueans, business travelers and tourists alike. Our restaurant is an ideal location for dinner, or important client meetings. A comfortable Trattoria that has that inviting feeling of an Old Italian neighborhood! More than just a place to eat, but rather, a gathering place where you, your friends, family and business associates can slow down, enjoy a great meal and reconnect. A trip to Trombino's is as much about feeding memories as it is about feeding stomachs. Trombino's serves signature dishes of authentic Italian-American cuisine. Our menu is large and varied, offering a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish and memorable desserts, including these delectable choices... Gorgonzola Crusted New York Strip Steak, Veal Piccata, Veal Marsala, Chicken Caprini, Shrimp fra Diavolo, Fruitti di Mare & House-made Tiramisu Cake. The bar offers decadent Martinis, draft beer and an extensive wine list. Trombino's delivers food and hospitality in portions as generous as our commitment to dining.
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