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Cervantes Restaurant & Lounge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
5801 Gibson Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4833
+1 505-262-2253
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“carne adovada” (42 reviews)
“sopapillas” (60 reviews)
“red chili” (41 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5801 Gibson Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4833
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both tamales and enchiladas were wonderful. Service fast and friendly. Along with the margaritas and draft beer-modelo

Thank Gayle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waitress was perfect! Anticipating our needs. We ate there for dinner, started off with queso and chips, great... We all had a margarita of some sort, served perfectly! Our meals came out piping hot, I had the seafood enchilladas with green salsa and it...More

Thank TheBigOMD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried Cervantes on the recommendation of the desk clerk of our hotel. He was right, this place is awesome! This restaurant is warm and cozy and even has a lit fireplace. We loved the ambiance! Our server was SAM and she was excellent with...More

Thank MNM1011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I want to say I am glad I did. The employees all treated me with a warm infectious smile. The young lady whom took my order even help me decide what to order. I love the atmosphere and will definitely come back to visit. Btw,...More

Thank NYC9423
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Decided to try Cervantes for dinner. Parking around back is free and seems to be plentiful. Enter the restaurant from the back parking lot. We were seated immediately. Service was fast and pleasant. Lots of food choices on the menu. Tried the stuffed sopapillas and...More

Thank RetiredMilitary
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The place was Christmas deluxe.. Really pretty. Food. The chile rellenos, guacamole were awesome. The combo plate was a lot of great food, and the margaritas were superb!!

Thank James A
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This place was so decked out in Christmas decorations i thought it was the North Pole. It was beautiful really. I had the combination plate 2 and evening was outstanding. There was just the right amount of heat and the sauces were great.

Thank GRWLR51
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This local gem has been serving fantastic New Mexican cuisine for 30+ years. Always crowded, enjoy the large portions and great friendly service. Incredibly tasty meals. A very eclectic atmosphere. Get served.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This restaurant is a favorite as it is close to the VA Medical Center and to the hotel we stay in when visiting Albuquerque. The food is quite good and the atmosphere is quaint. My boyfriend and I usually get the combo plate#1 and share...More

Thank gpeace256
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We arrive during the heart of the lunch rush so our food took a little while longer but was worth the wait. I was very hungry so I ordered the combo platter #2, especially because it came with chili rellenos. It was delicious. The rice...More

1  Thank Scott H
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15 May 2015|
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Response from PO795 | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for the info. I didn't know that. Up until then I only had sopapillas as dessert!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5801 Gibson Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4833
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-262-2253
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