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Lam's Chinese Restaurant

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2124 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1606
+1 505-247-9712
11:00 - 21:00
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Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have had a habit. I and my children have been taking ourselves to Lam's on Central by Old Town in Albuquerque for nigh on lo these many years, say nigh about lo 16 years steadily off and on. But less steadily (because I was married at the time) make that about 20 years. We keep going back. But why?... More 

Thank JorgeBorges
Lancaster, PA
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

The restaurant is clean and service is good. I think the food is just not that great. I ordered orange flavor shrimp. The serving seems generous, but it's mostly batter and the shrimp was a bit over done. The sauce tasted like it was from a jar, very sweet.

Thank standot
Chino Valley
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Food was ok but we have had much better in other restaurants Place is small and a little dingy. Owner very loud on phone most of the time we were there.

Thank KathyDav
Las Cruces
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

They only take cash or checks. Luckily I had a check with me. It is definitely a mom and pop type restaurant. Lam's is clean, small, and refreshingly peaceful. My daughter had beef lo mein and had a huge amount of leftovers. The egg rolls were hot, but according to her not the best she has had, but the fortune... More 

Thank Les P
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

...and mom did it all. The lady that seated us, brought us drinks and took our order apparently also cooked the meal. It was very good Chinese fare and fast service.

Thank robynrene
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We arrived to town late and hungry. It was ten minutes to closing. The owner let us in and entertained us with stories while the kitchen prepared a fresh and wonderful meal to go.

Thank Jean063
Torquay, Australia
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49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2014

I checked other reviews before eating at Lam's and cautiously took my wife there only to be pleasantly surprised. We experienced fast and efficient service and good sized meals that were full of fresh ingredients. The "Happy Family" is what we normally call a "combination" and was plump full of chicken, prawns, beef and pork along with a delicate (light)... More 

Thank Rob M
Grants, New Mexico
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

The food was.... OK at best. But I did eat it because I was starving. No wonder the last review was over a year ago! So where to start. First of they only take cash and checks. No credit cards. It seemed like all the people who were in here, were here trying it for their first time (like me).... More 

Thank Jessica V
Regina, Canada
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Another American-Chinese restaurant. Food is ok. As a chinese, I didn't like the food very much, but my husband said the food was ok.

Thank Xuelian W
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2012

Quality Chinese food. Not the nicest atmosphere but great prices and food.

Thank punkinbarbie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
03:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2124 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1606
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-247-9712

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