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Flying Star Cafe - Rio Grande

4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
+1 505-344-6714
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

I paid $10 for a coffee and a piece of cake. I was expecting the cake to be mind blowing or at least large for the amount I paid for it. It was neither. It tasted a little on the stale side, and I wasn't...More

Thank deneesie25
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Not only did I wait forever for a called in order, I wasted $12 on a burger I couldn't eat. I ordered the veggie burger, and I got beef. I'm glad I noticed before eating as I refuse to eat meat and haven't for years....More

Thank jezzebelmona
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

This isn't our first time here. Normally, everything has been very good, which is why we've come back. However, we've also been noticing increasing missteps. For example, tonight, not a particularly busy night, we were in line 20 minutes before giving our order. There were...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Flying Star is one of those chains that is unfailingly good. We've been going to them since they were just Double Rainbow up on the NE side. I have yet to have a bad meal there, and that's been a loooong time. Their Rio Grande...More

1  Thank GeekNomad
Reviewed 25 December 2014

There are an amazing number of fantastic food options in the Albuquerque area, but we keep coming back to the Flying Star over and over again. So many great choices and we can see why they are consistently rated as having the best desserts in...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 22 December 2014

We grabbed a bite to eat for lunch here right after flying into Albuquerque... The service was quick and we really enjoyed eating out on the patio! The food was good and there was a lot of healthy options to choose from!

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I ordered the Athena salad; it was very disappointing. The greens were borderline wilted.Crunchy, creamy feta chunks looked like fried squares; they were overcooked. I ordered a Soy chicken patty. The flavor was o.k. but it was pretty dried out. The dressing was the best...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 17 December 2014

I love the location, the atmosphere, and the very helpful staff, but the food is like its pastries: real pretty to look at but not special in any way. I live VERY close to this place, it is dog-friendly (and I have 3 dogs), a...More

1  Thank NMCate
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Great desserts, and they've recently increased their vegetarian selections so we've begun dining there again.

Thank jedwardsdiamonds
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We stopped by after we had gone to Sandia Peak Tramway to see the sunset. I had a deconstructed chicken pot pie-wow, really rich flavor. My husband had a chicken salad with was good but nothing special. We did go back two day later for...More

Thank Lisa8610
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-344-6714
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