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Mr. Powdrell's Barbeque House

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5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
+1 505-345-8086
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Las Cruces
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

A friendly, comfortable environment, this place reminded me of visiting grandma. The staff was so welcoming, too! I shared a combo plate and extra sides with my hubby. It was delicious! We got to try a little bit of everything and loved, loved it! My favorite was the beef and hubby loved the chicken. We will definitely make a trip... More 

Thank Wndydwn
Corrales, New Mexico
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338 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

If I could give 100 stars, I would. By far the best in the state and I have tried most of them. Had the BBQ chicken and BBQ brisket and your lips will kiss you later for it! For over 50 years this establishment has been making Texas BBQ and they have it down to a science. Best kept secret... More 

Thank Mickey6448
Long Valley, NJ, United States
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Mr. Powdrell's was recommended by our hotel. A 15 minute drive. the BBQ was astounding. The restaurant occupies and old home which is a really quaint setting. Service was good and the price was excellent. I had the small BBQ pork sandwich and wished I had ordered the large.

Thank Raymond F. W
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious BBQ. Very kind and attentive wait staff. $25 for 2 people to eat. Takeout available from separate entrance. Easy to miss the parking...it is behind the restaurant. Would eat here again... The BBQ really hit the spot. Fries were also good and fresh. Location wasn't the greatest, but again, very good food.

Thank Sarah E
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

4/20/2016 Don't assume!! Always check your order!!! The 4th street location is error prone. I drove 25 miles round trip 2 times before I actually got the correct takeout order. :( Imagine my surprise when I got home the first time and had catfish in the bottom of my bag instead of the ribs I ordered. After calling the restaurant,... More 

Thank Angela C
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Service at this restaurant was good. The BBQ was adequate. I had the beef brisket and while tender, was over-smoked. The BBQ beans were tasteless and the potato salad left lots to be desired. Clean quite atmosphere. Being from the south, my review may be biased but we truly know how to make BBQ in the south.

1 Thank shauste
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The food is awesome. one part I really like is the restaurant is made up of several rooms which allows you to have quiet meal and allows you to have great conversation without so munch noise you have to shout to be heard.

Thank Guy C
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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216 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Very friendly place, Mr Powdrell's grandson showed us to our table and explained the history of the place. Our lunch was brought out quickly. Perfect BBQ smoke smell from my plate. My brisket sandwich was very tender and moist with just the right amount of smoky flavor. Overall the décor was a little dated but this one is in an... More 

Thank Kirk H
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

I go here every time I want some quality bbq. I usually get the bbq beef sandwich and my girlfriend gets the bbq chicken sandwich. There's so much more on the menu tho. Oh and their cobbler is amazing to for dessert ! This place is defined good for abq! They cater as well which is pretty cool!

1 Thank Gabriel G
Jersey City, NJ
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

The food was heaven I had the half slab of ribs macaroni and cheese and coleslaw the coleslaw was rich and creamy, delicious and the macaroni was cheeeeeesy!!! If I'm ever back in Albuquerque New Mexico I will definitely come back!!!!

Thank Davids_Queen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-345-8086

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