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Frontier Restaurant

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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
+1 505-266-0550
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05:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 01:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

During a recent recruiting visit to the University of New Mexico (UNM) one of my fellow recruiters (who is an UNM Alum) suggested that we try The Frontier Restaurant. It's an icon in Albuquerque! The place is jammed at lunch time but the set up and customer service folks are well equipped to handle the volume. The Frontier Cheeseburger is... More 

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Thank vthokie2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was an extra casual dining. Choices and variety are very good. Food was good. Staff was very young and a little stand offish.. They do have outside sitting. I would recommend.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Depending on time and day of the week, always full of college students and long time locals of all ages. The building has multiple rooms, takes up half the block, always busy and noisy. Don't let the line to order at the 10-12 station counter worry you, always moves way faster than you think. Good local, fast, inexpensive place for... More 

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Thank Gordon L
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Serves great New Mexican Food, as well as solid Mexican Food. No bad choices. I had the Vegetarian Burrito this time. Very filling,, comes with a flour tortilla which they make themselves. The people are always a great mix from students, to workers, military from the airbase, professionals, and everyone else.

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Thank Carrie P
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The green chili cheese burger is awesome. I also strongly recommend the Bonanza! Great place to visit if you are only in Albuquerque for 1 day.

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Thank Robert T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all, eating local is always best wherever you travel. Secondly this place is huge,great atmosphere and wonderful seating arrangements-making it cozy and best of all the place is clean. Greeted warmly, I learned about New Mexican food vs Mexican food and you will have to learn yourself. I got a bunch of things to try: burrito amd beans... More 

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Thank Matthew S
Merrillville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right across the street from UNM. Longs lines are possible but really move along quickly. Homemade tortillas make the best tacos and burritos. Fresh squeezed orange juice made on site is awesome. Do not leave without having a hot cinnamon roll.

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Thank Kimberly K
Murfreesboro
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here the 11/23/16. Hard find parking. Inside walls were fantastic with John Wayne pictures, props,all kinds pictures. Coffee was great. Tortilla soup pretty spices but OK. My son had a burger. Great. My taco salad lacked appeal. Atmosphere was worth it. Service was great

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San Antonito
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for awesome fresh Food and the green chile is on the warm side! Tortillas rock! Gotta try it and it's a locals favorite

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think I've ordered anything different, o, except that I've added a cinnamon roll...yummy. I'm fond of red chili, so I order mine with red and cheddar cheese. The chili is always consistent and is almost as good as my Mom made. Definitely suggest, and the cinnamon roll too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 01:00
Monday
05:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 01:00
Thursday
05:00 - 01:00
Friday
05:00 - 01:00
Saturday
05:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-266-0550

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