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Lindy's American Cafe

500 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3114
+1 505-242-2582
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Cafe
500 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3114
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Stopped in here for dinner, quite late on a cold November evening. Not many others eating - we may have been the last customers of the day. The food we ordered was served quickly and was very good. Our server was very friendly and the...More

Thank BunnyRoo
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

...that this really interesting, old, historic, not re-invented, Rt. 66 diner in downtown Albuquerque was a diamond in the rough. Alas, it is NOT! Although the building is cool; tin ceilings etc, the place was cold as jail cell. Completely boring, tasteless. The food was...More

Thank barrioonwheels
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I've past by the restaurant many times and stopped in for the first time this morning. I ordered bacon and eggs (hash browns too). My son got a club sandwich. Everything was very tasty. Complimentary blueberry muffins were given to us while we waited. The...More

Thank ClaimsMachine
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The food and service here are nothing to write home about. What makes the place interesting is the Route 66 history.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stopped for lunch before attending a play at the KiMo. What should have been easy selections to serve took 45 minutes while other patrons who ,came in after we did, ordered, were served and left. We waited and waited. The server was unapologetic. Once...More

Thank mytrulyitchyfoot
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Whether you want burgers, sandwiches or Mexican/New Mexican dishes in a casual, comfortable atmosphere (with no loud music or TV blaring) in downtown Albuquerque, this cafe is the spot to go. It has been around for a long time - for good reason. Their chili,...More

Thank MaryfromNM
Reviewed 21 January 2017

My wife and I had attended the Woman's March and stooped at Lindy's for a bite after we left. We ordered hamburgers and an order of fries. The hamburgers were great--almost more than either of us could finish. Next time we will skip the fries...More

Thank W M
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stopped in in the mid-afternoon after getting to town on a mid-day flight. This is about as laid back of a place as you can find. No one was in a hurry and service was inattentive. This wasn't a problem as I had nothing else...More

Thank worldmusician
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Visited midday and the service was terrible. There were only about 5 of us in the restaurant but the three employees huddled down at the end of the bar talking and messing with their phones. We sat at the bar and one employee walked past...More

Thank Rae K
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This Albuquerque institution was established in 1929 and has been providing continual service to the "mother road" Route 66...They serve breakfast anytime plus appetizers, classic dinners, burgers/sandwiches and Mexican dishes; They have a small Greek selection of the traditional megali salata, gyro, or souvlaki. Our...More

Thank Harry H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3114
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-242-2582
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