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El Norteno - CLOSED

4410 Wyoming Blvd NE, At the SE Corner With Montgomery, Albuquerque, NM 87111-3173
+1 505-508-4372
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
4 Jul 2015
“Monica is the best!”
20 Jun 2015
“Consistent and friendly”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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4410 Wyoming Blvd NE, At the SE Corner With Montgomery, Albuquerque, NM 87111-3173
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

I have been going to El Nortenõ for years! I HATE fish. Monica makes the best white fish! I usually visit twice a week, just to get my fix 😍 Everyone there is so friendly. Sadly, they closed their doors after 30 years. Thanks for...More

1  Thank singleton02
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We've been coming to El Norteno for years. The manage to mix a wide range of delicious menu choices with friendly service. Our favorites are the el Pastor and Barbacoa entries. This restaurant uses fresh ingredients and cooks from scratch. No pre-prepared, frozen entrees. If...More

1  Thank RolandFinn
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Chef Monica prepares wonderful marinated meats, fresh vegetables (calabacitas) with excellent service. The location is very convenient and easy to get in and out. The Pescado Norteno and the Cabrito are delicious. Every meal we have had there is wonderful. And Monica makes the best...More

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Went here tonight for the first time with my wife and her Service Dog. The food was incredible. We had the red snapper with Monterey cheese and green chile and it came with a tortilla, rice and beans. I normally don't like Mexican food (I...More

Thank kirkbstein
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Went to this quaint restaurant because of a groupon but I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food. It was portioned correctly and was fairly good. I went with three other people and we all ordered different dishes so that we could sample...More

Thank silkburke12
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This is not a restaurant, this is home cooked food in a commercial strip, the owner of the restaurant is Persian and the wife is Mexican, she is the kitchen captain and cooks from scratch, their barbacoa is scrumptuous, she also makes on of the...More

Thank Omar N
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Sometimes it can be challenging to find authentic Mexican food in this state. What a gem this place is! Authentic Mexican fare along with the typical New Mexican entrees. This place has been around for a while and changed locations a few times. The food...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Really excellent food here. We had the Cabrito Stew and Pork al Pastor. Both were excellent, but the Cabrito is really wonderful, and generally hard to find in most area Mexican restaurants. Service was very fast. Note that they have moved from their old location...More

Thank Bern666
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Whether you are passing through or live here, it's an awesome dining pleasure. I've been shaing their food from way back when their special was all you can eat fajita's to their comfortable restraunt today. Wonderful art and excellent fare at fair prices. They have...More

Thank hooligan666
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We wanted to eat good Mexican (not New Mexico) food before we left NM and were not disappointed. Inside the restaurant is not fancy and food was fantastic. We got the recommendation from a friend who lives in the area and met another couple who...More

Thank potterkd2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 20
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4410 Wyoming Blvd NE, At the SE Corner With Montgomery, Albuquerque, NM 87111-3173
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-508-4372
Closed until January 2009
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