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Perea's Tijuana Bar

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4590 Corrales Rd, Corrales, NM 87048
(505) 898-2442
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of the most authentic, "real-deal", excellent New Mexico meal experiences in ABQ area

Lunch only -- NO DINNER served. Just good. Everything is good. It's a historic OLD OLD OLD adobe building (NOT all-spiffied-up), creating an authentic, relaxed, time-don't-matter atmosphere... home-cooked, made-to-order, fresh-ingredient grub which is TASTY and really (laughably) inexpensive. Quiet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lunch only -- NO DINNER served. Just good. Everything is good. It's a historic OLD OLD OLD adobe building (NOT all-spiffied-up), creating an authentic, relaxed, time-don't-matter atmosphere... home-cooked, made-to-order, fresh-ingredient grub which is TASTY and really (laughably) inexpensive. Quiet bar up front, with a couple of local fellas enjoying a mid-day beer and talking to the owner, John Perea. A... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My husband and I stopped in for lunch last Saturday at Perea's. We had passed it many times and thought it was just a watering hole. It is an historic adobe with all the charm you'd expect in "old New Mexico." The village of Corrales is loaded with charm and this spot is in keeping. The food was plentiful and... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is the Authentic, Home made, New Mexico food Restaurant. The building is an old adobe with historic marker and the food has been made by the family owners for generations. It has a full bar and the ambiance only found in 'The Real Deal'. In the heart of Historic Corrales, where I live ! Only open for Lunch but... More 

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Corrales, NM
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Recently a friend who likes New Mexican style food (sopapillas, green and red chili burritos etc.) invited me to join him at Perea's Bar. It is, like many of the places in Corrales, on the "funky" side but quite comfortable. We were there for lunch and my friend chose several small orders and I chose a burger. I am not... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The atmosphere in this historic adobe house is the best. Friendly people, fireplaces going on cold days, and authentic New Mexican food. Wonderful green chile cheeseburger - my favorite. Did I mention the amazing selection of beers? Everything a beer lover would want.

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Jupiter, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is as authentic Corrales as you can get. Perea's has been owned by the same family for several generations. When I arrive in town my friends meet me here for margaritas and authentic New Mexican food. We share a deluxe nacho and John, the current owner, just keeps bringing us food and drinks. There is a fireplace in the... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

food is great,clenliness is good,people are very polite,and interesting.Very old restaurant,was a vegetable stand or small food store.Know its a bar restaurant,with great service.

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Corrales, New Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

As most Corraleans will tell you, the best place for a Mexican food lunch in Corrales is Parea's. This is essentially a bar up front - an old style, wooden, neighborhood bar. The restaurant area is back behind it - a reasonable - not too large - room with a small patio area off of it. All this is set... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I'm in the 13th generation of a New Mexico family that has exacting expectations of New Mexican food and the traditions practiced in its preparation. Perea's is the rare restaurant that serves New Mexican food in the classic form. Their chile (red and green) is full-bodied and flavorful, their sopapillas have a nice light flake over the cooked dough and... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico, United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Still one of the best hole-in-wall old places in Corrales! Try a green chile cheeseburger for sure!!!

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Address: 4590 Corrales Rd, Corrales, NM 87048
Phone Number: (505) 898-2442
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Corrales
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 4590 Corrales Rd, Corrales, NM 87048
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Corrales
  • Phone Number: (505) 898-2442

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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