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Joe's Pasta House

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3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
+1 505-892-3333
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: "Our Focus is on Quality Ingredients, Great Atmosphere & Personal...
"Our Focus is on Quality Ingredients, Great Atmosphere & Personal Service." Voted Best Italian Restaurant Albuquerque 2013, Best Pasta Albuquerque 2013 & Best Dessert: Tiramisu; as voted on in Albuquerque the Magazine, The Weekly Alibi & Best of Taste of Rio Rancho 2014! Serving Rio Rancho & Albuquerque, New Mexico area for over 14 years & reviewed as one of the Best Restaurants; Joe's Pasta House proudly shares with you the traditional Italian American cuisine created with immigration recipes taught to Joe while growing up in his grandmother's kitchen. Working in the family bakery, Joe also learned the pastry trade from his father; but his heart remained in grandma's kitchen. After reiceving culinary training in NYC; Joe started out in the restaurant business as dishwasher, then a cook while also serving & he worked his way up. Being experienced with working with several chefs, he started his first business with Dagwood's Restaurant following with Avanti's Pizzeria & Dakota's Catering. Kassie (KC), Joe's wife, started out as server in her teens, working her way up to food & beverage management by her early 20's; both in restaurants & catering. Together Joe & Kassie Guzzardi team up to serve you with over 50 years combined restaurant & catering experience. It is our joy & pleasure to serve you.
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    Very good
  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food & Joe's so welcoming!

We have been to Joe's many times & love it every time! Anything we've ordered has always been fabulous! My favorite: Lobster & shrimp ravioli…Amazing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
BeccaH2Os
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Romantic

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have been to Joe's many times & love it every time! Anything we've ordered has always been fabulous! My favorite: Lobster & shrimp ravioli…Amazing!

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

We are very happy to read that you have loved your dining experience with us every time & that you find Joe so welcoming. It is very important to us that you always feel welcomed in our restaurant, as you would our home (this is KC, Joe's wife). We will be sure to let our culinary staff know how much... More 

Anthem, Arizona, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We are summer visitors from Phoenix and this is our favorite restaurant in Rio Rancho. Their lasagna is delicious. My wife and I split a senior meal and they brought it out in two separate plate settings. Nice back room for evening meal for couples to visit.

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

Welcome to the coolness of the Albuquerque area summers; well compared to the Phoenix summers anyway. We really appreciate being one of your favorite restaurants here in Rio Rancho. Our lasagna is a family recipe & it means the world to us that you find it delicious. Split meals should always be brought out in two separate plate settings; my... More 

Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Owner Joe is ever present to make sure you are well cared for and happy with your Italian Food. We had Shrimp Scampi and Seafood Pasta. Both were excellent!! Had a nice Chianti Classico Wine that was reasonably priced. Very affordable and more of a neighborhood restaurant. The crowd is not sophisticated, but the food is consistently good in... More 

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

Joe is usually at our restaurant most of the time we are open (lunch & dinner - 7 days a week… I am his wife, KC, & proudly attest to his dedication to our family owned & operated restaurant). So glad to know you found our Shrimp Scampi & Seafood Pasta to be excellent. We do our best to provide... More 

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

One of the better Italian places in Rio Rancho, legit owner from NYC. Nice family friendly place also great place for a date night.

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

Thank you; we work hard to make our restaurant a comfortable place that is both family friendly & great for dates too. More 

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The food is great and very affordable. The buffet is very good as well. The service was awesome and all were very friendly. Probably could use a remodel (seating can be tight). Reminds me of the places my parents took us to when I was a kid. Maybe nostalgia is part of what keeps me coming back

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

We strive to provide the same quality & freshness of food to our guests as we do our family… and to serve it at a value that other restaurants seem to inflate prices for serving smaller portions for the same quality ingredients. Glad you enjoy our lunch buffet in addition to our extensive dinner menu (available for lunch & dinner).... More 

Albuquerque, Nm
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153 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I'd been meaning to go to Joe's Pasta House for several years but for whatever reason, I just didn't make it there. I finally remedied that situation, and much to my delight, it was just as good as I'd heard it was. The restaurant was quite busy on a weekday night, which is always a good thing. Our waitress was... More 

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

We are glad you made it to dine with us & to your delight! Do you remember your waitresses name? We would love to let her know you found her service excellent. Our traditional gnocchi use to be an occasional special dinner feature, but it was so popular we decided to add to our dinner menu. Our bread & our... More 

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Always our first choice when looking for a fantastic Italian dinner in the Albuquerque/Rio Rancho area. We've been there numerous times and are never disappointed with anything on the menu.

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

Thank you for making us your first choice when looking for a fantastic Italian dinner in the Albuquerque/Rio Rancho area & for sharing this incredible review of our restaurant. It makes us very happy to know you have dined with us numerous times & we have never disappointed you with anything on our menu. More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is one of our all-time favorites for Italian food! We have never had a mediocre, much less a bad meal here. Everything is great. From the bread to dessert, the selection is as good as the food. We often see people we know from around town and this is one of the finest restaurants in the area. This is... More 

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

One of your all-time favorites for Italian food when you have been worldwide is such an incredible compliment; thank you. We are thrilled to know you have never been served anything mediocre in our restaurant, being that almost everything from the bread to even a couple of the desserts are family recipes. Glad you enjoy the selection; it's not easy... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great, friendly service! Owner is very friendly and greets customers and welcomes them back. Food is awesome!!

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

We aim to please with out service & our food; thank you for letting us know we are hitting our mark with both great service & awesome food! More 

Parker
Level Contributor
37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We attended an 80th birthday party at Joe's last weekend. There were 50 people at the event. The service was excellent, the food really good. The waitresses were unobtrusive and very efficient. I would return to Joe's when in the area again without hesitation.

JoesPastaHouse, Owner at Joe's Pasta House, responded to this review

We are so honored to be able to serve an 80th birthday party for 50 people with food cooked to order & served in our private banquet room; and incredibly happy to read that you found our service excellent & food really good for this special occasion. We will be sure to let our staff know how much you appreciated... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Pasta House

Address: 3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
Phone Number: +1 505-892-3333
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: +1 505-892-3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Romantic

Description

"Our Focus is on Quality Ingredients, Great Atmosphere & Personal Service." Voted Best Italian Restaurant Albuquerque 2013, Best Pasta Albuquerque 2013 & Best Dessert: Tiramisu; as voted on in Albuquerque the Magazine, The Weekly Alibi & Best of Taste of Rio Rancho 2014! Serving Rio Rancho & Albuquerque, New Mexico area for over 14 years & reviewed as one of the Best Restaurants; Joe's Pasta House proudly shares with you the traditional Italian American cuisine created with immigration recipes taught to Joe while growing up in his grandmother's kitchen. Working in the family bakery, Joe also learned the pastry trade from his father; but his heart remained in grandma's kitchen. After reiceving culinary training in NYC; Joe started out in the restaurant business as dishwasher, then a cook while also serving & he worked his way up. Being experienced with working with several chefs, he started his first business with Dagwood's Restaurant following with Avanti's Pizzeria & Dakota's Catering. Kassie (KC), Joe's wife, started out as server in her teens, working her way up to food & beverage management by her early 20's; both in restaurants & catering. Together Joe & Kassie Guzzardi team up to serve you with over 50 years combined restaurant & catering experience. It is our joy & pleasure to serve you.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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