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Chow's Asian Bistro

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10,000 Coors Bypass Blvd., Albuquerque, NM
505-899-6889
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:15 am - 9:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: THis restaurant is on your site but it is the Juan Tabo location which is...
THis restaurant is on your site but it is the Juan Tabo location which is now operating under another name. The name was never "Chinese Bistr" always "asian." Don't know what the mix-up is.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My husband and I have eaten at Chow's many times over the past several years and have recently found ourselves being less satisfied. The menu has pretty much stayed the same but with periodic new additions. Prices remain reasonable when compared to other Asian places that cater more to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
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new mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My wife and I occasionally eat here, and in the past the food as always been good. But today I came solo and tried a Chinese New Year special of short ribs. The meat was extremely tough, hard to cut, and even harder to chew. The short ribs were cut in a strange way also which made it hard to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have eaten here for dinner several times and it has been excellent. The coffee chicken was great as well as the service. I ate here at lunch this week and the food was as good as it was for dinner. Stopped for lunch while at mall. Service was very good.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

If you want Asian, it is worth a trip to find this. I like the food especially the shrimp and walnut dish.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My husband and I have eaten at Chow's many times over the past several years and have recently found ourselves being less satisfied. The menu has pretty much stayed the same but with periodic new additions. Prices remain reasonable when compared to other Asian places that cater more to the take-out crowd. The environment is comfortable and relatively quiet. Service... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Once worth stopping for, now amongst the better mall sit-downs. Pepper beef was cracked peppercorns, and beef. Used to dig it much here - now ho-hum. Fried rice is dull, brown rice is glum, rice noodles are unimpressive. Doubt the chef eats here anymore - the food court's just a stroll away in the mall. Supposed to have delivery.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My friend and I ended up at Cottonwood Mall at lunch time hungry. We did not want the mall court fast food...we asked a lady if there were other options and yes there was Chows...I know Chows in Santa Fe; this is run by their son Jason..inviting decor...cheerful service...we shared 3 appetizers..lettuce wrap...pot stickers...beef rolls...loved them...looking forward to having dinner... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch today at Chow's. Disappointing... The hot and sour soup was good. The salad reminded me of a type of Kimchi, with lots of raw onions. It was very unappetizing. The fried rice appeared to have frozen peas and carrots. The rice had no flavor at all, with the consistency of paste. It stuck to the roofs of... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We dined at Chow's, which is located in the Cottonwood Mall, on a weekday evening. We both ordered the house speciality "coffee rubbed chicken". Having dined there before we knew that the chef could "tone down" the spice to almost nothing which is the way we like it. Also, any vegetable on the menu can be added to the dish... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

When you live in an area that has a Chinese restaurant just about on every street, you'd think it would be difficult to select one on any day of the week. Not so for me. Chow's is "it", if you're looking for a not-the-run-of-the-mill menu and NOT a buffet loaded with pre-cooked food food. Chow's chef(s) prepare each dish for... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We have dined at Chow's numerous times, and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent, and it good quantities, the servers are very attentive, just an all around pleasant experience. You would never expect this at a restaurant in a mall!

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Additional Information about Chow's Asian Bistro

Address: 10,000 Coors Bypass Blvd., Albuquerque, NM
Phone Number: 505-899-6889
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:15 am - 9:30 am
Cuisine: Asian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10,000 Coors Bypass Blvd., Albuquerque, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 505-899-6889

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

THis restaurant is on your site but it is the Juan Tabo location which is now operating under another name. The name was never "Chinese Bistr" always "asian." Don't know what the mix-up is.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:15 am - 9:30 am

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