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El Bruno's Restaurante y Cantina

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8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
505-897-0444
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great New Mexican food

Went their for lunch. Even though they were remodeling and it was a little noisy, they food was great. I had the taco salad with fajita chicken. Will go there again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Sealy, Texas
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Sealy, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Went their for lunch. Even though they were remodeling and it was a little noisy, they food was great. I had the taco salad with fajita chicken. Will go there again.

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Portales, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This restaurant has the worst service. I ordered margarita that I never got. The manager had no concerns to fix the bad service we received. I can see why the waiter provided bad service. His boss practices even worse service. The management doesn't care if you have a concern as long as they get your money. We own a hotel... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We ate there for lunch and our server was James a friendly guy who was knowledgeable about the menu. We ate on the patio and really enjoyed our meal, so we came back to see James again for dinner. Will return on our next trip to Alb.

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Columbus, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

For some of the best food in Albuquerque, do yourself a favor and make your way to El Bruno's in Albuquerque or make the drive up to Cuba to the original site for a real treat! Pollo Con Pinos is my favorite and I have it each visit. I would easily drive an hour out of my way to eat... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This restaurant has the best Carne Adovada in Albuquerque. We eat there approximately once a week and the food is always great. My wife is very fond of the margaritas also. Only small complaint I would have is some servers don't always keep the iced tea full.

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ABQ
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We've been to El Bruno's in Cuba many times, and always enjoyed it. So were excited when this place opened. We first ate there no long after it had opened, and had vowed not to come back. Slow service, overpriced and moderate fare. But we came back about a week ago and are glad we did. First of all, the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went to El Bruno for lunch on Saturday for the very first time. I had breakfast burrito with red chili, my husband had beef enchilada. My burrito was huge with tasty red chili. I had to ask for more. Enchilada was nicely done. Their salsa had a good kick, not overly hot, love it. We will definitely come back... More 

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Georgetown, Colorado
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183 reviews 183 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I had one the $7.95 lunch specials and it couldn't have been more tasty. The seasoning was exceptional and I will return the next time I am visiting or on work assignment.

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Albuquerque
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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

11 of us went to El Bruno for dinner after going to Albuquerque Little Theater. I was looking forward to some good Mexican food. I ordered the Cubano Combination Plate as did 2 others. My one friend had the Tostado Plate and liked it. The burrito plate was proclaimed to be good. But those of us who had the combination... More 

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Driving to another restaurant and thought about giving this a try. Everyone was friendly and the tacos were great. Everyone at the table was happy with the food. Server was nice and attentive though he seemed a little new to it all. My one thing is the dining room on the north side is like some converted patio with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 505-897-0444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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