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All 1,533 Albuquerque Restaurants

Paul's Monterey Inn

1000 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5819
505-294-1461
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Ranked #396 of 1,533 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Price range: $0 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been coming to Paul's since I was a little kid (back before the crust had cooled) and I decided to take my girls here on a whim last night. So yes, the decor and ambiance are pretty hilarious. 1978 called and it wants its dining room back. In fact, I think I came here on a date in... More 

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Edgewood, New Mexico
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94 reviews 94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We had not been to Paul's in quite awhile and had heard mixed reviews from friends who also used to frequent this restaurant. We were very pleased tonite. Good service and great food. It was a Thursday night and they had a prime rib special for $17.95 (Monday-Thurs). My husband and I like rare and that's what we got. Great... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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126 reviews 126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

A colleague advised me to visit this place. He told me not to be turned off by the exterior or interior décor. The outside looks like an old Golden Skillet and the inside looks like a throw back 1970's joint. Most buildings like this have been turned into strip clubs. But anyway, the service was great. Loreen was an awesome... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

I tried it again...Eric Larson (owner) shame on you whoever you are! I thought I would try again. This time making a mistake of ordering the lobster. First with the salad, give me LETTUCE! Leave off your old cucumbers and canned olives, just give me fresh lettuce. I then decided to order lobster ($49.99). Big mistake...over cooked rubber...then they has... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Not only is their prime rib the best in town, but the sauteed mushrooms, and the shrimp cocktail are very good too. Been going to Paul's for over 35 years and never ate in the bar until V-Day. Great atmosphere.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Aloha all, Another attempt to try something new here in ABQ while on another business trip to town. Again, I went to the TripAdvisor stats and solicited a few local recommendations. Paul's came up as a good place for a great steak. Truthfully, I'm somewhat conflicted here between an "Average" and a "Very Good"' so I'll create my own rating... More 

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Moscow Mills, Missouri, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This is an old fashioned steak house, dark inside, but serious about quality food and service. Price is a little steep, but well worth it when it comes to the flavor and portions of the service.

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Minneapolis
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Come for the retro swank, return again and again for the truly good food at a great price. I have to preface this review by saying that I really, really know steakhouses, having worked in restaurant development for years. Paul's is not a Morton's or Capitol Grill, but then again, it's about a third of the price. And what do... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

This town is in need of good, high end restaurants. No, not chains....but then again I'm not sure people here would appreciate it or pay for it. I wanted a good prime rib and a friend said this is the place. The hostess said. " Only one, well we are really busy tonight"...okay, I'm by myself and they sit me... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Went to Paul's during the Holiday. We experienced the rudest and slowest server ever. When we sat in the bar at a booth, she walked by and rudely said "Might be with you in about 20 minutes." She was correct. When we finally got our drinks, they were totally wrong. A martini with olives arrived with a lemon twist. We... More 

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Additional Information about Paul's Monterey Inn

Address: 1000 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5819
Phone Number: 505-294-1461
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 80
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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