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2321 Carlisle NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 884-4000
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best brisket I've ever had

Interesting experience from the long line and wait to the presentation which is ...buy the meat by the pound and be given a couple of slices of white bread.but worth the wait Skip the barbecue sauce. or bring your own. Believe it or not the brisket can be eaten by itself!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
jfmd
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Gallup, New Mexico
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Gallup, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting experience from the long line and wait to the presentation which is ...buy the meat by the pound and be given a couple of slices of white bread.but worth the wait Skip the barbecue sauce. or bring your own. Believe it or not the brisket can be eaten by itself!!!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Food. was excellent. The sausage is delicious and the pork and brisket are really tender. We went through the line very quickly as the service is great. We tried the potato salad for the first time. It was great, and it usually isn't something I like, other than what I make myself. Compared to the fast food chains, this has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

O.M.G! On vacation from Illinois my boyfriend and gave this place a try. So glad we stopped. No frills but outstanding food. We had the the baby back ribs. Even though we full we kept eatting them. Potato salad was fresh and beans yummy. Eatting off wax paper added to the experience. The staff is very friendly. If you love... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

went with a group of friends and sampled a bit of everything the moist brisket beats out the lean brisket only because its so greasy and full of flavor my buddy preferred the lean variety because he claims its healthier (its brisket mate not tofu) the sausage links are tasty and snap when you bite in. the ribs are tender... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place is fantastic, but the meats are very chewy and the ribs are very fatty. I recommend the baked potato. That was the highlight of my meal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Awesome food great green Chilli stew can't go wrong with any item they have got to try there sauce the best briquette so good. U want smoked ribs it's here u won't. Be disappointed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food was really good and the service was nice. Awesome breakfast burritos the next morning. Hard to find parking but that is to be expected at a good BBQ place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Never make it to Albuquerque w/o at least one stop here. I had the pulled pork sandwich with beans, cole slaw and a beer. Casual atmosphere and friendly folks behind the counters.

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Gallup, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I had a half rack of baby back pork ribs with sides of coleslaw and beans. The sides were good, but those ribs were divine. They were smoky, with a bit of a roasted crust and an amazing, rich flavor. The sauce is good, but the ribs are amazing. This place tends to have quite a line, but it moves... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

When we entered the restaurant it was packed. Instead of giving your order to a server, you walk through a line but the line goes very quickly because there are so many registers to take your order. Once you give your order, you receive it immediately. The ribs were fall-off-the-bone tender and you have a choice of spice hot BBQ... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2321 Carlisle NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: (505) 884-4000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups

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