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Church Street Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$
West Old Town
Mexican, American
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2111 Church St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1408
505-247-8522
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 484
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    Very good
  • 155
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  • 86
    Poor
  • 47
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great ambiance

This restaurant is tucked away on a little street behind the church in Old Town Albuquerque. It's appearance on the outside is deceptive, it is much larger than it's exterior would suggest. It has been decorated in a pleasant southwestern style and was a pleasant respite from the summer heat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Mollie P
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Port Jervis, New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I really wanted to like this restaurant. It had fairly good reviews onTA and our hotel recommended it but it just did not measure up. On the plus side it was a very nice setting, especially on the back patio, the servers were pleasant, and it was reasonable. However, the food was ordinary. The enchiladas were bland and the sopapillas... More 

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new rochelle
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303 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

If you visit Albuquerque, you should visit Old Town, and if you visit Old Town, this is the best place to eat.We have been here quite a few times for lunch, and we have never been disappointed. The food is always well-prepared and the service is great. Be aware that the restaurant may look small from the outside. It isn't.... More 

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Port Jervis, New York
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is tucked away on a little street behind the church in Old Town Albuquerque. It's appearance on the outside is deceptive, it is much larger than it's exterior would suggest. It has been decorated in a pleasant southwestern style and was a pleasant respite from the summer heat. The food was good too.

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Long Island, New York
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Really good New Mexican Food but less than average service. Located in the heart of Old Town. Good Value.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

While we were shopping in WEEM's Gallery for a thank you gift for a friend, the lady helping us suggested we try this cafe for lunch. We were not disappointed! The food and service were excellent. It looks so small from the facade. don't let that fool you. It goes on forever inside and out to the back outdoor patio.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have been coming here for years. The staff is great and the food is wonderful. Lots of seating options including dining al fresco under the beautiful New Mexico skies. Definitely visit here!

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Tucson
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146 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The hotel staff recommended this restaurant in Old Town and we almost missed it, but there it was behind the church with a small door and a few picnic like tables outside. We walked in and there was a good size very pleasant restaurant with various rooms with a Spanish motif and menu. The food was great as were the... More 

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Albuquerque
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is definitely one of our go-to places in old Town. I love the old building, and the atmosphere.

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Golden, Colorado
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Grew up in Abq and we avoided Old Town and thought it was a tourist trap. Missed out on this one!!!! Will visit every trip and carne adobada was great! Free chips and salsa- soapapillas so not sure what folks are complaining about?!?!?! Great and attentive staff- fathers!!! See why it's a NM Magazine recommend every time. I'll be back!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Don't come in 30 minutes to closing. We got crumbled pieces for chips with salsa, nothing left At ALL for seconds. I wanted to show my adult sons what a great New Mexican restaurant was tucked away on Church Street just off Old Town Square. A poor experience. Very disappointing food and service. I've had better at Church Street Mexican... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2111 Church St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1408
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > West Old Town
  • Neighborhood: West Old Town
  • Phone Number: 505-247-8522

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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