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Monroe's Restaurant

1520 Lomas Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1255 (Downtown)
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Ranked #36 of 1,516 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $5
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Californian
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Dallas, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Using trip advisor found the place. When we walked in the wait staff was great showing us the different sauce they use. Must try the crane adovada on anything. When ever I am in town I will eat here.

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Tacoma, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Very casual, but the food is amazing. Fresh, full of flavor, and plenty of it. I had the chicken fajita quesadilla. Wow! Great way to have a fajita and a quesadilla together. My sister had the fish tacos filled with nice portions of fish and other wonderful flavors.

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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102 reviews 102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

While I am new to New Mexican style Mexican food, it was a treat to eat a healthy, reasonably proportioned, delicious, well presented and served meal. This is an anecdote to franchise-style greasy, cheesy, sour cream-laced, over-sized Americanized versions of Mexican food. My meal was tasty, authentic, and overall, just right. Service was prompt and courteous. There are several vegetarian... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were looking for stuffed sopapillas as several of our party love them. We were not disappointed by Monroe's. We sat in the lovely courtyard and enjoyed their wonderful chips and salsa, plus stuffed sopapillas, tacos, enchiladas, and chile relleno. All was so good as was the service. Also reasonably priced.

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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Had an extremely good experience at Monroe's on Lomas in Albuquerque. The food was excellent, the restaurant was spotless clean. But the highlight was the staff. I don't think I have ever had such good service. Your table is supported by all the staff, not just one waiter. So they make sure you know to ask anyone you see if... More

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Calgary, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were not disappointed. The waitress helped us decide on our food and even brought out some samplers to allow us to try the different chili's they offered. The food was delicious, the service was outstanding and we will return.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It was our last night in Albuquerque and our dear friend took us to Monroe's. He knew we couldn't go wrong! My husband had tamales and chimichangas and I had the chile rellenos platter. It was certainly NOT the prefab from the freezer kind! I could taste the freshly roasted Hatch green chili. Good menu, plenty of seating, a little... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went here because it was close to our hotel and came highly recommended from family. I had one chile relleno with green chile and one carne adovada enchilada with red chile. I was happy to be able to build my own platter. Both were very good. I decided against ordering a cup of posole but would like to try... More

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86 reviews 86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Monroe's is an Albuquerque favorite. The red chili is the best there is and is now sold in most grocery stores. We went there today because the "Chili Bowl" closed its downtown restaurant. The variety is excellent and they offer a large gluten free menu. The green chili cheese burger was excellent and so was the sopapilla burger with sweet... More

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our daughter had recommended Monroe's when she went through Albuquerque a few months before. My husband and I had the Indian tacos - his beef and mine chicken. The dish hit the spot for both of us as we had been driving all day and were tired. Not a fancy place, but very family-friendly and the service was wonderful!

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