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Flying Star Cafe - Rio Grande

4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-6714
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Ranked #66 of 1,510 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Oh my goodness they have some pretty amazing cakes and goodies ! great coffee and a very fresh menu ! A little on the pricey side but very good quality food !

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Granbury, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The set up is walk in and order from the counter. Good array of choices. They bring the food to you but you are on your own for refills on drinks. The outside patio looked inviting but wanted to skip the flies and the heat of a July afternoon. There were some flies inside however. Rather pricey for the total... More

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Shiprock, New Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The patio was very beautiful and we sat out and visited for some time. The food was fresh, delicious and very prompt. We shared the Bird Burger and a salad. Very generous portions, best to split something!

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Canton, Connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stopped in for a late night meal and this is a great little eatery and breakfast spot. The food offerings are varied with several healthy options.

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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Flying Star Cafes are all over Albuquerque and there is one in Santa Fe. This one has a very nice outdoor seating area with big trees. There is a very cool bookstore next to it.

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Okeechobee, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Amazing locally grown ingredients. Very friendly staff. Delicious food and mango ice tea! Nice place to relax

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

dog friendly, great value and the breakfast burrito is huge, they know how to make a cafe au lait in a glass

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Tried the fish tacos on corn tortillas this time and the meal was perfect. Since dogs are allowed on the back patio, it's truly a family experience. Just don't go alone with your dog because you need to order inside, cafeteria style. Flying Star has never disappointed with the meals or hot chai. Great book store next door and other... More

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Durango, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was the quickest dinner place we could fine close to Los Poblanos. The food itself is so-so. I would recommend going just for the desserts. We had lovely bars and cookies.

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Albuquerque
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The food is good, but the prices for what you get are a bit steep. A salad shouldn't cost $14 when there isn't even meat on it.

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