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Casa de Benavidez

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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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8032 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1011
505-898-3311
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Today
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Botanical Garden

We have eaten at Casa de... numerous times and have enjoyed each visit. The atmospheric restaurant has a pleasant bar and a beautiful lush patio with a small pond and plenty of shade trees. The weekday lunch special for $7.25 is a great deal which includes the main course, chips and salsa... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
jonstein
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

I would have to say in the past 5 & 1/2 months that i have been in the ABQ area this is the best New Mexican or any food that i have had. Fresh food, great service and wonderful atmosphere. Not cheap, but do they make great margaritas ! If you want a great night out this is my recommendation.... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We have eaten at Casa de... numerous times and have enjoyed each visit. The atmospheric restaurant has a pleasant bar and a beautiful lush patio with a small pond and plenty of shade trees. The weekday lunch special for $7.25 is a great deal which includes the main course, chips and salsa, sopapilla and ice tea. The carne adovada and... More 

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Cape May NJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Nice garden atmosphere, wonderful guitarist, good food, local craft beers, and probably the best ribs I ever ate in my life.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My husband and I had a lovely, quiet, long lunch here. The food was delicious, good and spicy- the way a good mexican restaurant should be. Our service was excellent and the next time we are in Albuquerque, we hope to swing by again.

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Wonder Lake, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

While in the land of enchantment you have to find the Chili style you like best. The debate will last long beyond a sunset. The best way to find your preference is to get your dish "christmas style" that is to say some green and some red. And this place has very nice red and green chili options to try.... More 

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

When people come to New Mexico, they should try authentic New Mexican food made with our unique green and red chile. This restaurant makes some of the best food to be found in northern New Mexico, and the Margaritas are wonderful. The selection is huge, there is live music on the weekends, and a beautiful outside patio is available in... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stopped in for dinner. Good margaritas, really good green chili. Atmosphere is very nice. Looking forward to the patio opening this spring. Friendly service. One of our favorite places for great New Mexico cooking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I can't lie the food was pretty good. Although for a gringo the red chili was a bit to hot.The sopa's were the best I have ever had and that was a problem cuz. Between ten dollars for kids lemonade and a dollar a piece extra for sopa's bill added up quickly.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

They accommodated our 3, excited grandchildren and 4 adults with gracious, humorous open arms. The red and green chile is exquisite. Chile Renos, Breakfast Burritos, children's chicken strip meals all prepared promptly, hot and delicious! The restaurant is a beautiful, Northern New Mexico treasure with gardens, fountains and Spanish Charm! Definitely our favorite.

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Arlington, TX
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Have a margarita out on their beautiful patio. Listen to the waterfall. Admire the plants. So nice. Food is OK but nothing special, but after a few margaritas who cares?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8032 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1011
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 505-898-3311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 17
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?