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Scarpas

5500 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3304
505-821-1885
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Ranked #261 of 1,511 restaurants in Albuquerque
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

If your looking for a great bowl of pasta (hard to find these days) try Scarpas. If you like spicy go for the Red Chili Cream Pasta. So good I have hard time ordering anythung else!!! The pizzas are all wood fired pizza and have very unique toppings like chicken enchilada and green chili cheeseburger along with traditional pepperoni. Many... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We loved our recent dinner at the Academy Road Scarpas. The service could not have been more attentive, helpful and responsive. I had the shrimp pasta and it was fresh and delicious. You don't want to miss the torte dessert! Laurie & Del from Fort Collins, CO

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Scarpas has become a favorite spot for my wife and I. Recently we had the opportunity to go to dinner with our daughter and her 2 girls as well. All were well pleased with their choices, including a nice selection of "kids" meals. I repeated an order of green chile chicken alfredo, which was marvelous as always. My wife selected... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

excellent to very good rating if not for our recent takeout experience. We have been regulars at the Academy location for over 10 years - always excellent, great service. It is our go-to for birthdays and Friday nights. This past Sunday (10/6) we called to order takeout for the football games on TV and ordered our favorite Roma salads (no... More

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Mission, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

While returning home from our vacation in the Denver/Boulder area, we spent the night in Albuquerque and decided to go to Scarpa's Pizza -- which we've enjoyed in the past, but had not eaten at in more than three years. We found that the menu had changed and now had many pizza offerings we were not familiar with. So we... More

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Albuquerque
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We go to Scarpas on Academy since it is so close to home. We have several favorites including the insalata pollo, arancia salad, wild mushroom pizza. They offer Cline Zin by the glass, is a very good value and has the best dessert I have ever had.

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Albuquerque
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15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Scarpas is a long time favorite in Albuquerque. The food is excellent and we've never had a disappointing meal. Service at the Montgomery location is excellent, even when we have a large party with little kids. Scarpas has two locations - the Academy location and Montgomery - both are the same company. I want to emphasize the quality of service... More

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Albuquerque New Mexico
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23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

I always order the same thing but when you find a good thing you just have to do it. Love the Southwest Chicken Salad. They truly know how to make a salad a main course. Their salads are huge! The pizza is perfect - generous portions. Service always good.

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Independence, Kansas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I had a veggie pizza here, and I thought it was wonderful. There were many different types of vegetables on the pizza, and it was delicious. I really think it's one of the best pizzas I've had. Looking forward to going back to ABQ to visit Scarpas again!

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Albuquerque, NM
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

I had a great salad here as did my friends. We each had different salads, each was praised for the flavor. The portions were quite large, so you won't go hungry eating a salad here. Service was pretty quick considering that the place was very full. (We had lunch there.) All at pretty reasonable price.

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