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“Great Food, Fun Times” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Farina

Farina
510 Central Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (Huning Highland Historic District)
+1 505-243-0130
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Ranked #11 of 1,398 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Pizza, Wine Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Huning Highland Historic District
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67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Great Food, Fun Times”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I always try to eat here when in town. It's a great place to relax with your buds at the end of the day. Try to get in for an early dinner. It gets louder as time goes by. Noise gets me. But it's difficult to find a good restaurant that is not going to be noisy. Funky, artsy, in the Nob Hill (must see) district, it gives you a slice of this neighborhood's ambience. Service is not too attentive. But if you are going to relax, you won't mind it too much. They could improve the service.
Homemade Ice Cream, artisan wines, always something new and different and farm to table food. I Love this place!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Farmers Branch, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great Pizza!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Fantastic pizza and salads! The margherita pizza with pepperonis and smoked green chili peppers was awesome!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great pizza and terrific salad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Great pizza and terrific salad. Portions were large, food was really fresh and tasty. Just went once as we were visiting from East Coast and looking for fresh, healthy food and pizza for the kids and this place fit the bill perfectly. Funky and fun. Food was fast and there was no wait or hassle as others have mentioned. A great experience. If we were in Albuquerque for more than one day we'd certainly go back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“What a rude man”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Great staff, great food but a HORRIBLY rude owner/host. He's the worst thing about this place. I've been a regular customer since they opened but I'm now having second thoughts about going back there thanks to this unpleasant little man. Had this been my first negative experience with him, I would let it go but tonight was the third time this month that I was greeted with such nastiness.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bellevue, WA
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189 reviews 189 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 94 cities Reviews in 94 cities
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
“Marvelous pizza with perfect crust”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Best pizza west of Connecticut or New York. We had the fungi and Martina pizzas. The thin crust was perfectly cooked -- just that true crisp bready taste with a hint of charred goodness on the bottom. Truly wonderful and served pretty quickly, too. Wish they'd open a branch in Seattle. I understand another one will be opening soon in the Albuquerque area

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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