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The Greenside Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Cup $4.59
Bowl $6.59
Big Bowl $7.52
Periodically Changing Soup
Cup $4.59
Bowl $6.59
Big Bowl $7.52
Friday Only! Clam Chowder
Creamy, with bacon, vegetables and potato
homemade potato chips with green chile ranch
Green Chile Smothered Sweet Potato Fries
Crispy fried sweet potatoes smothered with our green chile sauce and a blend of cheddar and jack.
ranch $0.59
blue cheese dressing $0.59
Hot Wings
12 wings double breaded and tossed with our traditional louisiana style sauce
Add Slow Cooked Shredded Chicken Breast $2.75
Add shredded brisket $2.75
homemade white corn tortilla chips, topped with our own cheese sauce, pickled jalapeños, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, guacamole and salsa
Spinach And Artichoke Dip
fresh sauteed spinach and baby artichokes blended with parmesan cheese, served with pita wedges
Grilled bell peppers and onions with your choice of shredded chicken or shredded brisket, our blend of cheddar and jack cheeses, sour cream, guacamole and fresh salsa.
homemade salad dressings: green chile ranch, creamy blue cheese and mango vinaigrette
Substitute shredded brisket $1.95
Sloppy Taco Salad
our sloppy jay with mixed greens, bacony pinto beans, green chile ranch dressing, tomatoes and tortilla chips. topped, cheese, jalepenos, salsa, guacamole and sour cream
add Grilled Chicken $2.75
House Salad
Our house mixed lettuces garnished with tomato, carrot, broccoli, artichoke hearts, parmesan and crunchy almonds.
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Mixed greens, carrot and celery sticks, homemade blue cheese dressing and breaded chicken fingers tossed with our buffalo wing sauce.
Lost Valley Brisket Salad
Mixed greens and tomatoes tossed with green chile ranch dressing, beer battered onion rings, and our sloooooow cooked brisket.
Side Salad
Just mixed greens, tomato and carrot
10 oz ribeye steak, dredged in our homemade J-1 steak sauce, topped with a horseradish and fresh herb butter. Homemade mashed potatoes and fresh sautéed vegetables.
Beer Battered Fish & Chips
beer battered cod, fried and served with french fries, homemade tartar sauce and cole slaw
Chicken Artichoke
grilled chicken breast with an artichoke and goat cheese sauce. served with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Chicken Fried Steak
fresh cube steak, hand battered and fried. served with gravy, mashed potatoes and vegetables
Turquoise Trail Trout
fresh ruby red trout, sauteed and served with green chile butter, rice and vegetables
Homemade Mac And Cheese
homemade macaroni mixed with real cheddar cheese, green chile and slow cooked shredded chicken
ground black angus chuck blended with bacon, fresh herbs and vegetables. served with mashed potatoes and fresh sauteed vegetables
Add Chicken, Tofu Or Chipotle Marinated Beef $2.75
Peanut Noodles
udon noodles, tossed with our homemade peanut sauce and fresh sauteed vegetables
Spinach and Artichoke Ravioli
Ravioli stuffed with parmesan, ricotta, fresh herbs, spinach and artichoke. Tossed with a creamy white wine sauce, fresh tomatoes and parmesan.
Chicken Mole Enchiladas
Chicken breast, slow cooked and smothered with our homemade mole sauce. Stacked between white corn tortillas with crumbled Mexican Queso Fresca. Served with basmati and your choice of beans.
Burritos And Enchiladas
rolled in a flour tortilla or stacked between white corn tortillas with our blend of cheddar and jack cheeses. all plates served with basmati rice, your choice of bacon-y pinto beans or vegetarian black beans and of course, red or green chile. sub whole wheat tortilla $0.95
Add Tofu $1.95
Veggie Guacamole
fresh zucchini, bell peppers, onions and tomatoes served with fresh guacamole
Shredded Chicken
marinated in a mild blend of red chiles, slow cooked and delicately shredded by loving hands
Slooooow cooked beef brisket, shredded, and stacked between white corn tortillas with our blend of cheddar and jack cheeses. Served with basmati rice, your choice of bacon-y pinto beans or vegetarian black beans and red or green chile.
all sandwiches served with your choice of salad, french fries or homemade potato chips
Chicken Jalepeno Ranch Wrap
Crispy chicken fingers, tomato, lettuce, crumbled bacon, house pickled jalapeños and our green chile ranch. Wrapped up in a flour tortilla and served with your choice of side.
Sloppy Jay
black angus chuck, slow cooked in homemade bbq sauce and served on a hamburger bun
Bbq Meatloaf Sandwich
Slab of meatloaf on a hamburger bun, smothered with barbecue sauce and cheddar cheese. Topped with beer battered onion rings and served with your choice of side.
Sangre De Cristo
black forest ham, swiss cheese, house-roasted turkey, cheddar cheese and green chile layered on hawaiian bread, dipped in egg batter and grilled. served with raspberry chipotle dipping sauce
all burgers are 1/3 pound 100% angus chuck and are served with lettuce, tomato, pickle and your choice of salad, french fries or homemade potato chips
Try It Plain (jane)
a good starting point. delicious in its simplicity. who are we to judge if you don't want anything on your burger!
Each $0.5
Dress It Up
add cheddar, swiss, green chile, mushrooms or sliced onion
Each $0.95
Dress It Up More
add bacon, guacamole, blue cheese, homemade pickled jalapeños, zesty romesco, goat cheese, sloppy jay or fried egg
Sauce It Up
add j-1 sauce, bbq or hot wing sauce
Turquoise Trail Green Chile Cheese Burger
new mexico's original. cheddar cheese and chopped green chile atop our 1/3 pound angus chuck patty
Greenside Veggie Burger
Endamame blended with tahini, seared and topped with a fresh, chunky, salad of cucumber, tomato, red onion and queso fresca.
kids order any entree from this menu for $3.95
1/4 lb patty with fries or veggies
a scaled down version
tortilla with cheese
Sangre De Cristo
1/2 sandwich with cup of soup or salad
6 oz. grilled chicken breast with veggies and rice
5 oz. slab served with mashed potatoes and fresh sauteed vegetables
Mac And Peas
our homemade mac-n-cheese, tossed with baby peas
1/2 Fish And Chips
two pieces of beer battered cod with french fries, homemade tartar sauce and coleslaw. kid's portion is one piece of fish with fries, tartar sauce and coleslaw $3.95
Chicken Finger Plate
Breaded chicken tenderloin with fries
Chocolate Molten Cake
Chocolate Almond Butter Mousse Pie
graham cracker crust, dark chocolate ganache & almond butter dark chocolate mousse
Créme Brulee
Root Beer Float
Hand Packed Scoop $2.5
Hand Packed Pint $6.95
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Mixed Berry Cobbler
Mixed berry baked fresh and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
The Greenside Cafe is a casual counter service style restaurant 15 minutes east of Albuquerque, NM on the scenic Turquoise Trail Highway. We offer a wide selection of beers and wine and have one of the most scenic patios in the state. The Greenside Cafe is open for Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week and offers breakfast on Saturday and Sunday only.
$10 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the staff were a little slow and inattentive, the food, drinks and overall experience was fine. Not sure about the interesting ceiling decor and what it may look like at night, but will definitely come back next time in town as there are not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barnetjb123
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

I try to eat at this restaurant whenever I visit Albq. I am always impressed with the food and SERVICE! I travel to this area 1-2 x’s per year! Nice ambiance - comfortable - good food and reasonably priced! Here is picture of yummy huevos...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank susanbT6963HP
Reviewed November 22, 2018

Greenside makes their food from scratch. The restaurant has a casual relaxed atmosphere. The menu ranges from salads, comfort food to burgers. They have a full bar.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David J
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The greenside is a great place to both start and end a day of adventure in the hills outside abq. The breakfast burrito was huge, Christmas blend sauce for me every time. Good selection of local brews on tap cold and ready after your hike...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank matthewastauffer
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by with a group of 10 for dinner, no reservations. Seated right away, friendly staff. Casual tables and chairs put together for group. Good beer and wine selection. No hard liquor. Had a great wine margarita. Ordered the beef brisket enchiladas with both red...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mhsexauer
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The red chile is pretty good, they have nice gluten free choices. The chicken fried steak is the best on the planet. All the food is cooked and seasoned just right. The ice-cream is nearly magical, and although pricey, it is so full of pure...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sillywallydoggy
Reviewed October 17, 2018

The Greenside Cafe offers hearty food with gluten free and vegetarian options, and a pet friendly outdoor patio. The Cafe is a good choice if you are heading to or from the Sandia Crest Road. The interior is ski lodge casual with booths with large...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank IllyCoffeeDrinkers
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Hands down the best restaurant in the East Mountains. Food and service are consistently good. The price is very good - you get a lot of food for a very good price. The food is fresh and they have something for everyone. I believe they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EMGAL210
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Best spot in the East Mountains for a local beer and some great food that gets better and more creative each time we go.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LemonSniper
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It has a nice atmosphere but a little pricey for what you get. I was with some locals so don't think we got the service is all were from our of town

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank physiciansblend
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November 26, 2017|
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Response from pfols |
Thank you so much. Am trying this tonight.
September 13, 2017|
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Response from Sandi M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a patio but it has been cold and windy here so you might want to see if patio is open.
March 21, 2016|
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Response from Beverly L | Reviewed this property |
um.. i am not staff.. i just did a review. i'd go to the website.
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