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Joe's Pasta House

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3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
+1 505-892-3333
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend took us here, during Balloon fiesta, and our visit around this area, very great food, a bit pricey, but worth it if you want to wine and dine..we would return

Thank Ken S
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While I normally go out to dinner with my sister-in-law or other family members, tonight I decided to dine alone. Sometimes, during past solo dining experiences, I have not had the best service - tonight was not one of them. My service was wonderful, down to the backup staff keeping water glass filled, table cleared. The food - I had... More 

Thank Diane F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants I've been to. Amazing ambiance, amazing food, and great wait staff for pretty reasonable prices. You will not leave here disappointed. Would recommend it to anyone looking for that high star restaurant feeling for very reasonable costs.

Thank Jon C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated 3 birthdays with friends and family here. Truly the best service we've had at any restaurant! The food was very, very good. Thank you for making this a special night for us all. Food ordered was lasagna, chicken picata, spaghetti, green chicken chili ravioli, chicken parmesan.

Thank kaykayKansas
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had calamari and crab cakes for appetizer, the special (butternut squash and duck confit), Fruitti de Mare, and Baked Cannoloni for dinner and Cannoloni for dessert. Everything that touched our mouths was aaaaaamazing! Service was also spectacular!

Thank Dalejenniferhagstrom
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to Joe's was totally awesome! Food was beyond great and service was impeccable! Menu choices are really good.

Thank Lee Ann S
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Fresh pasta, terrific sauce. the bread is to die for. I have never had a bad meal here, and the deserts are too good to describe. Really great and friendly place to eat.

Thank William M
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Best hometown restaurant in Rio Rancho. Not sure what authentic italian food should taste like however if it is anything close to this then consider yourself in Italy. This is the best tasting food in Rio Rancho. I have to say that they have the best red meat sauce I have ever ate. Not to mention the best service I... More 

Thank Top of the hill S
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The service and food was very good at this place I would highly recommend it whether it's for lunch or dinner can't beat the service and prices

Thank antMiami_Florida
New Mexico
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Joe is from New Jersey, he's the real deal and runs his restaurant like one of the family run restaurants back east. His food is fresh, sooooo tasty and it is our go to place for special occasions, TGIF meals, and just for comfort food. Prices are reasonable considering he orders things from back east for authenticity. Service is great,... More 

Thank jarmnm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $30
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2070
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: +1 505-892-3333
"Our Focus is on Quality Ingredients, Great Atmosphere & Personal Service." Voted Best Italian Restaurant Albuquerque 2013, Best Pasta Albuquerque 2013 & Best Dessert: Tiramisu; as voted on in Albuquerque the Magazine, The Weekly Alibi & Best of Taste of Rio Rancho 2014! Serving Rio Rancho & Albuquerque, New Mexico area for over 14 years & reviewed as one of the Best Restaurants; Joe's Pasta House proudly shares with you the traditional Italian American cuisine created with immigration recipes taught to Joe while growing up in his grandmother's kitchen. Working in the family bakery, Joe also learned the pastry trade from his father; but his heart remained in grandma's kitchen. After reiceving culinary training in NYC; Joe started out in the restaurant business as dishwasher, then a cook while also serving & he worked his way up. Being experienced with working with several chefs, he started his first business with Dagwood's Restaurant following with Avanti's Pizzeria & Dakota's Catering. Kassie (KC), Joe's wife, started out as server in her teens, working her way up to food & beverage management by her early 20's; both in restaurants & catering. Together Joe & Kassie Guzzardi team up to serve you with over 50 years combined restaurant & catering experience. It is our joy & pleasure to serve you.

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