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Guava Tree Cafe

118 Richmond Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-2126
+1 505-990-2599
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“yucca fries” (13 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (11 reviews)
“pernil” (7 reviews)
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Latin, Caribbean, Cafe, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
118 Richmond Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-2126
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just love it the place, nothing fancy but sure the place you will enjoy some time with friends and family.

Thank Carolina Z
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Great hidden gem, about 10-15ish minutes from the university. - Not a super fancy restaurant - The Pelotero was good, not amazing but definitely hit the spot. It comes with a homemade lemonade. - The homemade lemonade and yucca fries dipping sauce would a be...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed October 31, 2017

My husband read about this restaurant and I feel lucky I was with him for lunch today. Such great Latin flavors from a tiny and unique spot off Central Ave. Server was pleasant and made our experience even more authentic. Quick service, great flavors and...More

Thank trophy_wife56
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Great place , informal and the food has a great flavor, Cuban sandwich and pollito were great, prices very affordable

Thank mariov936
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

The food here is very good and authentic Cuban. The atmosphere even feels Cuban - lively music that wants to make you dance and no air conditioning but with fans spinning a breeze. Unfortunately the prices are higher than expected probably to pay for the...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed August 7, 2017

This place offer some amazing food with flavours from Latin America and the Caribbean. The Cubano Sandwich is the best! with House roasted pork and, swiss cheese and pickles and mustard. The Arepas are really good also.

Thank AndyLewsion79
Reviewed July 3, 2017

The food at the guava tree cafe was a good assault to my palate. It was very tasty! The beef was prepared in a way I had never seen before. I actually asked the Restaurant owner what it was when he handed me my plate....More

Thank ruzivo g
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

I'm from Miami Florida and can tell you they have authentic Cuban and Pernil sandwiches. Also the fried yuca and tostones are also awesome. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Hmh772
Reviewed May 26, 2017

My wife and I recently spent a day in Albuquerque to catch a flight home the next morning. We decided to try something local and ethnic for lunch. We happen to stumble on the Guava Tree Cafe. Wow, what a find. This may be one...More

Thank slc3271
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Guava Tree café specializes in Latin American (e. g., Cuban) sandwiches. They're really tasty. But it's a small, tight place -- so best to plan on eating outdoors or taking your order with you.

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $13
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Richmond Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-2126
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-990-2599
  • E-mail
A great little spot to taste authentic flavors of the Caribbean, Central and South America, made from scratch daily. Share, meet new people, and talk Spanish to the friendly staff. Take it home, call in from work, and come back. Repeat!
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