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Artichoke Cafe

424 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3518
+1 505-243-0200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (72 reviews)
“beef tenderloin” (16 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
424 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3518
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The AC has the answer to that riddle. We ordered hot tea and coffee. No spoons. They serve a generous amt of fries w/ the fish and chips. It took three tries and 30 mins to score some ketchup! By then the fries were cool....More

Thank MomoBobo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for my birthday and had a good time. The artichoke appetizer was really tasty. I enjoyed the different dipping sauces. I had the halibut for dinner and it the salad with it had lots of flavor. I liked how the halibut was...More

Thank purpletabby
Terry K, Owner at Artichoke Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate you taking the time to leave this review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Forget the reviews that whine and moan. The Artichoke was marvelous. The waitstaff was attentive, charming, and nearly telepathic. The steak tartare was gorgeous, and contrary to expectations, the scallops were tender and delicious. After a few days of Tex Mex, burgers, and other Route...More

Thank Michael M
Terry K, Manager at Artichoke Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed July 11, 2018

Had high expectations for the namesake artichoke appetizer. It was just an artichoke like everyone else's. The scallop entree was only good, there was no pizazz to it.

Thank SteveHereNow
Terry K, Manager at Artichoke Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're sorry that you had a less than stellar experience with us. We'd like a chance to make things right so please try us again!

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

It was a great place for a business lunch. Innovative food, great service, quiet atmosphere. I had the ravioli with mushroom, Swiss chard, cheese, and nuts. Perfect lunch size, not too heavy but very satisfying with a great blend of flavors. Other diners Had a...More

Thank Paige G
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten at Arthichoke twice this year and the meals were excellent. tonight I took three coworkers there and none of us were satisfied with our meals. one ordered the beef tenderloin with fries. he had to search for the tiny piece of beef...More

Thank Pat W
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t fault any aspect of the food, every dish was an absolute delight As others have said, it’s nice touch seeing tablecloths and napkins...and sums up this place perfectly...great standards And refreshing to find a restaurant that provides sensible portion sizes

Thank warobbo
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

If a restaurant goes to the trouble of serving lunch with real table linens, chance are pretty good they are paying attention to other details as well. I had a very nice salad and a perfect dessert. Decor here could stand a little updating but...More

1  Thank perromore
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We were driving by and saw that at 4:30 pm the restaurant was open, as an old favorite we stopped in. At that time of day only the small but charming bar area is open, with a small but pleasing aray of drinks and food....More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

This place is the perfect local restaurant if your staying at an airport hotel and don’t want to eat at your usual choices. It was $10 Uber ride from the Airport Marriott Courtyard and 10 times better than any of the national chains we passed...More

1  Thank Mike S
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Questions & Answers
Bruce H
November 6, 2015|
Response from articafe | Property representative |
Yes, our chefs are used to catering to dietary restrictions. I would suggest you make a note on your reservation, inform your waiter and he/she will let the kitchen know.
April 11, 2015|
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Response from articafe | Property representative |
While we don't have any vegan items on our menu our chefs can always create something special for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 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
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3518
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Huning Highland Historic District
  • Neighborhood: Huning Highland Historic District
  • Phone Number: +1 505-243-0200
  • E-mail
New American Fine Dining Restaurant in the Heart of Downtown Albuquerque Where Craft Cocktails Meet Creative Cuisine
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