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2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
+1 505-884-4000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (168 reviews)
“creamed corn” (47 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow!! Great food. If you want some absolutely delicious BBQ...this is your place. They have a wide selection, and they all taste great. If you aren't sure, ask for a recommendation. You will not be disappointed!

Thank RML1672
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is really helpful and friendly in helping you know portion sizes in terms of pounds of meat for x number of people. It's good barbecue and the line moves fairly quickly, so there's not a long wait.

Thank Thompsonian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Rudy's on our road trip and enjoyed every second! The staff was very helpful in helping us make selections, and the food was incredible. I highly recommend the pulled pork, brisket, creamed corn, new potatoes, and cobbler. We had plenty of food...More

Thank B R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on the road on vacation & getting close to our motel around 8pm & decided to stop for dinner before checking in. We saw Rudys & a Hamburger place across from our motel & picked Rudy's. We had been one in Amarillo several...More

Thank pldincarolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rudy's is probably the best BBQ in town and worth the wait at lunch. However, if you are going to order ahead to pick up, I would caution that what you get is not as good as what you get waiting in line. It seems...More

Thank cbrsantafe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Rudy's twice while in town on vacation. We love to try local places and this one didn't disappoint. Lots of options, friendly staff and fun atmosphere.

Thank Lanette W
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Rudys was at the top of the street our hotel was on. We wandered up the hill and were amazed how crowded the place was on a Thursday night. The crowd looked very local and that usually is a very good sign! It took about...More

1  Thank Stan K
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my dining experience at Rudy's. Both the pulled pork and spicy sausages were delicious. I definitely recommend this place if you are in the mood for BBQ.

Thank sammcdaniel1
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I'm from TX and have enjoyed excellent BBQ at various places. Rudy's is up there among the best! You stand in line and order (if you're getting beer or other beverages, you tell them when you check out and then take your receipt to the...More

Thank Clare46408
Reviewed June 1, 2017

We stopped for lunch while traveling through Albuquerque as we have been to Rudy's in TX and other locations. We had the moist brisket sandwich (they actually know what you are talking about when you order it that way) and potato salad. Others in our...More

Thank Purduepete1
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Steven S
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Aime P | Reviewed this property |
No they don't!!! It would be nice!
Dale H
February 15, 2017|
Response from recluse1a | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a separate little bar area and best I can recall there was beer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-884-4000
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