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2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
(505) 884-4000
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though busy never feel like you wait forever quick service and the food is amazing!! Best BBQ in town !! The sauce is so good we always buy a bottle to take home ! Or we order enough that they give us one :)

Thank Analicia O
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244 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch on a Sunday and it was very busy. It was worth the wait. You can order by the pound ot get a sandwich. Many sides to choose from. My friend took some sauce and rub home.

Thank GTOGirl1967
St. Petersburg, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is the perfect fix for a BBQ craving. We stayed at a hotel on the same street and noticed it was always busy. Usually, that is a good sign, which proved true this time. With the exception of the ribs, the various meets are sold by weight. We chose the baby back ribs and the pulled pork. The... More 

Thank zimmylaw
Scottsdale, Arizona
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love meat, meat and more meat this is the place for you. Nothing fancy, line up to order and sit at picnic type tables but super tasty BBQ. My husband enjoyed the brisket and I stuck with the standard ribs. Huge servings (doggie bags were required). Despite all the foot traffic (the place was packed solid on a... More 

Thank Julessssss
Tampa, Florida
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here based on a friend's recommendation and it was heavenly if you are a meat person. The menu is about 12 different kinds of meats that you order in 1/2 lb increments and then a selection of sides. I wish I had more time to go back. It was delicious!

Thank bamajeremy
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Rudy's in Arizona in the Phoenix area near I'10 and at the one in Colorado Springs. CO. This food and sides fails drastically .to either of thosr locations. Would never eat at this location again .Prices way over priced for food ,flavor ad portions. Must be owed by independent owner or something !!!

Thank Barbara S
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the long lines scare you. We almost didn't wait as the line was out the door. I'm glad we did, line moved extremely fast and food was well worth the short wait. It's a little pricey, but very good. This was right across our hotel so we just walked, but parking looked good too.

Thank Heidi H
Tilton, New Hampshire
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my stepdaughter who lives here and was not disappointed .Baby backs were off the bone,and moist brisket was so tender.Would enjoy this again sometime.

Thank mrchips545
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rudy's is your prototypical Texas-style barbecue place, with great food and no frills. You stand in a (probably long, but fast-moving) line, place your order, and carry your food to the long tables to eat. We ate there on a Monday night, and while they were busy, the staff kept the line moving efficiently. The crowd was diverse and included... More 

Thank Michael M
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a suprise! This place is a gem. Across the street from my hotel, stopped in here for a quick bite between business meetings. The food is phenomenal, the service is fantastic, and I will definitely be back. Wow. Just wow.

Thank Sara T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $8
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
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: (505) 884-4000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?