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Monroe's Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
1520 Lomas Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1255
+1 505-242-1111
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sopapillas” (98 reviews)
“enchiladas” (71 reviews)
“chilli” (99 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1520 Lomas Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1255
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1 - 10 of 624 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As someone who has never been a fan of Mexican food, I was a little reluctant to try any more Mexican food. My wife and our 2 friends love it and I was willing to give Monroe's a try as it had great reviews. Our...More

Thank Mintboy
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you all for stopping in and for trying just a little more New Mexican Food. We appreciate you taking time to stop by and leave a review as well. Have a great week and safe travels.

Reviewed 1 week ago

found Monroe's on Trip Advisor as the #1 Mexican restaurant in Albuquerque - very happy with the choice. very much a family-run, café style place. not at all glitzy, and limited drinks menu (a few beers and small one-person bottles of wine...) but great Mexican...More

Thank IGA
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for stopping in and giving us a try and for the kind review. Have great week and hopefully we will get to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for brunch, we were very pleasantly surprised at the menu. Great selection and very reasonable prices. We had breakfast and it was fantastic. Highly recommend this place.

Thank umpa49
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your business and I am glad we were a pleasant surprise. We appreciate you stopping in to leave a review as well. Have a great week and will see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner. It was our first time eating New Mexican food and our waiter was amazing. He brought out some items to taste and schooled us on the cuisine. He was so patient with us it was amazing. Really took his time. This...More

Thank Marlene W
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Marlene, Thank you for your business and for taking time to leave a review. I am glad we have converted you into highly educate New Mexico cuisine connoisseurs. Thank you again and have a great weekend.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here to eat delicious New Mexican food here for years. It's my favorite! Love the Salsa love it Green Chile flat chicken enchiladas rock! Great guacamole and great chips. Friendly atmosphere, nice owners, good service, great lunch and dinner choices. Nice sopapillas too....More

Thank Tattalat
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your business and your kind words. Have a great weekend and will see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm from Farmington, NM. We make several trips a year to the Heart Hospital in Albuquerque, normally we go to Gardunio'so, but as a normal, I checked the reviews and noticed that there was a lot of dissatisfied customers, so while wife was getting her...More

Thank 807andy2017
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to look us up and give us a try. I am so glad to hear we have earned your business and will pass the kudos on to Brandon. Have a great weekend and we look forward to seeing you on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Look no further! THIS is the green chili cheeseburger you have been waiting for. Truly amazing. I like it paired with the truly tasty sweet potato fries, my husband prefers the amazing onion rings. Any way you order it, you can't go wrong. So tasty!...More

Thank PESABQ
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your business and your kind review of our house favorite green chile cheeseburger. Have a great weekend and will see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the kind of place featured on Diners Drive Ins and Dives. Nothing to look at but clean, friendly and the food is classic New Mexican wonderful! Can't wait to come back!

Thank mookiemom
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your business and for stopping in to leave a review. Have a great weekend we can't wait to see you on your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite New Mexican restaurants. While others, may argue this restaurant makes my favorite red chile. When I splurge on a green chile cheeseburger I go here. I eat here at least once a week.

1  Thank Donna O
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Donna, thank you for the return business and for taking time to leave a review. We look forward to seeing you on your next weekly excursion and have a great weekend.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are one of those families (like mine) with picky eaters, Monroe's is the place for you. I was so excited to travel to the southwest as I love Tex-Mex and Mexican food, I have 2 young adult children who are rather picky and...More

1  Thank ChitownSuburbanMom66
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for bringing in the family and we appreciate the kind review. Have a great weekend and we hope that we get to see you again soon. Safe travels.

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Apple C
January 26, 2016|
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Response from silentdenny |
I would suggest going to the restaurant's website to see their full menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Lomas Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1255
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-242-1111
  • E-mail
Description
Delicious,authentic New Mexican Food served by our unique team concept waiting style. Family owned since 1962. Come check us out in the Northeast Heights as well: WE HAVE ANOTHER LOCATION at 6051 Osuna Rd. NE Albuquerque, NM!!!
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