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Monroe's Restaurant

) #7 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
1520 Lomas Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1255
+1 505-463-2083
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (96 reviews)
“enchiladas” (70 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1520 Lomas Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1255
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11 - 20 of 611 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the places I must visit in Albuquerque. The food is fantastic and the prices are still low. The service is outstanding.

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

Thank you for making us a must visit when you are in Albuquerque and for taking time to leave a review. Safe travels and we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family loved our visit to Monroe's. My boys both had their first taste of carne adovada. One in enchiladas, the other stuffed in a chile relleno. They loved it. I had blue corn chicken enchiladas with a fried egg on top, covered in green...More

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

Thank you all for stopping in and for planning a return visit. Please let your wife know we do offer some other sides if refried beans were not to her liking. We have whole beans, Puerto rican beans and fresh made to order calabacitas all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we walked in we felt at home. Every server that helped us was extremely informative and pleasant. And the food --wonderful! Again our server Brandon walked us thru the different "local" New Mexican choices and chiles then provided samples for us to...More

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

Jeri, thank you for stopping in to your home away from home and for taking time to leave us a review. I will pass on your kudos to Brandon. Have a great day and we will see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first meal in Albuquerque. Located close to Route 66, the building looked like it had been maintained since the 50's. The service was great. I had the Indian Taco. Made like a tostada with Indian fry bread and carne adovada with the...More

Thank Ed B
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in and for taking time to leave a review. Have a great week and safe travels.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a choice of places to eat and went with Monroe's. Clean, casual and friendly. Food was excellent and service was great. I had beef burrito plate. Note: food here is not traditional Mexican cuisine but according to my waiter NEW Mexican cuisine. He was...More

Thank D C
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in and for leaving some feedback. I will share those good words with our beloved staff and we will see you again. Have a great week.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff who patiently advised a meal that exactly hit the spot we wanted hit. Good ambience. Reasonably priced, too. As the review below says, excellent veggie options.

Thank JLJ-1957
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your business and your kind words. Have a great week and safe travels.

Reviewed July 12, 2017

Our first dinner while vacationing in New Mexico was at Monroe's. The server was very friendly and helpful as was the gentleman at the cash register (the owner?) My husband had the super combination platter and I had the vegan version of the veggie tostadas....More

Thank NewJerseyBitsy
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stppping and and I am glad we started your New Mexico get away off on a tasty note. Have a great week and safe travels.

Reviewed July 11, 2017

We went because of Trip Advisor reviws and were very pleased. Since it was our first time, we asked out waiter what we should order and he recommended the Adavado with Indian Bread. The dish was superb! The spices used in the pork and sauces...More

Thank jesseh627
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your business and for your kind review. I will give my staff a big pat on the back. Have a great week.

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

I travel for work and use Trip Advisor to find local favorites. This place was great. From the excellent service before, during, and after the meal to the sample plate that introduced their sauces and carne (pork) adavado (sp?). The pork was so good that's...More

Thank Cory R
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cory, thank you for making us a stop and for your kind feedback. I am glad we left you smiling. Have a great week and we will see you again on your next pass through town.

Reviewed July 10, 2017

When we return to ABQ after a trip out of state, our first stop is Monroe's. The food is excellent. The prices are affordable. The portions are reasonable. The place has a traditional brick floor. The ground beef Monroe's uses (for tacos and more) is...More

Thank MoroPles
Matthew D, General Manager at Monroe's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your business and for your kind words. We appreciate the feedback. Have a great week.

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Apple C
January 26, 2016|
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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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, 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: +1 505-463-2083
  • 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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