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Mary's & Tito's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Near North Valley
Mexican, Southwestern
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2711 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-1329
+1 505-344-6266
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mequon, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grandpa, daughters and sons' in law with two toddlers enjoyed a great Mexican meal. The hostess arranged for appropriate seating and the server was prompt, attentive, and informative. He answered questions about menu items and explained how Mary & Tito's prepares its red and green chili. The toddlers meals were enthusiastically completed, those who favored spice enjoyed their meals, and... More 

Thank Carl E
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carne adobada was pretty good. Even after a couple of visits. Its a short menu, very old fashioned place. Reminds me of my neighborhood barrio restaurant, 40 years ago. Maybe the owners keep it that way on purpose, looks like it. When I go to a restaurant I like a clean atmosphere, cleanliness to match the food and this place... More 

Thank lotsoftravelingtodo
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little restaurant, well known to locals, has been around for yeeears! Mary and Tito ran this place with their family till Tito passed several years ago then Mary continued the tradition with her kids. Sadly Mary also joined Tito a while back but the family has continued the excellent true New Mexican flavorful foods theyve always been known for.... More 

Thank Richard F
Colleyville, Texas
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475 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The place doesn't look like much from the outside but it was the best meal we had while in Albuquerque. The Carne Adovada stuffed Sopapilla with the egg on top is delicious. A family owned restaurant that was packed with locals each time we visited. It is so good we drove back from Santa Fe just to enjoy another meal.

Thank Mitch M
Rome, Italy
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This is very good southwestern food. Their carne adovada is the specialty, and it doesn't disappoint. Tender meat, lots of spice and flavor. The food may be simple, but it's done very well. Worth a visit.

Thank Verocras
Denver, Colorado
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Family owner biz, award winning, but typically casual and unpretentious as most of Albuquerque is. Real New Mexican food, the red chile is what they are known for, but the green is good as well. If you like red try the carne adovada. IF they have any Mexican wedding cake left, get it! Very difficult to make, only place I've... More 

Thank goodgoodtimes
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Possibly the best carne adovada in Albuquerque. If you're not a fan of New Mexican cuisine's deluge of cheese, then Mary & Tito's is the place for you. Lots of plates are sans cheese, and even the plates that require cheese (enchiladas) don't overdo it.

Thank James H
Greenwood, South Carolina
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202 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

TIP: be wild an order something outside your comfort zone, you will be glad you did! What a great place to eat away from the busy tourist areas, great food, service and reasonable prices. Must eat here while in Albuquerque.

Thank Eduardo N
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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163 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Definitely New Mexico and Albuquerque local flavor. There are two dining rooms, the main area and one to the side of the old house. The wait staff was friendly and responsive to bringing a menu and iced tea. From the limited menu, I chose the red chile plate with beans, rice and a tortilla. The flavors were very good, just... More 

Thank Kirk H
Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

A co-worker and I decided to try this place out for our business lunch. I was really disappointed. The chili was was ok,but my beans had a grey look about them. I am not sure if they are fresh or canned refried beans. My coworker asked if they have sopapillas to have on the side and the tall guy serving... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2711 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-1329
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Near North Valley
  • Neighborhood: Near North Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 505-344-6266

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