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Frontier Restaurant

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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
505-266-0550
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5:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 1:00 am
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Vienna
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We moved from ABQ to Europe a few years ago, and one of the things we miss the most is Sunday breakfast at the Frontier. We return for a visit every 1-2 years, and ALWAYS make a point of stopping to eat here at least 1-2 x: each time we order fresh squeezed orange juice and home made tortillas, breakfast... More 

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Thank MistressMonika
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mentioned in a few of Tony Hillerman's books. Great New Mexican food. The tortillas made in house are the best in town. As an added extra, the people inside are a microcosm of Albuquerque. And don't forget the artery clogging sweet rolls drenched in butter.

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Thank Stuart K
albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have not been there for a while. T he food is still very good, with great prices. The show is just watching the different people that come into this place. Right across from UNM you get the college crowd and everyone else.

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Thank travelerblj
Totowa, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One thing Albuquerque lacks is many food options past 10/11 pm. I thought I would be relegated to fast food, but then my eyes fell upon the Frontier. Located on Central ave across from UNM, it is a quintessential college dive with plenty of seating and quick talking counter staff. They were extremely friendly and I had enchiladas. Ok for... More 

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Thank Stevensdork
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Based on all the reviews, we decided we had to try the Frontier Restaurant. It lived up to all the reviews! We all ordered a variety from the menu and all I can say is everything was really good. Just go with your taste and mood and you can't go wrong. Finished with sweet rolls and they were awesome! Had... More 

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Thank Karyn R
Angola, Indiana
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get the Breakfast burrito and add bacon. Don't forget the Sweet Roll. Repeat don't forget the Sweet Roll. Place is huge with lots of seating. Lots of options to eat so they have what your hungry for during breakfast or lunch.

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Thank rjmoser187
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Frontier is one of the first restaurants I heard about and visited once moving to New Mexico. It's nothing fancy, but it's dependable and tasty. The actual place is massive, as the owner has scooped up adjacent businesses over the years. All the food is great, but I especially love the Breakfast Burrito. Great value for your money and super... More 

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Thank Hannah S
Clovis, New Mexico
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had their sweet rolls today and they were delicious!! They were hot and buttery right out of the oven. Frontier is right across UNM campus which makes it awesome for students to run across, grab a bite, and head back to class. Definitely going back for seconds!!!

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Thank arkisteph
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the Frontier burrito and my son had a bacon cheeseburger. Really cool scene and food was out quick and very tasty! Will definitely go back next trip.

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Thank Lance S
Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I stopped by for breakfast on a busy Sunday morning. We ordered, sat down, and our number quickly came up on the board for our food pick up! Loved what we ordered! The place had a great feel to it and we were glad that we found this place!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
5:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-3507
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 505-266-0550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?