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El Sabor DE Juarez

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3527 Gibson Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1627
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Tokyo, Japan
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

I read the reviews and ventured over while passing through town. I was a little surprised when first pulling up, but the restaurant was very welcoming, the food was fast and delicious and would highly recommend it! I will go back again if I ever come through town again.

Thank musicgrl_83
Canberra, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

A very plain exterior that belies the standard of food and service inside. Ate there for lunch during a recent work trip to ALBQ and the entire group (5 diners) raved about the food. Servings were large, food was delivered promptly and was hot and tasty and the service was welcoming. I recommend making the effort to get in and... More 

Thank Don B
Amarillo, Texas
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We enjoyed this restaurant tremendously. Don't be fooled by the humble exterior - inside we found excellent Mexican food and a reasonably-priced menu. The service was good. The only reason I give this four stars instead of five is because you must pay for refills on all drinks...but I suppose the reasonable prices offset this. The horchata was some of... More 

Thank Carm3lL
Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I was looking around for something that wasn't part of a restaurant chain and that was within reasonable walking distance of the airport hotel where I was. The restaurant is right across from the Kirtland Air Force Base entrance. The owner's family is from Juarez, hence the name "The Flavor/Taste of Juarez". It was half an hour until closing, so... More 

Thank Siegfried2K
Savannah GA
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280 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

The burritos and flautas were very good. My carne asada burrito meat had a nice grill char and good seasoning. The rice was done right and was a good accompaniment to the other dishes. Usually such a small place would not be noted for excellent service but we were very impressed with the very busy staff. The food arrived in... More 

Thank dolomoto
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

me and my family eat here a lot love the food and the people that work here, I highly recommend this place

Thank 616morgan
San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had the pleasure of eating at El Sabor De Juarez on Gibson Blvd in Albuquerque New Mex. this January of 2015 after being recommended by our desk clerk at our hotel. It is a tiny hideaway a person might pass unnoticed, but the food prepared inside will make you take notice. Excellent dinners with all the Mexican favorites. The... More 

Thank BJSFEB1972
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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327 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Tucked incongruously next to a pawn shop across from Kirtland Air Force Base, this hole-in-the-wall serves authentic norteno (northern Mexican) food at reasonable prices. We especially like the enchiladas, but everything we've had there has been good. On the numerous times we've been here, it has looked like there were only three employees -- a cook, a manager who may... More 

Thank Sandy S
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Unpretentious small diner across from the AF Base...consistently good across 20 visits. The price, especially for the daily specials is very reasonable. Not sure about the recent reviews, we always get good, friendly service and every meal has been good.

Thank Jeff W
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

i had went to have a lunch with my family, they forgot about us multiple times, had to get up and ask for refills on mine n my husbands ice tea! top it off the guy filled my drink with coke and half tea who does that! then when we go and pay he tries to over charge us! has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3527 Gibson Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1627
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: 505-265-3338

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