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Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
+1 505-292-8877
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“sopapillas” (34 reviews)
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are regulars and do enjoy this restaurant. Our server was super attentive making her rounds asking if there was anything she could get, however we did notice it was to her other tables in front of us. Behind of us. Our table did notice...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank X4501YJcherylc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cozy place w great food. Get a dish w adovado in it. It does have a kick for this out of stater. Waitress was very helpful. We will go again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank albertn160
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for braving the "kick" and trying some authentic northern New Mexican cuisine!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove clear across town to have Happy Hour in the Bar with the fellow who’s worked there forever- #1 - he wasn’t here. Day off. #2 - we waited way too long for the bartender to get our drinks #3 - knowing how impossible...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fdelidude
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry for the delay with your drinks. As for unemployment and ABQ city management; perhaps address that beef to City Hall.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is simply a joy to visit. It has old-world New Mexican ambiance, genuinely great service, and the menu offers lots of variety. The food is true New Mexican and you will love it. The salsa is "just right". It's not too hot and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard B
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Richard! FYI - We ship our "just right" salsa, too. Check our website for options. ;-)

Reviewed October 22, 2018

Located on the east side of Albuquerque, not far from I-40 is a delightful Mexican Restaurant. The restaurant opens at 11:00AM and stays open until 9:00PM Monday thru Sunday. It has been around for forty or so years. As you enter, the ambiance is what...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Marty B
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi Marty. Thanks for taking the time to review Papa Felipe's. We're glad you enjoyed the sala. It's our own recipe. When you come back be sure to try some of our house specialities like our chile rellenos and our GREEN chile carne adovada. FYI-...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We went to Papa Felipe's for dinner on a recommendation from an acquaintance who is from Albuquerque. I ordered chicken cheese enchiladas and whole pinto beans, with no red or green chile. I am from Texas and like some japaleno or a little serrano, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank khaus1
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

From the Owner: Do not like New Mexico red or green chile?? Then why go to a New Mexican restaurant and order chicken and cheese enchiladas with no chile and then complain that it did not come with sauce or seasoning. It's all about the...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful day at the balloon fiesta and around town. We saw all of the cars at Papa Felipe’s and decide it was worth a try. We were greeted in the parking lot by Larry( owner ? Manager? Not sure). He gave us some suggestions. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa L
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We loved both the pork and steak tacos, which were served with 3 different salsas avocado, green, and red, and all of the combinations were great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank julieintn
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

We think you hit on the perfect combo -- our Street Tacos and one of our famous margaritas! Glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Based on positive reviews, we tried this excellent restaurant! Dana, our server, was so attentive and friendly while being professional. The restaurant is clean. The food excellent!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank D7219PImaryc
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

We are glad you stopped in. Dana is great, isn't she? Thanks for the kind words about our service and food. Maybe we will see you again?

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended from a friend and our hotel clerk, however, we would not recommend this place. First of all, we waited 30-40 minutes on our food. The kids hamburgers were burned, the kids chicken fingers were so tough you couldn’t even cut...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank N7077HVcynthiam
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Hello Cynthia, We totally dropped the ball with your table and we sincerely apologize. Our food is much better than what you experienced. No excuses; it was just an off order on a busy night. Thank you for bringing your issues to the attention of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-292-8877
  • E-mail
Description
We have been preparing authentic northern New Mexican food (from scratch) for more than 40 years. We use only the best and freshest ingredients, ensuring you will enjoy the best tasting dishes in Albuquerque. Come, eat like a local!
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