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Papa felipe's is proud to offer a full bar and a wide variety of domestic/Mexican beer, spectacular and delicious thirst quenching margaritas and exotic mixed drinks to wet your palate. our house margaritas are said to be the meanest in albuquerque. come and find out for yourself.
Papa's happy hour runs from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday through Sunday in our bar area. come and join the fun!! free appetizers are provided to our customers in addition to specials on beer and mixed drinks.
Grand Gold Margarita
A luxurious mix of gran marnier, jose cuervo gold and sweet and sour with a hint of lime juice.
A combination of banana liqueur, tequila and ménage trois of citrus juices. You will agree that this is a tropical taste creation.
One of papa's frozen favorites! Mixed with sweet strawberries. This margarita is a must!
Sauza commemorativo mixed with midori melon liqueur, shaken with sweet and sour and garnished with an orange. This sweet margarita will leave you asking for more!
A delightful blend of peaches, tequila, peach schnapps. This is where a peach daiquiri meets a margarita!
Jose cuervo gold, fresh lime and cointreau liqueur...17 oz of pure delight - it doesn't get any better than this.
PAPA'S SPECIALTY DRINKS
Papa's Perfect Martini
A smooth blend of premium spirits, midori and grenadine. Extremely smoooooth!
This is a colorado bulldog with a twist. It comes with vodka, kahlua, creme de noyaux, half and half, a splash of coke, served chilled over ice.
Papa's New Bloody Mary
Definitely better than the old! A traditional bloody mary with papa's blend of secret spices. You will not be disappointed.
A brave mix of cream tequila, kahlua and dark creme de cocoa, served over ice.
Peach Sangria Cocktail
We'll never tell you what makes this tasty creation tick!
Jon's Jumping Monkey
A wild and tropical blend of premium spirits with half and half and pineapple juice, served over ice.
Papa's Cactus Cooler
This thirst-quenching libation is always a summertime favorite with tequila, midori, cointreau and fruit juices. A must if you're stranded in the desert!
Strawberry Pina Colada
This pina colada has a definite attitude! A fruity melange of strawberry, rum and coconut.
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! -- Voted Best New Mexican Restaurant, Albuquerque Journal, Reader's Choice 2019.
$8 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Seating, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Gift Cards Available, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
The food was amazing! Best Chile relleno I’ve had in years. The sopaipillas were soft and delicate. Mitch was our server and let me tell you his knowledge and enthusiasm about the menu was noteworthy. He gave us excellent service. His recommendations were on point....More
Date of visit: June 2020
Beris, Marketing at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2020
Glad you got to try our chile rellenos! They are a customer favorite and were voted "Best of the City. Thanks for mentioning one of our great servers. We look forward to seeing you when you are back in Albuquerque. Safe travels til then!
We found Papa Felipe's in Albuquerque thankfully and now have a very good Mexican food nearby. We enjoy good Mexican chicken enchiladas with salsa verde and was very excited about the pork tamales. Been back and will go back again and again. They have a...More
Date of visit: February 2020
Beris, Marketing at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2020
Thank you for your review. We are looking forward to your next visit.
The server forgot to put our order in, and then lied twice about what happened. I've worked in the restaurant industry for twenty years, and when your story changes twice in 15 minutes, you as the server made the mistake. Two tables that came in...More
Date of visit: January 2020
Beris, Marketing at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2020
Dear DEncino, Thank you for taking the time to report your concerns. As hard as we try to be perfect all the time, things go wrong. Reports like yours help us know where we need to improve. As you know from working in the industry,...More
This was the first restaurant we tried after our arrival in Albuquerque to watch the New Mexico Bowl. We picked a winner. Our waitress explained to us about the chili's used in their salsa and that New Mexico was the Chili capitol of the U.S....More
Date of visit: December 2019
Beris, Owner at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2020
Thanks for stopping in, GB. Yep, New Mexico chile can pack a punch for those not used to it. Asking for a sample is the way to go. (You can also order it on the side and add it to your taste). We're glad you...More
Our son picked this restaurant for his birthday lunch. Not for the first time. For a good bargain and ample food, take a look at the specials on the board as you enter and the lunch menu (on the back of the large menu at...More
Date of visit: October 2019
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2019
We are honored to be a part of your family's celebration! Hopefully we will see you again before your son's birthday next year.
Food was delicious and the service was great. Was a bit skeptical on coming here because of the other mexican food I have tried all over town that tasted like it came straight from a can. The food here was excellent. The flavor profiles were...More
I had seen Papa Felipe's on Food Network, so I knew when I was in town I had to try it. I had no idea what to order, so as I was waiting on a table - I asked the man in front of me...More
Date of visit: September 2019
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019
"Must Do"! Thanks for that vote!
We're always happy to see folks who saw us on the Cooking Channel (Cheap Eats, Season 1, Episode 6 for those reading this review). Your host, Larry, is actually our executive chef - maybe you recognized him from the...More