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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

MAIN
All dinner plates served with beans, rice, and (2) sopaipillas. $1 charge to substitute dinner items
Combination Plate
Beef taco, tamale, cheese ench
USD 8.95
Taco Plate
Beef USD 6.75
With Chicken USD 7.75
Enchilada Dinner
With Cheese USD 7.5
With Egg USD 8.6
De Carne USD 8.5
Tamale Plate
USD 8
Huevos Rancheros
USD 7.5
Relleno Plate
USD 8.75
Chicken Enchilada Dinner
USD 8.95
With Blue Corn USD 9.5
Blue Corn Enchilada Dinner
USD 8.25
De Carne USD 9.25
1-Cheese Enchilada, 1-Relleno Dinner
USD 8.5
MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY SPECIAL
Carne Adovada Dinner
USD 9
Carne Adovada Burrito
USD 7.75
Carne Adovada Burrito Dinner
USD 9.5
THURSDAY SPECIAL
Carnitas, Papas, & Quelites
USD 9
DESSERTS AND DRINKS
Natillas
USD 2.95
Coffee
USD 1.9
Coke, Sprite, Dr. Pepper, Diet Coke
USD 2.2
Tea
Iced or hot
USD 1.9
Milk
Small USD 1.9
Large USD 2.15
A LA CARTE ORDERS
Add $2.50 For dinners
Chicken Sopaipilla
USD 6.75
Chicken Burrito
USD 6.75
Chicken Tostada
USD 6.5
Meat & Bean Burrito
USD 6.75
Meat Burrito
USD 6.5
Bean Burrito
USD 6
Meat & Bean Stuffed Sopaipilla
USD 6.75
Meat Sopaipilla
USD 6.5
Bean Sopaipilla
USD 6
Meat & Bean Tostada
USD 6.5
SIDE ORDERS
Sopaipillas
Dozen USD 6.95
Each USD 0.65
Cup of Chile
USD 3.6
Guacamole Side
In season
USD 3.5
Sour Cream
USD 1.75
Beans
USD 1.75
Rice
USD 1.75
Chile Red or Green
USD 1.75
Salsa & Chips
USD 2.5
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, friendly staff and good prices, server was superb! Did I mention how good the food was!! Recommend this to anyone visiting Albuquerque. The real deal, I’m from SoCal where we get really authentic Mexican food, I think I liked this better! Really spicy!...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

1. Get there BEFORE 11:30. avoid the line! 2. Share the lunches, 3. Order A la carte. 4. Bring Cash Great Food . Very Nice Very Pleasant, hardworking waitstaff.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

Perhaps since we live in New Mexico and love the local food, we were a little disappointed. Extremely busy but good service and quick. Salsa and chips were sad. Meals above average but not the best. Sopapillas were delicious. We prefer Bruno’s by far.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

We eat at Padilla’s at least once a month & we ate there last nite. Their red and green Chile is amazing as are their enchiladas, tamales and burritos. Love this place!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

Whenever we are in the Duke City we have to stop at Padilla's! It is the best 'hole in the wall' Mexican food ever. I haven't had anything here I don't enjoy. They are constantly busy with a line out the door, but lines move...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Tried cheese enchilada, chips, taste was average, quantity is good enough for one, rice and beans are fine, no sour cream

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went here. You can tell it’s good because of how busy they were! We had a chicken tostada, meat and bean burrito and a tamale. As well as sopasillos (sp?) everything was great! The Burrito was the shining star of the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 31, 2019

They treated me like I was stupid here. I was profoundly, deeply insulted. When I told them, they said they were sorry that I felt that way. I'll never go back. In fact, I don't even want to know anyone who would ever eat here.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 19, 2019 via mobile

So glad I checked Trip Advisor! This place is a gem. First time in Albuquerque and we wanted a new local experience and this was phenomenal!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

Whenever I visit Albuquerque I always make a point of Going to Padilla's. This is one place I can still depend on to have the same excellent mexican food that they served decades ago. If you want it the way you remember ... This is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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DanL336
December 17, 2018|
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Response from George P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they only take cash
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mamacu2014
April 2, 2018|
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Response from MarkM473 | Reviewed this property |
There is no outdoor seating.
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March 27, 2017|
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