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Casa de Benavidez

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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8032 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1011
+1 505-898-3311
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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199 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service, good is always good and weather nice to sit outside! The green chili was just wright & the sopas are always delicious!

Thank Berenice G
Placitas, New Mexico
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144 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently tried Casa de Benevidez for dinner. The restaurant is quite pretty, and as others have noted, the outdoor patio area is especially nice, featuring a large plant-filled water feature. The menu is pretty much the same menu you see in other New Mexican restaurants, nothing really different or unusual. The food is good (certainly not bad) but again,... More 

Thank Travelin_Bear
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently during visits to Casa all dishes came out inconsistent with previous experiences. Food is bland. Fries/potatoes taste completely unseasoned. Beef quality is sub-par. Several recent occasions when ordering breakfast burrito one burrito had no eggs whatsoever and the other had literally 1/2 an egg (we didn't believe the burrito had any egg either but after searching thoroughly we found... More 

Thank asleepinsamsara
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at Casa midmorning on a Saturday. We numbered 9 in all and were promptly escorted to their beautiful shaded patio. You had to cross over this little bridge to get to our table. No sooner than when we were seated our waitress was asking for our drink order. My stuffed sopapilla was the best I've ever eaten. Smothered... More 

Thank Putnay T
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Had lunch at Casa de Benavidez on a Saturday. There were 6 of us, and we had to wait about 15 minutes for our table. Makes sense, but there were a lot of open tables.....Huh? Servers were friendly but very slow. Food was fine but not exceptional.

Thank Mc W
Fountain, Colorado
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We were done in Albuquerque for the balloon fiesta and winery tours, we were recommended this restaurant by a winery we visited. This was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a great authentic meal. We will definitely be back.

Thank Jon C
Richmond, Virginia
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158 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

I wanted to like this place after all of the positive reviews I've read. Plus, it is in a cute little pueblo style restaurant so I had to check it out! The food is soooo below sub par. It's very bland (especially to be located in New Mexico). The queso dip tasted like it came out of a Tostito's can... More 

Thank harrisce4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We had 2 chicken burrito plates to take away (restaurant was full but they have a take out service next door) and it was the best Mexican dish we ever had (coming from Europe). It was unbelievably spicy and hot but we LOVED it and we liked the very kind ladies serving us. We'll surely go back before leaving Albuquerque.

Thank Susyfiore1
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

The Benavidez family have owned this started this restaurant years ago and the food is still the same FANTASTIC! Not to mention the family is so personable, they treat you as their own. I would only recommend their restaurant if you crave NM style cooking, which is way different than mexican food. Please try it and see for yourself.

1 Thank Nadine M
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Great food, prompt service, and the kids loved sitting by the goldfish pond. Jose was a really good server. We'll be back.

1 Thank Aaron D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $17
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8032 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1011
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-898-3311

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