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El Bruno's Restaurante y Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
+1 505-897-0444
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (22 reviews)
“enchiladas” (16 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place will shatter all of your thoughts on what is or is not 'real' Mexican food. I have never had anything quite like it. The flavors are just mouth watering. The dishes are new and very flavorful. Service was great and the atmosphere is...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My first time here. I've been numerous times to the El Bruno's in Cuba. Food is comparable. Salsa was very good, not to hot, but fresh and tasty. Chips were hot and crispy. Portions of entrée was plentiful. Beans were as close to homemade as...More

Thank Cinnamon S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The food is excellent. Been there many times food is always great. The servers are very attentive by keeping your drink full.The margaritas are excellent also there is plenty of parking.

Thank Guy C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great New Mex hideaway. Been in this town 30 years and ran across this by accident. Went in for lunch with my son and was pleasantly surprised. Clean and well accented throughout. Service was friendly and fast. Food was very plentiful. I had stuffed soapapilla...More

Thank bruce p
Reviewed 23 June 2017

When asked about Mexican restaurants in the Albuquerque area, many people will automatically direct you to El Pinto. It seems to be much better known. However, as new residents in the area, we prefer either El Bruno's or Casa de Benavidez, both of which are...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Ordered a chef salad - figured it would be a safe bet. Not so. The cheese on this salad were slices of processed American and Swiss (i.e., white) cheese. Basically pieces of plastic on a plate. The grilled chicken was very good on the salad...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Restaurant was very disorganized. Hostess could not find our reservation because she did not know what month it was. Waiter was not told we were there so we sat for quite some time before being acknowledged. He was fine once he knew we were there....More

Thank m6280361
Reviewed 28 April 2017

El Bruno's has the best food and second best atmosphere in the North Valley. Their food is just as good as that served in the original location in Cuba, NM. The restaurant is located in an old North Valley home that was converted decades ago...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

If you're in the neighborhood, definitely worth the stop. The courtyard is really nice. Staff so friendly and efficient. There were seven of us, served quickly. Excellent margaritas and the green sauce very good!

Thank threeamigos59405
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I brought my family here after visiting with friends from work. This place is a must go for Mexican dining. Delicious!

Thank Amanda P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-897-0444
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