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El Bruno's Restaurante y Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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8806 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-1408
+1 505-897-0444
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a late dinner with a business colleague. Ordered Carne Asada and my partner ordered a combo plate. My Carne Asada was above average, well-prepared skirt steak with warm flour tortillas. My colleague gave his meal a thumbs up as well.

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Thank Jim G
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My colleagues took me to El Bruno's on my recent visit to Albuquerque since it had a good atmosphere and tasty food. The server brought out the chips and salsa at first and I could not resist and almost finished all the chips since the salsa was so tasty. I also ordered the el bruno Margerita which was supposed to... More 

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Thank Kashbcn
Albuquerque, NM
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard the place was good. Went by tonight and was seated in a room off the main dining room. Received salsa & chips, but no water. After 10 min, asked a waiter for some help. Nothing. A few minutes later, we left.

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Thank abqcrutch
Albuquerque New Mexico
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142 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on day after Xmas. Service was very poor. We waited 10 minutes to be greeted in foyer and then were seated in an annex where we were the only people and received very poor service. We were told there were a lot of big parties on patio and they were short staffed. After waiting 45 mins for our... More 

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Thank gladys3152
Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Family hosts took us for brunch to Bruno's during our visit to Albuquerque for the balloon fiesta. It is one of their favorite places for authentic Mexican food. We agree with them, food was excellent and prices were reasonable. Service was good but a little slow considering it was not busy.

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Thank 325Millie
Redmond, WA, USA
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137 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were with friends who are locals who were taking us to an entirely different restaurant and we found out the wait there was 2+ hours so we wound mu at El Bruno's and we were glad we did. We got seated almost immediately, the drinks arrived quickly and they were really good. Our orders were taken and we had... More 

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Thank DrKoob
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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474 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

One of our favorite in town places to bring visitors for New Mexican fare. It was busy this night as the Balloon Fiesta was just about to begin. We did get seated promptly, but had to wait a while for service. That continued through the night. Our entrees were all served hot and were the great tasting items we had... More 

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Thank Chris L
New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Came with my family for dinner, the atmosphere is nice, a little to dark, had to use my light on the phone to read the menu. Staff is nice, but slow and forgettable at times. Will come back for drinks and the awesome queso.

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Thank NewMexicoThebman
Crestview, Florida
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272 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We had four couples in our party on a Monday night during ballon fiesta. We dined early, 5:30 and it was not very busy. House margaritas were very good. Chips were hot and fresh and the salsa was good. There is quite a varied menu and everyone was satisfied. Surprised to see trout on the menu, but I tried it... More 

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Thank kmsmolen
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing meal with family. The carne adovado is excellent. As well the chile rellenos are delicious!

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Thank Wanderluster420

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?