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HOly Cow

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Huning Highland Historic District
American, Bar
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700 Central SE, 87102, Albuquerque, NM
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the signature burger with ample sweet potato fries. Added a chocolate milkshake and was in total Heaven !!!! And no TUMS were needed that night !

Thank Arthistory76
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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166 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, knowledgeable and high energy servers. Really good food, I love the chicken and almond salad. Really large, wonderfully fresh and a bargain at $10. The tuna sandwich is fantastic. I think most people think this is a burger and fries restaurant but they have so much more to offer.

Thank Karen W
San Francisco Bay Area
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot for vegan/vegetarians or omnivores. The vegan burger (grilled eggplant) was exceptional and they served it on a bed of greens, since I declined a bun. We splurged on sweet potato fries and fried zucchini sticks and the servings were quite generous. Service was quick, hip and trendy decor, very popular spot. A must stop off... More 

Thank ChrisandLoriann
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to take my wife an 16 month old daughter to lunch...heard great things about holy cow...can't say the same...from the moment we walked in to paying the overpriced check an leaving..our burgers undercooked an sad...service had a "I don't want to be here attitude" really wanted to say great things about this restaurant but can not...will not be back...... More 

Thank jared7283
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had driven by many times when a friend insisted we finally stop in. Very casual cafe atmosphere (looks like used to be a Bobs Big Boy). Burgers are little on the expensive side but cooked to your liking and very fresh. Full complement of soft drinks and shakes. Little noisy around noon time but good food.

Thank Richard F
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The atmosphere here is awesome and the food doesn't disappoint! Highly recommended for any occassion (friends, family, date night). Loved the burger and fries I got! Even got a milkshake as well-BOMB!

Thank Steph R
Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went for a family dinner. Got there a little after 5 on a Saturday. They weren't very busy. The food was good, we all got burgers. We cut back on the side orders based on the waiters suggestion. The onion rings were definitely not enough for two people. The fries were more generous, but still not what I would... More 

Thank Brian O
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I there and it was the best green chile cheeseburger since I had one at San Antonio at the Buckhorn Burger several years ago.

Thank MJB323
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had been hearing about this place so tonight we went there and were not disappointed. We both had green chile cheeseburgers and they were excellent. The chile had a nice bite, so if you don't like spicy food, be careful. We love hot green chile, so it was a delight. We split an order of fries, which was a... More 

Thank grizz9
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 in town for the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and needed lunch on day one. This place was walking distance from our hotel and we dropped in for lunch. Had a salad, burger, sweet-potato fries and a great local brew. Entire lunch was great as was the service.

Thank DrKoob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Central SE, 87102, Albuquerque, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Huning Highland Historic District
  • Neighbourhood: Huning Highland Historic District
  • Phone Number: 505-242-2991
Not far from Hotel Parq Central

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