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2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
+1 505-884-4000
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stopped in for lunch and ended up stuffing myself like it was Thanksgiving! Rudy's has the look of an authentic Texas BBQ joint, but most importantly it has the wonderful smell of one too! I went for the Brisket and three bones. The brisket was moist and delicious with a bark that was nicely smoked seasoned. The ribs were... More 

Thank oldsorb
Atkins, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really good spicy chop BBQ. Very good servings and the lady who serviced us made good recommendations to save us money and get us more food. She let sample the different types of meats when she found out it was our first visit. The condiment bar was very well stocked.. All food there is a la carte.

Thank Jerry_Rita
Granite Falls, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Show your ID at checkout. Thanks for the great food and friendly service. Next time in ABQ we will be back.

Thank Cecil A
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here. They are very friendly. Told them it was our first time and we were given samples of the meat we were thinking of ordering. Had the moist brisket and turkey also the potatoes and cream corn as a side, all good. Rudy's has a casual atmosphere, no plates, plastic utensils and great tasting BBQ sauce. It's a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Employees are awesome. They were enthusiastic about making sure that we tried samples of many of the choices because it was our first time there. We could have eaten everything. We had the brisket (moist) and pulled pork sandwich- devoured all of it. We also had the cole slaw, creamed corn and chocolate pudding. Creamed corn was delicious. From the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time, it was amazing, one of the guys gave us some small samples so we can tried everything, and then we order almost everything , perfect place, it was delicious , try the cream corn!! I'll miss this BBQ !!!!

Thank Aime P
Los Lunas, New Mexico
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never miss a chance to eat a Rudy's at least once a month when we're in Albuquerque. The place is a hoot, the service is a hoot, the seating is a hoot, and the food is all you could ever hope for. Eat in or take out, you're gonna be a happy camper. I will say that you should... More 

Thank travelcatz1
Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've had many great BBQ meals at the original Rudy's on the outskirts of Austin! Saw this one and it was SO much like the old classic! Always have the moist brisket & 3 bean salad!! Love the atmosphere and decor!

Thank Fdelidude
Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had lunch here today for the first time. We usually go to the location in Rio Rancho, and it's always good, however the BBQ at the Carlisle location was quite a bit better than we usually experience. The moist brisket had just a bit of char left on the slices and that's where all the flavor is. Well most... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Easy, delicious and tastes as good as it smells! Great for families with kids and hungry groups. No frills, just flavorful carnivorous candy for your T. rex tastebuds.

Thank Lindsey D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-884-4000

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