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El Pinto

10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220
+1 505-898-1771
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (135 reviews)
“sopapillas” (165 reviews)
“enchiladas” (154 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220
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Reviewed yesterday

Along with good ambience and excellent service, The food too was good. The presentation was also great.

Thank pg0vindr
Reviewed 3 days ago

A local friend brought us here and we had a wonderful meal. The place is sprawling with many rooms and outside areas. It was very busy - the word is out! There's a large bar area with indoor waterfall - very pretty. Service was excellent....More

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My 1st impression of the place is great atmosphere, the scenery, and the seating outside is also great. The green Chile soup is amazing! Very long list of tequila options! Strongly recommend making reservations if weekend dinner!

Thank jacinto g
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived for a late lunch and ended up having the entire outdoor patio to ourselves! We enjoyed perfectly flavored salsa with chips and stuffed sopapillas with green chili! Very delicious meal! The amazing atmosphere of ristras and water fountain made our dining experience extra...More

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place to take out of town guests, sitting area at the bar is the same as the dinner area, good happy hour appetizers, drinks are reasonable. The chili ribs are the best, the nachos (half order) great to two to share.

Thank Fred D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is so beautiful. Be sure to bring a camera and do some family photos! The food is also amazong! Large portions. Fabulous flavor. And the Sopas (sopapillas for me), were a sight for sore eyes as I haven't had one in years! Pricey...More

Thank Hotenuf2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice dinner. We had good service, especially considering how busy El Pinto was last night. We were happy we had made a reservation since we got right in. Those without reservations had a 45 minute wait. The food was very good...More

Thank L sue K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my sisters wedding there...the venue was beautiful, the food was great and the waitstaff was attentive. The only complaint is the room they offered as the the bride room. To get ready they closed off the bathroom...other guests continued coming in. The bathroom was...More

Thank HarmonyB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a native, this is my go-to restaurant for out of town guests because we love the ambience and the staff are great! However. The last 4 times we’ve come here, my favorite dish, cheese enchiladas, were tough and lukewarm to cool. Last night, our...More

1  Thank Sandee3454
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by just searching on line for a place for lunch near our hotel. What a find!! The restaurant is beautiful and also huge with many different rooms and patios. We ate in the Cantina, a beautiful setting. For lunch, they offer...More

Thank SusanStPete
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Henry L
7 June 2018|
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lisa b
1 April 2017|
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Response from Hal M | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Friday afternoon around 5pm without a reservation and we were a group of 8 people! I think calling ahead and asking is always wise! But no a reservation is not required!
Susan H
2 December 2016|
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Response from 1991KEB | Reviewed this property |
This fun restaurant open at 11 am. Closing at 10 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220
    (Alameda Blvd NW)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-898-1771
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