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Mr Powdrell's Barbeque House

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11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
+1 505-298-6766
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always go to Mr. Powdrells everytime I go to Albuquerque. I have been and lived all over the south and this place has the best and authentic southern cooking. The catfish is to die for, the cornbread excellent and the BBQ ribs will make you want to live there. If that wasn't enough, there is cobbler and ice cream... More 

Thank Bob J
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ribs and sides were outstanding. The staff was attentive and friendly, return visits are in my future.

Thank Robert O
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a quick lunch with Mr Powdrell's on Central. I staff was very nice and the place was clean. I enjoyed my the BBQ.

Thank mimimcq
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Been going here since 1974 (since old location on San Pedro). Best BBQ out there, and not just in NM. Great menu with everything from fried catfish, and chicken fried steak to delicious and succulent BBQ. Be sure to get a side of coleslaw, it takes just like my grandma's!

Thank f_leech
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Had a craving for good Texas style chili and cornbread bread. They did it. The chili is not on the menu, but they pulled it off. The owner is friendly and entertaining. It was the best hole in the wall I would recommend.

Thank RickSV
Olean, New York
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great restaurant! Fabulous food. Great BBQ! Delightful and friendly staff. Comfortable atmosphere. Prices were reasonable for the amount of food we got. Very enjoyable and well worth the visit.

Thank marm154
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Powdrell's BBQ! Good people serving great food! I had the mini plate - Beef Brisket, Corn Bread, Collard Greens, beans and rice and ice tea. I am getting hungry just typing this review, and I just ate! Delicious!

Thank Mike K
Tempe, Arizona
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to find Mr. Powdrell's just at lunch time, but before they were rushed. We had the small sandwich, one brisket and one pork, onion rings and potato salad. It was all top notch. Service was quick and friendly. We'll be back for more!

Thank atlohi
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The chicken is nicely.smoked without being overly done. The large sandwich with a side is a decent value. Brisket was pretty good, too. Both the baked beans and the piotato salad were slightly sweet and delicious!

Thank Kathleen D
Everett, Washington
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch and it took no time at all to get our food. We went at high noon expecting a wait and there wasn't one at all. I would recommended checking out this place if you like local family owned joints!

Thank Jason G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11301 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123-2901
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-298-6766

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