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Mr. Powdrell's Barbeque House

5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
+1 505-345-8086
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Tuesday lunchtime, place was empty and now I know why....... Ordered Pork Ribs, Jalapeno Sausage, Potato Salad and Lemonade. Pork Ribs obviously microwaved ad dry, the same with the Jalapeno sausage, the same, obviously warmed up by a microwave..... Potato salad bland...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mr. Powdrell's on Central Avenue between Eubank and Juan Tabo is my go-to place when I need barbecue. All the meats are great, but the huge beef ribs are my favorite. There is a great variety of side dishes, plus some unexpected items like barbecued...More

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Outstanding ribs and pork and BBQ sauce. My downfall is their fried mushrooms and deep fried macaroni and cheese tots. Not open on Mondays.

Thank F6787MDelizabethl
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I haven't been disappointed once. The food reminds me of home. Even got to hear Mr. Powdrell tickle the ivories. Definitely one of my go to places.

Thank Wes W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Their ribs are fantastic. Their sides are fantastic (especially the deep fried mac & cheese which are like tater tots but full of gooey cheese).

Thank F6787MDelizabethl
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Absolutely delicious!! Had baby back ribs, potato salad and slaw. So tender, juicy, and great bbq sauce. This is a family run eating establishment that has been around 50 years. Ann is the chef and came to the table to thank us for coming. Had...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We drove up at 8:00 PM, closing time, and Mr. Powdrell's son kept the place open for us. Didn't just keep it open, he hung out with my kids and family, well after closing time, while his staff prepared us some great BBQ. We really...More

Thank humphrmi
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This family owned restaurant is the way bbq is done. Best potato salad, sweet tea, collard greens, turkey legs, mmmmm Say hi to Joe Powdrell.

Thank George P
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A friendly, comfortable environment, this place reminded me of visiting grandma. The staff was so welcoming, too! I shared a combo plate and extra sides with my hubby. It was delicious! We got to try a little bit of everything and loved, loved it! My...More

Thank Wndydwn
Reviewed 23 November 2016

If I could give 100 stars, I would. By far the best in the state and I have tried most of them. Had the BBQ chicken and BBQ brisket and your lips will kiss you later for it! For over 50 years this establishment has...More

Thank Mickey6448
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5209 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-5102
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-345-8086
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