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111 Louisiana Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-3133
+1 505-265-4448
Today
07:00 - 15:30
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 16:30
Mon 08:00 - 17:00
Tue 06:00 - 22:00
Wed 06:30 - 22:00
Thu 06:30 - 19:00
Fri 07:00 - 15:30
Sat 06:00 - 22:30
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I come here at least once a year while in ABQ. I've tried other Vietnamese restaurants here, but this is my favorite. The Bahn Xeo is very good, pho is tasty, appetizers are yum.

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Thank jennipleasant
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

May's had the best Vietnamese food in Albuquerque - and plenty of vegetarian selections if that is your desire. The restaurant if close to the State Fair grounds and therefore I would highly recommend it for lunch or dinner if you find yourself at the "Expo" for an event of the flea market. Prices are moderate - the staff friendly... More 

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Thank shenier
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259 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and prompt staff. Requested stir fried eggplant and drip Vietnamese coffee. The coffee was perfect and delicious. The eggplant not so much. The eggplant texture was more like steamed vs stir fried. This was disappointing. Asked for it to be "spicy hot". It came out mild. A side of chili sauce came out later to help, but destroyed... More 

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Thank Bike-Chaplain
Carlsbad NM
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188 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Only been twice since we discovered another place for Pho. May Café was nice, small and staff was good. Pho was fairly good but the first day we went, the ingredients did not seem that fresh. The second time, it was much better. Spring rolls with rice paper were good but I have to say, my wife makes better ones.... More 

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Thank cnanrw
MINNEAPOLIS
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We found this restaurant in the AAA book. We were craving something different after 7 days of eating NM chile/Mexican type meals. Being from the Twin Cities with wonderful Vietnamese restaurants, I was unsure what we would find here. We were delighted with the service, clean restrooms, and fabulous tasted dishes. HIGHLY recommend May Cafe. You will enjoy it!

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1 Thank traveler195200
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

this is a standard, I eat here frequently. Love the food. Consistently good. Service is always prompt. Staff always friendly and attentive. Love the noodle soups, good for what ails you on a cold and dreary day. Yum 8-9 on a scale of 10.

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1 Thank VWells1960
Los Lunas, New Mexico
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Food was excellent and staff was very friendly. This was the first time I had Vietnamies food. Spring rolls were so good. I tried the ones that were not fried. My husband had the fish and i had the fo it was pretty good for the price. I would totally recommend this place to eat to anyone. Service was pretty... More 

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Thank LenaRN881
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

May is a good Vietnamese restaurant in an odd location that has a huge lumber jack statue on its roof. I've eaten there twice and have found the food to be very good. It is a sure fire favorite for many locals and has been around a long time. It's worth trying Vietnamese food, it's fresher, simpler and lighter fare... More 

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1 Thank Mindy C
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242 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

Being new to the area my boss brought me here for a working lunch. After being seated and making meal selections, it did take some time for us to place our order and get served. She had the pho and I went with the basil beef lunch. My meal was served very well made to order and extremely fresh. Atmosphere... More 

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Thank Chris M
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

I love coming here for the appetizers, you have to give the bacon wrapped shrimp a try! You will enjoy! Service sometimes can be mediocre but the food is worth the visit.

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Thank Renee L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:30
Saturday
06:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Louisiana Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-3133
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-265-4448

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