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Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
+1 505-292-8877
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I used to be frequent customers at Papa Felipe's, however our last experience was everything but pleasant! The portions got significantly smaller, Neither of our orders came out the way we ordered them, had to ask multiple times for things like green Chile. (which was supposed to come on our food in the first place) We asked... More 

Thank Kevin G
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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459 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I think that we had the best New Mexican food here of our whole entire trip. We ate lunch here and then came back for dinner. Lunch was enchilada's. They were the best and then Dinner was their special green chili corn chicken cheese chowder. This was the best corn chowder that I have ever had anywhere. It was delicious.... More 

Thank 46749
San Antonito
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a first for everyone in the party but me. I am a regular there and everyone really enjoyed. I talked my one friend into trying the green chile chicken corn chowder and it was fabulous as always. Our server Luticia was a delight, upbeat personality and wanted to make sure we had a great experience. Gracias Luticia!!

Thank Derek D
Daytona Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Albuquerque on a road trip. We were looking for some good Mexican that was not fast food. We arrived about 4:30 and were immediately seated. Even for a Monday night, the place filled fast. My wife ordered a small taco Salad with chicken and I had the Fish Tacos. We only waited about 10 minutes for our... More 

Thank Michael T
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favorite place for Mexican food and our awesome waitress Dana. Food is always delicious and Dana is so friendly and right on top of everything.

Thank evickismile
Gresham, Oregon
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving at the airport, we made our way here even after the rental car lady tried to steer us to her kickback location! We were warmly greeted and were even given samples! I tried The Green Tamale Pie after being told it's listed as one of the "500 foods to try before you die." If it had been #500... More 

Thank JustMeToo2011
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at Papa Felipes 3 or 4 times a month for several years. We always have excellent meals and service. During a recent visit, Dana, our server gave us wonderful service. She made us feel right at home.

Thank SJS-NM
Owings Mills, Maryland, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are new to New Mexico and ate here on a recommendation. Our waiter, Mitchell, was great. He patiently explained the various Mexican dishes and was able to guide our choices to our individual palates. There were "free" appetizers and the food arrived quickly. The parking lot seemed full, but there was plenty of room in the restaurant.

Thank Martha A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

On route to Sandia Peak passed in the AM and told myself "that's where I am going to have dinner." Margaritas were excellent. Very authentic Mexican food and décor. Like Mexican Food ? You will love this place. Met a local at the bar. He told me I should go to Sandia Peak, told him ,,I just did !!

Thank yanker50
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in, and also for taking the time to leave a review. Our Margaritas make a lot of folks happy. Glad you were among them. More 

San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome authentic New Mexico Mexican food! There were 10 of us who all ordered something different. Everyone raved about their dish. We called at the last minute, on a Friday night, and they saved us a spot. They were more than accommodating and gave us extra orders of sopapillas. There's no lack of delicious food here! And, the margaritas were... More 

Thank Mary H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
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
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-292-8877
Adobe style building outside. Flavor of New Mexico, southwest decor on the inside. We have been preparing each meal from scratch for 35 years. We use only the best and freshest ingredients, ensuring you will enjoy the best tasting dishes in Albuquerque.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?