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Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

) #48 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $$ - $$$ Mexican,
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
+1 505-292-8877
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“tamale pie” (6 reviews)
“sopapillas” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
9800 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-2303
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I recently stopped here on our road trip across country and it became our favorite meal of the trip. Staff was extremely accommodating, friendly, and generous. We both ordered Navajo Tacos and were not disappointed. Very delicious, generous portions - I could...More

Thank architectsarah
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the whole back room for our daughters' baby shower totaling about 40 persons. The food was delicious and the service provided by Ammee and Luticia was excellent! This is a great place for a large gathering and they let us decorate how we...More

Thank D4590NDkarenr
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad our meeting room worked for your daughter's shower. Thank you for your comments on our servers, and thank you for choosing Papa Felipe's.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chips and salsa --- tough chewy heavy salted chips with a base of tomatoe paste sauce and some green chili thrown in --/ the worse """salsa""" I've ever tasted Ordered the Navajo Tacos Was excited they served them ! But alas the fry bread was...More

Thank Mitzi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Papa Felipe's really bent over backward for me. They sat me down and brought me samples. Garlicky guacamole. Pinto beans with such flavor! Fajitas to die for! The food was outstanding and tasted authentically MEXICAN not NEW Mexican, which is what I wanted. The manager,...More

Thank Tarananda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting for a wedding, and we stopped there for Lunch! love the chips & salsa they give you before serving our food. I got the chimichanga it was Delicious..

Thank Federico N Laur... J
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We got our food to go. It was affordable, fast and they were nice. I really liked the chile rellenos.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We tried this as it was listed as a favorite online. We were disappointed in our meal. I'm not a fan of hot and spicy food, but wanted to try real Mexican food. My husband is and even he couldn't eat some things that were...More

Thank Retired11_13
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Retired11_13, Thank you for trying Papa Felipe's. We're sorry your experience wasn't as expected. NEW Mexican food is VERY different from "Mexican" food, (especially the version found in the Deep South!) New Mexico chile is world-famous and it can pack some heat. As you...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

On advice from a friend who is an ABQ native, we stopped in to Papa Felipe's while staying in town. My husband and I couldn't decide on just one entree, so we decided to get the plato grande for two that had a sampling of...More

1  Thank MPayne13
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for dining with us and for your note. We are glad you got to try our Plato Grande and were able to pick a favorite. Our Rellenos are a customer favorite. In fact, they have been voted on of the Top 5 in...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing and great service. The salsa is pretty good and their after meal desert sopaipillas are delicious.

Thank Victor R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome, from the chips and salsa to the meal, and the after meal sopaipilla.....it was all delicious. I will be definitely be coming back.

Thank sammcdaniel1
B E, Guest Relations Manager at Papa Felipe's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you! We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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