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Mac's Steak In The Rough

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8218 Louisiana Blvd NE Ste B, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2382
+1 505-884-7484
10:30 - 20:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

You like chicken fried steak? Then still avoid this place. Strips of meat that has beaten, dried, and aged until all taste has been destroyed...then deep fried. I wish that I had not eaten this food as my stomach paid me back later.

Thank Christopher R
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012

Mac's has been around a long, long time. Today's version is greasy, uninspired, and just not very good. The "basket" of steak fingers has shrunk over the years but even in its current reduced size I wasn't excited about finishing it. Very few local places stick around for as long as Mac's, although the number of locations is reduced. I'm... More 

Thank Spaniel1959
Queen Creek, Arizona
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428 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012

My husband had been to Mac's Steak in the Rough years ago and wanted to go back. So we did. Some things are better left as good memories and this is one of them. It's o.k. if you're starving but there are too many other places to choose if you want a hamburger, tacos, burritos, etc. It's not inexpensive, either.... More 

1 Thank lifeisverygood2
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457 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2011

Mac's is known for quick, diner-style food in Albuquerque. Food is usually tasty but can be a bit on the greasy side. Favorites include the burgers and fries, of course. Service can be hit or miss.

Thank DiveMoreWorkLess
Balt Md
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2008

Living on Sandia Base in the early 60's Macs was one of our regular stops. It was regular because the chili sauce/taquita was fantastic. What might seem just a humble side was the main attraction. It was not too hot but it was thick, rich and deep red having plenty of quality chile in the recipe. When you dipped the... More 

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macsmenaul, manager at Mac's Steak In The Rough, responded to this review

In response to your comments, sorry to find that you had a bad expierence on your last vist. Macs has changed since you visited last, we are under new Managment, and have since went back to the original Salsa recipe. Our sales in Salsa has doubled and we were recently voted Best Taquitas in Albuquerque by ALIBI Magazine. alibi.com Your... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
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    2 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8218 Louisiana Blvd NE Ste B, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2382
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-884-7484

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