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2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
+1 505-884-4000
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first time at Rudy's, and we were very pleased! It is a casual eatery with great food. The staff was very helpful guiding us through the ordering process. Our food was hot and delicious and the atmosphere was inviting.

Thank Docmw
Overland Park, Kansas
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225 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Kansas City, where we have a lot of great BBQ restaurants, it is always a challenge for places to match what we have at home. Rudy's did not disappoint, great smoked brisket, fun sides, they even have tacos. First trip to Rudy's but I suspect I will go again if I have the chance.

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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to a Rudy's. Everyone loved their food. The turkey sandwich was moist and had great flavor. My niece had the pulled pork sandwich. She said it was one of the best she has ever had. The guys had brisket sandwiches that they enjoyed. I had the smoked potato. If I wasn't so full I'd jump... More 

Thank GBgal1
Aztec, New Mexico
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many of us showed up at the same time and the got through us relatively quickly. We enjoy BBQ at home and its hard not to compare our favorites. We had the pork loin sandwich and sausage sandwich. Both were great. The sides, cole slaw and corn on the cob, were just okay. On a side note, the BBQ sauces... More 

Thank Shannon L
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rustic restaurant specializing in barbecue. Delicious chicken and pork. Stopped for a quick lunch right off of Hwy. 40. There is not table service but the line to order moved quickly and our order filled with minimal wait.

Thank Janeen K
Anchorage, Alaska
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited multiple Rudy's establishments in Texas. Went with a friend because they wanted BBQ, and I grudgingly agreed due to my average experiences in the past. So glad I went along this time, this location was great! Went on a Friday evening right at rush time (about 6:30 pm). The place was pretty packed, but we were able to... More 

Thank suts11
Clovis, New Mexico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

great food kind of awkward eating with strangers on the same table but food is good. went when it was very busy but they still provided fast service

Thank helenbF4612RR
Houston, Texas, United States
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Having lived in the greater Houston, TX area most of my life, it's very, very rare to find a spot outside of TX that has truly good Texas-style BBQ. Recently here on a work trip, and two separate clients asked to have Rudy's catered for lunch. It's been at least 8-9 years since I ate at the Rudy's location N... More 

Thank ibsf7777
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This place is about as anti-vegan as you can get. I think the closest thing they have to a vegetable is the potato salad. But carnivores can rejoice to their hearts content here!!! The selection of meat is amazing and all of it good. The pulled pork looks pretty unappetizing but one taste and any reservations you have about it... More 

Thank Flufflebunny
Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you want bar-b-Que, this is it! Great food with traditional bar-b-Que service. Be sure to try all the sauces - lots of variety from mild to kick-butt ... and all are extraordinary!

Thank ParisIvy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2321 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3827
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-884-4000

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