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El Pinto

10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220
+1 505-898-1771
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (140 reviews)
“sopapillas” (168 reviews)
“enchiladas” (155 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent and efficient service. The server was knowledgeable and took the time to discuss food allergies and assure us of safe practices for tree nut and shellfish allergies. Everyone in our large party agreed that their food was delicious. The signature Margaritas are a must!...More

Thank Ashley305
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to El Pinto on the recommendation of a co-worker and was not disappointed. Top notch Mexican food all around. Chips and Salsa, queso, margaritas, and the dinner shown below (pork chop already eaten) The pork chop had fantastic flavor, I wish I had ordered...More

Thank Bryan E
Reviewed 4 days ago

The atmosphere of this restaurant is quite cosy and intimate despite it being so huge. We came on a very busy night, and the staff were as facilitating as possible in getting us seated as quickly as they could. Margaritas were great; the cucumber margarita...More

Thank Shauna N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here tonight. This place is huge yet they have managed to create comfortable and somewhat intimate seating. We were greeted and seated promptly. We shared the fiesta platter appetizer, which was ample for two people with ribs, guacamole, queso,...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised at how large this restaurant is, although the huge parking lot should have been a hint. Ask to be seated in the outside/ courtyard area. It's beautiful. The food is average to excellent, depending on what you order. Service is prompt. I...More

Thank BrooklynGina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this place has a nice atmosphere good drinks the food and service are bad the waiters and waitresses not too smart avoid this place of Love possible

Thank Cipriano G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a visitor to Albuquerque I was so in the mood for excellent Mexican food. My good friend said I must try El Pinto. I was taken back as soon as we arrived as how spacious it was. Walking through the restaurant it has several...More

Thank HumbleTraveller04
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Pinto is a landmark in Albuquerque and a wonderful place to enjoy dining outdoors. However, the food is mediocre and the service is consistently slow.

Thank mrburmester
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't rush to be seated, walk around the different rooms, feel the flair, enjoy a Margarita, and decide what you want to et. Most friends enjoy the chili spare ribs. I prefer the combination Plate, No disappointment here

Thank mygreatmealsmk
Reviewed 1 week ago

I appreciated the promptness and fantastic attitude of the staff. We were a group of 7 people. We had the option to seat in or out doors. We selected out. The hostess and server were young females, both attentive and courteous. Nice neckties. The food...More

Thank Ma C
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Henry L
6 June 2018|
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Response from Jan Z | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
lisa b
31 March 2017|
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Response from Hal M | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Friday afternoon around 5pm without a reservation and we were a group of 8 people! I think calling ahead and asking is always wise! But no a reservation is not required!
Susan H
2 December 2016|
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Response from 1991KEB | Reviewed this property |
This fun restaurant open at 11 am. Closing at 10 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114-2220
    (Alameda Blvd NW)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-898-1771
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