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Golden Crown Bakery

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Wine Bar, Brew Pub, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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1103 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 505-243-2424
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The associate was super helpful. I got the apricot empaneda! Outstanding! This is a hidden jem..wish I had tried a sandwich or the chilie bread.

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Thank kellynshaffer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in last day in ABQ and so happy did. Had the sweet potato and lemon empanada with a nice cup of coffee and enjoyed them both in the small yet comfie space. Good tunes, staff that know the regulars by name and good food. Wish I could have tried their pizza-they even had anchovies!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on a weeknight around 7pm for a pie and some beers. They have several crusts to choose from and we decided on the multigrain, Golden Crown pizza. Couldn't have been happier with the service, atmosphere and food! They also have a great selection of local beer.

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Keller, Texas, United States
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were leaving old town and drove by Golden Crown Bakery and my wife said that we had to stop. So we did and we were glad we did. DDD did a segment there some years back and they lived up to the hype. A small intimate dining area. About 8 tables. We had a pepperoni pizza on a blue... More 

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Thank Lindsey D
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They start off by giving you a free cookie and they deliver with quality baking. Very small, very "informal" setting with limited parking in a bit off the beaten path area about a mile from old town. Not really set up for large crowds or families - better if you plan on take out. Cozy, diner type seating for a... More 

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Thank Daniel R
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience, friendly staff, very warm and clean environment. Just the place for cozy dining and great food.

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Thank paul c
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am hooked on fruit empanadas since my grandmother made them in my childhood. This bakery comes the most close to duplicating this deleesh delight. I travel 17 miles to get my "empanada" fix. A little pricey and so it keeps my palate under control. Otherwise I would be there every day, munching!

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Thank Luna2349
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza was incredible! The pastries are superb! The service is excellent! Just a wonderful, local eatery that goes above and beyond .... you will be happy and pleased you chose to dine here - I know I was!!! :) :)

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Thank peggleann
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate a lot of biscochitos and fruit empanadas. We ordered pizza one night and weren't much impressed but we're from Chicago so maybe we're spoiled. We like our thin crust crispy and this was tough and bendy.

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Thank caroliz59
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is fresh and well made. Wide selection of empanadas and breads. Since it is a Panaderia, things are less sweet than most gringos are used to but everything we've tried has been great. May be the friendliest bunch in town. They're usually jam-packed around lunch time but their regulars seem to enjoy the chaos. I prefer to drop by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Brew Pub, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-243-2424
Description
Golden Crown Panaderia is a old fashion neighborhood bakery in the Albuquerque old town area. We have had the honor of not only being on the Food Network once in 2004 with the show Food Finds. We are now being featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives : Guy Fieri for our pizzas. We have supplied breads and pastries to many of Albuquerque's finest restaurants and hotels including the Hyatt Hotel, Petroleum Club, Smirolls International Cuisine, Albuquerque Convention Center, Amadoes Pizza, etc. Many of our wholesale and retail customers have been using our baked good for over 25 years.We are now strictly a retail bakery with an amazing coffee bar, We server the first ever New Mexican Style pizza, Our Garden fresh salads come from our indoor garden.The Food Network has featured our New Mexico Green Chile Bread. Empanadas, Pizzas, Our Turkey Bread Sculptures. And Biscochitos. We also carry beer and wine

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