Category Archives: Mexican

Delicias Café

Real Mexican Food Latest visit: March 8, 2016 First visit: March 17, 2012 Delicias Café serves Mexican food modeled after the cuisine of Chihuahua. It is not New Mexican food, and stands out as a good example of the food … Continue reading

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El Paragua Restaurant

Surely you’re joking. Good food in  Española? Well, yes. No joke. First visit: April 29, 2013 Next visit: soon   It all stared with “The Stand.” If you’re looking for a casual, excellent taste of Northern New Mexico and Mexican traditional … Continue reading

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Plaza Café Downtown

Great Historic Santa Fe Funky…. Latest visit: May 6, 2013 First visit: April 26, 2007  Before we moved to New Mexico, we spent lots of time with a Santa Fe Realtor, Mary Joy Ford, searching for a place to live. … Continue reading

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Rubio’s Fine Mexican Dining

Good Food; Good Vibes…. First visit: September 2010 When you’re on the road, hungry, and forgot your iPhone (or other Urbanspoon connector), ask a local where he/she eats. I often have great success with gas jockeys, real estate offices, and … Continue reading

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Sadie’s on Fourth

 Highly popular place for New Mexican cuisine   First visit: October 1, 2009   Sadie’s is a large, noisy, crowded place that serves huge portions of good-to-very-good New Mexican food. You will probably have to wait in line to get in. … Continue reading

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Cecilia’s Cafe (Nob Hill)

 An Albuquerque classic comes to Nob Hill Latest visit: April 6, 2012 First Visit: February 17, 2012 There are 128 restaurants in Albuquerque that serve New Mexican food, according to Urbanspoon. Most, but not all, are good. Some are overblown … Continue reading

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Chipotle Mexican Grill

 Chipotle Takes Albuquerque by Storm…  First visit: December 7, 2011   Chipotle (/t??’po?tle?/ chi-poht-lay; Spanish: [t?i’potle]), or chilpotle, which comes from  the Nahuatl word chilpoktli meaning “smoked chili pepper” is a smoke-dried jalapeño that tends to be brown and shriveled. It … Continue reading

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Los Equipales (Closed)

Pescados y Mariscos Fantástica La Auténtica Comida Mexicana First visit: August 28, 2010 Fourth Visit: December 3, 2011 This is perhaps the best relatively unknown restaurant in The Duke City. Frida Kahlo would, were she still alive, surely dine here. … Continue reading

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