The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Albuquerque

The beautiful New Mexico city of Albuquerque stands out as one of America's fastest-growing cities, boasting a youthful and hip population, gorgeous natural views, and plenty of cultural attractions. The best breakfasts in Albuquerque take advantage of the mix of Southwest and Tex-Mex tastes to create a style all its own. But where are the in-the-know diners in Albuquerque headed out to when looking for an incredible meal to start off the day? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. Here, we've gathered information from the most experienced Albuquerque diners to bring you a list of the best spots for breakfast in Albuquerque. From local joints serving up hearty breakfasts spiced with green chilies to ritzy downtown diners providing creative meals, the best breakfast in Albuquerque has something for everyone. Grab a table in the Land of Enchantment and start your day right!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Blades' Bistro, Indigo Crow, M'tucci's Moderno Italian - Rio Rancho
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:International, Contemporary American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Placitas, Albuquerque
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Blades' Bistro

$$$$·International·
Placitas
1,377 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

The nearby city of Placitas is home to the upscale and welcoming Blades' Bistro, site of some of the best breakfast in Albuquerque. This sleek and engaging restaurant boasts a full menu of brunch favo...

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Best Overall in New Mexico

Indigo Crow

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
1,777 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Trek to the charming village of Corrales for a friendly brunch at the family-owned Indigo Crow restaurant. This authentic New Mexican spot is an excellent place for al fresco dining on brunch classics...

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Contemporary American in New Mexico

M'tucci's Moderno Italian - Rio Rancho

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
530 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

M'tuccis is one of Albuquerque's standout destinations for Italian dishes. The weekend brunch has a creative, fusion flair. It brings together American brunch favorites with Italian flavors and taste...

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Neighborhood Gem in New Mexico

El Pinto

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Albuquerque
5,039 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

El Pinto is a family-owned city favorite that serves some of the best breakfast in Albuquerque. Stop into this restaurant a short walk from the Rio Grande to select from a menu of New Mexcian favorite...

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Great for Brunch in New Mexico

Vernon's Speakeasy

$$$$·Steak·
Los Ranchos
4,171 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Vernon's Speakeasy is one of the most interesting dining experiences in Albuquerque. This ultra-cool spot hidden below the Village Shops at Los Ranchos is the perfect spot for a brunch meal before or ...

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Best Overall in New Mexico
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Bravo Italian Kitchen - Albuquerque - Uptown

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
656 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual

Bravo brings the taste - and feel - of ancient Rome to the heart of New Mexico. The Albuquerque outpost of this national chain offers some of the best breakfast in town and a full menu of Italian clas...

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Great for Brunch in New Mexico

Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
994 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List

Zinc is an upscale hot spot with a superb wine selection and some of the best breakfast in New Mexico. On weekends, the Zinc Wine Bar transforms from a sleek night-out destination to a relaxed place f...

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MÁS Tapas y Vino

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Albuquerque
1,035 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies

The upscale and lush Andaluz hotel is the site of MAS Tapas y Vino, one of the top restaurants in Albuquerque. Along with its exceptional lunches and dinners, MAS is also the spot to go for some of th...

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Notable Wine List in New Mexico