The Best Brunch Restaurants in Albuquerque

Albuquerque sits right at the heart of New Mexico, pulsing the with vibrant, Southwestern energy, culture, and arts. The city is under-the-radar, affordable, exquisitely beautiful and filled with soul. Cruise up and down Central Avenue to check out the buzzing neon signs, vintage motels, and historic architecture. Hike, tram or ski Sandia Peak to get breathtaking views, attend the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival, visit the Biopark Zoo, and, of course, sample the local New Mexican cuisine and the other culinary treasures found here. If you’re looking for a high-quality weekend feast to get your day started right, check out our Tastemaker List of where to find the best brunch Albuquerque has to offer.

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Blades' Bistro

$$$$·International·
Placitas
1,334 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic

Blades’ Bistro, located in the oasis of Placitas, features innovative international cuisine in a casual, country setting. They pride themselves on serving a classy, leisurely brunch that guests can li...

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Best Overall in New Mexico

Farm & Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
3,467 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

Farm & Table is a casually elegant Contemporary American restaurant located in Albuquerque’s gorgeous North Valley. They feature seasonal dishes created from scratch with the freshest ingredients sour...

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Indigo Crow

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
1,726 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion

Located in the Village of Corrales, Indigo Crow is an upscale Contemporary American restaurant owned by Done and Regina Raber. This restaurant is a wonderful place for friends and family to gather for...

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Neighborhood Gem in New Mexico

Santa Ana Cafe

$$$$·Southwest·
Santa Ana Pueblo
191 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View

Come into Santa Ana Cafe, located on-site at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa. The restaurant offers a menu of indigenous influenced casual American fare, local New Mexico classics, a...

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Campo at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
1,294 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

Campo, located on an organic farm in the Rio Grande River Valley, is a great choice for the best brunch Albuquerque has to offer. Come in for a casual fine-dining experience, featuring the purest fiel...

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El Pinto

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Albuquerque
4,694 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

Founded in 1962, El Pinto began as just a one-room restaurant with only a handful of tables. The eatery now seats over 1,200 guests in five patios, three indoor dining rooms, and a cantina! It occupie...

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Great for Brunch in New Mexico

Brixens

$$$$·Burgers·
Albuquerque
157 reviews
  • Fun
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual

Brixens is a locally-owned, family-run restaurant located on Central Ave in Downtown Albuquerque. The menu focuses on delightful comfort food with a signature New Mexican twist. They aim to please all...

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M'tucci's Italian - Albuquerque

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
807 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion

M’Tucci’s Italian, located on Winter Haven Road, is a casual, friendly Italian restaurant with great service and a lively atmosphere. They strive to produce delicious Italian and Mediterranean food an...

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Best Value in New Mexico

Ten 3

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
583 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

Ten 3 is the new restaurant on top of Sandia Peak on the Alpine Loop! This is an entirely original dining experience that allows people taking the tram up to the top of the mountain to enjoy a meal in...

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Best Ambiance in New Mexico
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Seasons 52 - Albuquerque

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
1,078 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Seasons 52 is a stylish grill and wine bar offering a refreshingly balanced approach to food and wine. Guests can enjoy the seasonally changing menu, featuring ingredients at their peak. They use whol...

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Good for Groups in New Mexico

Bravo Italian Kitchen - Albuquerque - Uptown

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
627 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic

BRAVO Cucina Italiana is a casual dining Italian restaurant located in the Uptown Center off Indian School and Louisiana. They focus on authentic Italian cuisine and locals flock here for some of the ...

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Great for Brunch in New Mexico

MÁS Tapas y Vino

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Albuquerque
948 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

For a casually elegant meal of Contemporary American Tapas and Spanish cooking, head to MAS Tapas y Vino on Second Street. Located in the stylish Hotel Andaluz, MAS offers fresh reinventions of tradit...

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Best Value in Albuquerque

Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
1,003 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List

Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro is a local favorite in Albuquerque and of the signature restaurants in town for a dependable, high-quality meal. It offers a formal, yet relaxed atmosphere where diners can enjo...

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Vernon's Speakeasy

$$$$·Steak·
Los Ranchos
4,085 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries

For a unique spin on the average dining experience in Albuquerque, head to Vernon’s Speakeasy! It’s the only speakeasy restaurant in New Mexico and has a totally superb dining atmosphere. Diners can e...

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Best Overall in New Mexico

The Melting Pot - Albuquerque

$$$$·Fondue·
Albuquerque
2,541 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

Located in ABQ Uptown Mall, across from Trader Joe’s and Winrock mall, The Melting Pot is a great place to try something a little different from brunch. Instead of the regular eggs and bacon, The Melt...

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Romantic in New Mexico
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