The Best Brunch Restaurants in Albuquerque

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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.

Restaurants:Blades' Bistro, Farm & Table, Indigo Crow
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:International, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Placitas, Albuquerque

Blades' Bistro

$$$$·International·
Placitas
1,209 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
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 bruncRead more
96% recommended

Farm & Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
3,525 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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 freshRead more
92% recommended
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Indigo Crow

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
1,588 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
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 Read more
84% recommended
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Santa Ana Cafe

$$$$·Southwest·
Santa Ana Pueblo
185 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
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 NeRead more
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Campo at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
1,295 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, featuRead more
94% recommended
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El Pinto

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Albuquerque
3,462 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 aRead more
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in New Mexico

Brixens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
157 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
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. ThRead more
97% recommended
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M'tucci's Italian - Albuquerque

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
777 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Neighborhood Gem
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 MRead more
98% recommended
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Ten 3

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
256 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
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 mountaiRead more
89% recommended
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Seasons 52 - Albuquerque

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
794 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
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 theirRead more
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in New Mexico

Bravo Italian Kitchen - Albuquerque - Uptown

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
538 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
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 hRead more
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in New Mexico

MÁS Tapas y Vino

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Albuquerque
780 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
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 reRead more
86% recommended
Great for Lunch in New Mexico

Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
1,009 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
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 wRead more
94% recommended
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Vernon's Speakeasy

$$$$·Steak·
Los Ranchos
3,749 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
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 atmoRead more
95% recommended
Best Food in New Mexico

The Melting Pot - Albuquerque

$$$$·Fondue·
Albuquerque
2,584 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • 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 eggsRead more
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