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About Trombino's Bistro Italiano
SERVING "MANGIA" & "ABBONDANZA" FOR OVER 34 YEARS! Welcome to Trombino's Bistro Italiano, since 1979 a long standing favorite among Albuquerqueans, business travelers and tourists alike. Our restaurant is an ideal location for your lunch, dinner, or important client meetings. A comfortable Trattoria that has that inviting feeling of an old Italian neighborhood! More than just a place to eat, but rather, a gathering place where you, your friends, family and business associates can slow down, enjoy a great meal and reconnect. Trombino's serves signature dishes of authentic Italian-American cuisine. Our menu is large and varied, offering a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish and memorable desserts, including these delectable choices... Gorgonzola Crusted New York Strip Steak, Veal Piccata, Veal Marsala, Chicken Caprini, Shrimp fra Diavolo, Fruitti di Mare & House-made Tiramisu Cake. The bar offers a first class wine list, and Decadent Martinis.
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Italian, Seafood, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm–10:30 pm
Sat 3:00 pm–10:30 pm
Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Visit our bar to watch the game on one of our three LCD TVs and enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine with friends after work or on the weekend.
Large parking lot in front of restaurant.
Bus stop on Academy Road, adjacent to restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
Our very popular Semi-Private dining area can accommodate 36 to 40 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Chris Bambino or Kyle Healy: (505) 821-5974
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Trombino's Bistro Italiano Ratings and Reviews
I went to this restaurant for the first time with my girlfriend for our 1-year anniversary. I am a vegetarian and eggplant lover and enjoyed the eggplant parm very much. We got the combo fritia mushrooms and zucchini appetizer and it was deep fried deliciousness and more than we could finish! Pass on the garlic bread as the free bread provided is better. It was good for people watching from our central table. The service was excellent and the prices for elevated dining were reasonable. Oh, and the dessert menu will leave you with a very hard choice because all of them sound great!
We had a reservation for 5:30 pm and we were seated immediately. Our server was courteous, friendly and attentive. Our appetizers were brought out pretty quickly and our dinner soon after. The food was amazing! The whole experience there was superb. We'll definitely make our way back there again.
My husband and I always choose Trombino's for our favorite occasions, be it birthdays, anniversaries or Valentine's day, and they never disappoint. We feel like we've stepped into an episode of the Sopranos when we're here and the food is always top notch. Excellent service and with portions large enough to take leftovers home, we get to relive the experience again in the week just to make us want to return again soon. We love it here!
We come here frequently but tonight we waited 30 minutes past our reservation time to be seated. They were backed up because there was a large VIP group (the governor and about 20 guests). Once we got our table the service was only slightly slower than normal and some of the dishes maybe weren’t prepared as carefully as usual but all in all it was an enjoyable meal.
We did arrive on time for our 6:30 reservation. And the reason that we were not seated is that we just left at 7:15 p.m., after having waited for a table for over 45 minutes. This restaurant not only had overbooked their tables they had also taken several large parties without a reservation, ahead of us. Furthermore, when we left it looked like that it would still be at least another 20 minutes before we would get an actual table.
And to top it off the hostess with glasses was extremely rude and combative. When we arrived and provided our name, she rudely informed us that they had no tables available and just walked off. Such unprofessional and disrespectful behavior is totally unacceptable.
What is the point of using Opentable to make a reservation, if the reservation is not honored within a reasonable window of 10-15 minutes?
Under no circumstances will we ever patronize this restaurant again.
We have been there before and had to return. Any occasion will do. It is a little pricey but the food is truly worth it. It is a must for reservations. The place fills up fast. The waiters and waitresses are fantastic, especially about the wine. They know what they are talking about. My wife and I had meat ravioli and chicken parmigiana. Both we excellent. We shared a chocolate brownie after dinner. It was light and full of flavor. I can't recommend this place highly enough. My family and I will be returning, we will just need a reason why.
We have been regular customers for 30+ years. Never a bad experience or meal. Had enough leftovers for 2 additional “re-runs” at home. Plenty of good food. Staff is excellent. We’re going back tomorrow night with a different group of friends. We’ve seen parking lot security on multiple occasions
Major problem was with her server. He did not have a clue fine dining service. We asked him if a particular dish with spicy and you said no not at all. We told him that we did not want anything real spicy and it came out and it was almost burning to the mouth it was so spicy. Asked for wine on the wine list he said oh that’s discontinued but he didn’t know that he had to go and find out. I have the lobster ravioli and they were great. Not for star five-star dining that I expected.
Our wait-person seemed to be an unhappy person, who'd rather not be at work. She seemed not to know what sides came with which entrees; was not familiar with the wine menu; did not come to see whether the appetizer was acceptable (it was indeed incorrect). The entrees were excellent, however. I'd go back but insure we had a different wait-person.
Reservation Staff needs to be attentive, they were too busy talking to each other and walking around not seating guest. First time I ever experienced this at Trombino’s.
Waiter wrote down wrong order. I didn’t want to send back, because it was New Years Eve.
Bolognese was thin and not the consistent smoothness it normally is.
Our New Year's Eve dinner was fantastic on all accounts and the lobster ravioli was fantastic. I would like to express my gratefulness to your parking lot attendant that was working around 8 pm. We finished our dinner around 7 PM, and when we arrived back to our hotel I realized I was missing one of my favorite silver earrings that I wore to dinner. By the time we drove back to Trombino's, I figured my earring was lost forever. I can't believe that your parking lot attendant had found it and kept it safe until we arrived! I'm sorry that I did not get his name, but I hope his manager reads this review and mentions it to him. Thank you, Trombino's, for hiring a quality parking attendant, as he truly made my night and what a great start to 2018!
The food was amazing also: lobster ravioli, shrimp scampi, and huge portion of lasagna were incredible!
As always food & service excellent! We ordered a bottle of wine from the wine list. We'd had it before & it was excellent. Our server brought us a different bottle explaining that they no longer had the one we ordered even though it still appeared on the list. If you're no longer serving a wine please remove it from the list. The substituted bottle was a disappointment. Ok but not as good.
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