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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
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.
We have been to Trombino's Bistro Italiano on three separate occasions. We enjoyed each time we have had dinner there. The food has always been very good. The seating arrangement on our last visit was perfect for the seven of us . Service was good. I highly recommend this restaurant.
We went to Trombinos on Dec. 24th, which was our anniversary. In booking the table online, I was asked if it was a special occasion, and I indicated it was our anniversary, yet no mention of it was made by our waiter at any time, so I wondered why you bothered to ask? I thought perhaps a small piece of cake, gratis, might have been expected, given the fact that you asked about the occasion. Despite this, we continue return and have been to Trombinos on Christmas Eve for many years now.
I took my management team and their spouses here for dinner. There were 12 of us. The server was young and did not do his job well. We had a few people come later than the rest, but he didn't even offer us drinks before they arrived. When they did he took their drinks and never asked for ours at the other end of the table. I had to flag him down and ask.
When he took the orders and brought the food he got the orders right but again, never asked if we wanted more drinks or offered to refill my iced tea. We were done eating for a good 10-15 minutes before he stopped by to see if we wanted to order dessert and clear our dinner plates.
The restaurant was full and he had several other tables. This is the management's fault for 1) not training him properly (the bill would have definitely been higher had he been on it). 2) not having service support staff. Most nicer restaurants have bus/support people to refill drinks, clear plates, get missed condiments, etc. Basically all the things our waiter did not do.
I would still return, but hopefully the management works on the server situation.
We enjoyed dining at Trombino's Bistro Italiano. The food was excellent and so was the service. My husband and I would like to see you add a serving of vegetables with the main entrée. This would make the meal more balanced and be a better value for the price. We hope you'll consider this in the future.
Food was superb!! Service was great. It was the best food we have had in sometime.
The hostess was friendly and she was able to seat us immediately with our Open Table reservation. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. The food was over the top. The serving size was generous and the most flavorful dishes. Thumbs up to the chef!!
Thank you for a lovely evening!! We will be back soon.
Dinner at 5:30 for four. Everyone enjoyed their selections. Waiter while a little shaky at the start straightened everything out and kept us well attended. Good pace to the meal. There must be something about my appearance - seems every maitre-de wants to put us next to the kitchen or the restrooms when there's room EVERYWHERE. We declined and asked for another table, or booth. Was told booths were for larger groups, yet we saw several parties of four seated at booths after us. Restaurants should understand you don't seat customers for the convenience of staff assignments, you try to give the best table available at the time.
A group of 7 friends dined at Trombino's. I made a reservation and we were seated in a perfect spot. It was a round table, which I like because everyone can talk to each other as opposed to a rectangular table, and the table was in a small alcove so the one person with us who has a hearing problem had no difficulty following conversations. We all enjoyed the food we ordered. The portions are large and we all left with a to go box. Our waiter was wonderful. He was attentive and wanted to make our dinner go smoothly. We had a very enjoyable evening and would highly recommend this restaurant.
After years of being across town, we've recently rediscovered Trombino's and make a point to visit at least monthly. The food is excellent and priced right, the service is outstanding, and it's a nice, quiet, but not too formal evening out for me and my girl.