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About Vernon's Speakeasy

Vernon's Speakeasy is the only speakeasy restaurant in New Mexico! We feature exquisite steaks and seafood and American cuisine in a superb dining atmosphere. The culmination of live music, great food and top notch service, as well as the need for "the Password", create an atmosphere and dining experience that surely proves to be one of a kind.

6855 4th Street NW
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Daily: 4:30pm - 12:00am (last dining reservation at 9:30).

Cross Street:
Osuna

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(505) 341-0831

Website:
http://www.yougottapassword.com/

Entertainment:
Vernon's features live music! From Bob Tate tickling the ivories to local favorite Calvin Appleberry Vernon's is proud to present great music in true speakeasy style. You never know who might be on stage in the Black Diamond Lounge. http://www.thehiddensteakhouse.com/black-diamond-lounge

Catering:
Please inquire by calling 505.341.0831.

Parking Details:
Parking Lot

Public Transit:
Bus Stop directly in front of the shopping center.

Private Party Facilities:
Vernon's is available for private dining and will work to accommodate all our guest's needs. From the Capone Room or the Chamber to closing our venue down for your event, contact us to reserve your Vernon's experience! You gotta password?

Private Party Contact:
Kim Baird: (505) 341-0831

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Kosher, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact us for all your special event needs at 505-341-0831.

Vernon's Speakeasy Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (77)
Special Occasion (68)
Good for a Date (62)
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Good for Anniversaries (60)
Good for Birthdays (38)
Quiet Conversation (36)
Live Music (33)
Cozy (27)
Fun (27)
Authentic (26)
Notable Wine List (26)
Worth the Drive (25)
Handcrafted Cocktails (23)
Fit for Foodies (23)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Local Ingredients (19)
Business Meals (18)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Late-night Find (10)
Tasting Menu (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Seasonal (7)
Comfort Food (5)
Casual (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Great Beer (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
Organic (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Waterfront (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Valentine's Dinner was not top quality as expected. Third time at Vernon's at each time wss a little worse. Service in between servings was excessively long. Won't be going back. Disappointed....

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·Dined 4 days ago

Awesome place to take someone special on your special occasions, very pricy but the food was top shelf and overall was an awesome experience. Not got everyday dining but it's nice to have such a place for the nights you don't want to forget.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Live Music, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and service. Really enjoyed the live music.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined 5 days ago

First time visiting. Atmosphere is great, the whole theme is carried out very well and fun to experience. It is a little pricey. My steak was not very tender and the potatoes were dry. I have and a better steak at other restaurants for the same price or less expensive. The green beans were great as well as the appetizer. The waiter never brought our bread to the table. I would try it again but would try another item as the steaks just aren’t all that!

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined 5 days ago

Very disappointed in the quality of the steak. It was the worst steak I ever had. Baked potato was over cooked. Friends had recommended Vernon’s.

VERY DISSAPOINTED

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 (New Mexico)·Dined 5 days ago

Different restaurant with good food. Great for a special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Fun
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·Dined 7 days ago

Best place I’ve ever been. Food was amazing. Everything was nice and classy.

Tags: Romantic, Live Music, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 7 days ago

Overall great! Menu was not clear on additions was very surprised with bill for 2 people. Will not be adding extra food to entrees! Bill was $249.00 for 2 people! Ridiculous for 2 people who shared an entree. Very disappointing.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

This was the perfect spot to take a special lady out for a first time out together.
The atmosphere was perfect, steak was great and there was no issue with working around her dairy problems.
Definitely a great experience and I can only imagine very similar to actual speak easy places in the past, except with better food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Live Music, Cozy
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Wonderful cheerful service, delicious food, and great selection of beverages! We enjoyed the special treatment for our 10 year anniversary!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on February 4, 2018

My wife and I decided to celebrate our 12th anniversary here, and overall, it was an average experience. The service was excellent, and the staff were very attentive and pleasant. The food was flavorful, but a tad overpriced for the quality. The biggest shortfall is how dated and dingy the place feels. I completely understand the ambiance they are attempting to achieve, but the interior finishes are in desperate need of a refresh.

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Vernon's Speakeasy makes dining fun. Their personal touch makes a memorable impression. The atmosphere is classy and you can have a quiet romantic dining experience. The food is delicious. Their steaks were outstanding.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Food cooked to perfection, and the service was amazing! Highly recommend this place and will return soon.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 2, 2018

we were given a gift certificate and so we wanted to experience the Speakeasy style. Very fun—service impeccable. The servers were both excellent.
we will go again.











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·Dined on February 1, 2018

Amazing food, well worth the money! Going to recommend to everyone!

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Cozy
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·Dined on February 1, 2018

Service was on point. Carlos the busser was very professional... he should be a server or more. The filet was amazing. My guests had a great time. The price is high... but i understand the “anbiance”. $20 less for steak would drive in a lot more business.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Excellent service and food on all occasions visited.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

wonderful experience! I took my husband here for his birthday and everything was amazing! The food- incredible and fun, the music was just perfect- service was great.. Overall, we had the most wonderful evening!

Tags: Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The best steak in New Mexico (Los Ranchos Star) and the best ambience anywhere. Stellar service too. Highly recommended.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Vernon's was fantastic as usual. Gabriel is the very best server in the sate of New Mexico.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Had never been. Very cool concept, fun and different. Very friendly and professional service. It is a bit expensive, but food was excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Food is excellent but very large quantity for portions. If you are not dining with a table of six, don't order an appetizer or you won't be able to eat your main portion.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Absolutely the best restaurant in Albuquerque!

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Everything about the place and the experience was amazing and a special thanks to our server Mr Gabriel, his suggestions and his extremely good manors specially made it an even better experience.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Vernons creates an outstanding atmosphere that makes the dining experience feel that more enjoyable. Staff is articulate and courteous. My wife and I were pleased with the service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Top of the line ambiance, food, and service - - with an unusual and interesting twist! The ONLY thing I would improve is the price (high), though this is really a special occasion place and not somewhere you'd normally go every week. Our only other complaint is that the restaurant has a very clear (and elegant) dress code; however, the parties around us quasi-ruined the mood by dressing very casually (like, cut-up jeans casual). It would be nice if they enforced this at the door to preserve the environment for those who comply, but this is really the fault of the folks who ignore the request. Overall, this has become our favorite go-to place for all of our special occasions. Food and portions were amazing and the service was great! Thanks, Vernon's!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Superlative in every way. Indelible memory for the 10 y.o. in our family who enjoyed his med rare ribeye while sitting next to the fireplace with his grandfather who was celebrating his birthday.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The overall experience was amazing the food was some of the best I have had in my time in ABQ.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Vernon's does it again ! A wonderful evening out with family including perfectly made cocktails, delicious food, nice wine list and yummy desserts to end a perfect evening. Appetizers were amazing, steaks were cooked perfectly. The service was spot on, just enough to make you feel cared for and no hovering over you. Taking your time to enjoy the Vernon's experience is key. When was the last time you had a pleasant 2 hour dinning experience, time well spent with family and friends. Vernon's will not rush you and do not rush yourself, enjoy. You will spend a little for the experience but well worth the cost. ENJOY !

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Amazing service and atmosphere. Great place for a date or just to hang with friends for a night out

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Superb atmosphere, though it was a bit warm. Service was great food was delicious. We had a wonderful time for a first date.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We weren't really happy with where the hostess seated us. We were in a drafty area near the door away from everyone else in the main dining room. We felt like the rift-raft.

A second note, I had the special, the filet Mignon with lobster tail and although the meal was very good, I felt $40.00 for a very small tail was too much. Next time I'll stick with the steak and I wont hesitate to ask to be seated elsewhere if we're not happy.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 5, 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in Albuquerque. Love the ambiance and food

Tags: Special Occasion, Live Music, Fun, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Service and ambiance were great. They were out of the steak we all wanted but the steaks we did get were good but not sure they were worth the price. The cigar selection was 10-15 and they didn't have any matches or lighters. They didn't have propane for the heaters outside and apparently they let us back there because it was a special occasion. They told us usually it's only for VIP members who pay $1,000 per year for the privilege. The cigar humidor was tiny with very little to select from.

Overall it was fun to go but because it's approximately $100-$150 per person it's not something I'm planning on doing again any time soon. Maybe my expectations were too high because of what I've heard about the food but it just didn't impress me.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Steak was over cooked and service slow even though there weren’t many guests.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We went to celebrate our anniversary. The food was delicious and the service awesome. It was a bit pricey but for special occasions a must to try.

Tags: Fun, Cozy
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The staff was more than accommodating!! So awesome! We had the last reservation of the night and they made us feel welcome to stay as long as we wanted! Definitely coming back!

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This was by far the worst New Year's Eve outing I've had. They were completely unprepared for the number of people that were there. We arrived on time for our reservation and were told they were behind but could wait in the bar, which was packed like a can of sardines with people waiting to be seated. After waiting for another 30 minutes we were finally seated... for the main entree we ordered the bone in filet mignon and bone in ribeye both medium rare. Part of the filet mignin was medium rare, but a large portion was not cooked at all, while the ribeye came out medium/medium well. The wait staff was polite, but we didnt see them anytime soon so ate what we could as we were too hungry to wait longer. By the time they came to check on us it was too late. They did comp my wife's under cooked meal, but she was in bed the entire next day with gastrointestinal problems. I'm not sure I could ever convince her to go back, which is too bad as I think they had potential.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I'm very disappointed with Vernon's. We spent almost $500 last night for NYE. The food was good and our waiter professional and attentive, but the chaos going on was horrible and not at all relaxing. They overbooked for NYE and didn't anticipate that guests would linger for a special occasion like NYE. First we spent at least 45 minutes before we were seated eventhough we RSVPed. Since some patrons stayed longer than Vernon's calculated time then everything was back up. Seriously what do you expect on NYE. Come on this was $125 prix fix per person. Do you expect people to eat like it's MCDonald. The RSVP department FAILED miserably. Unfortunately we were seated near the bar where we literally saw the hostess & host, waiters and servers running about to serve people and to seat them. One couple was even asked to hurry up and eat their meal because someone needed their table. We were upset by hearing because it meant unless we don't eat fast enough then you will ask to vacate your table. When you spent that much money you don't need that kind of hassle especially on NYE.


Vernon this was EPIC failure!!!

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Dinner! Great meal, service and music. Thank you for a wonderful 2017! Looking to hopefully a brighter and better 2018!

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