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  1. Distance: 0.64mi
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About Vernon's Speakeasy

Vernon's Speakeasy is the only speak easy 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

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:
Chuck Lindsey: (505) 341-0831

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, 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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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.8

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (75)
Special Occasion (73)
Good for a Date (70)
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Good for Anniversaries (59)
Quiet Conversation (38)
Notable Wine List (32)
Good for Birthdays (30)
Live Music (29)
Handcrafted Cocktails (28)
Cozy (25)
Fun (25)
Worth the Drive (23)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Authentic (18)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Local Ingredients (16)
Late-night Find (12)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Tasting Menu (11)
Casual (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Business Meals (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Great Beer (3)
Healthy (3)
Seasonal (3)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Spicy (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Organic (1)
Tapas (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (New Mexico)·Dined 3 days ago

I know Vernon's is a steakhouse but I enjoyed a great pork loin dish. The red chile cream sauce and green chile bacon risotto were excellent. Service was good and the music was at just the right level. While the steaks are a bit on the pricey side everything else is reasonable.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined 5 days ago

Outstanding steak! Outstanding service! Love the speakeasy atmosphere!

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·Dined 5 days ago

The atmosphere, food and service was outstanding and the best I have seen in the many restaurants I have visited aropund the US !!!

Tags: Authentic, Fun, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined 6 days ago

Bar service was incredibly slow. My 2nd drink was nothing like my 1st drink even though I ordered the same thing.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 7 days ago

Excellent! Can’t wait to return!

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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 12, 2017

This exceeded our expecations. Excellent service. Outstanding food. Generous portions. Pricey? - a bit but worth every penny

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great experience, everything was perfect. Food was awesome.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We come to Vernon's for the quiet atmosphere. Our evening was disrupted with a screaming child at the table next to us. I'm sure the entire restaurant was disturbed. They did eventually move, but it was too late; the mood was ruined. They did not enforce their "no kids under 10" rule. If it happens again we won't be back, and we've been regulars for quite a while.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on November 11, 2017

I wanted to treat my 11 Year old boy to an experience he would always remember. I told him there was a secret restaurant where we could only get in if we had a password. I assured him I would get the password and we would go. We arrived and his eyes were wide as I knocked on the door, the latch opened and asked for the password. As we entered, we were greeted by a large brute of man with a NY accent who "told us the rules." We were then led to our table and given some of the finest service imaginable, and ended the evening with a VIP tour of the place. Overall, the experience was just what I wanted, the food terrific and the memory forever lasting. Thank you to the staff for a night that will always be remembered by both of us. Michael B.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Fabulous place to eat and visit. Bring a flashlight though, on the darker side but worth it!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Authentic, Disabled Access, Casual, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Live Music, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Late-night Find
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

good service, great atmosphere, had a great time. would recommend to a friend.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

One of the best if not the best dinners we have every had. The ambiance was great and fun, food was spectacular and the waiter Gabe took excellent care of us. I would recommend this place to everyone!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Great place to celebrate a birthday. The good was great (a bit over priced), service was great and the live piano player was a hit!

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great service and great food! I will definitely be returning and recommending Vernons to everyone I know.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Live Music
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Extremely attentive wait staff. I dined at another upscale steak restaurant for my anniversary and will not return due to poor and inattentive wait staff. Steak at Vernon's was perfect.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Thought is was so fun!! The service is the best and the food was outstanding!! I had so much fun!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

We celebrated my friend's birthday and from beginning to end we had a wonderful and unique experience. Not to mention, food was delicious, best Ribeyes ever!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Party of 2 ordered 2 steak salads...1 medium well the other medium rare with the dressing on the side..needless to say the kitchen reversed the orders and the medium well came with the dressing on the side...waiter offered to make an adj however I told him the meals were edible and no adjustment was needed...entertain although very enjoyable I would expect a speakeasy to have more up beat entertainment to be more authentic not just dinner music on the piano

Tags: Live Music, Good for a Date, Casual, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 22, 2017

It was a family gathering. My brothers and sisters came to Albuquerque for the first time. It took them 45 minutes to seat us. We were then seated in an awful room with another table that had a dog. We were then offered to be seated at another table in another roomn which we gladly accepted. The head waiter or manager offered to comp our appetizers. When we received the check we were charged for the appetizers.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

All the staff were great. Good was fresh and good quality. We will try again when we come back into town!

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Good food. Options for non red meat eaters and vegetarians.

Tags: Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great venue and different enough to validate some of the cost. A little disappointed in that my stake was rare (ordered medium) and my husbands order wasn't correct. Cesar salad tasted "fishy" for some reason. Scallops were amazing as was most seafood.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Great wine list and menu and the service was even better. Appreciate the ability to have a conversation without screaming at each other so we can hear all parties at the table speak.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 18, 2017

The food was excellent as always, the staff was spot on, attentive but not overbearing. The ambiance was marvelous and our guests were extremely impressed.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Always a great dinner at Vernon's!!! And.....Gabe is one of the best waiters.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Cozy, Romantic, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The entree items are way too expensive! I have had as good a steak for half the price elsewhere!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We always are amazed with how long Vernon's has been in business - surely must be the great food, staff and ambiance.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to Vernon's. It was our first time there and we plan to go back, for sure. From the moment we walked in, we were amazed by the staff, the prompt and attentive service, the unique menu options, the yummy cocktails, and the amazingly delicious food. The concept of the restaurant was fun! The only complaint we have is that we were seated in the Black Diamond room for our anniversary, and were told the pianist would start playing 1/2 hour after our arrival, however they never showed up and we were never given an explanation or apology for the cancellation.

Tags: Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was excellent, and our waiter was so helpful and pleasant that he made our first experience at Vernon's such an enjoyable night that made us want to come back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Honestly, I was very disappointed. I've visited here before and had great food. Although that visit had terrible service; our waiter was rude and impatient from start to finish. This most recent visit was just the opposite. I ordered the 20oz ribeye. After cutting away all of the fat, I was left with about 4-5oz of actual meat. My mashed potatoes had the consistency of reheated potatoes. My vodka martini was awful. I asked for "extra dirty up" and it came room temperature. The service was "ok." My friend from out of town that joined me for dinner was expecting a bit more "speakeasy" ambiance, so that was a disappointment for her. She ordered the lamb chops and did enjoy her meal. When I come back to town for Christmas I'll definitely be visiting Ruth's Chris instead.

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Great food and atmosphere. Not an a place for kids but definitely a date night or special night type of place.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (El Paso)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The evening was great. Richard, the waiter did an excellent job and was very accommodating. We took friends from out of town and they enjoyed themselves thoroughly.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Live Music, Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We are Vernon regulars. We went to dinner during a BUSY Balloon Fiesta weekend. Our waiter Gabe still managed to take care of us and find a special wine with our filet. We love Vernon's and the wonderful staff.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Had a great time, very unique restaurant with excellent food, and wonderful service.

We will be back next time we are in Albuquerque!

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was great. Everything we tried on the menu was good. The service from our waiter was not too good, he was very nice but was gone for very long periods of time and we had to wait.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 7, 2017

As always vernons did not disappoint. Gabe was our server and he was phenomenal as usual. Best steak house in Albuquerque

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fun, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

As always Vernons delivered. Food was perfectly cooked. Drinks were great. Was a bit loud as other groups did not seem to respect others dining but the staff did ask them to quiet down. Service off a bit but still friendly.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

This was an absolutely wonderful expierence, the food was great, service was excellent, and the ambience is something totally different here in Albuquerque. We loved every bit of our time here. Thanks Vernon’s.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Scenic View, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Vernon’s was recommended by a friend and I am so glad I took her advice. What a pleasant surprise. I enjoyed the ambiance, the decor, the food, the cocktails, the menu, the wine list, the servers the secrecy. If you can tell by now I just loved the whole experience. I would so recommend this restaurant .

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Best meal and service I have had in years. I can't say enough about this special place except you have to try it. We are from MN. and are only here for a few days but are planning a trip back before we leave. We had the filet mug on with lobster tail and the lamb chops. Sterling was our server who was outstanding.

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