Guidelet: Inside Duke City

Nob Hill
a day,varies,just show up option

Taking a stroll in Nob Hill is a great experience for locals and tourists alike. There are plenty of fun shops to walk through and lots of great restaurants.
Frontier Restaurant
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2400 Central Ave SE

A favorite of locals and tourists a like. If you're in the mood for a taste of tasty New Mexican Cuisine then you're in the right place.
Satellite Coffee
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2300 Central Ave SE

Satellite Coffee has multiple locations and is an awesome place to grab a great cup of joe and relax. All their locations have a unique flair.
Duck Pond
a day,free,just show up option
Located at Yale Blvd. SE

The duck pond is located in the middle of the University of New Mexico's campus. It's a wonderful place to relax under some big trees and watch the ducks play in the water.
Popejoy Hall
a night,varies,must schedule option
Located at Yale Blvd. SE

Popejoy Hall is located at the University of New Mexico and is a wonderful theater space. You can go to watch all of the latest traveling shows and enjoy a night on the town.
Isotopes Park
a day,night,varies,check,must schedule option
Located at 1601 Avenida Cesar Chavez SE

If you're looking for a great family activity you should look into going to Isotopes Park and watch an Isotopes game. There's sure to be something for the whole family to enjoy even for those who don't typically enjoy baseball!
Limonata
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 3222 Silver Ave SE

Are you interested in an awesome coffeeshop that's a little off the beaten path? Limonata is a great place to go with wonderful lattes and delicious crepes.
Two Fools Tavern
a lunch,dinner,just show up option
Located at 3211 Central Ave NE

If you're looking for a wonderful experience at an Irish Pub then Two Fools Tavern is the place for you. Two Fools Tavern's Fish and Chips are rated highly among locals of Duke City.
Terrene Hookah
a night,varies,just show up option
Located at 106 Vassar Dr SE #87106

Are you looking for a place to relax and smoke some shisha with friends? Hookah lounges can be pricy to go to. Terrene Hookah has the best prices in town and great service.
Flying Star Café
a day,lunch,dinner,night,varies,just show up option
Located at 3416 Central Ave NE

Flying Star is the restaurant counterpart to Satellite Coffee. It's really popular among college students throughout the school year. If you're looking for a place to relax and have a great meal this is it.
Page 1 Books
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 5850 Eubank Blvd NE

Page 1 Books is a new and used book store that has a great selection of books for anyone who's looking for a great read.
Weck's
a day,lunch,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 3913 Louisiana Blvd NE

If you're looking for a great portion of grub that tastes amazing and a wonderful price to match. This is a favorite among locals and tourists alike!
Auxiliary Dog
a night,varies,check option
Located at 3011 Monte Vista Blvd NE

The local theater scene is alive and well in Duke City. You can be a part of it by catching a show at the Aux Dog Theater. You won't be disappointed with this venue.
Saggio's
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 107 Cornell Dr SE

Are you in the mood for a great piece of pizza in a fun environment? Then Saggios is the right place for you with their giant slices of pizza and eclectic wall art you're sure to have a great time.
ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
a day,fixed price,just show up option
Located at 2601 Central Ave NW

The Botanic Gardens are a great place to walk around and be around nature. You can relax and see some amazing gardens.
New Mexico Rail Runner Express - Administration
a day,very cheap,just show up,check option
Located at 809 Copper Ave NW

If you're in Albuquerque and looking for an inexpensive way to visit other parts of New Mexico the Rail Runner is for you. You can hop on and make you way to Santa Fe for the day.
Olympia Cafe
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2210 Central Ave SE

Are you looking for a great hole in the wall restaurant and great Greek Food? Then look no further Olympia Cafe. You'll get some amazing food at a great place!
WisePies Arena
a night,varies,check,must schedule option
Located at 2210 Central Ave SE

Formally known as 'The Pit' you can watch the Lobo's basketball teams play at the WisePies Arena. Newly renovated it's a site to see.
Marble Brewery
a night,varies,just show up option
Located at 111 Marble Ave NW

Marble Brewery is one of the most popular breweries in the city. If you want a great place to kick back and get a great beer this is it!
Tractor Brewing Company
a lunch,dinner,night,varies,just show up option
Located at 1800 4th St NW

The Tractor Brewing Company is a wonderful place to grab a cold brew and grab some delicious grub.
Balloon Fiesta Park
a day,night,varies,check option
Located at 4401 Alameda Blvd NE

Ballon Fiesta Park is a great place to get outside and enjoy some nice activities. It's also home to the world famous Ballon Fiesta that occurs every October.
ABQ BioPark Zoo
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 903 10th St SW

No matter how old you are everyone enjoys a nice stroll in the Zoo. You get to see a lot of different animals and be surrounded by nature for the day. The ABQ BioPark Zoo is no exception.
Albuquqerque Rail Yards
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 903 10th St SW

There's always some great activity happening at the ABQ Rail Yards in the summer season. You can find a fantastic Farmer's Market, Concerts, Food Trucks, and everything in between. Open Annually May-October.
KiMo Theater
a night,varies,check option
Located at 423 Central Ave NW

The KiMo Theatar is a very historic building in Downtown Albuquerque. The theater is host to many different film screens and can be reserved for private events if you need an awesome space. It's a treat just to visit.
The National Museum Of Nuclear Science And History
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 601 Eubank Blvd SE

If you're looking for a great museum that can educate you about all the wonders of Nuclear Science then look no further. New Mexico has a really rich history dealing with the Nuclear Bomb and you can experience it firsthand.
The Grove Cafe & Market
a day,lunch,varies,just show up option
Located at 600 Central Ave SE Ste A

The Grove Cafe and Market is a fantastic option for the person who wants vibrant and refreshing food with a great vibe. The Grove was voted the best cafe in Albuquerque in 2013 and has been featured in numerous magazines.
Explora!
a day,night,varies,just show up,check option
Located at 1701 Mountain Rd NW

Are you looking for a great place the whole family can have a great time? Explora! is the place for you making science fun for the whole family. There are also Adult Nights that make great dates.
Dion's Pizza
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 121 Coors Blvd NW

Dion's is a staple pizza place in the Albuquerque area. Famous for their great pizza, awesome salads, and fantastic in-house made dressing. Your taste buds will thank you.
Old Town
a day,lunch,dinner,free,just show up option
Located at 121 Coors Blvd NW

Old Town is a great place to go explore and get a taste of New Mexico from the Old West. Filled with jewelry vendors, great shops, and tons of restaurants you're sure to have a great time.
The Candy Lady
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 524 Romero St NW

Located in Old Town The Candy Lady is a great place for those looking for some fun novelty candy that would be hard to find anywhere else.
Stranger Factory - Fine Art Gallery + Designer Toys
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 109 Carlisle Blvd NE

Are you looking for an art gallery that specializes in the strange and unusual? Then the Stranger Factory is for you. Not only is it an art gallery, but they also sell designer toys that are sure to please anyone into the new and unusual.
Sister Bar
a night,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 109 Carlisle Blvd NE

Are you looking for a place to catch a great local show and some awesome brew? Sister Bar is a great little bar in downtown Albuquerque that has exactly that for you.
Launchpad
a night,varies,just show up,check option
Located at 618 Central Ave SW

The Launchpad is another great music venue in Albuquerque. It's located in the heart of Downtown Albuquerque and is sure to a great time for any music lover.
Sadie's of New Mexico
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 5400 Academy Rd NE

Sadie's of New Mexico is a great place to get some wonderful New Mexican food for locals and tourists alike.
Pink Rhino
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 5400 Academy Rd NE

Thrift Stores can have great items just waiting to be found. Pink Rhino is no exception. With multiple locations you're sure to find something really unique.
Buffalo Exchange
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 3005 Central Ave NE

Buffalo Exchange is a second hand store that's full of great clothing and accessories just waiting to be found. You're sure to find some New Mexican flair to add to your collection.
University of New Mexico
a day,free,just show up option
Located at 3005 Central Ave NE

The University of New Mexico is a wonderful place to explore. It's open to the public and you can explore all the different exhibits and activities that are going at anytime throughout the year.
Albuquerque Museum of Art & History
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2000 Mountain Rd NW

Museums can be fantastic places to visit with family or a fun day date. The Museum of Art & History always has some fantastic exhibits that you can visit at any one time.
Sandia Tram
a day,fixed price,just show up option
Located at 2000 Mountain Rd NW

The Sandia Tram is a wonderful site that everyone should experience whether they're locals or tourists. Every season brings something new to see on the tram.
ABQ Biopark Aquarium
a day,fixed price,just show up option
Located at 2601 Central Ave NW

The ABQ Biopark Aquarium is a great place to go for a day trip to go see some amazing sea creatures and have a nice family outing.
Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 3403 Central Ave NE

Il Vicino is guaranteed to give you a great dining experience with delicious wood oven pizza.
Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 3009 Central Ave NE

Great Food made with fresh ingredients is what you're sure to find at the Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro. You'll also find a fantastic selection of wine as the name would suggest.
Shogun Japanese Cuisine
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 3310 Central Ave SE

If you're looking for some great sushi with a fun presentation than Shogun Japanese Cuisine is what you're looking for.
Artichoke Cafe
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 424 Central Ave SE

If you're looking for a fine dinning experience that's sure to please than look no further. Artichoke Cafe has wonderful food and is in a great location.
Azuma Sushi and Teppan
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 4701 San Mateo Blvd NE

If you're in the mood for dinner and a show Azuma's is sure to deliver. The Teppan grill will give you some amazing food and a great show.
ChocolateDude
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 3339 Central Ave NE

Are you looking for some tasty treats and a trip back to the sixties? Chocolate Dude is the place for you. With great treats, delicious coffee, and awesome decor you can't go wrong.
Nob Hill Music
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 3419 Central Ave NE

Some may think that music stores have all closed. However Nob Hill Music is alive and well. You might be able to find your favorite record you didn't know you were looking for. Check it out!
Bistronomy B2B
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 3118 Central Ave SE

Are you looking for local food and brew? You've found it at Bistronomy B2B! Everything served is from the Land of Enchantment itself, and it's delicious.
WisePies #4
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 106 Girard Blvd SE

WisePies is revolutionizing the way we eat pizza. The fast causal pizza place makes your pizza right in front of you. You can put as many or as few toppings as you want on your pizza or salad.
Talin Market World Food Fare
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 88 Louisiana Blvd SE

Are you looking for a great place to find unique tastes from all over the world to bring to your kitchen? Talin Market is for you. If you want to find the new and unusual food you can find it here. So go explore world cuisine.
ABQ Trolley
a day,very cheap,check option
Located at 303 Romero St NW

Are you looking to take part in a guided tour about the Duke City? You can learn all about the history and culture of the city with the ABQ Trolley.
The Magic And Juggling Shop
a day,varies,just show up option
Located at 3205 Central Ave NE

The Magic and Juggling Shop is a fun place to go if you're looking for an oddball gift, or are searching for your next hobby. You're sure to have a ball here.
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
a day,varies,check option
Located at 2401 12th St NW

If you're interested in learning about the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico then the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is a great place to visit. You're sure to get a healthy dose of culture and there's always something exciting happening.
The Vortex Theatre
a night,fixed price,check option
Located at 2401 12th St NW

The Vortex Theater is a great black box theater that is home to a great local theater. The shows range from classic to edgy and everything in between.
Rio Grande Nature Park
a day,free,just show up option
Located at 2401 12th St NW

If you're looking to get outside for a little bit then the Rio Grande Nature Park is just what you're looking for. So go for a hike and enjoy all the sunshine.
San Felipe De Neri Catholic Church
a day,free,just show up option
Located at 2005 N Plaza St NW

This church is located in Old Town and is open to all who would like to see the inside. It's one of the oldest churches in New Mexico and has undergone several renovations, but is timeless.
Foul Play Cafe
a dinner,check option
Located at 2600 Louisiana Blvd NE

The premier interactive dinner theater in Albuquerque the Foul Play Cafe is sure to make any dinner a blast. See what makes the Foul Play Cafe so great.
Albuquerque Little Theatre
a day,night,varies,check,must schedule option
Located at 224 San Pasquale avenue SE

The Albuquerque Little Theater brings full scale shows to life with the local talent. If you love the live theater you should check out the upcoming shows.
The Rattlesnake Museum
a day,varies,check option
Located at 202 San Felipe St NW

The Rattlesnake Museum is a wonderful museum for those who love animals and are looking for a museum that's a little different.
Frank's Famous Chicken & Waffles
a lunch,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 513 San Mateo Blvd NE

Are you looking for a taste of the deep south here in the Southwest? Frank's Famous Chicken & Waffles is sure to deliver.
National Hispanic Cultural Center
a day,night,varies,check option
Located at 1701 4th St SW

The National Hispanic Cultural Center always has some great program going on. Just check out the site and see what is going on. There's sure to be something for everyone.
Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 616 Central Ave

This museum is intended to educate all of its visitors about the dangers of intolerence. It may not be the most cheerful topic, but it is an eye opener.
Uptown Albuquerque
a day,lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 616 Central Ave

Are you in the mood for a great shopping experience, but don't want to be stuck in doors? The Uptown Shopping Center has plenty of stores and restaurants just waiting to be explored.
New Mexico State Fairgrounds
a day,varies,check option
Located at 300 San Pedro Dr NE

Home to the New Mexico State Fair the fair grounds are also home to plenty of activities year round.
Cliff's Amusement Park
a day,night,varies,just show up option
Located at 4800 Osuna Rd NE

Cliff's Amusement Park is sure to be plenty of fun for the whole family. There are a whole host of great rides and exciting games for everyone.
Gravity Park
a day,fixed price,just show up option
Located at 5300 Eagle Ranch NE

Gravity Park is a great place to jump around and have an awesome time. It's truly fun for all ages!
The Box Performance Space
a day,night,varies,check,must schedule option
Located at 114 Gold Ave SW

The box performance space is home to improv theater shows. You're sure to have a wonderful time watching a show at The Box. You can also take improv classes here as well.
Musical Theatre Southwest (MTS)
a night,varies,check,must schedule option
Located at 6320 Domingo Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

If you love musicals and local theater than you're sure to fall in love with Musical Theatre Southwest as they bring both together for amazing performances.
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
a day,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 500 Redondo W Dr

You'll find amazing exhibits highlighting what awesome projects the Anthropology department at UNM is working on. So take a stroll through time at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology.
Isleta Resort & Casino
a day,night,varies,just show up option
Located at 11000 Broadway Blvd SE

The Isleta Resort and Casino is the perfect place for an adult date. You can find amazing food at a great price and have fun at the casino.
tingley beach
a day,free,just show up option
Located at 11000 Broadway Blvd SE

Tingley Beach is a great place to visit if you're looking to relax by a body of water, fish, and just have a great time.
Red Door Brewing Co.
a lunch,dinner,night,varies,just show up option
Located at 1001 Candelaria Rd NE

The Red Door Brewing Co. is fairly new to the ABQ brew scene, but are making a great name for themselves. A wonderful atmosphere and a vested interest in the community.
Albuquerque Convention Center
a day,varies,check option
Located at 401 2nd St NW

The convention center is an awesome place to see what's going on in the city. It's host to conventions, festivals, and more.
El Patio De Albuquerque
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 142 Harvard Dr SE

Are you looking for some great New Mexican food and hot green chilies? El Patio is the place for you. Wonderful food and awesome service.
Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Café
a day,lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2201 Silver Ave SE

If you're on the hunt for some truly exceptional vegetarian cuisine and amazing chia tea Annapurna's is the place for you. It's also decorated like no other restaurant.
MÁS Tapas y Vino
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 125 2nd St NW

You'll experience fresh and tasty Mexican food when dining. There's also a great Tapas bar you can enjoy. It's located in the historic Hotel Andaluz so the ambiance is pretty fantastic.
Thai Vegan
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 3804 Central Ave SE

As the name would suggest you can find amazing vegan thai food. Every dish is eye catching and delicious. The interior is very warm and a great atmosphere.
Orchid Thai Cuisine
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 4300 Central Ave SE

Orchid Thai has fantastic lunch specials and a very relaxing atmosphere. You definitely get your money's worth at the Orchid Thai.
Dog House Drive In
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 1216 Central Ave SW

The Dog House Drive In may look a bit sketch from the outside, but what it lacks in appearance it makes up for in wonderful chili dogs.
Tim's Place
a day,lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 8050 Academy Rd NE Ste 101

If you want to experience a dinning experience where you feel like family than you should check out Tim's Place. Tim makes sure to meet and greet with every customer that comes into his restaurant.
Range Cafe
a day,lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2200 Menaul Blvd NE

The Range Cafe is a great little New Mexican Diner that has great food and fantastic service.
Garcia's Kitchen
a day,lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 4917 4th St NW

Garcia's Kitchen has fantastic New Mexican cuisine at a price that is equally fantastic. You're sure to find something you'll love here.
The Cube
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 1520 Central Ave SE

The Cube is a fantastic choice for awesome bbq in the Albuquerque area. With great service and a fun atmosphere there's tons to love.
Scalo Northern Italian Grill
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 3500 Central Ave SE

Scalo's is a fine dining experience that is sure to please. Their cuisine is fantastic and their service compliments their ambiance nicely.
dragon wok
a lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 8060 Academy Rd NE

Are you in the mood for some great Chinese take out? Then you should try the Dragon Wok. A little whole in the wall that has amazing food made to order for you. They even deliver!
Le Peep
a day,lunch,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2125 Louisiana Blvd NE #100

Le Peep is a great little French inspired restaurant with awesome breakfast and lunch options. A great family friendly restaurant.
The Egg & I
a day,lunch,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 6909 Menaul Blvd NE Ste A

If you love breakfast and lunch then you'll love The Egg & I. They understand the love you have for breakfast and lunch because they have the same love.
Gold Street Caffe
a day,lunch,varies,just show up option
Located at 218 Gold Ave SW

The Gold Street Caffe is a fantastic option for breakfast and lunch in downtown Albuquerque. You're sure to find something you'll love.
Twisters
a day,lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2103 Menaul Blvd NE

You may recognize Twisters from Breaking Bad. This fast food joint serves up some fantastic green chili cheeseburgers. Don't forget about the delicious breakfast burritos!
Standard Diner
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 320 Central Ave SE

At the Standard Diner you'll find classic American cuisine served up just the way you like it.
Owl Cafe
a day,lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 2325 San Pedro Dr NE

The Owl Cafe is a wonderful New Mexican diner with large portions and a down to earth feel. You're sure to find something amazing here.
Nick & Jimmys
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 5021 Pan American West Fwy

Nick and Jimmy's is a locally owned and operated fine dining restaurant that you're sure to fall in love with. Great food and ambiance to match.
Golden Pride BBQ Chicken & Ribs
a day,lunch,dinner,very cheap,just show up option
Located at 1830 Lomas Blvd NE

Golden Pride is the cousin to the Frontier Restaurant. Known for their amazing ribs and breakfast burritos. Everyone is sure to find something great.
Hinkle Family Fun Center
a day,night,varies,just show up option
Located at 12931 Indian School Rd NE

Hinkle Family Fun Center has a ton of activites that there's bound to be something for everyone in the family. From go karts, to mini golf, and arcade games galore.
Street Food Asia
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 3422 Central Ave SE

Street Food Asia puts a whole new spin on Asian Fusion Cuisine. If you're looking for some fantastic food with an Asian flair then you've found it.
66 Diner
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 1405 Central Ave NE

66 Diner does a fantastic job of transporting you back to the 1950's and the time of milkshakes and burgers. However 66 diner also offer a bit of New Mexican flair to their dishes.
Nexus Brewery
a lunch,dinner,night,varies,just show up option
Located at 4730 Pan American East Fwy NE, Ste D

Nexus Brewery is home to fantastic brews and amazing cajan cuisine. With prompt service and delicious food you're sure to return.
Mr Powdrell's Barbeque
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 5209 4th St NW

Mr Powdrelll's Barbecue strives to bring friendly service and delicious barbecue to all their customers.
Cafe Lush
a day,lunch,varies,just show up option
Located at 700 Tijeras Ave NW

Cafe Lush is one of the best places for breakfast, brunch, and lunch in the downtown Albuquerque area. Cafe Lush provides a fun and fresh atmosphere to match their tasty cuisine.
Slate street cafe
a lunch,dinner,varies,just show up option
Located at 515 Slate Ave NW

The Slate Street Cafe is in the heart of downtown Albuquerque and is a modern concept with fresh new ideas about food. Everything is vibrant and tasty. The portions are perfect.
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