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Cafe Lush

700 Tijeras Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3034
+1 505-508-0164
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
700 Tijeras Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3034
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We always like to ask locals for recommendations on where to eat when we're traveling, so we talked to two Albuquerque food fanatics who said, "You have to eat breakfast at Cafe Lush. We almost passed on it, but decided that a good breakfast stop...More

Thank SLL009
Reviewed 23 October 2018

probably one of the best breakfast places in Albuquerque. Excellent menu choices with very reasonable prices. Very friendly staff.

Thank Detlev S
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Started visit with plenty of free parking on the street surrounding Cafe Lush. The interior is small but comfortable. We were greeted quickly with coffee and water. The menu is not complicated. I opted for the Breakfast Tacos. My beautiful partner requested the Lushaladas. The...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Small cafe, off the beaten path, but locals know about it because the food is very good. Stopped by for lunch and had a killer Caesar Salad with fresh grilled chicken. Excellent, and reasonably priced. They also had fantastic raspberry iced tea. Recommend stopping by...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Friends from ElPaso invited us to eat breakfast here while they were traveling through. We have live in the area for 1 1/2 yrs, but had never been in. This was a great choice & the best breakfast we have had in Albuquerque. Our friends...More

Thank CavemanHHH
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is the nicest little cafe. Friendly staff. Nice location. Nice atmosphere. Yummy food. It was also in the breaking bad show. A really nice, fun place.

Thank strawberryle1monade
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Cute little cafe in downtown Albuquerque. We were able to get a table right away, choosing to sit inside rather than out, although the outside seating area looked nice. The breakfast burritos were great and the chile was flavorful and spicy (we had both the...More

Thank Tour753336
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We were there for an event and probably had some food not on the regular menu. Tried several varieties of pizza and never figured out which was my favorite. All were tasty with great flavor and a nice thin crust! Spent some time talking with...More

Thank CJGinFL
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Cafe Lush is a gem offering every single breakfast item also gluten-free. However, those items are NOT flavor-free! Everything I've had in this local gem has been delicious, freshly prepared and beautifully presented. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank msm092015
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were at the conference center and looking for a lunch/brunch place. Our attached hotel actually closed for lunch! Over 3,000 people needed lunch. They did open taco trucks in the plaza and set out tables but an 8 minute walk away offered organic salads...More

Thank Yvonne825
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Tijeras Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3034
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-508-0164
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