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Tia Betty Blue's

Mexican, , Cafe
1248 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4609
+1 505-268-1955
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1248 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4609
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tia Betty’s has great Mexican food (their carne adovada is darn good) but they have a fantastic Belgium style waffle. You can get buttermilk or Blue Corn batter with lots of topping choices and real maple syrup. I prefer mine with fresh berries and whipped...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed one bit, food tastes like run of the mill fast food chain. Service was also poor, felt like I was being ignored. Only positive is size of portions but I much prefer quality than quantity! Too much competition to try this place again...

Thank Jodelkraut
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Whenever we visit our daughter in Truth or Consequences, a mandatory part of the trip is a stop for breakfast at Tia Betty Blue's in Albuquerque. Rustic, informal and completely authentic, the menu offers hearty breakfast items including huevos ranchero, blue corn waffles, omelets, burritos...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We went here with a group of green chili lovers that all left extremely happy! The place is small and the food is delicious. You could easily split a plate and be full. I got the veggie scramble that was excellent. Everything looked great. Would...More

Thank maurmo
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Great little spot with good food. This is the third time we’ve been here and truly enjoyed it every time. Don’t let the line discourage you they get the food out pretty quick. Happy travels

1  Thank ReignMadden
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Had heard about this place, but when I finally went there, I realized just how special it was! It’s a tiny, little neighborhood cafe that specializes in New Mexico home cooking! As a vegetarian, it makes me happy that I can get amazing New Mexican...More

Thank Madeline M
Reviewed January 4, 2018

I went to Tia Betty Blue for the first time today - arriving at 11:30 AM for lunch. Which was a good thing too because the place fills quickly. (Evidentially a big crowd pleaser). the restaurant is in a converted home - with additional seating...More

Thank shenier
Reviewed December 17, 2017

I love Tia Betty Blues! The amount of food is crazy! The food tastes great! I have eaten here about 7 times and every time my breakfast is so good and the people who work here are so nice and it is just a very...More

Thank Alycia B
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Went to this place with my family recently and it was good. I don't get to have authentic breakfast burritos in New York City so anything really is awesome. I had an egg, bacon, potato, and green chile burrito for $4 that was gigantic and...More

Thank Rudy R
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

A friend told me how good this place is. I had the spicy waffle. Yum yum. Blue corn waffle with lots of goodies two eggs and red and green chili. Friendly staff and a neat funky vibe.

Thank Rich S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1248 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-4609
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-268-1955
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