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Flying Star Cafe - Rio Grande

4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
+1 505-344-6714
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg the food not only looked just like the Photos but tasted amazing! The Stewpot Turkey turkey tasted just like thanksgiving turkey. Gravy and every veggie imaginable. Mac and cheese baked and topped with buttery crumbs - very homemade flavors!

Thank EveSingd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there tonite for a late dinner and had a mini Mac and Cheese and it was just right for a late dinner. Perfect size and great flavor. Good comfort food after a long day! Love this place. The deserts looked wonderful but too much...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from out of town - glad we found this place for lunch. Everyone found something they really liked: enchiladas, posole, a burger and a southwest eggs Benedict, with queso instead of hollandaise. Wish we had a Flying Star in Houston!

Thank karamash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG, I almost sound like a Valley girl when I talk about Flying Star. What can I say to make you all understand how amazing Flying Star is??? Let me try. For starters, there are at least 5 or 6 of these great joints peppered...More

Thank Conny N
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Flying Star offers a surprisingly large menu. For lunch I ordered the egg salad sandwich, my wife ordered a salad, and my grandson ordered chicken strips and chocolate cake. The sandwich was good, not great because it lacked flavor, but it was substantial. The chicken...More

Thank BillM551
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We had visited our visit to the Unser Racing Museum and had time for lunch before heading to the airport. But where to eat? We asked our phone, and the description of the Flying Star Cafe seemed to fit us. Nice job, phone. It worked...More

Thank BBailey182
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We used to live in Albuquerque and this was one of our favorites! The food is fresh and delicious, sandwiches, burgers, salads, soups and pastas plus seasonal dishes. Not to mention their pastries and coffee. Definition worth the trip every time.

Thank Lauri M
Reviewed October 17, 2017

This restaurant has outstanding salads, sandwiches, coffee, tea, etc. You order at the counter and then the food is brought to your table. When I'm in Albuquerque I always try to eat there.

Thank CloudcroftGirl2
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We stopped for lunch at the Flying Star as a recommendation from the Inn we were staying at. GREAT New Mexican flair in many of the choices and hard to decide as their WERE so many choices, even MANY vegetarian options! We sat outside which...More

Thank navymom123
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Ate here a couple of times during our stay in Albuquerque. Really nice food, great service, wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Steve P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4026 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-3146
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-344-6714
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