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Flying Star Cafe

8001 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-4607
+1 505-923-4211
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“egg salad” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8001 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-4607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the huevos rancheros with red chile. The red chile sauce was extremely harsh and completely spoiled the dish. It was by far the worst huevos rancheros I have had anywhere. Two of my companions ordered the Southwest Bennie, which they enjoyed.

Thank sierrastew
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Guess you could call us Flying Star fanatics because we eat at one of their stores at least once a week. The Menaul location is not the biggest, or the fanciest, or the easiest to get to, but the food and service are wonderful. The...More

Thank Michaela H
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4 ate here tonight and, after searching for a while, we were happy we did. While it was hard to find, simply because of a tree and another sign obscuring the view, we felt like it was a hidden gem. Our family...More

Thank HappyCamperWY
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Awesome vibe as soon as you enter! The restaurant has great decor, very hip without being hipster. Nice art on display. Super clean and polished place. Comfortable chairs and tables, that are spaced out very generously. But food is the star! I had Fabulous French...More

Thank Roxane L
Reviewed 5 January 2018

My wife and I decided to try this cafe once again as we have not been there for a couple of years. Very busy but an obvious lack of care from service and wait staff spoiled our Experience. Tables had not been cleaned (now becoming...More

Thank Bopper65
Reviewed 2 January 2018

My husband *loves* (like, almost more than he loves me) the Grateful Cakes: whole grain pancakes with sweet potatoes and other goodness, topped with nuts and buttery syrup. He adds an omelette to this (with avocado, tomatoes and garlic), and he almost can't finish his...More

Thank bartokhound
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were three girl friends and wanted to sit in a restaurant and chat for a couple of hours. We spent chatting from 1 pm to 5.30 pm!!!

Thank Shakila R
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This Flying Star Café lacks any semblance of ambiance, but the food itself isn't bad. So if you're willing to put up with huge amounts of noise and little or no service, you'll find the meal, when it arrives, not bad at all.

Thank David R
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Tuesday’s is half price pie day this winter. For dinner I had a salad, baby had a Buddha bowl, hubby had a sandwich. We both devoured our food, then took pie to go. Yum!

Thank bcriswel
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My have the mighty fallen! Which was once the best the Duke city is now nothing more than an over priced truck stop diner. The chicken tenders were anything but tender, my fries tasted like tiny fish sticks and were dark from last months grease....More

Thank ModBiztraveler
FlyingStarCafe, Manager at Flying Star Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hi ModBizTraveler, We are rather surprised to hear our cafes compared to a 'truck stop diner'. For 30 years we have served the Albuquerque community delicious, high quality food in a clean and welcoming environment. All of our food, desserts, and pastries are made from...More

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Kathy D
16 May 2015|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
They are open Sunday. You will have to go to Flyingstarcafe dot c o m to check their menu. Tripadvisor does not permit me to include links to websites.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8001 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-4607
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-923-4211
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