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Cafe Laurel

1433 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1148
+1 505-259-2331
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1433 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1148
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a nice place for breakfast or lunch. Near Old Town on Central Ave, orders are prepared fresh. Lots of menu options with little twists. Have eaten here several times over the last few years and it has been always been very good. I...More

Thank AlamedaRed
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This venue just has a positive, happy vibe about it. The staff are all friendly and helpful. The south facing windows offer great light, especially welcome in fall and winter! The food is always tasty and served hot. I had the veggie crepe this time...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Awesome Huevos Rancheros - best in City!! Fantastic owners who are always willing to please. What a find.

Thank Carlene P
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Cafe Laurel has really good soups and salads. I've never tried their sandwiches but my co-diners have and they look amazing! The soups are all hand-made that day with fresh ingredients. The salads are HUGE and will definitely fill you up. Service can be a...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We ate here once perhaps a year ago and since they they keep sending spam emails to my email account marketing their restaurant. We did not sign up for anything, presumably my smartphone GPS registered that we were there. Irritating. So expect to receive spam...More

Thank ABQtravel
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Very good turkey burger and macaroni salad. My daughter enjoyed her sandwich. Friendly staff, clean restaurant. Priced right!

1  Thank Gregory G
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Three for lunch and all was very good. They have bee struggling with the construction in the area but you really should give them a try. One had a chicken salad sandwich with rave reviews. I did not taste it but it was being enjoyed...More

1  Thank Frank F
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Though I've driven on Central Ave many times in the past 4 years, I have never noticed this cafe. Family owned and run, this venue is a sweet gem. It was pretty busy at lunch time on a Wednesday, but the staff were very friendly...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed March 1, 2017

You should definitely brave the ART construction on Central for lunch at this wonderful cafe. I recently met a friend there for lunch at noon and the traffic really wasn't that bad. We each had a salad. The salads were very inventive and great combinations...More

1  Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed January 19, 2017

The staff is friendly, the food is fresh and well prepared. All of the sandwiches are great. The view of Route 66 is prime.

1  Thank carolynr386
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1433 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1148
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-259-2331
Casual American Cafe. Easy Counter Service, and Plenty of Parking. Light Bright Atmosphere. Quick Meal, or Stay and Hang Out.
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