Quality Inn & Suites
7620 Pan American Freeway, N.E
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: (505) 823-1300
Fax: (505) 823-2896
Bars & Cafes
Recognized as one the best Italian restaurants in the city, this upscale restaurant Trombino's Bistro Italiano offers a huge selection of dishes for a wide range of prices. The menu offers traditional Italian meals including seafood specialties and variety of delicious pasta dishes. At the upper end of the scale is the veal parmigiana for about USD14. Lobster and other seafood is also on the menu at the current market price. The bar is stocked with just about every domestic and imported beer you can name.
This little out-of-the-way cafe is one of the most popular places to eat in town. The building is light and airy with a friendly atmosphere. You do not have to bring a lot of money, but do bring a big appetite. Breakfast consists of coffee shop food like eggs, pancakes and bacon, but if you want something a little more special, try the pecan French toast. The lunch menu includes everything from New Mexican food, sandwiches and burgers to diner style meatloaf with mushroom gravy.
A huge dance floor, about 5,500 square feet is tempting enough to pull crowds to dance to the groovy tunes. The DJ plays really good music that's foot-tapping and energetic, inspiring the crowd to take to the floor. Food and drinks to keep up your energy levels are available. Free dance lessons are offered on Thursdays and Sundays. Within the venue there's Gotham, the dance bar with rock music.
The fresh fruit smoothies at Keva Juice are big enough to have as a meal, and the variety of options are extensive. While the specialty is fruit smoothies, Keva also serves more decadent options, like peanut butter chocolate or the popular Oreo Speedwagon. Each Keva Juice smoothie comes with one free supplement. Choices include a multivitamin, a fat burner, an immunity booster, protein, an energizer or a stress relief option. The bar also serves fresh squeezed orange juice, carrot juice, wheat grass juice and açai juice shots, as well as frozen yogurts. - Lydia Schrandt
Are you in the mood for fun and games? Try Sneakerz, hot spot that attracts an energetic and sports minded crowd. Try your steady hand at the dart boards, air hockey and foosball tables or call next game at the pool tables. A great golf simulator is a popular activity as you compete against yourself, friends or friendly challengers looking for a fun time. Whatever you do, you do not have to be hungry or thirsty as the menu includes delicious ribs, burgers, sandwiches and pizza. The full service bar has everything to make your favorite cocktail, plus a large selection of domestic and imported beers and wine.
Sip on refreshing beer or bite into delicious snacks as you enjoy a live performance at the Barley Room. Gorge on one of the many mouthwatering cheese-stuffed starters, crunchy salads or sandwiches layered with fresh meat and vegetables. Sip on a bevy of spirits: tequila, rum, whisky, gin among others and tap your feet to the musical extravaganza on show. Their extensive and imported beer list will delight even the most discerning beer lovers.
I Scream Ice Cream is an affordable, fun, family-oriented ice cream shop that includes a cafe-meets-play space packed with children's toys. The ice cream is not top of the range but this place is designed for the kids and is cheap and cheerful. Over thirty flavors are on offer, as well as twenty mix-ins (the first of which comes free with your ice cream). A variety of espresso drinks are on the menu for the less sweet-toothed. The cafe resembles the living room of a large family, with everything from rocking horses to books to Darth Vader masks scattered around to be played with.
Stop by Pelican's Restaurant & Bar, a popular fisherman's wharf-style restaurant for fish, seafood, prime rib and steak. Let your taste buds bask in the flavorful meals. The entree includes salad and a choice of baked potato or rice pilaf. For around a reasonable price, you get dinner for two, including an appetizer. Dessert is a decadently rich affair that involves their famous Mud Pie for two. Daily specials like one pound of King Crab on Mondays are crowd pleaser's, while you sip on some cocktails. Pelican's Restaurant & Bar opens at 5pm everyday.
This family owned and operated restaurant has quite a loyal customer base. The menu here consists of three pages of Vietnamese specialty dishes. The spring rolls are a great appetizer. The most popular item on the menu is the Chicken Lemon Grass. The people who order this regularly have even earned a name, the J-21ers, for the item number on the menu. This is a large platter of diced chicken sautéed in lemon grass and a spicy marinade with white rice. Vietnamese beer is offered as well as domestic beer.
If you want to listen to live music and sip on well-crafted cocktails while in Albuquerque, then The Dirty Bourbon is the place you must check out. Located on Montgomery Boulevard, this Country and Western themed bar comes across as a respite from the regular bars/ clubs in the city, offering live entertainment in the form of country music. If the western theme hasn't caught on to you yet, then the mechanical bull at the center of the huge dance floor will definitely get you there. Dance your night away with your friends or relax and sip on the drinks churned out by the bartenders, you are in for a great time here. Call or visit their website for more information.
Altitude is a more upscale option to have a greal meal, grab a brew and catch the game. With large televisions on almost every wall, you won't miss a moment of the action. Besides tables, customers can dine in private booths and comfy couches.
The Burgarello family has been serving this town and its visitors since 1972. At Mario's Pizzeria and Ristorante, the friendly staff serves excellent Italian cuisine in their contemporary dining room. Try a New York-style sandwich, or order lasagna with the marinara or alfredo sauce. The pizza is cooked to perfection and you can choose from a list of toppings. The calzones are scrumptious and the sandwiches, soup and salads are fresh and flavorful. A nice selection of beer on tap is available in addition to a selection of choice wines. Daily dessert specials feature goodies like incredible Canoli, cheesecake, Key lime pie, chocolate cake, plus big cookies and brownies!