Reader's Choice: Best New Mexican Restaurant in Albuquerque

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Papa Felipe’s Carne Adovada on TV

Cooking ChannelIn April of 2016, Papa Felipe’s Mexican Restaurant was one of the Albuquerque restaurants featured on the Cooking Channel show, Cheap Eats.

On each Cheap Eats episode, host Ali Khan finds the best deals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, plus a snack, in the featured city – all for under $35.  At Papa Felipe’s, Khan selected one of our customer favorites, our carne adovada, stuffed into a sopaipilla. 

Chile Rellenos Rank as Best – Again!

Chiles Rellenos: Best of the City: Albuquerque

A plate of Papa’s Chile Rellenos with a cold beer – always a winner.

[Dec. 2016] For the third year in a row, Papa Felipe’s has earned a Best of the City award from Albuquerque voters.

  • 2014, Papa Felipe’s won a Best Hidden Gem, Top Five award.

They Like Our Famous Green Carne Adovada

Green carne adovada. 500 Things to Eat Before It's Too Late

In 500 Things to Eat Before It’s Too Late, road-food hunters Jane and Michael Stern document some of the best eats they found on their travels across the United States. In New Mexico, they highlighted Papa Felipe’s unique green carne adovada.