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Papa’s Wins Best New Mexican Restaurant Award

[Aug. 2018] Thanks to votes from Albuquerque Journal readers, Papa Felipe’s Mexican Restaurant earned a Readers’ Choice Award for Best New Mexican Restaurant.

Our Guacamole Wins Best of City

We have Some of the Best Guacamole in Albuquerque

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[Dec. 2017] For the fourth year in a row, Papa Felipe’s has earned a Best of the City award from Albuquerque voters. This year, our guacamole took the honor — Best Guacamole -Top Five.

Of course, we make our guacamole, fresh, in-house, using real avocados. Creamy avocados gently mixed with tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, lemon juice, salt and a hint of garlic. For our Guacamole Salad, the guacamole is served atop crisp iceberg lettuce and topped with more diced tomatoes and a sprinkle of cheddar cheese with warm tostadas (tortilla chips).

 

Our guacamole accompanies many of your favorite dishes, like our fajitas and chimichangas. Plus, for a real treat just order the Guacamole Salad — available as an appetizer on our lunch and dinner menus.

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

To see more of Papa Felipe’s accolades and honors be sure to see our Reviews page.

See Us on Cheap Eats – Albuquerque

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. 

Papa’s Chile Rellenos Win Best of City

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.

500 Things to Eat

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.