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Taking over the north valley location of the former Garduno's, El Bruno's proves to be a worthy occupant. This is a great location amongst the tall cottonwoods and quiet nature of the neighborhood.... Read More
Taking over the north valley location of the former Garduno's, El Bruno's proves to be a worthy occupant. This is a great location amongst the tall cottonwoods and quiet nature of the neighborhood. With their original El Bruno's in Cuba, NM (started in 1975), high school sweethearts Bruno and Hazel Herrera now bring their success to NW Albuquerque, opening the 2nd El Bruno's in March 2011. They are quite proud of their tradition of hauling fresh green chile from Hatch, roasting and peeling it themselves, and using it in their famous recipes. Their daily specials, affectionately named after nearby New Mexico cities and villages, such as Corrales, Placitas and Los Lunas, offer up traditional New Mexican fare, such as enchiladas, relleno, burrito and even a Navajo taco. With all that fresh green chile on hand, their green chile stew has to be incredible. There are kids menu items available too.
- Restaurants near Balloon Fiesta: "Try the El Bruno's chimichanga, and make sure to peruse the gift shop here that offers a diversity of New Mexico products, including dresses."
- Best for Restaurants near Balloon Fiesta Because: Aside from being just 2.3 miles from the Balloon Fiesta, El Bruno's serves some of the best New Mexico cuisine in the city.