Menu for El Modelo Mexican Foods in Albuquerque, NM

  • Open:
    7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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  • Features:

    Takeout , Delivery

  • Known for:

    Comfort food, Small plates, Good for kids, Casual, Historic, Drive-through, Quick bite, Coffee, Dine-in, Dinner, Popular Dinner, Lunch, Popular Lunch, Good for groups, Solo dining, Usually a wait, Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits, Mask required, Catering, Curbside pickup, Fast service, Seating, Outdoor seating, Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible parking lot, Wheelchair accessible restroom, Wheelchair accessible seating, College students, Popular with Tourists, Breakfast, Popular Breakfast,
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El Modelo Mexican Foods in Albuquerque, NM, is a Mexican restaurant with average rating of 4.6 stars. See what others have to say about El Modelo Mexican Foods. Don’t miss out! Today, El Modelo Mexican Foods will open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Whether you’re curious about how busy the restaurant is or want to reserve a table, call ahead at (505) 242-1843.

Other attributes include: drive-through.

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Drew Ayotte 1 year ago

?Time is money? I want to love this place so much, but they have no sense of organization, customer service, or service... industry etiquette. Three times now, they?ve either not put our order in, forgotten items, or made the order incorrectly and theorders we?ve placed aren?t large or complicated. The kids working the registers don?t seem to have a system or flow to theirwork, which allows the lobby to pile up and customers to wait for much longer than needed often rushing to the registers to askabout their order sitting on the shelf behind them. Kudos to the workers slinging tamales on the back, but if you learned tofunction like a team maybe they wouldn?t have to work as crazy. Great location, quaint store front and building, decent food.So hooray for that. Read more

Emory Martin 1 year ago

So Much History! Giant portions - we could have shared the Mexican Plate between the 2 of us. Caution- HOTTER than Tex-Mex!

jeff mci 1 year ago

While El Modelo is still very good and its prices are still pretty fair I have noticed a slight downgrade in quality and service... every time I've been there since the start of the pandemic. Main thing is how long it takes to get your order now, it alwaystakes at least 20 minutes for me to get 1 small item because of how they do pick up orders now. No way to avoid long waits bycalling in ahead either because you have to be in one of their numbered parking spots for them to take your order. Waiting thatlong always makes it taste worse because the meat dries out and grease or cheese will all collect on the same part of the foodas it sits there waiting to be taken to your car. The portions seem to be a little smaller too but I could be wrong about that.Also prices have slightly increased but that's common for the majority of places now. Overall El Modelo is still pretty goodwith fair prices but it used to be great all around and unfortunately hasn't been up to its previous standards the last fewtimes I visited. Read more

James W 1 year ago

Their tamales and ribs are amazing! A favorite of locals. The place is small and almost everyone orders take out. There is a... seating area outside. Expect a line during lunchtime. Good staff. Orders are always accurate and packaged with care. Read more

Richard Schroeder 1 year ago

Unfortunately, this is one of our favorite New Mexican restaurants in Albuquerque, and they are no longer allowing customers to... come into their restaurant space to order food. Their space is a take-out one, and the line usually moves along quite rapidly inspite of the high volume of customers. Now they only allow customers to CALL IN FROM THEIR CARS in the parking lot to order.People who posted good reviews in the last year must have been lucky to have someone answer the phone to put in their order. Ithink they only have one phone line, and it is always busy. We've tried to drive up several times and have only had the phoneanswered once in the last year. Then it took 1/2 hour to bring out the food. When you try to order on line, it has beenrepeatedly a busy signal every time lately.......Sadly, we won't be going back to El Modelo any time soon. They could at leastpost this information on their website so people aren't so angry and disappointed Read more

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When is El Modelo Mexican Foods open?

El Modelo Mexican Foods is open on the following days:

Monday: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Tuesday: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Wednesday: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Thursday: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Friday: 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Saturday: 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Sunday: 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Does El Modelo Mexican Foods offer delivery?

Yes, El Modelo Mexican Foods offers delivery.