The Marble Brewery occupies a former warehouse, and is set in an expansive space replete with an indoor tasting room, an outdoor patio and a stage for live music. With its trendy upbeat vibe, the Marble Brewery and its adjacent brewpub attract youth from in and around Downtown Albuquerque for a sample of their best brews. The beers at Marble Brewery are brewed with methods borrowed from old centuries as well as modern techniques, creating hops, award-winning pilsners, Indian Pale Ales, red ales and draft varieties.
If you are looking for something different but not hard to find, check out this saucy little bistro. Sample steamed artichoke with three dipping sauces or the roasted garlic with Mon trachet goat cheese, bruschetta, roasted red peppers and virgin olive oil. Entrées include Pan-Seared Smoked Duck Breast with apricot-tomato chutney, Chinese five spice sauce and basmati rice with. An extensive wine list is available and prices are on per glass basis.
The Apothecary Lounge welcomes patrons in a mesmerizing setting, atop the Hotel Parq Central. The lounge is beautifully laid out with cozy chairs, encouraging conversations. The lounge overlooks the spectacular Downtown area and offers phenomenal views of the setting sun. Perfect for a date night or a hangout with friends, the lounge promises a good time to everyone. The menu features crafty cocktails, premium wines, beers, and other mixed drinks. To accompany your tipples, they serve delicious local fare. Garnered with lavish accolades, the lounge is the recipient of the prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
This hipster bar and pool hall has the best jukebox in town. "The 'Dyne" is an unpretentious kind of joint. Chat at the bar, skulk in a dimly lit, leather upholstered booth or grab one of the ten or so pool tables. Cocktails are served in pint glasses. The huge fridge packed with unusual beers should meet the needs of those seeking the grain.
Among the happening bars in the city, Sister stands out from the rest due to it's wide spread bar area and a collection of more than 40 international beers on tap and in bottles. However, try to hit the bar early on weekends to avoid the peak crowds who frequent this place religiously to gulp down their favorite beers. Its amazing beer selections such as Guinness, Gulden Draak Ale, Irish Ciders, Troubadour Imperial Black IPA and Smithwick's, will definitely make you come back to try out for more. The stage besides the bar is where various national artists and bands on tour perform to entertain the crowd on weekends. So put an end to your weekend bar hopping scene and head straight to Sister for a great beer drinking feast.
Albuquerque's premium destination when it comes to serving authentic Mexican food, Sadie's of New Mexico fits the bill with its genuine creations, true to family recipes. This award-wining restaurant lives up to its title by using only the freshest and finest raw material to create dishes that are nothing less than spectacular. Be it burritos, stuffed enchiladas or the simple salsa, this restaurant nails it in terms of flavor every single time. So if you are looking for some authentic Mexican affair, Sadie's of New Mexico is the place to be.
Located south of Downtown, the Sidetrack Brewing Company is a small brewery with a tap room. They serve a variety of beers that is of the highest quality in a friendly and cozy pub atmosphere. The beer list is ever changing and one can try beers in different shades like dark or light, bitter or the unexpected. All in all, this is a wonderful place to hang out in the company of friends and enjoy some unique beers.
Located inside the iconic Hotel Andaluz in Albuquerque, MÁS serves exotic tapas dishes and wines amid a vibrant, atmospheric setting. Chef James Campbell Caruso revisits the splendor of Spanish cuisine and crafts lovely renditions that highlight locally-derived ingredients. Choose from vegetable, fish and meat starters such as the Spanish mountain-cured ham, Bacon-wrapped Dates and Barcelona-style Mussels Al Diablo. Besides lunch and dinner, the restaurant also serves breakfast daily and brunch specials on Sunday.