Step into the Launchpad and take off to the 'universal' world of music. In the background of a space-theme and dark-lit laid-back atmosphere, this hip country bar entertains with an eclectic mix of music played by local musicians and renowned talents. The dance floor invites the vivacious crowd to shake a leg or head-bang to the upbeat punk or the 1000 volt hard rock. While the state-of-art setting amplifies the performances, the full-stocked bar serves you with a premium selection to add to the experience. Hop in late to enjoy the peak of a power-packed night.
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.
Named after a Mediterranean island where ancient myth said that it was home to the gods of music, Ibiza is now a cocktail bar and hot spot for music. This rooftop bar is located at Andaluz Hotel and has a stunning view of the surrounding area. Enjoy a cocktail and try a bite from the tapas menu. Ibiza has an enclosed bar and terrace for cold nights. The bar also hosts events, including DJs and private events.
St. Clair Winery and Bistro offers a variety of experiences to choose from: an affordable lunch or dinner, a beautiful outdoor patio packed with flowering plants and an indoor bar area for drinks, a special events room, and a tasting room. Whichever the occasion, you will be served St. Clair's wines from their own New Mexico vineyard, which is located in the Mimbres Valley in the southwestern corner of the state and has been run by the same family for six generations. St. Clair also offers a novel gift idea: buy a bottle of wine and they will hand paint a design onto it appropriate to the occasion.
Modeled after California wine country establishments, Savoy has the same local owners as the prominent and well-loved Albuquerque restaurant-bars Seasons and Zinc. Savoy is comprised of a large, bright dining room, an outdoor patio, a lounge, a wine tasting room, and a private room for group events. Delicious appetizers include the Grilled Peaches & Arugula or Seared Sea Scallop salads; entrees are mostly steaks and seafood. The wine list is the establishment's key feature, and includes French, Spanish and Italian alongside the extensive selection of Californian. Come on a Tuesday for the bargain "Half Price Featured Wine Night."
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.
Crave Ice Cream & Coffee is a centrally located place to stop in for a break from your Old Town plaza shopping. Indeed it is so convenient that you can loiter on its front steps to watch the activities taking place on the plaza, such as music on the bandstand on summer evenings. Crave doesn't have the most extensive ice cream selection you'll ever see, nor does it offer toppings, but it certainly offers convenience of locale. There are also sundaes, smoothies, malts, shakes, floats, espresso drinks, flavored syrups, iced drinks, sorbet, frozen yogurt, fountain drinks, muffins and cookies rounding out the menu.
Akin to its name, this place offers all things related to coffee. A haven for coffee lovers, Cutbow Coffee Roastology is a coffee roastery, bar and tasting room. Artisan coffee roaster, Paul Gallegos is the mastermind behind this idea. He personally roasts each batch of coffee to ensure the deliverance of premium quality. There’s hardly anything better than enjoying a hot cup of coffee in the fresh air. You can enjoy a hot cup of freshly- made coffee at the outdoor patio which also offers a seating area.
Trifecta Coffee Company is one of the most prominent coffeehouse in North Valley. They have 6 coffee roast styles namely American, City, Full City, Vienna, French Roast, Italian and Spanish. Their take on the variants of coffee is one of the best in the vicinity. They also serve packaged coffee variants of Latin America & Mexico, South America, Africa and the Pacific Rim. At this roastery, they serve edibles like scones, muffins, pastries, bread, cake, quiche, shortbread and cookies. This place is well lit, with bright decor and spacious seating and features good food and coffee at reasonable rates.
I Scream Ice Cream is an affordable, fun, family-oriented ice cream shop that includes a cafe-meets-play space packed with children's toys. The ice cream is not top of the range but this place is designed for the kids and is cheap and cheerful. Over thirty flavors are on offer, as well as twenty mix-ins (the first of which comes free with your ice cream). A variety of espresso drinks are on the menu for the less sweet-toothed. The cafe resembles the living room of a large family, with everything from rocking horses to books to Darth Vader masks scattered around to be played with.
Set in the heart of Albuquerque in New Mexico, The Brew is a family-owned coffee shop. This coffee bar is run by the former owner of VIlla Myriam Coffee. This coffee shop is currently focused on driving local coffee growers. The coffee shop’s menu includes a wide selection of coffees, teas and baked goodies. This simple coffee shop is a great place to catch up with your friends.
Set in Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm, Campo is a sophisticated restaurant. Nestled in the Rio Grande River Valley, this fine-dining restaurant offers breathtaking views of Sandia Mountains. They use high-quality organic ingredients that are grown on their farm. They offer a fantastic selection of seasonal eats from the local cuisine. In addition to indoor seating, the restaurant also offers outdoor seating arrangements.