Cocina Azul welcomes you for breakfast, lunch or dinner at our New Mexican café in Albuquerque. We’re home to a family-run restaurant that serves authentic New Mexican food using the mouthwatering recipes that have been passed down through our family for generations. From our famous carne adovada to our award-winning green chile, we invite you to get your chile on at Cocina Azul!

A Homegrown New Mexican Café

Every dish served at Cocina Azul is approved by our owner and head chef Frank Barela, Sr., who has dedicated much of his life to recreating the recipes passed down through his family. By putting his own touch on these recipes, he delivers authentic New Mexican food that makes your stomach smile. View our latest restaurant menus here:

  • Breakfast Menu
  • Lunch Menu
  • Dinner Menu

The foundation of our New Mexican café is homemade New Mexican cuisine served fresh every day day. Our Albuquerque restaurant features a warm open dining room that encourages you to relax and savor every bite. We recently expanded and now have two locations in Albuquerque, NM.

Panza Llena, Corazon Contento—Full Belly, Happy Heart

We are home to some of the best breakfasts in Albuquerque—breakfast lovers can stop by for $5 breakfast burritos served with our award-winning green chile, or try our wa’toffel’s, our eclectic breakfast creation that combines the crunchiness of waffles with the tender consistency of French toast.

On our lunch and dinner menu, you’ll find favorites like warm chile con queso, sizzling carne adovada and generous enchiladas decebradas. Our New Mexica Café is home to the best dinner selections in Albuquerque.

Catering Services in Albuquerque, NM

Want to take some Cocina Azul home? We provide catering services that include deliveries, full-service catering and self-service catering. From wedding catering to catering for business events, our professional catering team can serve any size event in Albuqueruque, NM.

Enjoy an authentic taste at our New Mexican café—stop by Cocina Azul today!

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