Eat in Abq

At home or away, there's always something good to eat in Albuquerque!

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Markets

Trader Joe's and Whole Foods are Albuquerque's primary sources for kosher products. Other markets offer some kosher products; selection varies widely by location.

Trader Joe's

8928 Holly Ave NE (near Paseo del Norte & Ventura)   Albuquerque, NM 87122   (505) 796-0311  www.traderjoes.com

2200 Uptown Loop NE (corner of Indian School Rd NE)   Albuquerque, NM 87110   (505) 883-3662   www.traderjoes.com

Trader Joe's packages innovative, hard-to-find foods under their own name, and offers great prices on all their products.

Trader Joe's is Albuquerque's primary source of kosher meat: brisket, chicken, and (occasionally) more.  Trader Joe's Challah (Braided Egg Bread) is OU Pareve. Trader Joe's carries Baron Herzog varietals and Kedem Concord Grape, and has added a line of Terrenal wines. Trader Joe's also has (some) kosher packaged foods.

Whole Foods

5815 Wyoming Blvd NE (corner of Academy Rd NE) Albuquerque, NM 87109  (505) 856-0474   www.wholefoodsmarket.com

2103 Carlisle Blvd NE (corner of Indian School Rd NE) Albuq, NM 87110  (505) 260-1366   www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Whole Foods Market strives to do good and do well. They hope their success helps us bring about change in the marketplace, which will lead to good things for us and the planet.

Whole Foods carries Baron Herzog Cabernet Sauvignon, Recanati Yasmin Red & White, and Mogen David Concord Grape. Whole Foods has a wide selection of baked goods and prepared foods.

Bagels

Einstein Bros Bagels has several locations throughout Albuquerque. And you can buy bagels at Smith's, Whole Foods, and other markets. But if you want the real thing ...

The Bagel Deli & Bakery

1330 Rio Rancho Blvd SE       Rio Rancho, NM 87124       (505) 891-2066

Whether it's bagels, bagel sandwiches, sweets, or party trays, you have come to the right place. Bright and cheery counter service. Flavored bagels and, of course, cream cheese makes a delicious snack or meal.  Some say it's the best bagel in NM.

Challah

Congregation Albert and Congregation B'nai Israel provide challah for pre-order.
Whole Foods on Wyoming has (arguably) the best challah in Abq, available daily.

House of Bread

2000 Carlisle Blvd NE, Suite D       Albuquerque, NM 87110       (505) 266-0622       www.houseofbreadabq.com

House of Bread makes bread the way Grandma made it – by hand, fresh, naturally. Their products are all made from scratch, using the finest and freshest ingredients including high-protein flour that is stone ground at the store. Shabbat challah is available on Fridays only.

Kosher Meat

Trader Joe's is Albuquerque's primary source for kosher meat: brisket, chicken, and (occasionally) more. Sprouts has also begun to carry some kosher meats. From time to time, COSTCO (also known for their smoked salmon) will carry kosher turkeys and other items.

Kosher Wine

Total Wine & More

10420 Coors Blvd Bypass NW (previous site of Border's) Albuquerque, NM 87114     (505) 990-8467    www.totalwine.com

6701 Uptown Blvd NE (at Albuquerque Uptown)     Albuquerque, NM 87110     (505) 830-2080       www.totalwine.com

Total Wine advertises "the largest selection of kosher wines in New Mexico" - and they may be right! Total Wine carries Mogen David Concord Grape and a nice selection of Manischewitz sweet wines. Ben Ami Chardonnay, Cabernet, and Merlot are on the shelves; also Yogev Cabernet & Shiraz and Sauvignon Blanc & Chardonnay. Total Wine also carries Baron Herzog Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and White Zinfandel.

Vegetarian Restuarants

Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe

2201 Silver Avenue SE       Albuquerque, NM 87106       (505) 262-2424       www.chaishoppe.com

7520 4th Street NW       Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107       (505) 254-2424       www.chaishoppe.com

Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Café serves vegetarian and vegan food, prepared according to Ayurvedic principles.

Annapurna’s is an independent, woman-owned small business committed to providing a healing and healthy cuisine.
The Annapurna bakery specializes in wheat free, dairy free, egg free, gluten free and sugar free desserts.

Thai Vegan

3804 Central Ave SE       Albuquerque, NM 87108       (505) 200-2290       www.thaivegannm.com

5505 Osuna Rd NE       Albuquerque, NM 87109       (505) 884-4610       www.thaivegannm.com

Complete Thai menu with lots of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, combo meals and desserts. Serves Thai and Chinese dishes such as pad thai, larb, satay, curry, and orange "chicken" with choice of tofu or faux meats.  Casual, laid back atmosphere. Vegan burgers, wraps, salads, and fries too. 

Vibrance

4500 Silver Ave SE
(505) 639-3401

Albuquerque, NM 87108
www.vibranceabq.com

Vibrance opened in July  2016, and offers an organic plant based cuisine which is mostly locally sourced.
They also keep it local with their artwork and live music.

Open Thu-Fri-Sat 11-9, Sun 10-3. Live music Sat 6-9.
They are currently completing their makeover and preparing to be open full time. 

Kosher Caterers

Sharon's Gourmet to Go

3400 Constitution NE, Suite D   Albuquerque, NM 87106   (505) 880-0057   (505) 804-8000   www.gourmet2goabq.com

Treat yourself to a wonderful experience! Gourmet to Go can provide kosher (meat or dairy), organic, vegetarian, or vegan catering for corporate events, synagogue functions, plane trips, or balloon rides.  Plus - challah and kosher meat!
Kashrut supervision: Rabbi Evelyn Baz of Congregation B'nai Israel. Sharon Levin, Owner.

Jewish Yes, Kosher No

Rhubarb & Elliott

5520 Wyoming Blvd NE (at the JCC)     Albuquerque, NM 87109     (505) 250-8332     www.rhubarbandelliott.com

Rhubarb & Elliott serves pastrami, roast beef, turkey, hamburgers, and TBALTs (turkey bacon, avocado, lettuce & tomato) - as well as tuna, falafel, salads, pizza, and vegetarian dishes. And they do catering. They do not serve pig or shellfish, or meat and dairy together. However, the meat served is NOT KOSHER.

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