Eat in Abq

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

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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.
Eurozone is (January 2018) relatively new. Give it a try!


3700 Osuna Road NE (corner of Academy Pkwy)  Albuquerque, NM 87109  (505) 980-2648

Eurozone Foods NM (in Suite 515) is committed to bringing more food options to New Mexico. That includes (but is not limited to) many, many lines of kosher products - including kishka and other meat items.

Trader Joe's

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

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

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

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

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.


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.


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

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. Eurozone offers kishka and other kosher meats.

Kosher Wine

10420 Coors Blvd Bypass NW (near Cottonwood Mall) Albuquerque, NM 87114     (505) 990-8467

Total Wine & More

6701 Uptown Blvd NE (at Albuquerque Uptown)     Albuquerque, NM 87110     (505) 830-2080

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

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

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

5505 Osuna Rd NE       Albuquerque, NM 87109       (505) 884-4610

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. 


4500 Silver Ave SE   Albuquerque, NM 87108   (505) 639-3401

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

Kosher Caterers

Sharon's Gourmet to Go

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

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

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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