Connect with Cocina Azul

Get your chile on!

Arellana Cordero

Bienvenidos! Welcome to Cocina Azul, one of the best spots for homemade New Mexican food in Albuquerque! Whether you stop by one of our family-owned restaurants or enjoy our catering services, you’ll eat authentic comida de la casa created by our owner and head chef, Frank Barela, Sr.. Visit either one of our two locations or breakfast, lunch or dinner: 1. on the corner of 12th St. and Mountain and 2. on Montgomery at Jefferson. Both locations are handicapped and wheelchair friendly. We offer take-out for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Catering is available full-service in your meeting rooms, home or gathering place – or we deliver and you set up. Having an event or a meeting? Our Private Rooms will accommodate up to 40 people – the room is free with attendees’ meals purchased. Open every day 8 am – 8 pm. Great beer & wine selections. Come visit our new location on Paseo Del Norte just north of I-25 cross from Lowe’s and Target. Full bar with two patios. Sports bar!

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