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Local Gems

Zendo Coffee

Zendo is an amazing local coffee shop located downtown and at El Vado. Check them out as your explore New Mexico.

Sister Bar

Sister is a happening downtown bar with vintage games and a wide range of live performances, topped with good bites & beer.


The Box is a unique performance space featuring a variety of hilarious improv shows and instructional classes.

Sidetrack Brewery

A small brewery and taproom just south of Downtown with high quality beer and a chill atmosphere.


Bustling eatery sharing a space with a vintage pharmacy serves hand-rolled tortillas, tacos & more.

Tablao Flamenco

Experience the passion and energy of flamenco in the intimate & powerful setting of Albuquerque Old Town.

Church Street Cafe

A cafe in Old Town with a long & distinctive history serving traditional New Mexican food & award-winning salsa.

Spur Line

A re-imagined shopping experience in the Sawmill District of Old Town that retails New Mexican goods, plus coffee!


A combination of Albuquerque's Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden, and Tingley Beach, the BioPark is a New Mexican icon.

Rio Grande Bosque

Get your nature fix with one of the largest cottonwood forests in the world. Great for running by the river, or just taking a break.

El Vado

A restored boutique motel with New Mexican restaurants, shopping, and a taproom.

ABQ museum of art

A museum dedicated to preserving the art of the American Southwest and the history of Albuquerque.

Java Joe's

House-roasted java, tea & snacks in a cozy coffeehouse with live music & exhibits by local artists.


Design-your-own salads, plus soup & sandwiches, served in a modern, colorful space with a wine bar.


Dog-friendly bar with cocktails, imported & domestic beer, plenty of pool tables & quirky decor.

Discovery Resources

ABQ Todo


ABQtodo is ABQ's premier events calendar. A one-stop shop for everything arts, culture, sports, recreation, and dining.

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