Gardunos Restaurant & Cantina New Bar Lounge


Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town is your gateway to dining with access to New Mexico restaurants and bars both new and legendary.

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town is located amongst some of the best restaurants in Old Town while, at the same time, hosting some of the city's most celebrated Albuquerque dining and nightlife spots. From casual dining at Garduño's at Old Town Restaurant & Cantina at Old Town, to the sophisticated nightlife offerings of both QBar Lounge and Casa Esencia, guests will find that Hotel Albuquerque is a spectacular home base for great dining and nightlife.

Room Service Note: Available from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

See Hotel Albuquerque's December Event Calendar here.
Fresh Shrimp Tacos Garduños at Old Town

Garduño's at Old Town Restaurant & Cantina

Explore Albuquerque's newest Garduño's location and enjoy the delicious flavors of authentic regional New Mexico and Mexican cuisine. Garduño's serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in its restaurant and on the outdoor patio. More information.
QBar Lounge Gallery Slip into sophistication

QBar lounge

With a well-deserved reputation as Albuquerque's most sophisticated nightlife spot, you won't want to miss out on QBar, located on Hotel Albuquerque’s premises. QBar is one of the city's most popular night clubs and has been voted "Best Ladies Night Out,” "Albuquerque's Best Happy Hour," "Best Lounge," and "Best Cocktail." Dance the night away in the Gallery and VIP room, host your own private party, or sample the ambiance in QBar's piano lounge and wine room.
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Authentic Flamenco Performances National Institute of Flamenco

Tablao Flamenco Alburquerque

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town is now home to the Southwest's first authentic Flamenco Tablao.  The tablao will continuously feature flamenco artists of the highest caliber, both local and international at regularly scheduled performances Wednesday to Saturday. The lounge will serve authentic Sevilla tapas as created by world-renowned Chef Mark Miller of Santa Fe's Coyote Cafe and Hotel Albuquerque's Chef Gilbert Aragon and regionally authentic fine wines and spirits. Purchase tickets and more information
Casa Esencia Nightclub on Fridays

Friday Nights at Casa Esencia at Hotel Albuquerque

Every Friday night our ultra-modern club with landmark architecture boasts atmosphere of elegant house party and Las Vegas style nightclub. The hottest celebrity DJs spinning the best dance and house mixes.

Friday Nights at Casa Esencia - an Albuquerque experience like no other on the grounds at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. Every Friday, two live guest DJs spin top 40 dance mix. $20 Cover charge for men, $10 for women after 11pm. 9 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. No advance tickets. VIP table reservations are available by calling 505.225.5928. Strict dress code enforced. Casa Esencia is available to rent as a private special events venue every day and evening except Fridays.

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Albuquerque Dining Discounts

Don't forget that your Local Treasures Discount Card entitles our guests to an exclusive 15% off some of the best local restaurants in Albuquerque. 

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