Gardunos Restaurant & Cantina New Bar Lounge


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

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town is located amongst some of the best Albuquerque restaurants in Old Town while, at the same time, hosting some of the city's most celebrated 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 and Casa Esencia, guests will find that Hotel Albuquerque is a spectacular home base for great dining and nightlife.

Room Service Note: Available from 6am to 11pm

Fresh Shrimp Tacos Garduños at Old Town

Garduño's at Old Town Restaurant & Cantina

Experience Albuquerque's newest Garduño's location. Enjoy authentic regional New Mexico and Mexican cuisine at this brand new ABQ restaurant and bar, whether in the inviting hacienda-style interior or the lush outdoor garden patio. Garduño's serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offers an extensive selection of tequila, wine, liqueurs, and world-class margaritas. Garduño's- Always a Fiesta!

Garduños received the Hot Plate Award 2015 from Albuquerque The Magazine for its fantastic Margarita Flights! This award is given to the city's most notable people, dishes, and drinks!

Open Daily from 6am to 10:30pm. Gardunos at Old Town Restaurant & Cantina Menus (PDF):

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. or

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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 pm - 1:30 am. 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. or

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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