Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Mexican / Southwestern
Dress Code: Casual Dress
||12.6 miles from Albuquerque center (as shown on map)
El Pinto is open for indoor and outdoor patio dining. Masks are no longer required. There continues to be some seating restrictions by Governor decree and reservations are recommended. Seating is limited to 6 per table.
Open daily 11am-7:30pm.
Nestled in the cottonwoods, El Pinto was founded with 10 tables in 1962. Twin brothers John and Jim Thomas, carry on the family tradition and have expanded El Pinto into the quintessential 'Spot' for healthy and fresh New Mexican cuisine. Experience an authentic Taste of New Mexico.
The Salsa Twins are pairing tradition with innovative healthy nutrition at El Pinto. El Pinto established the first and only Animal Welfare Approved laying hen program on property. 250 hens lay pasture raised eggs for daily use. An onsite green house produces over 5,000 lbs of organically grown greens.
Freshness is throughout El Pinto. El Pinto uses chile from Hatch, NM, pasture raised pork from Kyzer Farms, and local grass fed beef.