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Albuquerque Restaurants

Duran Central Pharmacy

Updated 12/04/2013

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This expanded Old Town lunch counter with a dozen tables and a tiny patio just might serve the best tortillas in town. A favorite of old-timers who know their way around a blue-corn enchilada, Duran's is an informal place whose patrons give their food the total attention it deserves. Be sure to leave some browsing time for the pharmacy's book section: Duran's has a good selection of not easily found history and coffee-table volumes covering the Duke City and its storied


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1815 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque, 87104, USA

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  • No credit cards
  • Closed Sun. No dinner

Updated 12/04/2013


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By John

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Nov 18, 2003

Unpretentions-Inexpensive-Amazingly Good

Based on other recommendations, we made a beeline to Duran's Central Pharmacy directly from the airport. The atmosphere isn't glamorous, but it's friendly and very authentic. The red chile was so intense and flavorful... other, more expensive dining experiences were no match to Duran's. The one drawback was that they seemed to not serve many of their dishes on Saturday, which was the day we visited. But what remained on their menu is still authentic

and wonderful.

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By betty

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Jun 29, 2000

right on about the tortillas

you're right on about the tortillas...the best in town. lots of fun. definitely worth visitng.

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