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Trombino's Bistro Italiano

5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
+1 505-821-5974
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (27 reviews)
“bread” (27 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to dinner at Trombino's for the first time in several years. it was as good or better than we remembered. 2 had Eggplant Parmigiana, one had Veal Parmigiana, and one had Sausage and peppers & onions. All were delighted with our meals. Very good...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a business dinner here and had a great time. They have a nice wine list and the food was served promptly in spite of the packed restaurant. I ordered chicken scallopini and it was delicious. My wine was good as well. My husband...More

Thank Smarty J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited to celebrate an anniversary. Our waitress was outstanding. The homemade bread was outstanding as usual. Chopped salad was very good but not as good as Maggiano's in Dallas. We both ordered fruitti di mare entrees. They were flavorful but came with way too...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great restaurant for any occasion...Winding down from a long day, a birthday or other celebration or a romantic dinner. Great wine and beer selection, incredible food and awesome waitstaff. Restaurant is always clean and food is fresh.

Thank Camilla D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This classic Italian restaurant was not only delicious, but very reasonable! My cousin who lives in Albuquerque made reservations for 7pm on a Tuesday, and the place was packed. The menu is quite extensive, but I decided on Eggplant Parmigianino - most fantastic eggplant ever!!!...More

Thank TeresaT T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last visit was years ago. Came back for happy hour and early dinner. Elected to sit in the bar as it was nearly empty and cozy! Doing great until the “bar crowd” arrived at 5:11 PM!! Our food was excellent only reason they didn’t get...More

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten at Trombino's many times in the past. This time was for Father's Day. It is usually busy ... so I definitely recommend that you make reservations. Food is outstanding and they have a large wine/drink list. Service can be hit/miss ... but the...More

Thank Schofield1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a neighborhood restaurant that caters to couples, families and also offers a separate bar area for congenial cocktails. The menu is “old school” Italian, with all the classic choices, pasta (including well prepared gluten free), veal, fish, chicken, steaks, and more. We went...More

Thank Michaela H
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great food and priced a lot lower than I would expect for such amazing food....VERY LARGE PORTIONS too!!!!

Thank lynsiewilliams
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Overall, this was an average experience. The food was good. The service was prompt as well. My only complaint is that we had a party of eight and they sat us at a round tablet, causing us to be very cramped. IN addition, the little...More

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14 January 2015|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
They do have gluten free pasta options. Like most gluten free pasta, it is just okay. There are other menu items that are pasta and gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5415 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3301
    (Seagull Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on Academy Road, adjacent to restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-821-5974
SERVING "MANGIA" & "ABBONDANZA" FOR OVER 36 YEARS! Welcome to Trombino's Bistro Italiano, since 1979 a long standing favorite among Albuquerqueans, business travelers and tourists alike. Our restaurant is an ideal location for dinner, or important client meetings. A comfortable Trattoria that has that inviting feeling of an Old Italian neighborhood! More than just a place to eat, but rather, a gathering place where you, your friends, family and business associates can slow down, enjoy a great meal and reconnect. A trip to Trombino's is as much about feeding memories as it is about feeding stomachs. Trombino's serves signature dishes of authentic Italian-American cuisine. Our menu is large and varied, offering a great selection of homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish and memorable desserts, including these delectable choices... Gorgonzola Crusted New York Strip Steak, Veal Piccata, Veal Marsala, Chicken Caprini, Shrimp fra Diavolo, Fruitti di Mare & House-made Tiramisu Cake. The bar offers decadent Martinis, draft beer and an extensive wine list. Trombino's delivers food and hospitality in portions as generous as our commitment to dining.
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