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Explore the 4 most popular spots in Albuquerque's University Heights neighborhood

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Albuquerque's University Heights neighborhood
Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery. | Photo: Bella B./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on October 21, 2019.

Looking to uncover all that University Heights has to offer? Get to know this Albuquerque neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Middle Eastern restaurant to a day spa.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in University Heights, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery

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Topping the list is Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery. Located at 2622 Central Ave. SE, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 182 reviews on Yelp.

Beef and lamb or chicken shawarma, gyros, falafel, lamb shish kebabs and kafta kebab are among the entree options. Appetizer specialties include hummus, baba ghanouj and stuffed grape leaves.

2. Frontier Restaurant

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Next up is Mexican and breakfast and brunch spot Frontier Restaurant, situated at 2400 Central Ave. SE With four stars out of 1,852 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Huevos rancheros and breakfast burritos are on offer, as well as hamburgers, chicken strips, soft tacos, enchiladas, green chile stew and chicken nachos.

3. Salt and Board

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Gastropub Salt and Board is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 115 Harvard Drive SE, Suite 9, 4.5 stars out of 176 reviews.

Salt and Board specializes in charcuterie and cheese boards; gourmet toasts such as avocado, burrata or cheese and fig; and pressed sandwiches, including Cuban and grilled cheese and fig. Numerous craft beers are also on offer.

4. The Remedy Day Spa

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The Remedy Day Spa is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with five stars out of 60 Yelp reviews. Head over to 113 Vassar Drive SE to see for yourself.

The spa offers massages and massage therapies, facials, eyelash and brow tinting, waxing and tanning services and yoga and mindfulness classes.


This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.