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Feast your eyes on the best Albuquerque businesses to prep for your Thanksgiving

Feast your eyes on the best Albuquerque businesses to prep for your Thanksgiving
M'tucci's Italian Cafe & Market. | Photo: Bella B./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 19, 2019.

The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, which means it's time to find your stretchy pants and think about what you're thankful for this year.

Whether you'll be feasting with family and friends or spending a quiet Nov. 28, we've got a roundup of Thanksgiving-themed things to do and get in preparation for the big day. From groceries to beer and wine shops to bakeries, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Albuquerque's top go-to spots for the holiday, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list.


Responsible for dessert, but haven't got the time or energy? Head to one of Albuquerque's top bakeries, all of which are cranking out autumnal-inspired baked goods and sweet treats perfect for Thanksgiving.

1. Golden Crown Panaderia

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Topping the list is Golden Crown Panaderia. Located at 1103 Mountain Road NW in Wells Park, it is the highest-rated bakery in Albuquerque, boasting 4.5 stars out of 513 reviews on Yelp.

2. Swiss Alps Bakery

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Next up is Swiss Alps Bakery, situated at 3000 San Pedro NE, Suite F. With 4.5 stars out of 85 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. M'tucci's Italian Cafe & Market

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M'tucci's Italian Cafe & Market, located at 6001 Winter Haven Road NW, Suite G, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the deli, bakery and Italian spot 4.5 stars out of 145 reviews.


As friends and family prepare to gather, head to one of Albuquerque's best grocery stores to stock up on supplies before it's too late.

1. La Montañita Co-op

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Topping the list is La Montañita Co-op, situated at 3601 Old Airport Ave. NW. With 4.5 stars out of 11 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

2. Sprouts Farmers Market

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Singing Arrow's Sprouts Farmers Market, located at 13150 Central Ave. SE, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the chain outlet four stars out of 21 reviews.


Not everyone can pull off the perfect home-cooked side dish. What you can do — so long as you're 21 or older — is come prepared with a six-pack of quality beer or a fitting bottle of wine. To help you get the goods, here's a roundup of Albuquerque's top beer and wine shops.

1. Lizard Tail Brewing

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Topping the list is Lizard Tail Brewing. Located at 9800 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 7, in San Gabriel, the brewery and bar is the highest-rated beer, wine and spirits spot in Albuquerque, boasting four stars out of 63 reviews on Yelp.

2. Hollow Spirits Distillery

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Next up is Wells Park's Hollow Spirits Distillery, situated at 1324 First St. NW. With 4.5 stars out of 49 reviews on Yelp, the distillery and restaurantit has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Cost Plus World Market

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Cost Plus World Market, located at 3601 Old Airport Ave. NW, Suite B, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the chain outlet, which offers beer, wine, spirits and more, 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews.


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