The 4 best Italian spots in Albuquerque

Photo: Sauce/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 09, 2020.

Looking for a yummy Italian meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

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1. Farina Pizzeria

Photo: Shannon C./Yelp

First on the list is Farina Pizzeria. Located at 510 Central Ave. SE in Broadway Central, it is the highest-rated Italian restaurant in Albuquerque, boasting 4.5 stars out of 441 reviews on Yelp.

2. Sauce

Photo: sauce/Yelp

Next up is Uptown's Sauce, an outpost of the chain, situated at 2100 Louisiana Blvd. NE in Winrock Town Center. With 4.5 stars out of 233 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. M'tucci's Italian

Photo: Bella B./Yelp

M'tucci's Italian, located at 6001 Winter Haven Drive NW, Suite M, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the restaurant four stars out of 386 reviews.

4. Pizza Castle

Photo: Colin S./Yelp

Pizza Castle is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 115 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1220 Eubank Blvd. NE to see for yourself.

Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Fridays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Albuquerque area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a small business CRM software provider. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants grew to 54 per business on Fridays, compared to 39 daily transactions on average on Mondays.

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