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About Back Street Grill

Back Street Grill started in 2012 when Chef Christopher James Cordova wanted to bring delicious South West Baja Cuisine to Old Town in Albuquerque. Back Street Grill started in a small location in Plaza Hacienda, but it didn’t take long for the word to spread that Chef Christopher James Cordova was serving the best Mexican food in Albuquerque. In the short two years since the creation of Back Street Grill, we have expanded to a full service restaurant seating 170.

Back Street Grill in Old Town serves delicious and the most innovative Mexican food in Albuquerque where you will enjoy a warm and welcoming dining experience. Chef Christopher James Cordova’s intention was to bring affordable and healthy South West Baja Cuisine made from fresh and locally provided ingredients to Old Town Albuquerque. Enjoy one of the many beers and wines crafted in New Mexico, which is the perfect complement to the authentic Mexican food served at Back Street Grill, Albuquerque.

Christopher James Cordova not only manages Back Street Grill, but he also is the master creator of our beautiful and flavorful South West Baja dishes, which is the top Mexican food in Albuquerque. Graduating from the infamous Cordon Bleu and recently achieving highest honors for his MBA degree, Christopher’s Baja styled recipes will keep you coming back for more. At Back Street Grill you will find the kitchen and service staff to be impeccably led by Chef Christopher James Cordova resulting in the best South West Baja Cuisine in Albuquerque.

Some of the favorite Baja style meals at Back Street Grill are the delicious and authentic Mexican dishes such as our famous fresh table-side made guacamole, baja sandwiches and duck tacos. Our homemade Mexican recipes bring together a perfect blend of fresh and spicy flavors from traditional Mexican street food to American classics. At Back Street Grill in Albuquerque you will find amazingly delicious Mexican street food in the heart of Old Town. Come in and enjoy a warm and welcoming environment, which includes a very large and beautiful patio, perfect for enjoying a nice sunny day in Old Town. Hang out with us at Backstreet Grill and discover your new favorite Mexican food restaurant in Albuquerque with our promise that you will always feel at home and experience a homemade, authentic Mexican meal.