Best Places to Eat for Balloon Fiesta 2017Back Street Grill Old Town
The nine-day Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is internationally renowned as the largest hot air balloon convention in the world, with 600 hot air balloons flying in the sky. The Balloon Fiesta 2017 is expected attract nearly 1,000,000 visitors to the Albuquerque area over the week-long event.
The Balloon Festival 2017 is about more than just hot air balloon races, though. Visitors can expect to see extravagantly designed and painted balloons from local artisans, uniquely shaped balloons during the Special Shape Rodeo, and a special “Glowdeo” for illuminated balloons that fly at night. Newcomers should also be sure to visit the vibrant Old Town Albuquerque district to browse local art galleries, sip cocktails, and enjoy a nice meal.
Eating During Balloon Fiesta 2017
One of the biggest challenges during Balloon Festival 2017 will be finding great tasting food at a centrally located restaurant. Back Street Grille is located in Albuquerque’s Old Town neighborhood and offers the highest-rated Mexican food in the city, with a wide variety of catering & private party services for the event. Check out our catering & private party menu to see why Back Street Grill is the top event catering Albuquerque restaurant.
Founded in 2012 as an authentic Southwest Baja restaurant, Chef Christopher James Cordova remains committed to serving traditional Mexican food with fresh, locally-produced ingredients in the heart of Old Town Albuquerque. Our full-service restaurant seats 170 people and contains private rooms perfect for catering & private parties.
For large groups needing catering in Albuquerque, we offer large, artfully designed Baja-style party platters, breakfast dishes, buffet spreads, and individual plates. We also have an extensive selection of traditional Mexican beers and tequilas, which are sure to make your next event catering in Albuquerque a hit. Reach out to one of our managers today to set up a tasting appointment and to find out for yourself why Back Street Grill is top event catering restaurant in Albuquerque.