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ABQ Airport Food & Shopping Guide

Embarking on a journey through Albuquerque International Sunport not only promises a seamless travel experience but also an exciting exploration of dining and shopping options. Whether you're craving the local brews and hearty meals of Rio Grande Brew Pub & Grill, seeking a quick bite at Panda Express, or in need of a caffeine fix from Black Mesa Coffee/Bakery, there's a flavor for every palate. And for those last-minute travel essentials or unique New Mexico souvenirs, shops like Earth Spirit and Tech on the Go stand ready to serve. This guide takes you through a curated selection of restaurants and stores, showcasing just a glimpse of what awaits you.

Below you will find more detailed information about some of the most popular restaurants, shops, and stores at the airport, including proximity to gates and links to amenity maps.

Tips, Help & Resources

With our airport maps at your fingers, iFly.com can help you find food or where to shop, but also get through, and between the ABQ terminals with ease. Here are some tips to assist you during your journey through the airport:

  • If you have some time before your flight departs ABQ airport, get a coffee, have a sit-down meal, or walk the shops within the terminals. You never know what treat or souvenir you might discover!
  • Need to kill some time before your flight's departure, check out these ideas for a layover.
  • Are you a frequent flyer or traveling in business or first class? Then check out where the Albuquerque Sunport airline lounges are located.
  • Should the need arise, the airport is equipped to handle special-needs persons, and also small medical emergencies that may arise.

Maps of Shops & Restaurants

Looking for food, shops, or other amenities at Albuquerque? Simply select your departure or arrival terminal from the list of terminal maps below, and use the interactive map to easily locate all available options. Whether you need a quick bite before your flight or want to do some shopping during a layover, our maps make it easy to find what you're looking for. Plus, if you're connecting at the airport, our maps can even help you navigate to another terminal.


For travelers flying through or from Albuquerque International Sunport, the airport provides a diverse array of dining options that cater to the varied tastes and preferences of its passengers. From sit-down restaurants where you can relax before your flight, to fast food options for a quick bite, and coffee shops to fuel your journey, here's a roundup of some of the most popular restaurants by their terminal location.

Main Terminal Dining Options:

  • Rio Grande Brew Pub & Grill: A favorite among travelers looking for a sit-down meal, this pub offers a taste of New Mexico with its selection of local brews and hearty meals. It's a perfect spot to relax and enjoy some local flavors before your flight.
  • Comida Buena: Offering travelers a quick but authentic taste of New Mexican cuisine, Comida Buena is ideal for those looking for something local on the go.
  • Panda Express: For those craving familiar flavors, Panda Express offers its well-loved menu of Chinese-American fast food, perfect for a quick meal before boarding.

Concourse A Dining Options:

  • Schlotzsky's Deli: Located near Gate A4, Schlotzsky's Deli is great for travelers wanting a freshly made sandwich, salad, or pizza, offering a variety of options to suit all tastes.
  • Black Mesa Coffee/Bakery: Near Gate A9, this coffee shop is perfect for those in need of a caffeine fix or a sweet treat from its bakery selection before their flight.
  • Route 66 Lounge: Situated near Gate A6, this lounge is a cozy spot for passengers to enjoy a drink and unwind before takeoff.

Concourse B Dining Options:

  • Baskin Robbins: Located near Gate B1, it offers a delicious selection of ice cream flavors for travelers looking to indulge in a sweet treat.
  • Watch! Sports Lounge & Grill: Near Gate B6, this is the perfect place for sports enthusiasts to catch up on the latest game while enjoying a meal or a drink.

Other notable mentions include Tia Juanita's and La Trattoria in the Main Terminal, offering additional dining choices for travelers seeking variety. Whether you're in the mood for a quick snack or a leisurely meal, Albuquerque International Sunport has plenty of options to satisfy your appetite before you embark on your journey.

Shops & Stores

Albuquerque International Sunport welcomes travelers with a variety of shops and stores that cater to every need, from last-minute travel essentials to unique New Mexico souvenirs. Whether you're looking for tech gadgets, local crafts, or a good book for the flight, you'll find it here. Our guide highlights some of the most popular shopping destinations within the airport, organized by their terminal location and store type for easy navigation.

Main Terminal

  • Earth Spirit: Offers a wide range of Southwestern gifts, including local art, jewelry, and crafts that reflect the spirit of New Mexico.
  • Greetings From New Mexico: This is the perfect spot to pick up New Mexico-themed souvenirs, from postcards and magnets to apparel.
  • Hudson Booksellers: A traveler's best friend for a wide selection of books, magazines, and travel essentials to keep you entertained on your journey.

Concourse A

  • Tech on the Go: Located near Gate A3, this store is ideal for tech enthusiasts looking for the latest gadgets and accessories.
  • ABQ 2 Go: Near Gate A4, it offers a quick and convenient shopping option for snacks, drinks, and travel necessities.
  • Albuquerque Outpost: Near Gate A6, it's your go-to for unique Albuquerque and New Mexico-themed gifts and souvenirs.

Concourse B

  • Destination New Mexico: Located near Gate B4, it offers a curated selection of local souvenirs, crafts, and foods that showcase the state's rich culture.
  • Hudson News: Near Gate B5, perfect for grabbing last-minute travel items, snacks, and reading material.

In addition to these highlighted stores, travelers will also find other noteworthy shops such as Thunderbird Curio in the Main Terminal for a selection of Native American crafts and jewelry, and Sundancer Trading Co, also in the Main Terminal, offering a variety of Southwestern gifts and apparel. These additional options ensure that there's something for every traveler at Albuquerque International Sunport.

Please be sure to check at the airport for the most up-to-date store locations and hours, as this information can change at any time.

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