New Mexico may be known for its chili, but it is also the home to some of the best barbeque in the United States. Special ovens and pits work overtime to achieve the perfectly spiced and smokey barbeque that delights all of your senses. For some of the best barbeque in New Mexico, check out one of these unique treats.
The Tractor Brewing Company sits behind a strip mall at the Valencia Y in Los Lunas, New Mexico. When you first drive onto the scene, you will know you have found a delightfully different place to dine. Antique tractors line the parking lot and the smell of roasting meat beckons you. Inside, a delightful collection of model and real tractors greet you. Be sure to sample some of the Tractor Brewing Company’s specialty beers while you kick back and enjoy this out of the way place. The Tractor Brewing Company is also a micro-brewery which features specialty ales and beer. Their smoked chicken and barbeque ribs will tender and juicy and spiced perfectly.
Tractor Brewing Company
120 Nelson Lane
Los Lunas, NM 87031
On the east side of New Mexico is a hidden gem of a barbeque spot. Clovis, New Mexico is home to the Rib Crib BBQ & Grill. Located on North Prince Street, the Rib Crib boasts an appetizing atmosphere featuring John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and a rustic appearance that is all its own. Chopped brisket and pulled pork are just two delightful meats that await you and you have a choice of sauces ranging from mild to hot and spicy.
Rib Crib BBQ & Grill
4020 North Prince Street
Clovis, NM 88101-9704
Mr. Powdrell’s Barbeque House is a must-try for visitors to Albuquerque. There are three locations in Albuquerque and, even better, Powdrell’s caters events all over the Rio Grande Valley. The hotlinks and smoked sausages are never dry and are always full of flavor. If you get a chance to go to either one of the restaurants or to one of his catered events, don’t miss it. If you are having trouble locating his barbeque, just follow your nose and your stomach will get you there.
Mr. Powdrell’s Barbeque House
5209 4th St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment. It is not just the wide open spaces, beautiful mountain ranges, or even the fabulous sunsets. It is also for the enticing scent of barbeque that await you in New Mexico.