ABQ Mom’s Guide to Fall Eats and Treats


The flavors of fall are just a plentiful as the changing colors. There’s the front runner pumpkin, crisp apple, cinnamon, caramel, and of course our very own New Mexico Green Chile. A treat for our senses and the best way to celebrate the change of season. Plus, we have all learned how important it is to support our local Albuquerque restaurants. What is your favorite flavor? See if it made the list below!

We’d like to thank Manzano Day School for sponsoring this Guide to Fall Eats & Treats.

New World. New Way. Same Manzano Day School. Founded in 1938, Manzano Day School is an independent, nonprofit elementary school for children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition to the core subjects of reading, math, science, and social studies, the six co-curricular subjects of art, library, music, physical education, Spanish, and technology are part of every student’s schedule. Manzano Day School is implementing a reopening strategy that allows the school to remain flexible while responding to the changing situation around COVID-19. They are providing the best educational experience possible while also mitigating risk of exposure or outbreaks of COVID-19 in the community.

66 Diner

1405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque

Caramel apple lover? 66 Diner has you covered with their awesome Caramel Apple Shake and their Caramel Apple Cobbler Sundae.

Amy’s Donuts

6001 San Mateo Blvd NE Suite G3, Albuquerque

This Albuquerque donut shop has every donut flavor under the sun– including some special flavors that help put you in a fall mood such as apple pie glaze and cinnamon roll.

Blake’s Lotaburger

Numerous locations around Albuquerque

With a seasonal milkshake always on the menu, make sure not to miss the Pumpkin Pie shake when it comes out and pair it with a Green Chile Lotaburger for an Albuquerque fall classic. Did we mention how good their huge Green Chile Burritos are on a crisp fall morning?

Bristol Doughnut Co.

10301 Comanche Rd NE, Albuquerque

With a new featured flavor each month, you are sure to get your fall fix! Some current fall flavors on the menu are the green chile cheddar roll and the cinnamon roll fritter.

Donut Mart

Four locations across Albuquerque

One of our contributors says the Apple Fritters are the BEST.

Duran Central Pharmacy

1815 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque

Nothing warms you up on a chilly fall day like a bowl of chile from Duran’s. Choose either red or green. Now serving to-go only.

Golden Pride

Four locations across Albuquerque

Is it really even fall if you haven’t eaten a breakfast burrito on an early brisk morning? We think not.

Flying Star

Six different locations around Albuquerque.

Adding their take to the pumpkin spice craze, Flying Star pumpkin pie latte and pair it with a scone so you can feel your most fall girl self.

Marble Brewery

Three locations around Albuquerque

The Pumpkin Noir is a great beer choice for those of you feeling the dark moody days of fall. And it is now available in cans to enjoy at home while watching a spooky movie.

Piñon Coffee House

5222 4th St. NW, Albuquerque

Not only can you order a Pumpkin Spice to sit and enjoy but they also sell Pumpkin Spice flavored coffee to take home so you can be feeling fall-y all week long. One treat that our contributors love to love– the Biscochito Donut. Mmm!

Rebel Donuts

2435 Wyoming Blvd NE or 9311 Coors Blvd. NW, Ste QA

From Apple Pie Green Chile Fritters to Cinnamon Crumb Cake Donuts, Rebel Donuts, one of Albuquerque’s most loved donut shops, has got you covered!

Satellite Coffee

Numerous locations around Albuquerque

Try a Pumpkin Spice Chai or a Pumpkin Pie Latte to get all the fall feels.

Two Boys Donuts

6400 Holly Avenue Suite H, Albuquerque NM

If you can’t get enough apple in your life, the apple fritter at Two Boys will not disappoint. In fact, all of their old fashioned donuts are not to be missed!

Are we missing your favorite fall treat? Comment below and share some of your favorite eats and treats in Albuquerque.