About Indigo Crow

4515 Corrales Road
Corrales, NM 87048
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Located in the heart of Corrales, our restaurant offers contemporary American Cuisine in a charming atmosphere with our inviting staff. Enjoy dining next to one of our warm fireplaces during the cool winter months or on our cozy patio in the summer

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch and Dinner: Tuesday - saturday 1130am to 9pm
Brunch and Dinner: Sunday 10am to 9pm
Closed Monday

Cross Street:
W. Ella

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(505) 898-7000

Website:
http://www.indigocrowcafe.net/

Executive Chef:
Kristina Huffman

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Indigo Crow Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.5

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4.5

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Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

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romantic (40)
notable wine list (26)
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hot spot (5)
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Our meals were excellent and love their ...

Dined 4 days ago

Our meals were excellent and love their presentation. The staff was very accommodating and can't wait to arrange a brunch event sometime soon.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food3
ambience2
service4
value2

Quite expensive! Will come again, maybe.

Dined 7 days ago

Came for dinner. Food was good. Found it very noisy and hard to have a conversation. Be back in the summertime for lunch or dinner on the patio - - then maybe we can hear one another when we are talking. It was pretty expensive for what you get!

Tags: great for outdoor dining, special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Great service, wonderful food

Dined on April 24, 2016

I took my daughter to Indigo Crow to celebrate her birthday. The service was great, the food and wine, wonderful. My only complaint is that there were several larger parties surrounding us making it difficult to have a conversation due to the noise level. Other than that it was a lovely dining experience.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

Indigo Crow never fails to deliver

Dined on April 22, 2016

My wife and I love eating at this hidden gem in Corrales. I like it so much that I have brought business guests to their sister property in the Scottsdale area. The food is always done to perfection and the staff is attentive, but not obtrusive. We would recommend this place to anyone with the time to make the drive to Corrales and get out of the city to find what all of us in Corrales know as the best place to eat in the Albuquerque area. Would like to see a full bar offered, but currently only beer and wine.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

Love love love their mussels!

Dined on April 17, 2016

Love love love their mussels!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Indigo Crow

vip
Dined on April 17, 2016

The food, the room and the staff were all excellent!

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Lobster Ravioli was wonderful! Could hav ...

Dined on April 8, 2016

Lobster Ravioli was wonderful! Could have used more sauce, but overall it was prepared well!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

One of my favorites.

Dined on April 3, 2016

A restaurant to brag about to my many visitors and demonstrate a local cultural favorite, the Village Burrito. Past visits and other menu items I have selected over many occasions have also been perfect with excellent service.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience4
service1
value3

Brunch

Dined on April 3, 2016

We've eaten here several times and found it excellent, both the food and service. But this time, the service was very slow and the food was dried out, as if it had been left under the warming area too long. However, we will give it another try.

Tags: great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience3
service4
value4

Easter lunch/brunch

Dined on March 27, 2016

Food was just fine, no, good. Service very good. Ambiance? I did not remember this restaurant being so NOISY (poor acoustics?) and remembered it as more of a "special occasion" place than a nice local café, which it IS!

Tags: great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service5

Good was great and the service by Casey ...

vip
Dined on March 26, 2016

Good was great and the service by Casey even better.

food4
ambience5
service5

Great atmosphere and food,

Dined on March 25, 2016

Great atmosphere and food,

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Delightful luncheon

Dined on March 25, 2016

Four of us enjoyed an excellent lunch. Burgers were delicious, as was the ahi tuna salad. Top notch service. Good value compared to many lesser restaurants. Indigo Crow is situated in a lovely, quintessential New Mexican adobe building. We originally planned to dine in their lovely courtyard but it was too windy so we opted for inside.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Favorite Restaurant in town!

Dined on March 19, 2016

Incredible food, great service, love sitting on the patio in the summer - love Sunday brunch! Awesome cheesecake (when they make it) - best macaroni & cheese in the city, but is a fall / winter dish.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

When we visit Abq. Indigo Crow is a must.

Dined on March 18, 2016

Great food. All time favorite- fillet with the green chili Gorgonzola sauce (Yum). My husband gets the pork chop Awesome. We love the atmosphere. Very New Mexican, small and quaint. Staff has always been great! Bread pudding is a must to finish the meal. Can't wait to go back 😊

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Crowing about Indigo Crow

Dined on March 3, 2016

Love Indigo Crow. The food is wonderful, service great and friendly. However, the acoustics in the restaurant is terrible ... Noise level very high even when there are only a few people in the restaurant. Hard to carry on a conversation. If this was eleviated, it would be perfect!

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

an excellent find

Dined on February 21, 2016

Most people say that there is excellent food in Albuquerque; I don't agree. Usually, I will suggest to friends that we eat at my house before or after some event. In Corrales, however, as it turns out, there is very recommendable Indigo Crow. It's noisy (Saturday night), and we should have opted for the outdoor patio. Next time, for sure. With the exception of one dish (which our server took off the bill), all the food was well prepared, with person-sized portions, attractively plated, and it was professionally served. The recommended Pinot was terrific. Before arriving (we had been given the sketchiest of driving instructions), we called twice for directions, which were courteously given. We arrived 35 minutes late, and were treated excellently all the same. The food was so good that I determined that we should not rush to the concert, but enjoy the meal. By the way, what follows is missing an apostrophe: review's is what you want: the possessive

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

Very Nice

Dined on February 20, 2016

One of those "go to" places for simple, tasty fare. Lunch was very nice. Casual, slow and comfortable. There was no rush. I had the barbecue brisket. It was very lean and tasty. Not so much sauce it dribbled off the bread so the bread wasn't soaked. The onion rings were done to perfection. Nice, golden brown. No harsh onion flavor. A great place for a relaxed, leisurely lunch.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic
food3
ambience5
service4
value3

Limited Lunch Menu

Dined on February 18, 2016

This restaurant needs more vegetarian and fish options. The one dish I went there for has been removed from the menu, alas.It was the fish tacos. I went with a friend who's vegetarian and I think she had only one choice, a portobello sandwich.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Special Birthday Dinner

Dined on February 18, 2016

I was in a lobster mood for my birthday and I know who does a great job with lobster - Indigo Crow's lobster ravioli. The lobster meat in the ravioli was cooked just right. There was also a full, meaty lobster tail served with the ravioli. The La Crema Chardonnary went well with this dish and the grilled romaine lettuce. It was a memorable meal for a happy occasion. Thank you Indigo Crow!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

Great Special Menu

vip
Dined on February 15, 2016

We had not been here in years (since it was the Desert Rose) and was pleasantly surprised at the quality and diversity of the menu. We'll go back when the full menu is available as Valentine's Day had a special limited menu. Great ambience, excellent service. A true hidden gem.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service1
value4

Great place but terrible waiter

Dined on February 12, 2016

Food is awesome, restaurant is cool and eclectic. A great little place! There is one waiter who is so bad that we can't go there anymore.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Brunch

vip
Dined on February 7, 2016

Had a great brunch on Sunday the 7th. Took visiting family for some tasty mimosas and excellent brunch choices. Omelets, eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros were all a hit. Casey is a fantastic waiter, dealt with him on many occasions as this is always a reliable location for brunch or dinner.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

A Culinary Jewel in Corrales

Dined on February 6, 2016

My wife and I took a friend to dinner at Indigo Crow to celebrate her recent retirement. It was a Friday night so the place was busy, but not too noisy. The ambiance was great - rustic elegance. Our waiter was personable without being too personal, i.e., a real professional, and he was attentive but not constantly hovering over our table. We had the teryaki beef skewer appetizer and it was delicious. My wife had the fresh salmon, our friend the double cut pork chops, and I had the shrimp appetizer and a Caesar salad for dinner. The presentation was great and the meals were prepared to perfection. We didn't have time for dessert because we had to leave for a concert in Corrales but maybe next time.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

At long last

Dined on February 1, 2016

We had eaten at the Indigo Crow many years ago when visiting ABQ and loved it. Now that we have moved here for good, we decided to see if it remained as good as we remembered. We were NOT disappointed. The food was creative and delicious. The service was impeccable. We will definitely be back soon.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Delicious, as always!

Dined on January 31, 2016

We absolutely love this place. Their food is amazing and service is always great. Order the grilled romaine salad, it is to die for!

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always a great pick!

Dined on January 23, 2016

Indigo Crow never fails to impress. Whether it's dinner with friends, dinner for work or a romantic dinner for two. The wine flights are an excellent pairing to the variety of entrees and appetizers. You have to try the gorgonzola fondue----the blend of flavors is mouth watering. Always enjoy my experience here.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

It was fabulous I can't wait to go back

Dined on January 23, 2016

It was fabulous I can't wait to go back

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Thanks from the Corrales Writing Group

Dined on January 21, 2016

Members of the Corrales Writing Group and their spouses enjoyed a wonderful evening at the Indigo Crow in January 2016. Our party of ten arrived at 6:00 pm and was shown to a long table set up where we could be by ourselves. Our server was most attentive without being intrusive. She respected our desire to talk amongst ourselves but never failed to be there when the water was low or wine needed to be replenished. And she handled individual checks. Since the change in kitchen staff, the quality of the food has improved significantly. All of us are residents of the village and most of us had drifted away from this establishment. It was nice to see the Indigo Crow has regained its place at the head of the list of restaurants in Corrales. We will return.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

great dinner ... again

Dined on January 20, 2016

a favorite - in summer out on the marvelous patio, in winter inside by the fireplace and any time between. The Ribeye was terrific; the filet special also excellent. We brought a friend visiting from out of town and she adored everything about it - as is always the case. Thanks again - and see you soon, also again

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service4
value5

One of New Mexico's True Destination Restaurants

Dined on January 18, 2016

Rustic exposed adobe architecture with great fireplaces in the winter, great patio dining in the warm seasons, and a drive through Corrales to make it all worthwhile. How can you top that for New Mexico style? The servers are outstanding. They have the experience to leave you alone if that is what you want, but give them a look or a wave and they're right there to help. The wine list is top notch and filled with values. There is always a good selection of Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, and Cabernet Sauvignons, as well as unusual whites and reds. The lunch menu includes sandwiches and green chile cheesburgers, if that's your style, but it also includes seared tuna. Have a glass of Pinot Noir or Chardonnay on the patio if the weather is good as it so often is in New Mexico. The dinner menu is first rate and stable, with new items appearing often enough to keep it from being stale. I always enjoy the Rack of Lamb with parmesan risotto and grilled vegetables, or the Ribeye steak. My wife often finds the Lobster Ravioli irresistible. We often have the Gorgonzola Fondue appetizer to start. We've enjoyed Indigo Crow since before we moved to Corrales almost 12 years ago. We bet you will, too.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Wonderful dinner sitting by the fire. I ...

Dined on January 17, 2016

Wonderful dinner sitting by the fire. I love how the restaurant feels like home, warm and relaxing.

food5
ambience1
service5
value1

Embarrassing. Stuck next to the noisey bar.

Dined on January 16, 2016

I made 6:30 reservations for dinner for four people. My guests. We were put in the bar area next to the bar. I tried to get a better table but was told all the tables were taken. Really??? Why was not a different time suggested? Why was I not told my table would have to be in the bar? I assure you I would have changed my dinner plans for a different day or time. Our server was perfect. The food was excellent. One of my guests called the next day to tell me how sorry they were that I had been treated so poorly. Now that is really embarrassing.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

Could be better

vip
Dined on January 13, 2016

We have been to Indigo Crow many times, and most times it is good. This time was no exception. Two of us had the special, a filet and Shrimp. I ordered the filet med rare, and it arrived quite rare. I did not send it back because we have tried that before, and it ended in disaster. One person ordered the sea bass, which comes with red potatoes, but was served with garlic mash. The shrimp were overcooked, but they always are. Everything else was good. Our server was very helpful and attentive in the beginning, but that tailed off toward the end.

Tags: neighbourhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

New chef - new opinions [all good]

Dined on January 11, 2016

It has been a few months since we were at Indigo Crow. Recently we went back and boy were we surprised. There is a new chef, apparently it has been about six months since we were there. The bouillabaisse was simply out of this world. Large portions of lobster, shrimp, scallops, and mussels over perfectly prepared pasta in an excellent sauce with vodka if I remember. Do not look at the menu available on Zomato (Urbanspoon) since it is out of date. New menu, new chef, worth writing home about. We will be back - soon.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

Overall

Dined on January 10, 2016

The entrees were great but the black bean soup was too mushy for my taste.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

So good . . .

Dined on January 10, 2016

This was our second time at Indigo Crow and I was somewhat hesitant to make the reservation because, somehow, I didn't remember much from the first visit. But I am so glad we went. The food was incredibly fantastic, the service was right on, and the atmosphere was perfect for date night. My one complaint (if I had to voice one) would be that a large table sat behind us (the dining room is pretty small) and once one of that party began drinking, she also started loudly laughing/cackling, which was pretty annoying. That was hardly the restaurant's fault, though. Overall, outstanding on all fronts.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience5
service4
value2

Disappointed, normally a favorite...

Dined on January 1, 2016

Heads up on the preset menu would have been nice, too pricey for what we got. Appetizers, sides & desserts were massed produced and not their normal caliber. Could have done much better with $200, super disappointed.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
food3
ambience5
service2
value2

Beautiful place in Corrales Village needs polish

Dined on December 30, 2015

Charming ambiance, food overall good, not great. Great wine list. Waiters were more like Applebee's servers than finer dining - not at all what I would have expected for what we spent. There was no host and we waited at our table for initial contact a very long time once seated - we almost left. Staff seemed to be in a hurry which contributed to an overall sense of brusqueness. Our waiter did not seem to have time or knowledge to get into giving us interesting tips on ordering - instead it was "what'll ya have". Have had better experiences at brunch or lunch. They were busy but there were still unoccupied tables. Seems like a little polish and more attention will be required to pull off formal dining at this level.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

Excellent food and service but expensive.

Dined on December 27, 2015

Indigo Crow's ambiance, food, beverages, and service are outstanding. However, we have had dinner at equally good restaurants in the area where the prices are considerably lower. The cost would likely make us think twice about returning.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem

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