Date Ideas Albuquerque


Published: 02/13/2012



Fellas are you looking for the best date ideas Albuquerque has to offer? Here is an answer to you problem. This is a list of the best places in Albuqueruqe to take a date and why.

Vernon’s Jazz Bar Has a very romantic environment. It's dark and mellow in the dining room and the Jazz bar has amazing drinks as well as live music from some of the best local talent. The menu has tons of different options for you and you sweat heart to enjoy!

The Celler is located underneath Zinc in Nob Hill and has that close knit "celler" type atmosphere perfect to get close to the one that you love. They have a small menu with some really amazing appetisers and entrees as well as a full wine and drink list. They also have live music from very talented artists that you can get up close and personal with.

Sandiago’s Mexican Grill is at the bottom of the tram and the view is absolutly beautiful. They are know for thier amazing and flavorful margaritas and delicious food. After dinner you can take you date for a magical ride up the Sandia Tram to really see the beauty that Albuquerque has to offer!

Old Town Ghost Tour offers Professional tour guides who will escort you on a 90-minute, lantern-lit adventure. You will search for the lost souls of early residents, Civil War phantoms, spooks, specters, wandering apparitions and over one dozen other ghosts who have made Old Town their eternal home. Learn the history and basics of Ghost Hunting as you hear the chilling stories of actual events. Old Town is one of the most actively haunted locations in North America. Residents, employees and tourists have all experienced unexplained phenomena. From actual sightings of full apparitions which seem to vanish impossibly into thin air; to disembodied voices heard in empty buildings; even objects moving mysteriously on their own. 

Old Town is the perfect place to walk around after dinner at one of the many awesome restaurants around old town. Old Town today looks much like it did when it was built centuries ago. Its Pueblo-Spanish style architecture with flat-roofed buildings and soft contours of adobe mirror the Southwestern landscape. Long portals (porches) line the fronts of most buildings offering shade from the New Mexican sun. Bancos (benches) are often found built into the back walls of the portals, providing the perfect place for weary walkers to sit and watch the world go by.

Tamaya offers a luxury expierence as well as a rustic environment to keep you entertained and relaxed for a weekend. Step into the sacred lands of Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa to experience a resort like none other. Situated between Santa Fe and Albuquerque at the base of the Sandia Mountains, our New Mexico resort reflects the rich history of the Tamayame. Luxurious pueblo-style guestrooms showcase traditional designs created with natural materials, along with the modern comforts and pampering amenities. Enjoy a fascinating combination of old and new in the endless activities at this Santa Ana Pueblo hotel – relax in our soothing spa, play golf on our nationally-ranked course, take a thrilling hot-air balloon ride, go for a horseback ride, or immerse yourself in the lifestyle of our gracious hosts. From memorable conventions to incredible family vacations, you'll find our New Mexico hotel and resort a unique adventure to treasure.
The Melting Pot

Bien Shur has one of the best views in the city. Come experience the new menu featuring fresh ingredients for the fall/winter seasons created by Chef de Cuisine Marc Quinones. For elegant fine dining with stunning views, enjoy the premier steakhouse in New Mexico that transforms any meal into a far from ordinary occasion,  as well as our exclusive Bien Shur wine cellar. Located on the 9th floor of the hotel, the views are second only to your experience.

 The Planetarium at the Natural History Museum is a brand new expierence bring space so close you can almost touch it. In reclining seats you can stare up at the enormous dome shaped celing to get an up close and personal view of the universe. They also have nights where they will host " A margarita and a movie" showing classic movies while you can indulge in a cocktail!

Explora is a place where you can find your inner child again and at the same time maybe even learn something! This is an  experience that is direct and personal, that inspires curiosity, thoughtful activity and communication, that opens new dimensions and awareness of the world, that contributes to personal growth and the growth of personal meaning, that supports a learning community, and that underlies, encourages and sustains inquiry and lifelong learning.

Scalo'sis a great place to take a date for delicious wine! The best day for that is Wine and Dine Wednesdays, come wind down at Scalo this Wednesday with an exceptional wine and food tasting menu. Centered around traditional Argentine dishes, including empanadas and dulce de leche, this is an evening to savor. Live music by Cali Shaw Acoustic Showcase featuring Prudencio Demas will also begin at 8:30 in Scalo's own Il Bar. Click the link below to view our wine pairings and signature menu for Wednesday, crafted by Scalo's own Executive Chef Garrick Mendoza.

The ABQ Zoo, Aquarium and Botanical Garden are where all of natures beauty is kept here in Albuqueruqe. You can stroll through the Zoo and see animals, amphibians and more and if you go at the right time you can get the oppritunity to feed them! At the Aquarium you can see all that marine life has to offer and indulge in under water sensations! The Botanical Garden has over 36 different gardens and exhibits to see and stroll through, taking in all the beautiful sights, smells and sounds of the garden.


These are just some of the best date ideas Albuquerque, you can always check out the events page at to see more events and things to do in Albuquerque.