In the News
GQ Magazine, November 2015
"GQ's Guide to the Great Desert Vacation" mentions Frontier as a the place to stop for breakfast when traveling through New Mexico. "...Ogle the portraits of John Wayne, then order the breakfast burrito with green chile and carne adovada plus a legendary sweet roll for the road."
Theculturetrip.com, November 2015
Theculturetrip.com names Frontier one of the 10 Best Local Restaurants in Albuquerque
USA Today Travel, October 2015
USA Today Travel includes Frontier in its article on "Trademark Tastes of Albuquerque"
21 Best College Burgers in America, September 2015
Frontier's Fiesta Burger makes the list for" 21 Best College Burgers in America"
BusinessInsider.com, December 2014
BusinessInsider.com includes Frontier as the Best Diner in New Mexico for its list of "Best Diners in Every State"
Frontier was named one of New Mexico's Culinary Treasures in 2014
The New York Times, October 23, 2011
The Frontier Restaurant was listed as one of the places to visit when in Albuquerque in The New York Times article "36 Hours in Albuquerque."
Albuquerque The Magazine, September 2011
The Frontier Restaurant wins Albuquerque The Magazine's "Breakfast Burrito Brawl"
Man v. Food Nation, June 2011
The Frontier Restaurant featured on Man v. Food Nation. Adam Richman, the host of Man v. Food Nation, and his crew visited Frontier for their episode on green chile cheeseburgers.
USA Today, July 23, 2009
The Frontier was named as one of "10 great places to eat regionally, eat well" by USA Today.
"Carne adovada, pork marinated in liquefied chiles until it absorbs the flavor and heat, is a dish that celebrates pepper power," Stern says. "The great bargain carne adovado, no less delicious for its $1.99 price, is a burrito at the Frontier. It doesn't contain any extras, just chile-infused meat intense enough to turn the tortilla that wraps it the color of a sunset."
Albuquerque Journal, June 22, 2004
“The Frontier is one of the only places in Albuquerque where you can go with your friends at midnight Saturday and again with your family at 8 Sunday morning. It’s the place to meet up before the big football game or to go with a study group before your algebra final. It’s where to plan a Friday night that’s barely gotten started and to go when the night’s over but it’s too early to go home…”
Southwest Airlines Spirit, March 2002
The Frontier was recommended in Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine:
“Any state that routinely asks if you like your eggs “red or green” obviously takes its chiles seriously. Either color works when rolled in a tortilla at The Frontier Restaurant…”