An ABQ Original…The International Balloon Fiesta

At Twisters, we take pride in our roots. Despite expanding as far as Colorado, our heart remains in Albuquerque. We got our start here in 1998 and there’s nowhere we’d rather call home. Our love for the local culture is immense, and we want to give a special shoutout to one of the city’s most iconic events-– the Albuquerque International … Read More

Tamales and Traditions

Tamales originated back to the time of the Aztecs, Mayans, and Incans and were first developed during the war. As they became more popular, they became a huge part of events such as ceremonies, rituals, feasts, and even fiestas. While there are several ways you can make your tamales your own, tamales are a dish made up of usually a … Read More

The History of the Red & Green Chile

Here at Twisters, our Chile is sourced locally right here in New Mexico and is farmed fresh from the growers by the same family for over four generations! The history of Chile is very special to New Mexico for a variety of reasons. One being how it boosted the economy in 2009 by creating the New Mexico modern-day pepper. Originated … Read More

Twisters’ Tastiest Trio – The New Southwestern Bowls

After tireless experimentation, we have finally come up with the perfect trio of good taste. We don’t mean to brag, but you won’t be able to get enough of our new Tasty Southwestern Bowls. Take it from us! They are only here for a limited time, so come try all three before they’re gone! The Grande Breakfast Bowl is a … Read More

Insider News – FISH FRYDAY

NEW FISH FRYDAY! During Lent get Fish & Fries with a medium drink for only $7.99! Delicious battered Icelandic Cod with spicy aioli sauce. Hungry yet?Pick one up for lunch or dinner today! (psst….everyday is FRYDAY at Twisters!)

Join the Twisters Xmas Club

Many people have asked, what could possibly make my Twister’s experience even better than it already is? Well, just like green chili spices up any dish- joining the Twisters Xmás club will take it to the next level! This isn’t just any loyalty program, when you sign up for Xmás club, you’re family! As part of our family, you’ll have … Read More


What is the best way to start your morning, besides a Twisters Breakfast Burrito? The answer: a perfectly brewed cup of coffee or fresh iced tea! We have been working hard behind the scenes to improve our customer experience. You can already Taste the Difference in our high-quality ingredients on the food side, and we wanted to pair that on … Read More

History Perfected – The Twisters Breakfast Burrito

The Breakfast Burrito Est. 1975 – New Mexico Perfected 1998 – Twisters History tells us the modern breakfast burrito was invented in 1975 in New Mexico. The beginning of what would be one of the most important culinary inventions since sliced bread. Over the past few decades advancements have been made. Twisters is always at the forefront of this culinary … Read More

New Mexico’s Fan Favorite – Twisters

The World Series has just begun and the big question is, who is taking home the championship? In New Mexico, we have a very similar debate, who reigns king- Red or Green? Depending on the dish and season, you’ll see a different winner. However truth be told, there is no such thing as a loser when it comes down to … Read More

A New Twist: The Veggie Cheat Sheet

Concerned about your vegetarianism ruling out your favorite Twisters meal? Have no fear, the Veggie Cheat Sheet is here. Are you a creative eater or adventurous foodie? Our Twisters Menu offers the flexibility to experiment with new tastes and create your perfect platter. To get you started, we are sharing a few of our own new twists on old favorites. … Read More