Vernon’s Hidden Valley Steakhouse

vernonRecognized as one of the Most Secret Restaurants in the Country by USA Today, and The Daily Meal, Vernon’s entry is very unassuming and hidden behind a black door in a dark corner of the shopping center with a faint red light above. To gain entry, diners must knock and provide their password to the goomba through the peephole. Once inside, Vernon’s transports you to a bygone era of Speakeasy splendor. This elegant restaurant boasts a cozy and intimate dining area with slick black diamond plaster walls, rich red planked ceilings, and first class music. Vernon’s has won numerous local and national awards including being named “Best Steakhouse” by the readership of all three local Albuquerque publications including Albuquerque the Magazine, Local IQ, and the Weekly Alibi. Additional noteworthy awards include Vernon’s at the top of numerous lists as one of the most romantic restaurants in the country by AOL’s and

In addition to fine dining excellence and extraordinary ambiance, Vernon’s Black Diamond Lounge is the premier live music club in New Mexico featuring great acts seven days a week. The Black Diamond Lounge was included in the list of Albuquerque’s top ten bars by British publication, The Guardian.

Vernon’s also boasts an exclusive VIP Club where members enjoy a wonderful range of perks and benefits including but not limited to: thumb reader private entry, unlimited car service to and from the restaurant, name plaque, access to the VIP Bar and Patio, preferred reservations and table selection, package liquor sales, exclusive VIP events and parties and the like.

For more information about Vernon’s, Vernon’s Black Diamond Lounge and it’s music schedule, and PRIME visit our portal at:

Dining Reservations
4:30pm – 9:30pm nightly

Black Diamond Lounge
4:30pm – close nightly

Cocktail Hours
Monday – Friday: 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Friday – Saturday Night: 9pm – 11pm

Vernon’s Open Door

Vernon’s Open Door serves a one-of-a-kind menu of gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups, sides and breakfast items designed to delight by using prime ingredients including meats & cheeses. Open from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, seven days a week, PRIME is the perfect location for a quick bite for breakfast or lunch during working hours, weekend brunch or an energy break on a shopping trip. And, PRIME is the only sandwich shop in Albuquerque that boasts a full bar! Local Food critic Gil Garduno states PRIME, “could be the best sandwich shop in the Duke City!” Come and taste what PRIME is all about!

Los Ranchos Hours:
Mon-Fri 10:30am – 3:00pm
Sat & Sun 10:00am – 3:00pm

Rio Rancho Hours:
Mon-Fri 11:00am – 9:00pm
Sat & Sun 10:00am – 9:00pm

Sunday Brunch 10:00am – 3:00pm