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Twisters Burgers & Burritos
Privately held
IndustryFast food
FoundedAlbuquerque, New Mexico, 1998 (1998)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
United States
Number of locations
18 in New Mexico
2 in Colorado
Area served
New Mexico and Colorado
Key people
Rajiv Grover, Saagar Grover and Brij Agrawal
ProductsNew Mexican cuisine

Twisters is a New Mexican cuisine restaurant chain from the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, which was founded in 1998.[1]


Twisters is known for their green chile cheeseburgers and burritos. They also serve other New Mexican staples like sopapillas, enchiladas, fried apple bites, tacos, french fries, rice, and beans.[2][3]


They won Albuquerque The Magazine's "Best of the City" Best Burrito award four times in a row from 2010 to 2013.

In popular culture[edit]

The location at 4257 Isleta Boulevard SW in Albuquerque is best known for its appearance in the AMC dramas Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul as an outlet of Gus Fring's fast food chicken chain Los Pollos Hermanos.[4][5]


  1. ^ Gil Garduño (August 25, 2011). "Twisters Burgers & Burritos – Albuquerque, New Mexico". Gil’s Thrilling (And Filling) Blog. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. ^ Feldt, Mark (July 31, 2010). "New Mexico Twisters". Culinary Arts 360 of Helium Inc. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  3. ^ Wohletz, Jenn (August 13, 2013). "Twisters is way too lean on the red and green -- at least in Aurora". Jenn in Chains for the Cafe Society in the Denver Westword. Retrieved August 16, 2014. External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ Stump, Scott (March 15, 2013). "'Breaking Bad' fans flock to Albuquerque restaurant". by NBC. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  5. ^ Zora O'Neill (April 24, 2012). Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque. Avalon Travel Publishing. pp. 317–. ISBN 978-1-61238-263-0.

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