Call us at: 505-345-3241 4959 Pan American West Fwy #A, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Finest Ingredients for Gourmet Food in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Traditional French cuisine uses only the finest, freshest ingredients to create the sweet and savory dishes found on menus across the world. At Café Jean Pierre, Chef Jean Pierre Gozard uses a combination of seasonally fresh, natural ingredients; local, home-grown products; and traditional, esoteric French ingredients as he prepares each dish on his menu.

Seasonal Ingredients

From the moment you enter Café Jean Pierre, you are taken on a sensational journey through France. With a sophisticated, bistro setting and exceptional French cuisine, your fine dining experience at Café Jean Pierre will allow you to explore the tastes, aromas, and sights of France.

By preparing dishes of the season, Chef Jean Pierre’s menu is fresh and vibrant, and you are given a new glimpse of more authentic French cuisine. From crêpes to entrées, appetizers to desserts, you can rest assured knowing that only seasonally fresh, natural ingredients have been used to entice your taste buds.

Local, Home-Grown Ingredients

Not only does Chef Jean Pierre believe in using fresh, seasonal ingredients, he also purchases local, home-grown products in Albuquerque, New Mexico. By shopping locally for gourmet herbs, cheeses, and meats (especially lamb), he is ensuring freshness and supporting local farmers. With each bite you take, see if you can taste the Southwest charm mixed into Chef Jean Pierre’s traditional French cuisine.

Esoteric Ingredients for Gourmet Food

As a French chef, Jean Pierre delights in using gourmet, esoteric ingredients not typically found in other types of cuisine. These include truffles (rare, edible mushrooms), foie gras (fatty liver of a duck or goose), and saffron (spice made from dried stigma of Crocus Sativus Linneaus plant). French cuisine is unlike any other in the world, and Chef Jean Pierre has successfully brought the sensuous food and rich culture of his home to Albuquerque.

Make Your Reservation

At Café Jean Pierre, you will enjoy fresh, seasonal dishes using local, home-grown ingredients as well as esoteric, French gourmet ingredients. Food, for Chef Jean Pierre, is not to simply be consumed. He delights in knowing that his customers are enthralled with the overall experience of the French cuisine and culture he provides at Café Jean Pierre. Contact Chef Jean Pierre Gozard to make your lunch or dinner reservation today!

Call 505-345-3241 today to delight in French cuisine prepared
with seasonally fresh, natural ingredients!

Bon Appétit!


Tues-Sat: 11:30am-2pm

Tues-Thurs: 5:30-8:30pm
Fri-Sat: 5:30-9pm

Closed Sundays & Mondays

We lived in the Loire Valley for two years and Belgium for two years. A frequent trip from Colorado would not be complete without tasting La vrai cuisine francaise at Café Jean Pierre. The Chef's desire to please is incredible. For a taste of France in New Mexico, this is the place. It's charming! ~Lorraine and Glenn B.
Café Jean Pierre is my favorite place to eat. The food is excellent and skillfully prepared with the freshest ingredients. My stomach and mouth think they've died and gone to heaven! The service is friendly and you are warmly welcomed. Everyone I have brought here has been very pleased and said they definitely will come again. ~Libba C.
Personal service, great food and wine. I come here at least once a month and have never been disappointed. ~Jackie
My friend brought me here for my birthday. This food is amazing. It's the best I've ever eaten. The service is great. The café is charming, quiet and elegant. I love it. ~Mary W.
Café Jean Pierre is the best restaurant in town. The food is outstanding! I've told every one of my friends and they agree that it's the best meal ever. ~Vicky C
I have truly enjoyed dining at Café Jean Pierre. The food is wonderful and the service is exceptional. I’ve referred numerous friends—all of whom have thanked me and repeated how much they appreciate the fine dining here. They also have “spread the word” and referred their friends and relatives. Thank you sooo much for providing such a special dining experience! ~Tricia D.
Fabulous food, wonderful atmosphere! I can’t get past the veal; it was scrumptious! ~ Heather