Shade Tree Customs and Cafe to open in Albuquerque by month's end

Publish Date: 
Oct 15, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Riders will have one more place to get their kicks on Route 66 with the opening of Shade Tree Customs and Café in Albuquerque’s Nob Hill district.

“It will be an automotive-themed restaurant with mostly Americana food — burgers, fries, sandwiches and breakfast, lunch and dinner,” co-owner Ryan Greer told Albuquerque Business First.

The almost 3,000 sq. ft. space, formerly The Bike Coop for almost 30 years, is devoted partly to building and repairing motorcycles. The shop specializes in café racers and choppers. The owners repair and sell used bikes and are also working on getting parts and accessories, according to the shop website, which is still under construction.

Greer and partner Richard Rael say they have nearly completed an extensive remodel and said there will be seating for about 88 people inside the restaurant when it opens at the end of October.

Posted by Holly Wagner