McKinley has a number of cannabis stores, auto repair shops, and Chinese restaurants we’ll discuss in this short post. First, a quick introduction to the area.

McKinley is a vibrant neighborhood located in northeast Albuquerque. It is within close proximity to many urban amenities, but still preserves its unique sense of community and rural-like charm. McKinley residents enjoy benefits beyond sightseeing including having access to schools, hospitals, stores, and more.

Peace Cannabis Cards

Founded in 2007, Peace Cannabis Cards began as a small business taking root in Albuquerque with the singular vision of helping New Mexicans understand and qualify for the state’s medical cannabis program. Over time, it has developed into an established go-to source that provides vital information both to those just starting their journey and experienced patients needing renewed cards.

Wrench Works LLC Automotive Repair

Wrench Works LLC is a one-stop auto repair shop located in the McKinley area of Albuquerque, New Mexico. They strive to make the lives of nearby residents easier by providing everything from brake and suspension work to engine and differential service, as well as tire repair and A/C installation. Customers looking for a reliable source of help can rest assured that Wrench Works provides general automotive repair with no job too big or small and free diagnostics with any repairs. In addition to being locally owned and operated, they also enjoy being part of the community while helping out their neighbors.

One Google reviewer, Christopher Y. shared;

“Help me out with my car issue got me in and out really quick it’s happy with the service”

The Great China

The Great China is a Chinese restaurant located in the McKinley area of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Not your typical Chinese food joint, this unassuming strip-mall eatery offers up delicious Chinese mainstay dishes – such as fried rice and noodle soups – that all come at an affordable price. Great Chinese also has a variety of other Chinese grub, including dim sum and Chinese barbecue, making it a great choice for those who are looking for fast, delicious Chinese eats without the pretense. Next time you find yourself near the McKinley area of Albuquerque, be sure to give Great Chinese a try!

Neighborhoods Near McKinley


Northeast Valley

Alvarado Park

Sandia High School Area

Driving Directions from ​​to ABQ-IT

Drive 11 min (3.7 miles)

Great China

3325 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, United States

Head south on San Mateo Blvd NE toward Headingly Ave NE

322 ft

Make a U-turn at Aztec Rd NE

Pass by Long John Silver’s (on the right in 1.1 mi)

2.3 mi

Continue onto Osuna Rd NE

0.4 mi

Turn right onto Jefferson St NE

0.5 mi

Turn left onto Hawkins St NE

Destination will be on the left

0.5 mi


3734 Hawkins St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, United States

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