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Breaking Bad Experience

Updated: Dec 3, 2023

This self-guided Experience highlights some of the most iconic destinations featured in Breaking Bad & Better Call Saul!

  1. Java Joes Start your day at "Tuco’s headquarter’s" - Java Joe’s is actually a groovy coffee shop where you can get excellent local coffee, a killer breakfast or pastries and enjoy live music. You'll recognize the mural on the side of the building from the show.

  2. Crossroads Motel You never know who you are going to see or meet when you stay at Crossroads Motel. The Crossroads Motel is family-owned and operated. This infamous location has also appeared in many episodes of AMC's 'Breaking Bad', and has one of the most recognized signs in the entire series. During the course of the series the motel became synonymous with the character, Wendy who is a prostitute, living and working at the motel. The "Palace", as it is also referred to, first appeared in Season one.

  3. Tohajiilee Indian Reservation To'hajiilee is the Native American reservation where Walt buried his money and where he and Jesse first cooked meth in the Pilot. To'hajiilee is a noncontiguous section of the Navajo Indian Reservation, located in New Mexico.

  4. Octopus Carwash (Now Mister Car Wash) This is the car wash where Walter White of "Breaking Bad" works in the early episodes of the series -- the same car wash that his wife Skyler later purchases to help launder their drug money. Great place to wash your car after visiting To'hajiilee Indian Reservation!

  5. Twisters – Los Pollos Hermanos This Twisters served as the set of the famous Los Pollos Hermanos in Breaking Bad. We encourage you to sit in the same booth Walter White once did, pose for some photos, and try a South Valley burrito smothered in green chile and their signature curly fries.

  6. The Candy Lady Breaking Bad Candy is the instantly recognizable blue ice candy that revolutionized the Albuquerque Market: This is an exclusive Candy Lady product, modeled after the show prop that we were asked to produce for Breaking Bad (seasons one and two).

Java Joe's

A local Favorite for over 20 years, we’ve been providing our customers with fresh roasted small farm or organic coffee on a daily basis.



Hours:

Monday 6:30 AM–3:30 PM

Tuesday 6:30 AM–3:30 PM

Wednesday 6:30 AM–3:30 PM

Thursday 6:30 AM–3:30 PM

Friday 6:30 AM–3:30 PM

Saturday 6:30 AM–3:30 PM

Sunday 6:30 AM–3:30 PM


Crossroads Motel

The "Palace" appears as the backdrop to one of the most famous sequences of the series in the episode "Half Measures". The montage shows a day in the life of, and follows the character Wendy. The entire scene is set to the song "Everyone Knows It's Windy".



Tohajiilee Indian Reservation

To’Hajiilee, Cañoncito Band of Navajos is a non-contiguous section of the Navajo Nation lying in parts of western Bernalillo, eastern Cibola, and southwestern Sandoval counties in the U.S. state of New Mexico, west of the city of Albuquerque.




Octopus Carwash (Now Mister Car Wash)

In the show, Walt and Skyler use their car wash to hide their cash flow. You can stop in for a wash or photo opts.




Hours:

Monday 7:30 AM–6 PM

Tuesday 7:30 AM–6 PM

Wednesday 7:30 AM–6 PM

Thursday 7:30 AM–6 PM

Friday 7:30 AM–6 PM

Saturday 7:30 AM–6 PM

Sunday 8 AM–6 PM


Twisters Burgers and Burritos

"From our role as the setting for “Los Pollos Hermanos,” the fictional restaurant in AMC’s hit shows “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul,” to our award winning green chile cheeseburgers, burritos, and Indian tacos, we would like to extend a warm thank you to all of our customers, staff members, and partners for the last two decades of success and many more to come."



Hours:

Monday 6 AM–8 PM

Tuesday 6 AM–8 PM

Wednesday 6 AM–8 PM

Thursday 6 AM–8 PM

Friday 6 AM–8 PM

Saturday 6 AM–8 PM

Sunday 6 AM–8 PM


The Candy Lady

The “Bad Candy Lady” features many Candy Lady Exclusive and partner manufactured goods inspired by the Breaking Bad television show success.



Monday 11 AM–5 PM

Tuesday 12–5 PM

Wednesday 12–5 PM

Thursday 11 AM–5 PM

Friday 11 AM–6 PM

Saturday 11 AM–6 PM

Sunday 12–5 PM


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