2008 TV Series
Breaking Bad Filming Locations – Part 2
Gus’s Super-Meth Laboratory
On page 2 of the Breaking Bad tour, we bring you another iconic location from the series: Gustavo Fring’s Laundry & Super-Meth Laboratory. This facility, which served as a front for Gus Fring’s illegal operations, can be found at 1617 Candelaria Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107.
As you picture this location, imagine the seemingly ordinary exterior of the laundromat hiding the sophisticated and highly secretive meth lab beneath it. This underground facility played a crucial role in the show, serving as the backdrop for intense moments and pivotal plot developments.
Visiting 1617 Candelaria Rd NE allows you to appreciate the craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into creating this integral part of the Breaking Bad universe. While the actual underground lab is a fictional creation, the laundromat’s exterior provides a tangible connection to the world of the series.
While exploring this area, it’s important to respect any private property and be mindful of the boundaries set by the location owners. Remember that the actual lab is not accessible, but appreciating the significance of the site from the outside can still deepen your connection to the show.
Gustavo Fring’s Laundry & Super-Meth Laboratory represents the duality of Breaking Bad, where illegal activities were concealed behind legitimate facades. Reflect on the ingenuity of the characters and the risks they took to maintain their operations while blending into society.
As we continue the Breaking Bad tour, let the memory of Gustavo Fring’s Laundry & Super-Meth Laboratory remind us of the intricate web of locations that shaped the series’ narrative and the remarkable storytelling that captivated audiences worldwide. MAP IT!! 1617 Candelaria Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107
The Tented House
Remember the Tented House where Jessie and Walt cook meth inside a plastic bubble in the middle of some poor family’s home?
Hank’s DEA Office
google street view 320 Gold Ave SW Albuquerque, NM 87102
Gus Fring’s House
Location #20 Gus Fring’s House
google street view: 1213 Jefferson St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Saul Goodman’s Office
Saul Goodman’s Office: Better Call Saul! Saul Goodman, the charismatic and shady lawyer, had his office in Breaking Bad. Visit the location where Saul’s office was filmed at 9809 Margo St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121. This spot offers fans a chance to connect with the world of Breaking Bad’s colorful characters and their unique interactions.
Los Pollos Hermanos
Los Pollos Hermanos (Twisters): The famous fast-food restaurant chain in the show, Los Pollos Hermanos, was portrayed by Twisters, located at 4257 Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. Take a trip to this restaurant and relive the moments when Gus Fring ran his legitimate business while secretly operating as a major player in the drug trade.
A1A Car Wash
The Car Wash: A significant location in Breaking Bad was the A1A Car Wash, where Walter White worked as a cover for his illicit activities. The real-life location is the Octopus Car Wash, situated at 9516 Snow Heights Cir NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112. Pay a visit to this car wash and reminisce about the moments when the car wash served as a front for Walt’s criminal empire.
Jane’s Apartment google street view > 323 Terrace St SE Albuquerque, NM 87106
Lydia’s House google street view > 1105 Marquette Pl. NE
Lydia’s Office (episode 5.4) google street view > 1011 Las Lomas Rd
“Madrigal Headquarters in Hanover Germany (episode 5.2) Atrisco Heritage Academy High School google street view > 10800 Senator Dennis Chavez Blvd SW
“Boetticher’s Apartment” google street view 4610 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Walt Sells The Aztec
Walt sells the Aztec for $50.00 (episode 5.4) El Gallo Llantera & Automotive google street view 843 Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
Motel where Walt sells some meth
De Anza Lodge is the Motel where Walt sells some meth in season 2 google street view 4301 Central Ave NE
Buried Bus Meth Lab
Buried Bus Meth Lab google street view 7627 Coors Blvd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121
Jesse Gives Cash To Homeless Man
Jesse hands out cash to a homeless man in Season 5 at Dog House Drive In google street view 1216 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Java Joe’s ‘Tuco’s Hideout’
Java Joe’s ‘Tuco’s Hideout’ google street view 906 Park Ave SW Albuquerque, NM 87102
Walt’s Temporary Apartment Season 3
Walt’s Temporary Apartment Season 3 ‘The Beachcomber’ google street view 1501 Tramway Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87112
‘Breaking Bad – Seasons 1 – 5’
When: 1/20/2008, AMC
Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte, Bob Odenkirk, Giancarlo Esposito, Jonathan Banks, Laura Fraser, Jesse Plemons
Written By: Vince Gilligan
First Published May 10, 2017, 9:55am
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is where Walt and Skyler escape in Season 5b Also was the filming location for Jesse’s stint at rehab in Season 2. google street view > 4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169
“Old Joe’s Salvage Yard / Ace Metals” (episode 5.1) google street view > 5711 Broadway Blvd. SE
“Octopus Car Wash” google street view > 9516 Snow Heights Circle
“Marie shoplifts at Gertrude Zachary google street view > 3300 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Tortilla Making Facility (episode 5.3) is the Foods of New Mexico Distributors google street view > 3041 University Blvd. SE
“Vamonos Pest Control” (episode 5.3) google street view > 2016 Ridgecrest Dr. SE Fun Film Fact: Vamonos Pest Control has a Facebook page and REAL Answering Machine – Call: 505-243-6204)
” Saul Goodman’s Office” google street view > 9800 Montgomery Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87111
Cardboard Box Making Facility (episode 5.3 “Hazard Pay”) FedEx Warehouse google street view > 4511 Paseo del Norte NE
Madrigal Houston Warehouse Sysco (episode 5.4) google street view > 601 Comanche Rd NE
Perea’s New Mexican Restaurant is where Hank and Skyler Meet in Season 5-B google street view > 1140 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
“Garduno’s” Restaurant where Walt, Skyler, Hank and Marie have a very awkward lunch in Season 5-B google street view > 2100 Louisiana Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Huge stack of cash in the Storage Locker (episode 5.8) is the Devon Self Storage google street view > 4801 San Mateo Blvd. NE
Fortified Police Station (episode 5.1) ABQ Northwest Area Command google street view > 10401 Cibola Loop, NW
“Square where Hank and Gomie send Jesse to meet Walt wearing a wire” Albuquerque’s Civic Plaza google street view > 1 Civic Plaza Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Guitar shop where “Skinny Pete” plays Mozart (Hazard Pay – episode 5.3) Grandma’s Music & Sound google street view > 9310 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
“The Tented House” google earth view > 10538 Box Canyon Pl NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
Walt’s new apartment used in seasons 3-4 google street view > 3932 Silver Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
“La Palomita Park” is where Mike takes his granddaughter google street view > 8552 La Sala Grande NE. Albuquerque, NM 87111
“Casa Tranquila Nursing Home is where Gus visits Hector “Tio” Salamancagoogle street view > 8820 Horizon Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87113