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Taste of India

2405 State Highway 469, San Jon, NM 88434-9752
+1 575-576-0006
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good50%
  • Average29%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“samosas” (5 reviews)
“truck stop” (13 reviews)
“indian food” (9 reviews)
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2405 State Highway 469, San Jon, NM 88434-9752
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch here approx 130pm, not at all crowded that day. Free parking in lot that was not at all clean. This is a truck stop/Indian food convenience shop and small restaurant. There are others along major highways. Folks working there were friendly enough to non-Indians,...More

Thank COGuest
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Punjabi roadside dhaba along an interstate in USA is a rare and welcome sight I'd say! The fancy aside, I wouldn't rate this the best Punjabi food I've had. They have miles to go to be labelled clean and hygienic but it is less of...More

Thank Nostalgiyeah
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Wow!!! What a treat on a New Year's Day! Not dissimilar to the truck stops in India. The food is fantastic. And best: a buffet!!! For $11 one eats very well, and the people are very gracious in a rustic setting. Namaste!

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stopped here on Nov 3 2016 for gas fill and lunch on our road journey from Houston TX to San Jose CA . The restaurant serves buffet lunch consisting of typical North Indian dishes like mutter paneer, kadi, pulao, naan, daal makhani, achar, etc....More

Thank Mussooriewala
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This restaurant has to be one of the most ghetto places I have ever eaten at in New Mexico! Pretty dirty - inside and out. This is basically a truck stop with the "restaurant" inside the convenience store. All of the workers and customers were...More

1  Thank lessard
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This place may have the Taste of India but it looked like the ghettos of Calcutta. No more did we open the doors of my truck & about a hundred flys flew in. This place literally stank. When we went in there are groups of...More

Thank Mikel M
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This Indian restaurant is literally in the middle of nowhere. I visited this during a solo cross country road trip I was taking. Authentic parathas and achaar will remind you of home. Don't expect any kind of special service. Only thing you are guaranteed to...More

Thank b2mishra
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had come here before a few years ago. This is driving westward on 40 in New Mexico. The place has good biz with many indians eating here. I had garbanzo beans and rice and the curry chicken. Overall it was good. Do not expect...More

1  Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I saw this while driving on I-40 just soon after New Mexico State begins. The food was very nice. I had 2 Paratha & 2 Samosa. They taste good however the price was high.. I guess I paid around 14. Well, it was middle of...More

Thank rahulshri00
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Never thought I would be eating truck stop food especially a mom and pop one in the middle of no where New Mexico. But I read the review and everyone said the same thing about this place, that it is absolutely amazing. One person wrote...More

2  Thank Chad B
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Pat H
My sister and I will be traveling through Elk City Thurs Mar 12 or Friday Mar 13 and would like to stay at your inn. I was there last year about this time and LOVED IT! Will you have room for us? You can reach me at 815-501-4647 Thank you! Pat
27 March 2015|
Response from robertandbecky | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Must be a mistake? This is a gas station and restaurant. No accommodations that I am aware of?
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2405 State Highway 469, San Jon, NM 88434-9752
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  San Jon
  • Phone Number: +1 575-576-0006