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El Camino

707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
+1 505-835-1180
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“avocado salad” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We got up really early to take photos at Bosque del Apache - our reward was to have a hearty breakfast at El Camino. It was clear that the staff are used to handling groups quickly and efficiently. Our meals came out without delay and...More

Thank Kathy910
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here 3x last week. The ONLY place we ate due to the quality of food. Would have given this a rating of 5 if the little service issues did not occur. This is a very busy place and the servers are always moving....More

Thank 886suzannet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular restaurant with lots of good reviews, but not this one. We went in for a standard breakfast—they were doing a brisk business but not slammed. We ordered egg-centered meals plus a cinnamon roll, and in about 10 minutes food arrived, but not ours....More

Thank GusMom99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This may be the best Mexican food I have ever had. A friend and I shared the 4 choice combination plate. It was excellent. If we go back there again we will definitely eat there again! The place was very busy, but we found a...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great dinner of Mexican food with a local twist. We also engaged in a conversation with the people at the next table. They were amusing and we gathered that this is a popular local hang out. I would stop there again.

Thank Cleat12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I escaped hotel breakfasts by going to El Camino two mornings in Socorro. El Camino's delicious, freshly cooked food is a welcome change from the plastic so-called food in hotels. The service is quick enough it isn't a big time penalty over the hotel and...More

Thank J N
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The meal that I got was cold and the peas and carrots were terrible. The peas were brown, wrinkled, definetly old and over cooked. The Taco salad that my wife had was not good either. The meat was dry and bab tasting.

Thank zned
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Large menu, good food, we had a rib steak and a Mexican plate. It was very reasonably priced, they were very busy always a good sign and they are open 24hrs!

Thank AZBMWgirl
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Every time I've stopped here it's been great. Good diner food, American and Mexican. This time I had American, he had Mexican, huge portions of side salad accompanied. The waitresses are all nice and helpful. It has a real 70s feel to the decor still...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The reviews for Restaurants in Socorro had El Camino as #3. I mistakenly assumed they meant 3rd from the best. I guess they meant 3 out of 10 or more. Perhaps I made a bad choice, but I found the food inedible. Again, I assumed...More

Thank Juliart2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Socorro
  • Phone Number: +1 505-835-1180
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