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El Camino

707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
+1 505-835-1180
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“avocado salad” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is true diner style food. The prices are reasonable. The food was good. If you are looking for 5 star fine dining look elsewhere. If you want comfort food then this is the place. The staff was fantastic great service. I would eat there...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mother-in-law, my two children, and I ate here twice this week because it was very close to the hotel. Both times, the meals were good, but nothing special. I was really hoping for some homemade red or green chili sauce, but I'm fairly certain...More

Thank angbeesley
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This restaurant was very close to our hotel so we stopped in after reading the TA reviews. Found the place to be a throw back to the 1950's with its mid-century details and booths/tables, which was kick to us two seniors. My hubby and I...More

1  Thank TexasCatBird
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We were traveling out of Albuquerque to tour the Bosque del Apache Wildlife Preserve. Our guide, Patti, was hungry and wanted to stop at Taco Bell - she was certain there was a TB in Socorro. Fortunately for us, she was wrong. And better still,...More

Thank Deborahh1953
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Let’s face it, if you’re here it’s because it’s 9 PM and no other restaraunt is open. Typical New Mexican food except that the red and green chili are from a can (or maybe a packet? I’m not sure but it certainly isn’t fresh or...More

Thank Mrdiningpants
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I ordered a green chile enchilada with chicken, which is a pretty standard New Mexican dish as far as I know. It's usually a stack of several tortillas with cheese, Chile, and maybe some sauce between them. But the emphasis is on Chopped, cooked chili....More

Thank An0nyMs
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We are from New York and have been going on extended road trips for the last dozen years. Every time we're in Socorro, usually to visit the excellent Bosque del Apache NWR we make a point have at least one meal at El Camino Family...More

Thank EasternWillotts
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The food was fresh and delicious and served up with a smile. They kept the coffee coming. More than we could eat, and a good value.

Thank NHfromNM
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Rolled in for dinner as it was right next door to our hotel. Had huevos rancheros (delicious) and carne asada (very good). Friendly, super fast service, low prices and a huge menu. Couldn't ask for more.

Thank clover53
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Recommended by a friend. I had doubts due to the short order café appearance, but was pleasantly surprised at the flavor and quality of the food. The service is polite but a little slow. A big menu with lots of options. The Mexican dishes are...More

Thank Pat W
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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, Groups, Local cuisine
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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