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Del's Restaurant

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1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
+1 575-461-1740
11:00 - 21:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to look up a dining establishment in Tucumcari during our recent trip to Arizona. All I can say is WOW... We were treated like family by the amazing staff (Patty, Adriana and Leo). The food was amazing and the salad bar is the BEST!! Thanks to everyone for a great meal!

Thank BigDaddyHR
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a place the locals go, so I tried it the first night I was in Tucumcari. Decent place, but very busy. Food and service was just ok.

Thank txephipsi
Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this place! It feels right at home on old Route 66... I love diners and this is one of my favorites. The folks are super friendly and the food is good. We always eat at least one meal here when we come through...

Thank Jim M
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a Wednesday night. and I had the spaghetti and meatballs special with the soup and salad bar. For $1.99 extra the salad/soup bar was a nice addition. My sister had the chimichanga and we both enjoyed our meals. It was a nice Route 66 restaurant with good service and atmosphere.

Thank 62Patti
Monument, Colorado
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very quaint restaurant with a varied menu! Waitress very sweet and accommodating! Don't pass this place by!

Thank Deborah S
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant because it had a greater choice for a vegetarian. The place was packed and we had to wait. I guess it is popular with the locals. It was surprisingly nicer place inside than what the outside indicated. The menu offered American and Mexican choices. Overall, the food was average tasting. We had a large portion of... More 

Thank chefDC
Peoria, Arizona
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stopped on a drive to Phoenix numerous times and never been disappointed. This time it was the 10 oz chopped steak and her mango salsa chicken. Last time it was great liver and onions. The salad bar is first class, only missing cheese...but the home made suops make up for that...don't miss it.

Thank russell r
Tooele, Utah
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always try to stop here for a meal in one direction or the other because the food and service are always the best.

Thank laura57149
West Newton, Indiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the crowded busy restaurant. Mexican food was well prepared and service was surprisingly fast and efficient.

Thank Paula B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just the BEST restaurant!! The food was phenomenal, and the waitress was attentive and kind to my kids. I've moved away from New Mexico, but coming here was my first taste of coming home. All of the food was hot, fresh, and beyond delicious! It's worth a stop here as you travel through!

Thank Rebecca I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Mexican, American, Soups
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: +1 575-461-1740
Since 1956, Del's Restaurant has been a destination break on Historic Route 66. Stop in and meet our friendly staff and enjoy delicious food, an attractive setting and over the top service. Whether your hunger is more on the light side, or you've worked up a vigorous appetite, we have a delicious fare for all. Make Del's Restaurant a major stop when seeking the flavor of Historic Route 66, you'll be glad you did!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?