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66 Diner

1405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4801
+1 505-247-1421
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Diner, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4801
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family are here for lunch. My son ordered the sloppy joe. It didn't have much flavor. The burger, lunch special and blt were all ok. The atmosphere and service was great!

Thank lovetogo87
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here on the way through Albuqueque--easy to get to quickly from the interstate. The music matches the decor. They nailed the old Route 66 feel. I had the green chile stew and half a chicken-salad sandwich. My partner had the French dip. I...More

Thank CaraJW
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been visiting Albuquerque regularly for nearly 20 years and visiting Route 66 Diner is always a highlight. This year, once we had settled into our hotel, we set off for the pilgrimage and ordered a strawberry milkshake and a piece of coconut creme...More

Thank recordrancher
Reviewed 3 days ago

A well done juicy burger-awesome! A variety of different shakes-all delicious. Service-superb. What more can I say!

Thank CinColo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food on the historic 66 route!! Nice personnel! characteristic american bar! Giuliana and Carlo from Italy

Thank Gulliver1962
John W, Manager at 66 Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind words Giuliana and Carlo! We are honored you made us a stop on your trip!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had to drive on the famous Route 66 so I decided to stop here for a quick refreshment and I will say you will be pleasantly surprised. The portions are very generous and the staff are very friendly and there are many opportunities for...More

Thank Kimmie R
John W, Manager at 66 Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Kimmie! We hope you'll visit us again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

A really old style diner, like it probably was in the 50's. On route 66 in Albuquerque, once a gas station at the old route. The whole interior is in 50's style, really a great environment to sit and eat and thinking you've stepped back...More

Thank Jacqueline07_69
John W, Manager at 66 Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your praise and for sharing your photos! We hope that you stop in for another visit soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

When making plans to meet up with a friend the 66 Diner was his choice. Good choice and a wonderful lunch. I love breakfast anytime of the day and we made it before noon so I could have my "usual" two egg breakfast.... for lunch....More

Thank trophy_wife56
John W, Manager at 66 Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the feedback, we are happy to hear you found your meal and our service exceptional! Stop by and see us again in the near future!

Reviewed 6 days ago

66 Diner is filled with 50/60's memboralia & a fun dining experience for all ages. Food was good, especially the burgers! Check out their huge Pez dispenser collection above the counter.

Thank travelsavant
John W, Manager at 66 Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks! We're happy to hear you had a fun experience dining with us, stop in again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this restaurant as it was our last meal in Albuquerque before we flew out. Perhaps we just ordered the wrong menu items. The restaurant was full so they must be doing something right. I had Wayne’s Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas. What a...More

Thank Howard E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Stephen P
Are reservations taken or is it always first come first served?
31 March 2017|
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Response from Richele R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is SO late but it is first come first serve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4801
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-247-1421
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