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Wayside Cafe

1150 West Hopi Drive, Holbrook, AZ 86025
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Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Holbrook
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Mexican and American Food located on Old Route 66 in Holbrook, AZ.
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Goodyear, Arizona
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101 reviews 101 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Good food, good service, pleasant hostess/owner. Reasonable prices, and pretty quick service. This is a small, hole-in-the wall type restaurant, which is usually the best kind where the locals eat.

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Tustin, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I really wanted some tasty New Mexican after being in the Colorado mountains for a week. I read the reviews but, unfortunately, I didn't have a very good meal. I ordered a combo and the taco was OK and so was the tostada. I judge most restaurant by the quality of the frijoles and this is where the Wayside Cafe... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is the friendliest restaurant I've ever been in. The owner chatted with us while we were there. She made us feel like one of her family. The food is great! If you're passing through Holbrook at a meal time, you have to stop here.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Having walked for miles at the Petrified Forest National Park, we were famished and stopped for lunch at the Wayside Inn in Holbrook, AZ. The home-cooked enchiladas and taco salad were delicious. The lady co-owner was so nice and accommodating. Wish they had provided paper towels in the one-holer ladies' room, though.

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Lubbock, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Driving from Albuquerque to Sedona we were in Holbrook at lunch time and decided on this cafe. We both had a combo plate which was only a dollar more than ordering something less. The taco and enchildadas were excellent, and the salsa was great. Sopapillas were included and were delicious. We'd recommend Wayside.

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Roswell, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The gold is made free scratch and with care, you get lovely portions that are plate licking good, and the service was so friendly I wish I could be a copy.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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258 reviews 258 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have stayed in Holbrook about 5-6 times and each time I ate at different restaurants. I hoped to find one that I could say was the best in town... But not this time. The Wayside is a good restaurant, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. But the food was just pretty average. I got a plate that... More

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North Richland Hills, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great southwestern food at fantastic prices! They treated us like family!!! Thank you for a great meal at the end of a very long day.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Ever take a chance on an unknown local restaurant and been delighted? That was our experience at Wayside Cafe! While there is little outside to lure you in, and even inside it looks like "just another little restaurant", these give you no indication of what is in store. Wendy warmly greeted us and patiently guided us through the menu. There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Service was great... Food was good, prices were reasonable. We'd go back if we're ever in Holbrook again.

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Additional Information about Wayside Cafe

Address: 1150 West Hopi Drive, Holbrook, AZ 86025
Phone Number: 928-524-3167
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Holbrook
Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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