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All 28 Tucumcari Restaurants

Del's Restaurant

1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
575.461.1740
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Ranked #5 of 28 Restaurants in Tucumcari
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The menus includes everything from American comfort food to Mexican. The Mexican dinners include a free desert (some kind of fried bread that you can put honey on reminds me of a donut). We both ordered Mexican dinner we ordered stuffed Sopaipillias. You can order either one or two. I should have ordered one because the size was generous. Our... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Super nice waitress. Food was on the spicy side, delicious. They have a nice gift shop within the restaurant.

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arlington, tx
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed an evening meal at Del's. We split grilled chicken with Swiss cheese, mushrooms, peppers and onions and mashed potatoes which came with the soup and salad bar. We also ordered a one trip to salad bar. Plenty of food for us. Chicken was moist, potatoes were wonderful and covered with a cream gravy. Dinner for two with tip under... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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278 reviews 278 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Located right on Route 66 (exit#335) Del's Restaurant which has been in operation since1956 as the sign out front announces is only open from 11 AM to 9 PM daily. The decor is eclectic with a mixture of Route 66 and southwestern influence and in addition to the restaurant there is a gift shop. When I was there for dinner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stopped in after a long day on the road. We were pleasantly surprised by the awesome staff, good food and the cute stuff in the gift shop.

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Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a decent dinner at Del's. The menu is somewhat limited, more options would have been nice. The food was good, but not great. On the plus side the appearance of the restaurant is good and the wait staff is attentive. There are not a lot of dining choices in Tucumcari, so Del's is one of the better options

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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143 reviews 143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Driving across I-40, it's not easy finding an excellent place to eat. We were fortunate to find Del's as our lunch was delicious, served by a wonderful waitress, and amazingly inexpensive. Tucumcari may become the place we aim for on our next trip thanks to Del's. I had a combo plate with an amazing chile relleno, a superb pork tamale,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We were quite surprised for this little place. Great salad bar, yummy fresh Mexican food and a fantastic waiter named Paul J. !!! Paul makes ALL of the difference! Love the smiling happy face he exudes :)

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Wichita Falls, Tx
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A friend highly recommended Del's so we made a point to try it on our way back from Taos to Texas. It was very outdated, though some might say charming. It was clean. The food was good but I wish I had known the portions were not that big. I split an entree with my son and went away not... More 

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Lakewood McHenry County, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Good food and service. Always nice to find a decent restaurant when travelling. Great salad bar with varied menu.

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Additional Information about Del's Restaurant

Address: 1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone Number: 575.461.1740
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Steakhouse

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