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La Cita Restaurant & Flowers

Mexican, American
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812 S 1st Street, Tucumcari, NM 88401
575-461-7866
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
An Interesting Combination of Businesses

I saw the Mexican restaurant sign first and it struck my fancy and I stopped, parked and headed in. I turned to the left and walked into the gift and flower shop and thought I had come to the wrong place. Actually, I just turned the wrong way. I needed to go right to get to the eatery and am... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Tim O
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Nashville, Tennessee
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nashville, Tennessee
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264 reviews 264 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I saw the Mexican restaurant sign first and it struck my fancy and I stopped, parked and headed in. I turned to the left and walked into the gift and flower shop and thought I had come to the wrong place. Actually, I just turned the wrong way. I needed to go right to get to the eatery and am... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband had been here many years ago and remembered how good it was. What a delightful place to eat. First of all you could smell the flowers from the flower shop. The waitress was very nice and friendly, and the food was so good. Stop in and eat you will love it

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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267 reviews 267 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have always wanted to stop here but this was the first really good opportunity. The service was good and the quesadilla and carne adovada burrito both perfectly good but nothing out of the ordinary. I think I just hoped for something spectacular. I would certainly give them another try.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The service and the food were excellent and affordable! I do not like Spanish rice, but there's was wonderful!

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Longview, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

i went their with my family, and it was horrible! My grandfather got an enchilada but when he tried to eat it, he couldnt even press down on it with his fork! it was way to firm! PLUS... we got caso to go on top of it, but the caso tasted like canned cheese, or something you would find at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Me and my family ate there not to long ago. An needless to say it sucked. The service was junk i asked for more napkins an didn't get any till i was done with the meal. I nor my family ever got refills of our drink till the end of our meal. The food was nasty no flavor at all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

We were travelling Route 66 and Tucumcari is a must see place. So we stopped by and went to La Cita. We had a really good time. The atmosphere was nice and the food was excellent. We had the daily specials, so the price was very reasonable.

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the prairie
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The food is good, not outstanding, and reasonably priced. The restaurant has take-out service on just about everything they serve. This is pretty handy if-like us-you want to dine in your hotel room. To be fair, Tucumcari is a small town with very few restaurants beyond fast-food fare. There are a few other places in town but Lacita is o.k.... More 

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Lake Lotawana, Missouri
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Nice food, clean, staff very friendly, nice portions making it a good value. Had a lovely dinner, relaxing.

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Augusta, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My family and I stoped at this restaurant on our way to Santa Fe. I decided to eat there based on Trip Advisor reviews. I ended up having to apologize to my family the rest of the way to SF and all night. The food was not good by any stretch of the imagination- YUCK!!! We ended up with...shall we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 812 S 1st Street, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: 575-461-7866

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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