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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Sapapillas stuffed with beef and New Mexico green chili

The sopapilla stuffed with beef and green chili over it was very good and the beans and rice with it made a great meal. The girls were very friendly and helpful. The rest of the menu looked like it would be a good place to come back to with quite a variety of different selections. The establishment... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
guempelein
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Walton, Indiana
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Walton, Indiana
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sopapilla stuffed with beef and green chili over it was very good and the beans and rice with it made a great meal. The girls were very friendly and helpful. The rest of the menu looked like it would be a good place to come back to with quite a variety of different selections. The establishment was clean and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is a very small town and most restaurants serve Mexican food but I would say this place has very authentic food. Very reasonably priced. Food served fast and with a friendly server. Definitely will stop here again on our way through town.

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Thank tw0travels
Bakersfield, California
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146 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This is Mexican food like your Mexican grandma would make with some special touches. The chili rellenos are delicious. Mexican cheese in a chile, rolled in buttermilk, then Pancho crumbs, fried until golden brown and cheese runs soft. Best I have ever had. Only thing I didn't like was the tamale. Uninspired, and bland. Combo plate with 4 items, rice,... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Was on my way to another highly rated Mexican place from TripAdvisor and drove past La Cita, something told me to stop and eat here instead. I'm glad I did! Excellent, excellent food!

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Thank SpaKristin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Authentic mexican food! We stopped in Tucumcari on our drive back to OKC from Phoenix. Waitress was friendly and very helpful. Food was served hot and everyone loved it, even the 14 month old.

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Thank Kelli C
Augusta, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Great restaurant!! Food was incredible, felt very welcomed and service was amazing. Was one of the high lights of my trip.

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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We stopped at La Cita while traveling down I-40. Don't let the exterior fool you, it is a bit run down. The food was excellent and I was on the tail end of a week traveling New Mexico! I believe the green sauce was some of the best I had the entire trip! Our service was also excellent. We would... More 

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Thank TxBrian
Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure if I just happened to eat here on an off day or what, but my experience here was awful. The food was terrible and the service was even worse. I was also very concerned about the overall cleanliness of the place. I wouldn't eat here again.

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Thank Agcat05
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here on our way through New Mexico. My wife and kids are kind of picky about what they eat and everyone was very happy. Service was very fast and friendly despite being close to closing time.

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Thank Jeff K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

My husband and Myself are locals to Tucumcari we enjoy the service and the food when you don't feel like cooking this is the place to go..... thanks La Citas...

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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?