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New Mexican Food at The Lizard Lounge

Weve been here many times over the years. Fun decor inside, be sure to check out the paintings at... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Sam F
Kingman, Arizona
Forget the name, try the food!

OK, you're on Route 66 back in the day. You'd stop at the Lizard just to see it. Restaurant is... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2016
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801 West Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We drive between Kansas City and Sedona once or twice a year. The first day is stopping at Tucumcari, staying at the Budget Inn and eating at the Lizard Lounge across the street. Tonight had a great 10oz rib-eye with loaded backed potato, green beans,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Weve been here many times over the years. Fun decor inside, be sure to check out the paintings at each booth. Bigger than life lizard on premises! Love the Mexican food here (they have American food, too & a buffet). My fave is the NM...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

We drive back and forth between Phoenix and Wichita at least once or twice a year, and for the last few years we make sure we stop in Tucumcari just so we can have huevos rancheros for breakfast at the Lizard Lounge. My dad raved...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a good Mexican meal. Cool place just what we wanted on a road trip down the mother road. Loved the talking lizard. The people in the booth stared at us all evening.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

We had the lunch buffet, it was so so the bar had some folks partying there and sounded like they were having a good time mid-day should have ordered the New Mexican foods. Service was polite, responsive. There is a local artist who has painted...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

OK, you're on Route 66 back in the day. You'd stop at the Lizard just to see it. Restaurant is connected to the Pow Wow Motel and offers a nice variety of food. There aren't that many places to eat in Tucumcari but this is...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Ok for a late night meal. But not a great atmosphere for kids. we got to Tucumcari late Saturday night and it was one of the very few things that were open. we ate there at about 11 o'clock pm food was decent service was...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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