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WOW Diner

1300 Motel Drive, Milan, NM 87021
+1 505-287-3801
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster pasta” (11 reviews)
“donuts” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1300 Motel Drive, Milan, NM 87021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! The name says everything about your response when you dig into your food in this 50's style mom 'n pop restaurant. Been stopping by for about 3 year's now on my way through and NEVER been disappointed. Great food, great service and a fun...More

Thank rock4reuter38
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The only reason I didn't give this one star is because of the staff, which was very friendly! But the burger I got was almost inedible. We had been hiking in El Morro And at Bandera Volcano so we were starving. The restaurant looked clean...More

Thank carmenb333
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by a local for its breakfast, and willingness to customize any order. I had biscuits and gravy, coffee, and a poached egg for about $6. So far it is the best biscuits and gravy I’ve tasted in New Mexico. Be sure to...More

Thank spacepilot500
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The service at Wow was fantastic. Our waitress did an amazing job taking care of us. The food was average...my burrito with red and green chile, my husband's patty melt and my MIL's grilled chicken. I might go back and try breakfast next time we...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed July 26, 2018

My parents and I were visiting from out of town and we wanted to take my Aunt and Uncle, who are locals, out for dinner at a local restaurant. The restaurant is small and they had to put two tables together for a party of...More

Thank BriannaJoyR
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I wish I could have given it a better rating. I have eaten here 3 times. Once I had breakfast, which was pretty good. Another time I had the trout dish. I give it about an 8 on a 10-point scale. And the most recent...More

Thank drmarksimpson87120
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our breakfast here. The menu is basic, which I prefer, and has classic plus New Mexican breakfasts. Our food was great, hot, and fresh. Oh, and I was happy that someplace actually had tomato juice. Yay! Their coffee was excellent. I admit to...More

Thank rev_angie
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Really good food and service. Both of us really enjoyed our food but by reading reviews later I should have gotten Lobster Pasta, it looked good too. Nice 50's diner and made us feel right at home.

Thank JohnandDeb2
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Guess we have stopped here over the years. Now I remembered when we walked in. I love the ceiling in this place. Today is breakfast. Two omelets for here please. The waiter drink guy is awesome. Coming around with tea refills before they are Mt...More

Thank Rene D
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

First time here on a tip from my dad. I have been in nearby Grants many times for hiking excursions and this place doesn’t come up under Trip Advisor for Grants because technically it’s in Milan, just a few minutes away. So glad I stopped...More

Thank Sabrosa505
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Motel Drive, Milan, NM 87021
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +1 505-287-3801
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Wow Diner is a 1950's upscale diner. Featuring traditional diner cuisine, plus seafood, steaks, pastas, oriental, and much more. Opened Tuesday through Sunday 6:00 a.m. until midnight. Fresh donuts made daily. Very friendly atmosphere. Daily Specials. Come let us Wow you!
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