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2405 State Highway 469, San Jon, NM 88434-9752
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This place may have the Taste of India but it looked like the ghettos of Calcutta. No more did we open the doors of my truck & about a hundred flys flew in. This place literally stank. When we went in there are groups of Indian men standing around giving you the evil eye. Going to use the filthy bathrooms... More 

Thank Mikel M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

This Indian restaurant is literally in the middle of nowhere. I visited this during a solo cross country road trip I was taking. Authentic parathas and achaar will remind you of home. Don't expect any kind of special service. Only thing you are guaranteed to get here is good food. There's no menu, no price list. You order food and... More 

Thank b2mishra
Altus, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

I had come here before a few years ago. This is driving westward on 40 in New Mexico. The place has good biz with many indians eating here. I had garbanzo beans and rice and the curry chicken. Overall it was good. Do not expect a great looking location here as you will feel like you are actually in India.... More 

Thank travelbug2332
Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

I saw this while driving on I-40 just soon after New Mexico State begins. The food was very nice. I had 2 Paratha & 2 Samosa. They taste good however the price was high.. I guess I paid around 14. Well, it was middle of nowhere.. So probably ok. Good food and definitely recommend to stop by if you like... More 

Thank rahulshri00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Never thought I would be eating truck stop food especially a mom and pop one in the middle of no where New Mexico. But I read the review and everyone said the same thing about this place, that it is absolutely amazing. One person wrote he drove 2 hours just for this food. I must say I am very impressed... More 

Thank Chad B
Florida Panhandle
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2015

Passed a billboard advertising this place. Pulled up a few reviews on my phone, all really good for the most part. We pulled in and had a chuckle as it is part of a gas station/convenience store/truck stop. Saw that it was a buffet, assumed it would be closed as it was 3PM. Nope!! We were greeted and handed styrofoam... More 

Thank robertandbecky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

New Mexico never ceases to amaze me! This unlikely restaurant is in a semi abandoned truck stop in deplorable condition but the food! To die for! I admit I do love Indian food and finding a place like this in such a remote and isolated place has influenced my 5 star review. My sister and I had a breakfast of... More 

Thank Pat H
Clayton, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2015

I love Indian food, but I live in an area where Mexican cuisine is far more common, and Chinese food way too common as an alternate fare. So the first time I passed through San Jon (otherwise a speed bump on my route from Clayton to Clovis), I was surprised to see this restaurant by the roadside. I seldom am... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We drive past this gas station and restaurant every year and decided to stop. The buffet is small, about 7 different dishes. The was multiple vegetable dishes with peas, potatoes, spinach, and black lentils. There was a chicken curry, chicken biryani, and white rice. Fresh nana was brought to our table. It was very good and quite spicy. It is... More 

Thank eima78
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

We saw the signboard while driving from Phoenix via Moriarty towards Elk City. We found the place easily. It is next to Petrol Bunk and very well located for tourists and people traveling through this highway. If you like hot rotis/chapathi/pulka and Lentils, try this place. The rice kheer was tasty,but the yogurt was a little sour. other side dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2405 State Highway 469, San Jon, NM 88434-9752
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  San Jon
  • Phone Number: 575-576-0006

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