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Route 66 Restaurant

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Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM
575-472-9925
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Missouri
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in Santa Rosa for dinner on our way to ABQ driving across country. We happened across this restaurant not realizing it is a well known place. It was really good. There's only one lady serving tables and she is also the cashier. So the service isn't super quick but she is really very good at what she does... More 

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Jackson
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518 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here going through town on Route 66. Ordered the beef burrito with Spanish rice and beans. It was really good. Fairly hot cause my nose started running. That's a good thing. The people in there were very nice and the decorations were all 50-60 style that fit right in to the Route 66 nostalgia. Looked like a lot of... More 

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Thank Kirby P
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a ton of flavor, but decent food with nice service. I ordered the fajitas and was mildly disappointed by the lack of spice and flavor of the chicken. The salsa was yummy though.

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Thank Sara H
Easley, South Carolina
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our drive of Route 66. The servers were very friendly, but the food was only average. My husband got the tacos (special on Tuesdays) and I got s burrito. Mine was good, but he said the tacos were only slightly warm, and the taco shells were tough and very greasy.

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Thank Valorie C
The Villages, Florida
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here after driving all day. Located just next door to the La Quinta. Service was good and the food was also. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Aubrey D
Texas
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159 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers were great and the atmosphere is like out of a 50s classic. This place is truly Route 66 character in every way and probably hasn't changed a bit in years. Nothing fancy here just good folks and good food.

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Thank hellogoodbye_7
Austin, Texas
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good breakfast. Poached eggs and bacon were done right. Hash browns crispy as requested. Wait staff works as a team - no waiting for one person, they all take care of you. Authentic locals go her (tall lanky folk with cowboy hats). I would go back, and you should try it. Nice place.

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Thank DiskOrDisc
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food- I had cheese burger and wife had chicken fried steak. It was great. Enjoyed the Route 66 history. Opened in 1960. 😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎

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Thank Wallace C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a chance on this place for breakfast on way back to Texas. AMAZING. If only they sold her salsa- tremendous. Mexican food with authentic 30+ yr old recipes. The bathrooms were very clean and pleasant smelling. The staff was very helpful with our 3 toddlers. All in all, we might stay in Santa Rosa on our next trip... More 

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Thank Kelly D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came through and decided to stop. So glad we did!! The mushroom Swiss burger was sooooooo good! Even the 4 and 6 yr Olds ate everything on their plates!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Spanish, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 575-472-9925
Description
Contact: Patricia Velasquez
Phone: 575-472 9925

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