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El Camino

707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
+1 505-835-1180
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the meatloaf dinner which came with either salad or soup of the day. Chose the soup which was delicious and had the meatloaf. have eaten here before and never disappointed. Great, no frills, food that left me satisfied and comforted.

Thank Vincent L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate with friends here on a business trip. Not good. Three different waitresses for the table who all seemed to care less. Food was bad. Diet soda was flat. Decor was worn and old. Would not recommend. Would not return. Not impressed at all.

Thank JPM1003
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I stopped in for lunch, having seen some good reviews, and guessing that this place is just something you need to do when visiting Socorro. I was torn between something Mexican or something else, but I went with some tacos. Not bad. The service was...More

Thank jtdriver
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food and great Sevice. The green chili inlet was delicious! Others at our table had the breakfast burrito and biscuits and gravy. Big portions and great tasting

Thank treker931
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I had read an article that this place was listed on the NM Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail. Stopping here was a big mistake, the place hasn't been redecorated since the mid-60s. There were plenty of people walking around the dining room but not helping anybody....More

Thank sanantoniopete
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Not sure about the other reviews but not impressed at all. 4 of eating here for supper and all not impressed. No flavor whatsoever to any of our food. Nachos for the appetizer were the better of what we had.

Thank 115lesw
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This restaurant was close to our motel and decided to give it a try. Was clean and friendly faces. I had the Taco Salad and my wife had the Grilled Cheese & fries. Both were good. I recommend this place.

Thank IL_Jeff
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Socorro is an interesting place and El Camino is part of the core of the community. The furnishings are right out of the 1960’s. Service was friendly and attentive. Food not like an East Coast diner but; was good and portions generous. Very enjoyable meal....More

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Was in Socorro for a conference, every time we drove by this restaurant it was busy. A group of us tried it for an early supper, both the food and the service were great. Lots of variety on the menu, all of our meals were...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

This is true diner style food. The prices are reasonable. The food was good. If you are looking for 5 star fine dining look elsewhere. If you want comfort food then this is the place. The staff was fantastic great service. I would eat there...More

Thank 752rayw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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: 707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801-4283
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Socorro
  • Phone Number: +1 505-835-1180
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