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Del's Restaurant

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1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Peoria, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Probably should have ordered some Mexican dishes. I had the chopped steak and my wife had the chicken-fried steak. She couldn't eat hers because the texture was like rubber and at least half was breading. Mine was okay, done the way I asked, but very bland. I never salt food, but had to add salt to both the steak and... More 

Thank David D
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good, the price was righ, and it was near our Motel. It had a salad bar and soup with the most of the meals. I had to verify gluten-free on my menu choice but had very positive response to my request and everything went very well.

Thank Sue M
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate dinner here while in Tucumcari for the night. It was very good, and within walking distance of our motel. The staff was friendly and the food was delicious. Reasonably priced, and clean!

Thank redreader36
Lonoke, Arkansas
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good fast friendly service. American, and TexMex. There TexMex has a New Mexico spin. They have two sauces they serve with it. Red, or Green. The Red is spicy, but the Green is really spicy.

Thank PennMoore
Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our hostess at our motel recommended this restaurant. It had a varied menu with numerous healthy choices for family dining. Delicious food, attentive staff, affordable prices. Highly recommended.

Thank MeigieMabry
Starkville, Mississippi
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our family of 4 has been on a week long, LONG road trip and are headed back home. This restaurant was a nice break from driving, turkey sandwiches and chain restaurants. We found it based on Trip Advisor reviews and were pleased. We arrived right at the dinner hour. We all ate from the Mexican menu- chicken quesadilla, beef enchiladas... More 

Thank June P
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a yummy surprise! After a long, hot day of travel we were off to dinner. Fresh salad bar and delicious food. Walked to Del's from the Roadrunner across the street! Don't miss this place.

Thank Pamela L
Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you open the door you know you are in the right place. Clean, friendly, and the food smells great. Everyone at our table of eight enjoyed the food. No one went away hungry. The gift shop has good selections also. A must stop every time we travel this way, or just come to visit Tucumcari!

Thank randl78
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very little to choose from in Tucumcari and especially Sunday evening. Del's was excellent with a tremendous variety of foods. Just a local diner-type place with very friendly staff and atmosphere. I chose chicken fried steak which was pretty good; a little doughy on the breading. Salad/soup bar comes with it too so I loaded up with pasta salads etc.... More 

Thank GreggeryPeccary
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great menu to choose from. Many different types of foods to choose . Staff very pleasant , attentive & service was quick! Ate late dinner here.

Thank stacey k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $17
Mexican, American, Soups
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: 15754611740
Since 1956, Del's Restaurant has been a destination break on Historic Route 66. Stop in and meet our friendly staff and enjoy delicious food, an attractive setting and over the top service. Whether your hunger is more on the light side, or you've worked up a vigorous appetite, we have a delicious fare for all. Make Del's Restaurant a major stop when seeking the flavor of Historic Route 66, you'll be glad you did!

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