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Del's Restaurant

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1202 E Route 66 Blvd, Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3039
+1 575-461-1740
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Kunming, China
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was all good and the portions were big. The atmosphere was so fun and a small gift shop add to the charm of this small Route 66 restaurant.

Thank Tammy E
Grant, Michigan
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350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped after driving from PHX all day. Not super busy for a Friday evening. We both had fish, and it was properly cooked and the potatoe was great. Wife enjoyed salad bar more than I did, it's rather small. The staff is energetic and well trained so service was very good. I sat near a huge cowhide attached to the... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beef strips, like chicken strips except with beef. The restaurant was decorated for the holidays and was well appointed (nice decor with a cowboy theme). Salad bar was one of the best I have ever had, all items fresh with a large selection of items given the small physical size of the bar. We arrived early 4:00ish and by the... More 

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Sherwood Park
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not very hungry so ate from the salad bar that was quite good. Shared one blackberry crumble with ice cream with the four of us. The dessert was quite good.

Thank Motorcylcler
Swindon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived just before a large group and we were seated immediately. Thise coming in after us were made to wait for a table. Food was good and server made recommedations. We followed his recommendation for desert and it was delicious. Good local restaurant with a quirky decor. Local artwork on display for sale and giftshop on site.

Thank Claire C
Grove, Oklahoma
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212 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you go to a Mexican restaurant, that has been highly recommended by your hotel staff, you would likely expect more. We ordered a variety of dishes, including a Taco Salad - - but nothing - - and I mean 'nothing' had any cheese on it! Who ever heard of Mexican food with NO cheese? Maybe they were just out.... More 

Thank skmorton45
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice in Tucumcari. Service great, staff friendly just average food. The quesadilla was ok( I'm from Texas) and I should have ordered the enchiladas with the fried egg in top- more typical of New Mexico food. Still a solid meal.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all enjoyed our meal which can be a challenge with two picky teens that have very different food preferences. The service was fast and friendly and the meal was reasonably priced.

Thank md4hmom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's open late so that's one reason we are there. Yelp was mixed reviews about the Mexican food but we ordered anyway. I had chili relleno and pork tamale with green chili. I thought it was delicious. Our waiter was fantastic. He was polite attentive and quick, we asked for more salsa as it was tasty and he was back... More 

Thank Corina F
Wichita Falls, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner on Friday night during football season with the local HS having an away game and the staff was still dressed supporting the team. Says a lot about the community support from these people. Staff was friendly and accommodating. The wait was short and the food was great. Seems popular with the locals as there was a steady stream of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $17
Mexican, American, Soups
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
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 88401-3039
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: +1 575-461-1740
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?