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Del's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1202 E Route 66 Blvd, Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3039
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Scappoose, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had the baked chimichonga, it was very good, but my girlfriend had the fajita chicken quesadilla and it tasted like large bites of salt, so I gave this a lesser rating.

Thank Bob H
Marquette, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome food, drinks and service. The food came out really fast too. Loved the Old Route 66 feel. The service was great and the gift shop has very nice and cheap gifts. I would love to come back here!

Thank auryan
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This little restaurant has a great salad bar with a nice selection of fresh produce plus two soups to choose from. We have stopped here several times and the food is always good. There is also a pretty good wine selection.

Thank Victoria C
Lanesborough, Ireland
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Top notch brekkie before hitting the 66 highway! Eggs and Bacon with a smile ... highly recommended ........ 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃

Thank hettymc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I ate here twenty three years ago while on my way from Santa Fe to Kentucky, and the experience was so enjoyable that I made a point to stay in Tucumcari on a similar journey and eat here without feeling the need to rush. It was crowded and lively at seven o'clock in the evening. Interstate travelers seek it out,... More 

Thank cosybully
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Service and food awesome, i ts a hidden gem in tucumcari new mexico. We had mexican and it was authentic home cooking. Our waiter was friendly and had a sence of humor. Its located off of old route 66.

Thank Sherry J
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located across the street from The Roadrunner Lodge, Del's has very good food at very reasonable prices. This not a five star restaurant, then again, it does not need to be. What it needs to be is what it is, Historic, with very good food and service. Visit, it will be worth it

Thank Paul G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed across the street at Roadrunner Lodge. Checked in and walked to Del's for dinner. Perfect. Highly recommended by locals.

Thank ogor
Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a long day of travelling, it was good to relax in the comfortable surroundings of Del's restaurant for dinner. The 10 rib eye steak and mango salsa chicken were flavourful and cooked to perfection. It was fun to check out the gift store on the way out.

Thank roderunners
Naperville, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had the catfish special. Staff was very friendly. Menu choice was quite extensive. Ended up with the catfish special. Very Tasty.

Thank NaperJohn

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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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
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: 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?