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Pow Wow Restaurant & Lounge

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801 W Tucumcari Boulevard, Tucumcari, NM 88401
505 461 2587
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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff was friendly and attentive. Mexican food was only okay. Go for ambience or convenience but the food was not very good: stick to basic sandwiches or burgers.

Thank bigmaui
Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in Motel Safari who recommended this place for dinner. They had good mexican/american menu and some nice decorative elements.

Thank Samuli S
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate at Pow Wow last night, staff were lovely and very accommodating - food was very nice, extremely tasty. The restaurant was recommended by the owner of the motel I was staying in that evening - excellent recommendation.

Thank Hk30121989
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Local motel suggested this place. Shuttle came and picked up our group of 8. Was worried it was a bit sketchy at first, but really it was just a nice convenience offered by a local business trying to get some tourist business in the door. Stuffed sopapillas were great. No cheese dip...humm. Good salsa. Cold beer. On the border of... More 

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Middletown, Delaware
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting restaurant. We didn't have a vehicle at a RV site comma so we called the restaurant and they actually send someone to pick us up and brought us back after dinner I thought that was very nice for business food was really pretty good heard about them to the word of mouth while visiting the Kmart in Tucumcari

Thank jimnulook
Phoenix, Arizona
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in town late on a Sunday afternoon. This place was the only sit down restaurant open. Staff was friendly, food was average, the beer was cold.

Thank 977denisef
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was a little slow, but the food was excellent. Hubby loved his cheddar burger and hand-dipped onion rings. The burger was huge. I had the tostadas, but I could only eat one because it had so much on it. Salsa was excellent, but I didn't care for the deep-fried chips. Too crunch for my taste. The decor is very... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From reading previous reviews I had to visit the Pow wow and Lizard Lounge. Chips were great as was the salsa. I had the small rib eye and enchiladas. I also had their chicken and rice soup which came with my meal and included a fresh salad bar. That soup was one of the best I have had in ages.... More 

Thank martinione
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still on the road trip, but back to Tucson by tomorrow night. Trust me, I eat at Mexican restaurants all the time, and I am so picky I annoy myself. Chips and salsa were awesome. The Mr and me both had cheese enchiladas, I had the red and he had the green sauce. Mr. Desert Rat said the green sauce... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner here because we were told it was the only place open at the time. If you have any other options, I would skip the Pow Wow.

Thank Allison S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, American
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 W Tucumcari Boulevard, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: 505 461 2587

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