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“Route 66 road food--great”

Golden Light Cafe & Cantina
Ranked #28 of 520 Restaurants in Amarillo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed November 27, 2012

We have traveled the entire length of Route 66 and have eaten at a lot of 66 eateries. I had the bacon cheeseburger, which was fine, and my wife had the patty melt with swiss cheese and green chile, which was excellent. We got a small basket of fries, which was not all that small and they were just as greasy as good Route 66 fries should be, fresh, and tasty. Two burgers, two beers, and a basket of fries and the price was only $19. Service was good. Ambiance is classic Route 66. My only complaint is that the beer selection is limited to bland American beers. I had two Shiner Bocks which are a bit better, but not much, than Bud, Coors, Miller. It would be great if they added some microbrews.

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Reviewed November 20, 2012

I know this place is old and has been on Route 66 forever, but I wasn't impressed with the selection of food or the taste of it either. The dining room was dark and dingy like a bar, the service was good, but the food was so greasy and blah.

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Reviewed November 15, 2012

Local dive is what we call this type of place. Great juicy burgers and fries and add a Dos XX and you have yourself a great mid day lunch. Located on 6th street we usually go bumming around the local shops and stop in for lunch.

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Reviewed October 12, 2012

We at lunch at the Golden Light while visiting the shops along 6th. The food was good, and the service was competent. It's not really a place for people with kids, but is a fine choice for adults in the area.

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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Get the green chili burger! If you're a person who appreciates a great burger in a great atmosphere; (perhaps a little cold beer?) then you will love the Golden Light. Great service, great people. Definitely a unique place. Wish there were more like these around. Killer music at night!

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