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“Great food and atmosphere.”
Review of Del's Restaurant

Del's Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 29 Restaurants in Tucumcari
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $17
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Description: 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!
Indiana
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere.”
Reviewed July 15, 2010

The food here is very good. We had the chicken tenders that were fresh chicken coated in an excellent batter. This was the best chicken that we had on our trip! It seemed that all the food was fresh and very tasty. After, traveling quiet a lot and stopping at average to below average eating spots, this was a very nice surprise!

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Housto, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Decent food but great service”
Reviewed June 27, 2010

Driving cross-country to Vegas we decided to stop in for some dinner here. It's not a fancy place by any means but it's not bad at all. The service was great and the food was decent. I had the steak fingers and they were freshly cut and battered it seemed. The salad bar isn't too bad but it's nothing extraordinary. If you need a quick bite this place is a good choice in Tucumcari.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Meat and Tea”
Reviewed June 5, 2010

Good meat, tea and salad bar. No frills, but good services and food. Try the pinto beans on the salad bar -- GREAT! No alcohol served.

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Seattle, Washington
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“No bar”
Reviewed May 22, 2010

After a long day on the road all I wanted was a cold glass of wine and a hot meal. Wishful thinking because Del's has no bar. I ordered chimichangas, which to my knowledge, are deep-fried and crispy. These were more like a burrito with flavorless wet beef inside. There was a puddle beneath them. They were covered nicely in sour cream and quacamole. Beans and rice...hard to mess those up. It's a kitchy inexpensive place to eat. I guess my expectations were too high and that glass of wine will have to be somewhere else. It's probably a great place for the location.

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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444 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
“Liked it!”
Reviewed April 28, 2010

We ordered the special - which is chicken fried steak, We were not disappointed. The size is to share. The price is to love. The taste is heavenly. Don't miss it.

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