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El Camino

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner
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707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801
+1 505-835-1180
00:00 - 23:59
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Petoskey, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a busy place 24 hrs a day. It is a muti- menu not just mexican. We go there when in town. It is right next to the motel we stay at. They have great portions. They will try to make things right for you if you are unhappy about something. We see a lot a travelers stopping there... More 

Thank tslicke
Greenwood Village, Colorado
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253 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I found everything I sought at El Camino: friendly service, GREAT breakfast, and local ambience. Smiles & hot coffee!

Thank Albert A
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were tourists only in the area for one day. There are seemingly limited restaurant options in the area for dinner, according to review apps. We came in and seated ourselves as per the instructions on the sign. It took a waitress a long time to come serve us... hopefully they don't treat all tourists like this (there were quite... More 

Thank Steven-and-Wen
New Mexico
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

El Camino looks like the 1950's from the outside, and serves up the Great American Diner experience. I've never had a bad meal here. They've got fantastic salads (love the Avocado Salad), and the Gyros. They are our go-to spot for late-night dining in Socorro since they are open 24 hours. My favorite are taquitos with red chile over the... More 

Thank ShandyNM
Tijeras, New Mexico
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nice to be able to get a good hearty New Mexican breakfast no matter how early you roll through town. You can always count on that. The service is reasonable, but the coffee could use some help.

Thank elmarie2017
Clay Center, Nebraska
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If in Socorro, NM don't miss this restaurant. Excellent food,good service and plenty of food for the reasonable price.

Thank Buck F
Columbia, Missouri
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165 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped on a Tuesday evening. Ordered tacos, which were ok & beef fajita. The meat was flavorless, tough & burned. Our server did ok. Won't return tho. Didn't seem particularly clean.

Thank Mumzie9196
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Came here a few times when I was in town and it great. Great service from waitress and food came quick. Thank you, Thank you!

Thank K G
Farmington, New Mexico
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Wonderful retro diner. Always eat at the El Camino while in Socorro. Coffee is never cold and waiter/waitress is always attentive. Locals must love it also because it is a happening spot!

Thank Natalie M
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

El Camino is open 24 hours, and if not 365 days a year, very close to it. I like to catch sunrise at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge and like a real breakfast before I go, and so I go to El Camino. The service is good, the people are friendly, the breakfast is fine, and so I'm happy.... More 

Thank Pomatomus1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 N California St, Socorro, NM 87801
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Socorro
  • Phone Number: +1 505-835-1180

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