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Del's Restaurant

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1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
+1 575-461-1740
11:00 - 21:00
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Springfield, Missouri
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always try and stop on our trips between Missouri and Arizona. Only good restaurant in town. Has been in business for 60 years! Nice mix of specialties including steaks, Mexican, etc. Friendly service. Our Mexican offerings in Missouri are pretty pathetic so we quench our taste for Mexican every time we pass through. Good Margaritas too!

Thank John G
not listed, KANSAS
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recommendation from Day's Inn manager brought us to Del's Restaurant. The wait staff were attentive and the food was great. My husband had the Fish and Chips special with 4 large fillets and a plate full of fries. I had the Burrito dinner, another great choice. Plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day. The Route 66 décor is tastefully... More 

Thank Caroline H
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nothing great but it's alright .. kinda cheesy spaghetti western retro steakhouse ... food was ok but wasn't great

Thank Josh M
Mountainair, New Mexico
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked in were were treated very well by all the staff. The hostess, the waitress and others seemed genuinely concerned about our eating experience. The salad bar was exceptional. Our food was great and the service was top notch. Will be sure to return if we are back in Tucumcari.

Thank Darrell R
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, a tad over priced. Good salad bar; lots of veggie choices (always looking for more veggie options when traveling.) Friendly people, but I felt bad for the staff having to wear those cheesy uniforms, especially those hats.

Thank Regina M
Nashville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not really any better option in this city. Food was very fresh. Steak fingers were very tender. Husband said chilli rellano tasted like the batter was the same as the steak fingers and probably fried together. Still it was good food after a long day of driving and they did have a decent variety of wine and beer.

Thank cdna85
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dell's was fairly busy, but not crowded. House margaritas are good. Prices are in the mid to upper range; our meals were about $11.00 each, steaks start out around $16-$17 and go up from there. From what we had, the food is probably worth the price. Dell's serves beef, chicken, seafood, (also liver and onions, or fried chicken livers if... More 

Thank Susan K
Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recommended by Blue Swallow Motel, this was an excellent choice. Started with mango daiquiri, lovely! Wide range of food, good value and excellent service. Food was fresh and salad bar had excellent choice of fresh options.

Thank Lynndigby
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m a 70 year old American traveling to Phoenix with his wife. Ok, this has to be one of the best deals you’ll ever see. I ordered the chopped sirloin and my wife ordered the chicken fried steak. Mine was really tasty. You can tell that it was chopped steak and not just hamburger meat. It had sautéed red onions... More 

Thank dickchirko
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good eats, supper club atmosphere. Although quite busy, the service was good and we had our food after a short wait. A good choice after a long day of driving.

Thank Marcy T

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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
US$6 - US$17
Mexican, American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 E Route 66 Blvd., Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: +1 575-461-1740
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?