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Route 66 Restaurant

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Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM
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Bellevue, Washington
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hungry, it was close...we were warmly greated, seated and order taken. While clean, this establishment has seen better days! Hubby had a Burriot and I had a mushroom burger. His was surprisingly lacked any spices...my burger was WONDERFUL! I guess mine was a hit and his was a miss!

Thank Gjabsama
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was not bad but the meat was a little overcooked. The can corn was good as were the mashed potatoes. Service was friendly but not that great. The atmosphere was good, It is good size and clean. The best thing was looking at the Christmas tree decorated with Halloween goodies.

Thank Paul L
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow, what a great place to stop for eats. The service was spot on and so friendly. You could have regular American breakfast of go for it with enchiladas with rice and beans. Would highly recommend and stop bye again if ever in town.

Thank mroland61
Amarillo, Texas
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

If anything, too close to perfection for the RTE 66 vibe. This ain't Mickie D's so don't judge their food by that scale. Clean. Friendly. Good. That's it. This is an authentic highway diner that's a delight to discover. So, if you have a bit longer than a drive through and aren't craving a McHappy Whatever, stop and enjoy!

Thank Joe O
Bedford, Texas
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The Route 66 Restaurant was an good stop for good food. Primarily comfort food made fresh. The green Chile cheeseburger was really good.

Thank sherryandgarryh
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were staying at the hotel next door so we thought it nice to be able to walk over for dinner. BIG MISTAKE. Waitress seemed as if we were a bother to have to serve, there was only one other couple in the place. I asked if the Fried chicken was a good choice or should I order something else.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This was a nice establishment. We ate lunch there and was not disappointed. My Mother had vegetable stew and it was very good. A definitely must eating place if you travel through this town.

Thank Glenda A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The food was great. Try some local tastes. Good, good, good! It was Taco Tuesday and we were early enough to miss the crowd. They expected to be slammed about 11a. Staff was nice. 😎

Thank Sheila E
Fort Worth
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360 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stopped for a quick lunch while passing through. Neat 50's dinner feel. Food was good, service was friendly, price was reasonable. They have daily specials which bring in the locals. Adequate parking. Would eat here again.

Thank Jim M
Central Il
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Can not believe the good reviews this joint has! It was Horrible. My husband and I both love spicy Mexican food but this had NO spice and was was vile. Husband had plain beef burrito, he dislikes the red sauce, it had NO spice whatsoever. Plain ground beef, smothered in melted cheese that was a solid mass of grease. Bowls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Spanish, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 575-472-9925
Contact: Patricia Velasquez
Phone: 575-472 9925

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