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Golden Light Cafe & Cantina

2906 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106-8956
+1 806-374-9237
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chilli” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar
2906 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106-8956
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11 - 20 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Small place that has cold beer and good burgers. Nothing fancy. Worth stopping at. Bar stools were leaned up on bar, I thought they were saved for someone - they weren't.

Thank Ro T
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

They have a great green chili burger and are right next door to the golden light cantina - which has live music on the weekends and cheap beer.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Had Dr appointment at late noontime so hungry. I had heard of this place. Was looking for Chicken Fry no luck but ONE of the best burger I've had in ages. Two of us split a small order of fries. They were fresh and so....good....More

Thank Betsy G
Reviewed 26 January 2017

They claim to be the oldest continuously operating restaurant on Route 66 (est. 1946), so we had to go. We had Flagstaff Pie (aka Frito Pie) and a burger with green chili mac and cheese on it. Both were delicious. They are known for burgers...More

Thank zdanielle
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I have driven by this place many times and then asked others if they had eaten here. Everyone who had eaten there said it was one of the best burgers in Amarillo. Decided to try with a friend and we were not disappointed. The burgers...More

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Golden Light made the 'bucket list' of Texas Diners and is well worth a visit, not just for locals but for those Texans heading to New Mexico. Its on the old 'Route 66' just a couple of miles north of Interstate I-40 on 6th Avenue....More

Thank JWBGrapevine
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is the second time we have been here and it was just as good as the first time! Don't be in a hurry to eat if you go during the lunch hour as the staff is small and the kitchen is small and can...More

Thank YakMan75
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Really good food and the service was great. The speed of the service wasnt perfect but totally worth the wait

Thank Nacho F
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Although, the place is really cool. The service is terrible. We waited over 20 minutes for a table which isn't bad, but we waited over 50 minutes to get our food. I would not recommend this location.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I love seeking out local dives, especially burger joints. Golden Light did not disappoint me. This is a little hole in the wall burger joint that's been serving up burgers since 1946 on Route 66. I had the Harley burger. A cheeseburger topped with grilled...More

Thank Gaylan M
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Matthew M
30 May 2017|
Response from Betsy G | Reviewed this property |
I've never had their green chili but their red chili is not vegan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2906 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106-8956
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-374-9237
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