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WOW Diner

1300 Motel Drive, Milan, NM 87021
+1 505-287-3801
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster pasta” (10 reviews)
“trout dinner” (2 reviews)
“donuts” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
1300 Motel Drive, Milan, NM 87021
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just had an excellent meal at this cute diner! Everything is made fresh and the new Mexico red Chile sauce is the real thing! The owner is on premise and the staff is super friendly. A must stop!!

Thank MSparks0117
Reviewed 4 days ago

The diner is on the street behind pilot. The meal serving are trucker sized. Most of their food is homemade. The chicken tenders, fried chicken, chicken fried steak, and fries are from Cisco. Large selection of homemade specials on the board as you come in...More

Thank Dee H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Retro diner we found while driving across country on Highway 40. The shiny metal exterior caught our eye and the friendly servers welcomed us in. We were, also, greeted by the owner who seemed to know everyone by name. This is definitely a locals hang...More

Thank Pattiepoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so cute! Staff was fantastic- our waiter gave us great suggestions and was always refilling our drinks. Meatloaf dinner was great, mash potatoes like Thanksgiving! They make their own donuts and all the desserts looked so good. While we were there some...More

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Living in Gallup and having to make the trek to Albuquerque on a regular basis, it was nice to have a friend recommend this diner. There are no signs that I am away of but this diner is definitely worth the stop.

Thank Shantkayaks
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Saw the good reviews but wasn't happy with the food we got. The Lasagna tasted like it was stale; it wasn't hot or tasty. The corn was out of a can. The hamburger steak was like a frozen meat patty. The salad was out of...More

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Meat over cooked tough and dry. Staff friendly and accomodating, cook needs lessions in the kitchen. Nothing more to say

Thank mhgmd
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I was looking for a place close to the interstate and gas stations. I saw WOW Diner and decided to try it. It's an older place and the decor is interesting. I happen to love diner food. The food was plentiful and filling. The service...More

Thank lovetowander61
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I highly recommend WOW Diner if you like home style cooking,especially Mexican food.The service is great and it is easy access to I-40.

Thank booneyrat
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent hot beef. Plenty of gravy. Cool atmosphere. Service a little slower than I'd like but well worth the wait.

Thank Ferrales
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Motel Drive, Milan, NM 87021
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +1 505-287-3801
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Wow Diner is a 1950's upscale diner. Featuring traditional diner cuisine, plus seafood, steaks, pastas, oriental, and much more. Opened Tuesday through Sunday 6:00 a.m. until midnight. Fresh donuts made daily. Very friendly atmosphere. Daily Specials. Come let us Wow you!
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