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La Cita Restaurant & Flowers

812 S 1st St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3215
+1 575-461-7866
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“rice” (5 reviews)
“chili” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (10 reviews)
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812 S 1st St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3215
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch in the middle of today’s 700-mile leg of a 3-day road trip from Chicago to California. Tucumcari the town seems a bit tired and run down. La Cita Mexican restaurant has a kitschy, fun, and retro entrance with its pastel sombrero...More

Thank DWLuker
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a quick and inexpensive meal as we passed through Tucumcari. Many of the restaurants on Route 66 close quite early, fortunately La Cita stays open until 8. Our daughter was drawn to it by the authentic Route 66 exterior, a giant...More

1  Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Good food. Red sauce not real spicy. Service was good. Food was really good. Would definitely come here again!

Thank Danette S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We were rudely turned away when we entered with my service dog. The women asked if he was a service dog even though he was wearing his vest. Then she said she would have to see his papers. I went to the car and returned...More

Thank jbatbat
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is a nice stop for lunch. We had tacos. They were not too hot(spicy). Really enjoyed the gift shop too.

1  Thank unclejed48
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful!! We had tacos, tacos al carbon, and the chili rellenoes. Everything was great. Service was good.

Thank Molly J
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I've lived in the South (Texas/OK) my whole life so I love Mexican/Tex-Mex food. On my road trip, I was really looking forward to trying some hole in the wall places in New Mexico. Unfortunately, this wasn't the place to try. The best thing about...More

Thank polkadot366
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were the only customers the entire time here - Saturday evening at about 6:30 pm. Not sure why, because the food was good and the service and prices were as well. The chicken strips were great...as were the seasoned French fries.

Thank lessard
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stopped by after church & will never return. Cheese tasted moldy! Food looked good, but was not. We will not be returning!

Thank grandmanunu
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I had heard mixed information about whether the LaCita was still in operation or not. I had passed it earlier in the day and it looked deserted. I was pleasantly surprised when I was told at the museum that it was indeed in operation. We...More

Thank Paul G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 S 1st St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3215
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: +1 575-461-7866
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