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Route 66 Malt Shop - CLOSED

3800 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-1015
+1 505-242-7866
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
1 Mar 2017
“vaca NM”
11 Oct 2016
“Route 66's glory days live on!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3800 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-1015
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

This was my first time here,. I was used to going to the malt shop near downtown. This one was a little warm for me at the first but the food and drink was great. My husband even said the chili was really good and...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

I had been wanting to try this place out all week long since we got to Albuquerque. I definitely want disappointed. We ordered burgers, fries, & a brisket plate. All were delicious. Fries were super good & burger was perfect size for me, not too...More

1  Thank lmw0222
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We had a great time at this super cute little diner. The atmosphere outperformed the food--we had burgers, fries and sodas-- but it was still a fun place!

Thank TxsGrl
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We came in 30 minutes after closing & they still made us a root beer float. Very friendly staff, wish I could have tried the food.

Thank Alejandra G
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Totally cute decor and the waitresses were great. Had an awesome burger and delicious old fashioned chocolate shake. Definitely worth the time.

2  Thank sbrunck
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Went there because of it's name. Didn't see many reviews but the ones there were good. More folks need to learn to praise the good in things. This was a cute place with a very friendly 'teacher turned summer waitress'. Home cooked food, not instant...More

2  Thank dladonnalee
Reviewed 29 June 2014

My husband and I wanted something refreshing while visiting Albuquerque on a very hot day. We found the Route 66 Malt Shop on Google, and it sounded perfect. Because we'd eaten lunch earlier in the day, we just ordered rootbeer floats, which were the best...More

2  Thank Taos_NewMexicoBeth
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Had high expectation for this place, but, sadly, it didn't come up to what we thought it would be like from all the other reviews. First, they have moved to 3500 Central Ave. SE. We both had Green Chili Cheeseburgers, hers with blue cheese, mine...More

Thank Sandiaman
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We enjoyed looking around the restaurant. The food was average at best and overpriced. If we ever go back again we will only get a malt or ice cream sundae. Good to try once and enjoy the 50's & 60's music.

Thank rjlowe2
Reviewed 25 March 2014 via mobile

We tried going to a different restaurant, but it was closed...husband was getting cranky, it was getting late. Luckily found this place open still. Had a great chocolate malt! The mint chip shake was very good as well. The green chili stew hit the spot....More

Thank LoveChickens1959
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-1015
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-242-7866
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