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Golden Light Cafe & Cantina

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2906 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106-8956
+1 806-374-9237
16:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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276 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places. Always offers great live music booking local and touring groups. Step next door for good old fashioned burgers, fries and a full menu of diner food. Place your order and return to the bar or dine on the cafe side. Place is not very large, get there early for dinner and a good seat, nonsmoking-a... More 

Thank Trickstersawpix
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Found this on a Route 66 article while traveling across the country. So happy we chose to make a stop here. Delicious, juicy green chilli cheeseburger and largest order of a small fry I've ever had. $4 pitcher of beer. Sitting among the locals who were very friendly. Would definitely recommend a stop in.

Thank Jillian G
Arnold, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

It was a pretty awesome! Flagstaff pie was super filling! The all the way to LA was also a great hit! Such a good decision and love the quaint feel to it!

Thank ashneast1903
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Good burgers and beers at a decent price! Nice patio seating on a gorgeous afternoon. Family friendly environment.

Thank richdeblove
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Even though it's an old favorite...it never gets old!! Our family absolutely loves the burgers. My wife recently got braces so she had the chili this last time. She explained it had the right about of spice without being too greasy. If you want a special experience with excellent staff(and if you like cold beer) we would highly recommend eating... More 

Thank David B
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Hamburgers are juicy and very good. We've only been once because they allowed smoking and we can't handle smoke. Lots of bikers go there. Bikers are so friendly. While there take a stroll down 6th street to the antique store also known as old Hwy 66.

2 Thank Nana R
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300 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

We had lunch there on a Saturday. It's a great little dive type of place. Their hamburgers are great and the beer cold. Located on 6th Street, it's a nice break from antique shopping. We will definitely go back!

Thank TxBrian
Dallas, Texas
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

This place opened in 1947 and has been a landmark in Amarillo on Route 66 since, with famous burgers, grilled cheese and fries. Nights and weekends buzz with the patio and beer crowd. Food is affordable and consistently good. The atmosphere uber casual and the walls are covered in history and nostalgia. For four burgers, two small fry baskets, four... More 

1 Thank ckingw
Moline, Illinois
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

We hit this place at the height of the lunch rush and had a 45 minute wait for our food, but that was all right with us. While not noted for it's decor, the Golden Light makes one heck of a burger. We sat at the bar (speeded up ordering) and watched the ballet behind the counter with the grill... More 

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Monroe City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

I really like this place, their BLTs are super, and the service is supper ! The service is great, I never have to wait long for a meal !

Thank Carol B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?