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Golden Light Cafe & Cantina

2906 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106-8956
+1 806-374-9237
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (48 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
“chilli” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
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2906 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106-8956
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

Despite the outward appearance, this is a place to experience. Operating since 1946 there may have been some changes but it certainly diesnt have a modern feeling. The chilli was good - nice flavour but no beans. The burger pattie. Was thick, succulent and tasty...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Every time we are in Amarillo we make a drive down 6th street to the golden lite cafe for a juicy, greasy cheese burger and fries. We've been doing this for 15 years and will continue. The fries are fresh cut and perfect to the...More

Thank Dgojenny
Reviewed 19 March 2015

A hidden gem that you might not know about unless you are with a local! If you want a delicious burger and fries - this is the place to go! A little greasy, but goes great with an ice cold beer :) The staff is...More

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This is a local favorite for anyone who wants a GOOD burger. Although I am a vegetarian, my husband is not and he LOVES their buffalo burger with green chilis. I get a grilled cheese with onions and mushrooms, and it does just the trick...More

Thank tumbleweed_travels
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Didn't have a meal but had a great time at a music event. Great people, super friendly and the food I saw looked delicious. A definite plus on Rt 66.

Thank Trickstersawpix
Reviewed 7 December 2014

love the route 66 special with beef bacon and jalapeños 1/2 order of fries with cheese and grilled onions... Becky and Rachel is awesome and so is the cook Marc never had to order they knew what we wanted nice to have a place like...More

Thank DrRich_amarillo7
Reviewed 7 December 2014

I've been wanting to eat at the Golden Light Cafe for a very long time and I must say that it did not disappoint. The cafe is quite small but it has a great vibe, booths, tables and a counter handle the seating duties. The...More

Thank Mriese2
Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

This place was pretty awesome. The burgers were great and the atmosphere was what you'd expect from a place that's been frying up deliciousness for over half a century. You can SMELL the history! Tough to seat a party of more than 4 (we were...More

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We only did the cafe for a bite to eat. It is a greasy spoon, with character, it was late afternoon and half a dozen locals were in. We were made to feel welcome by the staff and the locals. We just had iced tea...More

Thank dkw239
Reviewed 25 October 2014

This old restaurant is often overlooked even by Route 66 enthusiasts. It is a bit rough around the edges but there is a true time capsule feel. What a delightful place to enjoy a buffalo burger!

Thank AdventurerJim
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Matthew M
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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