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Circa Espresso Bar

1620 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-4331
+1 575-461-6099
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (10 reviews)
“panini” (3 reviews)
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07:00 - 11:00All hours
1620 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-4331
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I saw this place while driving by and had to give it a try. Unique like everything else on this section of Route 66. The staff was excellent and made great suggestions. I tried an iced americano with half and half and white chocolate drizzle!...More

2  Thank Cassidy B
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed the night at the cool retro motor inn connected to this quaint coffee shop with a retro airplane motif, so for breakfast the next day it was a given that we'd check it out. I had the carmel macchiato, which i considered the...More

3  Thank Julie T
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had two lattes and two smoothies. I loved the smoothies. Nice friendly service too! Easy stop from the Route 66 Hotel.

3  Thank Diana D
Reviewed 6 July 2016

After spending the night in Tucumcari, I stopped by Circa and ordered a caramel macchiato. It was fantastic! I will definitely be stopping here again on my next visit to Tucumcari. There are plenty of neat retro elements to look at while waiting on your...More

2  Thank Allison S
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This place serves a great need in Tucumcari: great coffee! It's a modern solid coffee shop in an otherwise stuck-in-1950 town. They have alternative milk, organic and all-natural offerings; it's a sprinkle of cosmopolitanism in a small, quirky town. I love the quirk and history...More

2  Thank mamalulurose
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Located on the Old Historic Route 66 Motel grounds, this is a great place to enjoy breakfast. Lots of Cold War memorabilia and a strong WiFi signal. The food is great! People are friendly!

2  Thank David T
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great coffee and panini! The place was clean and offered inside and outside seating. It was warm inside so we ate outside. We had breakfast panini's and they were good. Coffee refills are 99cents.

1  Thank gotkelb
Reviewed 11 June 2016

My daughter reports the frozen atomic blast was great tasting and had enough caffeine to start a lawn mower courtesy of 6 shots of espresso. The hot coffee beverages are good as well. Though we didn't try any of the pastries, they looked delicious. Very...More

1  Thank emakovsky
Reviewed 5 June 2016

My daughter and I stopped here to have a Latte and macchiato before hitting the road and we loved it! We ended up staying 30 minutes and wished we could have hung out all day. Very comfortable and charming. With historic memorabilia and interesting items...More

2  Thank Sandra Johnson F
Reviewed 14 May 2016

had a Mocha and regular coffee. both were good. they also have some food items. I sent my husband to pick up the coffee so don't know much else. Its in the parking lot of the hotel we stayed in

1  Thank Connie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 8
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1620 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-4331
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: +1 575-461-6099
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Circa is a trendy, European style espresso bar and restaurant located on the west wing of The Historic Route 66 Motel. Serving specialty and gourmet coffees, delicious breakfast and lunch paninis, and pastries to both guests and the public, Circa is certain to please the most discerning coffee aficionado.
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