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El Herradero

112 E Main St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-2221
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mini tacos” (2 reviews)
“tamales” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
112 E Main St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-2221
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted Mexican food and this place came up and we decided to try it. Walked in and the smells were outstanding so right away we grabbed a table and ordered. Don't be fooled by the exterior of old town on the decline, as inside...More

Thank Raymolsen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great little restaurant in this small town. Great variety of foods. We had the fajitas and the steak was delicious. The kids had burgers and they were great too! Service was a little slow but not bad.

Thank Luvin2roadtrip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here in January and visited it again today. I got the chicken enchiladas and had some to take with me. It's good, down-home Mex. No queso, salsa is ok and good chips . This must have been a bid department store. Tucumcari must have...More

Thank jansjourneys
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is great and alote of it and great price.good down to earth mexican food.nice and clean salsa is good everything is good.😁

Thank Regina B
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We wanted to see if we could find the Blue Swallow Motel, which was featured in a Route 66 book that I read many years ago, and decided to look for somewhere to have lunch. We both ordered a hamburger, which was served wrapped inside...More

Thank darlene5149
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have passed Tucumcari many times traveling back and forth between the coasts. When I have eaten it has always been a fast food option. Today I filled up with gas and hit google to see 'restaurants' instead of the fast food options of this...More

1  Thank jansjourneys
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a lunch spot while driving on I40 on Christmas Eve. El Herradero was a bit off the main drag but were intrigued by the "made from scratch" description of the food. The description was highly accurate and had some of the...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We bypassed the Mexican place right on 66 to visit this authentic, family run restaurant and it was excellent. Between us, we ordered the Choose 3 and Choose 4 plates and got to try tacos, enchiladas, chile rellenos and tamales. They were all VERY good...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The mexican food is delicious with lots of flavor, not bland at all. We were having lunch and noticed burgers being delivered to another table…."HUGE". I will have a burger next time.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We were lucky that the town of Tucumcari was having it's Fire Festival on the evening of Saturday, September 27, 2015, otherwise Peggy and her mother would have closed at 3:00 p.m. I'd called the restaurant several times over a two-week period to speak with...More

1  Thank SapulpaBoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E Main St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-2221
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari
  • Phone Number: 575-461-9634
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