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Penny's Diner

Highway 285, Vaughn, NM
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (9 reviews)
“tots” (2 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
Highway 285, Vaughn, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vaughn is a town that has seen better days, and there are few opportunities for eating or staying for many miles. Thus Penny's Diner is a wonderful find: set up as a classic diner, it has a wide-ranging menu and is open 24 hours a...More

Thank ptolemy10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant had the usual Penny’s menu printed but we missed all the more interesting, local items that are written by the ceiling and our waitress didn’t mention them. They have burritos, taco salad, breakfast tacos and things you’d think of in New Mexico. We’d...More

Thank Margaret428
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I had the fabulous Philly, my son had the chicken fried steak. My Philly cheesesteak was great. The chicken fried steak was really good. Stop in, you'll love it.

Thank therock1963
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Ate dinner at Penny’s Diner, Vaughn NM last week. I had a club sandwich and tater tots. The club sandwich was very good. I was very impressed with the amount of tater tots on my plate...lots of tots! The portions were very generous and prices...More

Thank jamied49er
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This diner is located across from a truck stop and sits back a little from the main road. We almost missed it. We had a late breakfast of sausage, eggs, and pancakes. The service was good and so was the food. The diner is decorated...More

Thank mchafterdark
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by penny’s on our recent trip through New Mexico and had some really good hamburgers with some homemade french fries. Although I would highly recommend the tater tot‘s because I think those are the best overall. They were very crisp and not oily at...More

Thank TheFoodCritic505
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We were delighted to find this wonderful diner in Vaughn. Good burger, sandwich and fries. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Rufus_K12
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Stopped in here for lunch on the way NOrth. Was excellent variety of food. Very good food . Fast Efficient service. Would recommend this small Diner as a great place to stop and eat for couple or families!

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is along my route between Fredericksburg, TX and Albuquerque. I have stopped here many time, most recently in December. The breakfast is always good, coffee too.

Thank CrystallinePhoenix
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The staff was more interested in conversing among themselves. They were out of some common items like cream for coffee. The food was so so.

Thank Michele R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 285, Vaughn, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Vaughn
on Hwy 285
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