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Exit 369, Interstate 40, San Jon, NM 88434
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Brisbane, Australia
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150 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This place is amazing! So much memorabilia, as well as the beautifully kept pristine oldschool cars. The diner looks authentic from years past. Worth a stop when travelling.

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Thank gabdy
Temecula, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This place offers very clean restrooms, lots of food choices, travel gifts and drinks. The diner inside is good as well as the Subway Sandwich spot. Ohhh and the car museum rotates often so there are always different cars inside to look at.

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Thank Christopher C
Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Still a wonderful free museum of cars and memorabilia. Restrooms really clean and an enclosed dog run for Fluffy. Please don't get me wrong about being a Christian, because I am. I am a Halloween enthusiast and have a weird since of humor. Love to browse through the truck accessories and bumper stickers. Only found 2 and already bought them... More 

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Thank Sharon C
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

6oz burgers were delicious as were the steak quesadillas. The steak in those quesadillas are cooked to order how you like them. We ordered medium and got medium. The guacamole and salsa were disappointing though - tasted like they were canned, not fresh. However, the chips were the really thin kind that were obviously just fried. The car museum featured... More 

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Thank Steve E
Fort Worth, Texas
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The most amazing free museum in the back of the travel center. Do NOT let the fact that this is a truck stop keep you from enjoying the museum. There was way too much to see here, old cars, memorabilia, sodas, oil, motorcycles, toys, clothes...it was amazing!

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2 Thank Sherri L
Magazine, Arkansas
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Purposed to not stop in Texas while heading west so San Juan was the first stop in New Mexico. Restaurant was a little pricey for a cafe setting but food was really good. Order a drink, water was awful. Took a few extra minutes for the free Route 66 museum, which was a nice touch and very interesting.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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506 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Wonderful auto and memorabilia museum right in the Truck Stop. Their collection is awesome. Allow some time to see the whole thing. Don't miss the restaurant- the food is amazing.

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danville, ca
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

My favorite travel center when traveling cross country. A small dog run and a great car museum filled with all kinds of memorabilia! It's in the middle of nowhere and a wonderful stop to stretch you legs and get a refreshment. The museum is free but all donations go to feeding the hungry.

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Thank Kim S
Emmaus
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604 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

By most Truck Stop standards this is indeed a very fancy place. The decode is classic Route 66, and there is even a small auto & motorcycle museum. The food, however, was strictly average, which is pretty much what we expect at a truck stop.

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Thank Bern666
Arlington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

It's way better than stopping in Amarillo or Albuquerque. Good everything. Friendly people, good chapel, and what a car museum.

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Thank Joel B

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  • Address: Exit 369, Interstate 40, San Jon, NM 88434
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  San Jon

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