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Route 66 Malt Shop - CLOSED

3800 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-1015
+1 505-242-7866
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
1 Mar 2017
“vaca NM”
11 Oct 2016
“Route 66's glory days live on!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3800 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-1015
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

this is a must stop eat and see restaurant on old Route 66, had a 1/2 sandwich and chilli, very nice inside and authentic outside, friendly staff and very cleanBy sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank...More

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Flashback to the days of glory along the famous Route 66. The Cafe has plenty of road signs and memorabilia displayed from when Route 66 was the main travel road across America. Entering the Malt Shop / Cafe takes you back in time to enjoy...More

Thank Harvey Y
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Been there several times with Fam... Loving all the snacks, treats, and service! From the Pez to the malts, Route 66 is a treat for the young and old. This diner is finer than most restaurants in the Albuquerque area, and I am looking forward...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 22 December 2015

The chocolate banana milk shake was so yummy. We also had the chicken salad which was ok, but nothing special. The diner was just so cute with reasonable prices and good food that we went back during our 4 day trip.

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced variety of food. Malt, ice cream, soda are good. We had burgers, sandwiches, ice cream and malt. We chose this restaurant because of variety of choice of food, not only New Mexican food but also good old American food. This outfit is on...More

1  Thank Chuck E
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

This is a must stop for any visitors. We had great food the cheese fries were yummy and the waiter loves his job so much that he had worked there for 15 years he was excellent! The chilli stew was delicious! The shakes looked good...More

Thank dianeshort
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

The Route 66 Malt Shop & Grill was our first stop on a Route 66 road trip starting in Albuquerque and ending in Oatman, AZ. The theme here is Route 66 nostalgia (obviously). Definitely a 1950's vibe with an old juke box, neon, old movies...More

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

This place was delicious we stopped here for lunch after hiking and we're not disappointed. They were very busy 3pm. Our server was very attentive. The shakes are a must. If you haven't had green chiles before get them on the side as we were...More

Thank Meagan E
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Passing through Albuquerque on vacation and got off to visit this place due to the great reviews. Unfortunately, it is closed, and calls to the listed number aren't answered.

Thank hillis06
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We had a great experience at Route 66. We had free milkshakes through the ABQ Trolley so we stopped by for those. They were the real deal. We also ordered hamburgers. They had great flavor. The meat was well-seasoned and juicy. My son had the...More

Thank Marcy M
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108-1015
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-242-7866
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