The Spectacular Small Town Mexican Restaurant That Is Iconically New Mexico

While the small town of Tucumcari might not instantly be on your radar as a go-to destination. You might think that this little town looks like it’s out of a movie, but it’s also packed with all of the charm you need, as well as some wholesome spots to see. Though there are only a handful of restaurants in this small town, this humble Mexican spot is the best of the best. It might not look like much from the outside, but don’t let the exterior fool you as inside is some of the most delicious, authentic Mexican food in the state. All of the food at this small town spot is made from scratch, and the entire experience is charming. Get ready for an unforgettable meal at this amazing Mexican restaurant in Tucumcari.

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Have you ever been to La Cita? What did you order? How was the experience? We’d love to hear all about your visit in the comments!

For another small town restaurant that’s so worth the drive, check out this historic converted house that’s now a beloved cafe in the sweet town of La Mesa.