This Charming Diner In New Mexico Will Fill You With Nostalgia

Vintage signs and memorabilia plaster the walls. The interior is a black and white checkerboard, accented with pops of teal. Servers wear retro uniforms. And an entire menu is devoted to milkshakes. This description only fits one place in New Mexico and possibly even in the nation: the Route 66 Diner in Albuquerque.

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The Route 66 Diner is located at 1405 Central Avenue NE in Albuquerque. For more information, visit the restaurant’s website here.

Diner fans should also check out our past article: “These 13 Awesome Diners In New Mexico Will Make You Feel Right At Home.”