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Golden Light Cafe

2908 West 6th, Amarillo, TX - (806) 374-9237
A vintage 1946 hamburger stand on old Route 66, the Golden Light serves a great Frito pie (here known as "Flagstaff Pie")and French fries that are thin-cut and superbly crisp with starchy savor that calls only for a sprinkle of salt to attain perfection. A notable house motto, on the place mat menus: "We serve good food, NOT FAST FOOD, so please be patient."
100% Approval Rating (8 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Green Chili burger
Fritos Pie
French Fries
Chili Burger

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Opened in 1946 as a hamburger stand on old Route 66, The Golden Light Café is struck by brilliant Western rays in afternoons when the sun is low in the south. The old brick front fairly glows and the otherwise dusty interior – where décor is neon beer signs and vintage ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2908 West 6th, Amarillo, TX
(806) 374-9237

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
At the Golden Light Cafe, Fritos Pie is known as Flagstaff Pie
"At the Golden Light Cafe, Fritos Pie is known as Flagstaff Pie"
Michael Stern





A nice place to wile away the afternoon eating chili and drinking beer.
"A nice place to wile away the afternoon eating chili and drinking beer."
Michael Stern


Beer and burgers since Bobby Troup headed west in his Buick convertible and wrote the song,
"Beer and burgers since Bobby Troup headed west in his Buick convertible and wrote the song, "[Get Your Kicks on] Route 66""
Michael Stern



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