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Gallo Blanco Cafe

#39 of 2,446 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican
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Tbd, Phoenix, AZ
+1 602-327-0880
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We are no longer at The Clarendon Hotel & actively looking for a new home.

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  • 167
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic Mexican

Wonderful food and drink. The bartender even made sangrita for us - although it was not on the menu. Note - sangriTA not sangria.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Diane V
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Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Service was terrible. Our waiter's name was Jeff, and he had a major attitude problem. Food was expensive, and when I ordered a burrito, I was expecting a little garnish or something on the plate, but received the burrito on a plate. That was it. They nickel and dime you to death - everything costs extra. Not a fan.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Wonderful food and drink. The bartender even made sangrita for us - although it was not on the menu. Note - sangriTA not sangria.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Homemade tortillas, amazing food, cheap but delicious! I'm pretty sure they're closed but the sister restaurant Otro Cafe is still open and has pretty much the same stuff. The happy hour is so-so but the food is so reasonable that it doesn't matter. It's still a value.

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Visiting Phoenix and wanted to have some great Mexican food since its hard to find in my home town on east coast. Gallo Blanco did not disappoint! Started with gaucamole and margaritas then have street tacos. So good, we came back the next night - can't remember traveling for work and going to the same place twice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What I am reviewing here is Café Tranquilo which appears to be the new name for the restaurant at the Clarendon Hotel in Phoenix. We stayed here in mid-March 2015 and had breakfast in the restaurant 3 mornings and every day the breakfast was outstanding. The service and the staff is really great. There is also a bar in here... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Visited this restaurant based on reviews and was told Gallo Blanco Cafe closed last night and the hotel had taken over the restaurant. Menu was very limited and food was just average.

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stopped in for some appetizers and margaritas. Fantastic ambience. The apps were delicious! Try the guacamole.

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Loved the food. Sat outdoors and had a great time with my cousin. The food was delicious and from what I remember the pricing was spot on.

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

First time I was here it was new. The food/drinks were incredible! There was yummy lime cilantro jalapeño in a bottle, added a yummy tasters kick to anything and everything! I believe if you're gonna do a dish, it should be right. So an Ahi Tuna Taco should melt in your mouth. It had an inedible fiber down the middle... More 

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Its no wonder this restaurant is rated #17 over 2,603 restaurants in phoenix! I'll keep it brief. Excellent food, cool relaxing atmosphere, excellent service. Ill be back!

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Additional Information about Gallo Blanco Cafe

Address: Tbd, Phoenix, AZ
Phone Number: +1 602-327-0880
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tbd, Phoenix, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-327-0880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

We are no longer at The Clarendon Hotel & actively looking for a new home.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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