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Gallo Blanco Cafe

401 West Clarendon Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602)327-0880
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Ranked #36 of 2,569 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Uses all fresh, local veggies and fruits.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Uses all fresh, local veggies and fruits.
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Modesto, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Everyone had a good meal here. The shrimp & grits were amazing the grits had fresh corn & the chorizo cream sauce was delicious. I liked that our server asked if we wanted a traditional margarita or something more sweet Duh tradition & yes it was! allot of places will just bring you a syrupy thing & pass it off... More

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Cortez, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A cement box, with smooth finishes everywhere... with ten people talking in the room it sounds like a major sporting event. Not one scrap of carpet, not one acoustic tile, no soft wall hangings... just noise. Your fellow diners will be twenty somethings who have plenty of money and few manners. I guess the food was good, but who could... More

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Goodyear, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went here for lunch today. Food was excellent. There were three in our party and we all enjoyed what we had. I had a specialty burger and what struck me was the quality of the meat. Fresh ground chuck, ground on premises. I also noticed that tortillas were fresh and asked the waitress. She told me they grind their corn... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

everything is fresh and made to order so yes you will wait a little (this is not a drive through lol) in the meantime get an amazing drink or tea. You must start with Elote callejero (grilled corned with sprinkled paprika) move on to Chicharron (like a grileed cheese) and OMG tacos will blow your mind. This guys know what... More

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Mesa, Arizona
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Let me start off by saying the service was very good. I have been there twice. The last time was on a very busy night. So the girl and I sat at the bar. The service from the bartender was very good. Everyone at the bar was being tended to. The food was ok. It came out cold, so that... More

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phoenix, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

On arrival the Hostess seemed intent on ignoring everyone even with several empty tables available . The Waiter was good but the food took a long time for simple dishes ( a salad , posole and one taco ) to come out. The place is LOUD and echoey . Parking seems not clearly defined . The food is "okay" but... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

great salsa and tacos! love the happy hour specials and friendly staff. everything i've eaten has been delish!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

I'm a local,my wife and I have been to the restaurant Gallo Blanco several occacions, the food and drinks are amazing, the servers are very friendly.also all the decoration and background music set a really cool and relax mood.this place is full of story,just ask the servers they will tell you. I will definitely recommend this place to anyone who... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you're in the midtown area of Phoenix, you have to stop at Gallo Blanco in the Clarendon hotel. The food is very good, reasonably priced, and the drinks are great. The place has great energy and good people watching too. Try a bunch of the tacos as a little sampler and the guac and ceviche are always good. Service... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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73 reviews 73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Have eaten here last trip to Phoenix and had a fantastic meal. The Bergers are huge ,the Mexican enchiladas have heat and flavor. Great cocktails and fun atmosphere.Our server was super. Will come back next time were in town.

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