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Gallo Blanco Cafe

#23 of 2,623 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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are no longer at The Clarendon Hotel & actively looking for a new home.

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Visitor rating
  • 164
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Most recent review
Great onsite restaurant at our hotel...

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
KenL60089
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Chicago
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Chicago
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139 reviews 139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Most hotel restaurants offer the typical American fare. The farm to table fresh Mexican food with a twist was amazing and the service was excellent. I was frequently waited on by Ashley she was always ready to give her recommendations that were right on. Very good/friendly service. You could sit inside or out they even had heaters for the cooler... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was staying at the Clarendon hotel and almost overlooked this place. I despise eating at hotel restaurants but when I asked a cabbie for a great local place he suggested Gallo Blanco. I the there twice during my stay. The food & cocktails were awesome. I don't like tex-mex slop but this place is NOT that. The small plates... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Loved this place! Great atmosphere and delicious and affordable food! I ate, drank and had dessert for $20!

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Kingman, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

After being spoiled by many places serving Mexican food this place sucked. Everything alacart you want chips or rice & beans its gonna cost you. I had Fish Tacos but were they worth price? Takes at least 3 to make a meal. Chips were cold etc. Inside was noisy so sat outside under heaters

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?