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Don Diego's Restaurant

801 W HIghway 66, Gallup, NM
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food taste like authentic Mexican food. Food was served very quick being there during lunch time. It is a little hot and spicy though which is good.

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Tuba City, Arizona
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've been coming here since i was a toddler. When i think of a child hood member this place comes to mind. Same people been working there for over 20 years. what i love about this place is all the food is prepared quick and taste sooo good. Burgers and Beers is the way to go on a friday night... More

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Newport News, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is one of those restaurants that you want to give a good rating to but there's just enough things wrong that you can't. The food is good (not great) but at a nice price so it kind of evens out. The service is also average but the location is extremely convenient (right on the business route in town) so,... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food was very good. The only thing that bothered us was the interruption during our meal of the little Mexican children trying to sell us things. I don't think the restaurant should allow this when you're out for a nice meal and just want to have some alone time with your spouse.

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Unadilla, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Asked a few locals where they would go for lunch- I'm glad I took their advice. East to get to, Dirt cheap and the food is outstanding. Casual atmosphere brought me back to the 70's. Simple- family friendly and homemade Mexican

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Covington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

After stopping for the night, we started Driving thru town, and saw all the cars. Friendly staff. And quick service. Locals and tourists were enjoying the food. We tried the enchiladas, tamales, and tacos, guacamole and red and green sauces. They were all Yummy! We enjoyed the chunky salsa. I was tempted several times by the local venders stopping by... More

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Conway, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We arrived in Gallup after a long, long day's drive. Trip Advisor had two top places--Jerry's and Don Diego's. Jerry's does not serve alcohol, so we went to Don Diego's. Great margaritas restored us somewhat, and we ordered. It happened to be one of the two days when 'Carne Adovada' is offered (Fri/Sat) so I ordered pork cooked in that... More

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San Diego, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

..but we felt the food could have been better. It wasn't bad but it lacked the pizzazz and the spice we were hoping for. That said, I really believe that everyone's 'ideal' Mexican food is totally subjective (some love it hot & spicy and some prefer mild), so you should try it for yourself. The staff was efficient and friendly,... More

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by the front desk staff at our hotel and we were not disappointed. We had asked them to recommend somewhere that had a local feel to it, something we wouldn't experience other places. We were pleased to see a lot of cars in the parking lot, usually a good sign. The margaritas were tasty,... More

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Gallup, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

You will be in heaven if you happen to come in on cookie day! One of the managers bakes large batches of one of the best biscochitos I've ever tasted. If you miss this day, it's ok - the food and service is great, so you'll be close to heaven anyway!

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