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Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge

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2720 W. Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 863-5152
Today
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
NASTY! SLOP! MYSTERY MEAT! STALE!

Did I come on the wrong day then all the reviewers. This place should be shut down it is so gross. RUN AWAY!!!! Absolutely GROSS slop worse than cafeteria food in the 80s with stale chips and tacos and SERIOUS mystery meat. I haven't eaten food this nasty ever. It is like they took the... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
IAGrey
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Redondo Beach, California
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Redondo Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Did I come on the wrong day then all the reviewers. This place should be shut down it is so gross. RUN AWAY!!!! Absolutely GROSS slop worse than cafeteria food in the 80s with stale chips and tacos and SERIOUS mystery meat. I haven't eaten food this nasty ever. It is like they took the expired rejects from the dollar... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

After a long day on the road Virgies was a great way to end our day. There's nothing fancy about this place, just plain good old fashioned, homemade New Mexican food. Try the cheese crisp! We had a couple of the combo plates and even bought 2 dozen flour tortillas to take home. $3.50 a dz and their huge!

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Newfield, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Wonderful family run business, friendly, food home made, bread home made, sauces yummmmm! Economical, well made, all around a great find!!!!! Do come and try for yourself!!!

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Arroyo Grande
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

"Oh, no it's Mexican" we said as we pulled in. We were just not up for another bout of Mexican food. We are so glad we stayed. This was all family owned and home made fresh New Mexican food. Not a chain, not from freezer to plate. Really really good and the sauces were authentic from New Mexican cuisine. Even... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We drove in from Kansas City and when we hit Gallup we were pretty hungry. We checked into our hotel and asked where was a good place to eat. They sent us to Virgie's. Both my wife and I tried different things and everything we ate was wonderful. The waiter was very helpful and took great care of us.. The... More 

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Hill City, SD
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Yes, as mentioned by other reviews, the building (outside) and location are not the best, BUT....... the food is excellent! Can't remember when I have had such good authentic Mexican food! My husbands Mexican steak was perfect and my enchiladas were fabulous! Drinks were the best and very reasonably priced. Two of us had 4 drinks between us, dinner and... More 

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Orange County, CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Located in an interesting area at the west end of town, this place is a true local hangout with good New Mexican food. The rellenos and enchiladas were very good and the chiles flavorful.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Located between a Chinese Massage place and an Adult Bookstore, was definitely off putting. Add to that the constant stream of young kids trying to sell various Native American jewelry, we were leary of this place. But the food was surprisingly good and fairly affordable. Great table service, cashier was very overwhelmed and a bit short with us. Overall, a... More 

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New Orleans
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The hotel clerk recommended Virgie's because it was close to the Hotel. All I can say is that it was average and we will go find a franchise on the next trip. 6 different times we were approached at dinner to purchase jewelry by kids and adults. The location is in West Gallup which appears to be the older section... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

I went to visit my dad and he took me to eat here. I had a Steam burrito that was on the special. It was one of the BEST burritos I've ever had. It had a thin slab of steak in a thick homemade tortilla (Like the ones my grandma made growing up) with that NM chili I've grown to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2720 W. Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: (505) 863-5152

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?