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Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge

2720 W. Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 863-5152
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
52 helpful votes 52 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

It just wasn't up to our standards.Enchiladas were dry. Sauce was lightweight and not very tasty. The waitress was very friendly & knowledgable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Just had lunch at recommendation of a local. Chilies rellenos and green chili excellent per my husband. My combination enchilada plate best enchiladas I've had in a long time. Bonus: pictures of Navajo code talkers w/ autographs displayed and was told one of them comes there 3x/ week! Definitely worth the stop! Also on Route 66

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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109 reviews 109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here with folks who work in Gallup and thought it the best place to take an out of towner. Just off the highway, and abutting the busy BN&SF RR, Virgies is a landmark. The restaurant feels like Rte 66 vintage, with an adult movie shop on it's west end, and a massage parlor on the east end. There... More

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114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We had the beef burritos which were hot and tasty. Our hotel recommended this place. My only complaint is that children and a older man kept coming from table to table trying to sell jewelry and other trinkets. In the 35-45 minutes we were there, we were approached at least 6 times. Very intrusive as you are enjoying dinner.

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Additional Information about Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge

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

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