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Gallo Tropical Restaurant

3 E Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 475-4667
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Ranked #13 of 102 restaurants in Patchogue
Most recent review
- Jun 19, 2014
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64% Recommend
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English first
Sayville, New York, Usa
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We have been here several times and it just keeps getting better! Gallo recently redid their menu, adding some new things and keeping the favorites. The food is authentic, plentiful, and as healthy as can be since all of the ingredients are so fresh. The paella is expensive but so worth it! We took home my husbands leftovers and got... More

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121 reviews 121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was a disaster. We went to Patchogue for Thai but it was closed so Gallo looked good from the outside and was reasonably busy (good sign we thought). The waitress took almost 20 minutes to offer us drinks, we waited to order food at her urge as she was busy. Before it was done, we had been there almost... More

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Waldorf, MD
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I went to this wonderful Columbian restaurant on Saturday, 22 February 2014 with my mother and sister before attending a show at the Patchogue Theater. From the attentive and friendly service, to the quality and taste of the food, to the reasonable prices, this was a very nice dining experience. We started off with a sampler platter that had deep... More

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Riverhead, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

What a nice restaurant! The customer service was excellent! I would like to thank Stephanie for allowing my friend and I to come in and be served even though when I called she said the kitchen closed @ 11:00. We were parking the car and it was 10:40. She was very pleasant when we arrived. Our waiter,Jose was also very... More

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Sound Beach, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

l've been coming here for quite a few years now... and in my area there aren't any Colombian food restaurants around. The food is flavorful and well seasoned and yes, the service isn't great. It's a bit slow, but your dish is finally served with a smile. The portions are big so come hungry or share with a friend. "the... More

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Patchogue, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Playing it safe in today's competitive landscape is not good. This local eatery did nothing to impress. Service was slow and unprofessional. Friendly is not a replacement for product knowledge. Drinks were watered down and lite on flavor Empanadas were a hit, but too small or not enough for a table of four. Plates of beans and rice overwhelmed the... More

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Belvidere, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Very nice atmosphere with excellent food, the menu is extensive and interesting. If your looking for some different types of dishes other than the basic meals you get at other restaurants this place is a nice change. The waitresses were very friendly and the service was exceptional. Do yourself a favor and check their menu out, the prices are very... More

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Bayport, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This is an excellent restaurant with a friendly staff and excellent affordable food. Eat in or take out. Dining room, outside seating and a light airy bar.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

last time i ate there, the tea bag was old, didnt taste right. and their roated chicken had an unusual flavor. otherwise, i had always enjoyed their roasted chicken. i guess i would try it again, as they claim it is gluten free. also, their yellow rice is supposedly gluten free and tastes pretty good. i think they use butter?... More

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Long Island
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I absolutely love this place. It's one of my favorites in Patchogue. Great prices and amazing food. A very nice bar and drink selection as well. It has recently undergone beautiful renovations and now the upper lever is able to rent for parties. My favorite dish here is the Ropa Vieja. A thin steak with sauce served over rice...delicious.

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