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Gallo's

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60 College Road, Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 455-9225
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It is ok

Taco Azteca blows this place out of the water. Each time I come it gets worse so I think this was our last. The servers we had just don't seem to care anymore.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Danihinkkanen
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North Pole, Alaska
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Sterling, Alaska
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stopped in for dinner with our youth group. They were able to seat us quickly but took a long time before taking our drink order. Then took a long time before delivering our drinks. Then took even longer before taking our food order. I understand that there were several of us so getting the food out to us took a... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Taco Azteca blows this place out of the water. Each time I come it gets worse so I think this was our last. The servers we had just don't seem to care anymore.

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Larkspur, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

As a California native, I know good Mexican food. And I was not expecting to find anything decent in Fairbanks, Alaska. Gallo's was a surprise. Not only was the food tasty, the service was mind blowing. We were with an entire high school football team and they managed to get all the orders straight and the food out in such... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I heard the ad on the radio in anchorage and that's how we ended up here. We were driving to a diner and said F it! and tried it.. Everyone in my party loved their food... Is it the best mexican I ever had? No... But they had all the typical stuff. And they did it well. I can see... More 

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Fairfield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Believe all the bad reviews you've read about this place. This was some of the worst Mexican food I've ever had. It was so awful, we left about two thirds of it right there on the plate and left! The beans were flavorless and half cold, and the meat was greasy and poorly cooked. Yuch!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Ate here for dinner, the waiter was an older guy that was in his own world. Our food came and apparently I ordered bone in chicken enchiladas. These suckers were huge!!! He didn't comp my meal or offer anything new. No apology either. Pretty disappointing and we had to keep asking for refills on drinks, chips & salsa.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

There were ten in our party and they handle large parties well. The food was great. The service was great. The parking lot was a lake but all of the parking lots are lakes this time of year.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

During our 10 day stay in Fairbanks, we had the opportunity to try many restaurants. Of all of the meals we had, this was by far the absolute worst!! The food was terrible, cold and my chicken had a bone in it. Don't waste your money!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We went to Gallo's last week after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and had the absolute worst so--called Mexican" meal we have ever had. The food was not only terrible tasting, but disgusting to look at. What was suppose to be a tostado was a taco salad shell with some type of meat that was swimming in liquid and... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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187 reviews 187 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

If you are looking for good Mexican food this is the place. Not the cleanest environment, but it will do. The staff is somewhat helpful and the food selection is just like that of the Anchorage locations.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60 College Road, Fairbanks, AK 99701
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: (907) 455-9225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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