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Gallo's

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60 College Road, Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 455-9225
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 8
    Terrible
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
Great Food and Atmosphere

This is a pleasant place to go for good food and drinks and to catch a game on the tv. Everyone is very friendly and the food service is quick

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Sam F
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a pleasant place to go for good food and drinks and to catch a game on the tv. Everyone is very friendly and the food service is quick

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband & I stopped by on a Sunday evening for dinner. The decor is bright, & the restaurant looks clean. Our server was prompt & attentive. My hubby had carnitas, & I ate fajita steak enchiladas. We both thought the food was surprisingly good. However, one teeny complaint...the pieces of bell pepper & onion were GIANT! Maybe slice them... More 

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Sterling, Alaska
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
74 helpful votes 74 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
51 helpful votes 51 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 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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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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