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60 College Road, Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 455-9225
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Ranked #106 of 196 Restaurants in Fairbanks
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
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35 reviews from our community

60% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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
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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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154 reviews 154 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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Killeen, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

For being up here a year and some change, figured I needed to try this place out. Went on a Saturday night, about 8:45, and it wasn't busy whatsoever, which is good in my book. The bill was surprisingly low, considering we ordered 3 full meals, 4 sodas, and an assortment of other food and drink items. They love spinach... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We went here twice so far and it was good food and service. First time i had a veggie burrito which was very tasty. It was huge and came with rice and beans. I have to say i am not a big fan of the rice, its very try and seems it has been sitting in the kitchen for a... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I usually order the Queen Tostado or No Name with a side of pico de gallo. The enchiladas are coated with a bland brown sauce, I would prefer red. Friends rave about the fajitas and salads. Chips are fresh and complimentary. Many choices and substitutions are not an issue. Service is always outstanding.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I was here as part of a Road Scholar group; otherwise I don't usually chose Mexican food. The service was a little slow, but we were a group of 25 seated in an upstairs banquet room. I had the cheese enchiladas which were delicious. We were especially happy with the senior menu that afforded us small portions which were quite... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Went there with some friends and what a disappointment. The busser was wringing his dirty dish towel out on the floor, the food was extremely late, no taste, and even on the cool side. No wonder the food was late, the let it sit around until it was cold. This place sucks.

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