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1700 20th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-2808
206-329-8088
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Ranked #2,286 of 3,471 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

Family owned for more than 30 years. Free newly baked chips and salsa. Not gourmet (I hate that term), but plenty good. Very friendly.kids ok

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

People need to stop recommending this place as a good restaurant! If you want to get sick after eating, sure then. If you like being treated like a nuisance for patronizing the establishment and making the staff actually work, I guess. You can get better taste from large greasy chain Mexican joints, and for the price you might as well... More

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Seattle
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I really would like to like this place given that it's walking distance to my house, but the food just isn't very good. I often judge a Mexican restaurant by the quality of their beans and rice and El Gallito is just bland. Even the mole isn't very flavorful.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012 via mobile

I love Mexican food and it is hard for me ever to speak ill of it, but this restaurant serves food that is under seasoned and unimaginative. Disappointing.

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Seattle
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166 reviews 166 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

I really wanted to like this restaurant. Really. But the food was heavy and dull. No thanks.

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Marysville, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2009

One of my favorite lunch locations. Great food, wonderful service and a family friendly atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2008

this hole in the wall makes me feel quite at home with their yummy enchiladas and requisite greasy favorites.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2008

Best Chile Verde in the city

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2008

Good neighborhood Mexican food. Not great by any means.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2008

My favorite Mexican restaurant

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Additional Information about El Gallito

Address: 1700 20th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-2808
Phone Number: 206-329-8088
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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