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Badlands Grill

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2201 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6809
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tappahannock, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Needed some carnivorous satisfaction and Badlands was perfect place to get all the ingredients I was craving for. Nice wine list with many first rate wines available by the glass, I enjoyed the Stags Leap Cabernet and a Massimo Malbec! Between us we had sirloin steak and dry aged New York strip 16 oz which was beautifully prepared medium rare... More 

Thank northernneckinn
Hooks, Texas
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Melt in your mouth! This is a jewel in this town. A litle pricey until you take your first bite. I've eaten here several times, and if I happen to find myself on Gallup again, i'll go back.

Thank David G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, excellent service, live music that is not too present, clean bathrooms. Highly recommended. Will visit again!

Thank Yvonne-Posthuma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Badlands Grill for dinner and had extremely well prepared steak and lobster tails. The service was very attentive and polite. There was good live music. The food and drink were reasonably priced. The butter served with our bread was sweet and flavored with cinnoman which made it seem more for breakfast than dinner.

Thank Len G
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fabulous! Had the Big Daddy Burger, absolutely delicious. The wine selection is superb. Awesome wait staff and service. Can't wait for another trip out west.

Thank Theresa D
Groveland, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This appears to be one of the better restaurants in Gallup in terms of food preparation, selections of meats and fish and wine selection. Western music each night by a solo guitarist, well done and easy on the ears. Service by Stevana or Chelsea likewise excellent. Price is on the high side. But if you want something special, a memorable... More 

Thank John G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here was amazing. Had the big daddy burger; best burger ever eaten. Great service. We were in on a Wednesday night and a fella sang with an acoustic guitar as entertainment. Good volume, didn't disturb patron conversations or anything. Excellent time. Highly recommended. Desiree was our server and she was great too :)

Thank Chrissy Z
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Badlands Grill has an amazing menu and outstanding customer service. From the hostess to all the staff, extremely friendly and courteous. I would stop there again.

Thank Brian M
Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth stopping for you'll find the staff very friendly and the food is delicious and worthy of the prices. I will definitely return 😀👍

Thank Christopher C
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had high expectations because reading tripadvisor.This place is awesome! Our Server Desiree Recommended the smoked pork chops. Omg she was right best pork chops in my life! She had great suggestions my wine blended well with the pork chops. I enjoyed how everyone works as a team. Every waitress came and made sure to pick up empty plates. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6809
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: 15057225157
Not a chain, Badlands offers true New Mexico hospitality and taste- for those of you traveling through, it's the place where locals go when they want a meal that's truly a cut above the rest, and relax with friends and neighbors. There's no dress code...no pretentiousness...just beef that's been wet-aged for 21 days, cut in-house and cooked to order...combine these with an ice cold beer or excellent bottle of wine... and you've got the stuff a cattleman's dreams are made of!

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