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Badlands Grill

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2201 West Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband would not, could not, stop talking about the steak in Gallup for the rest of our cross country trip. And he is NOT a meat eater! We got there late, just before closing, but the service was attentive and superb. And the food was all you could hope for. Every bite delicious.

Thank KatrinkaSD
Gallup, New Mexico
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ribeye steaks and all the trimmings, great atmosphere good service family friendly, good location, very accommodating,

Thank Gregory H
Mankato, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was staying in town and went online and found this restaurant close by. Pictures looked great so checked it out and were very pleased. Steak was tender, plenty of food and attentive staff. Would visit again.

Thank Dean S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very yummy, tender ribeye, sides very good too. Waitstaff very busy, but very attentive. Thanks Jenna!

Thank Shannon W
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by our hotel. Very good steak. Server, Stevana, was delightful and responsive. We split an 8 oz. sirloin which was perfectly cooked. The potato skins were delicious. We'd definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Susanne B
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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294 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are traveling north and have eaten at hundreds of restaurants. The positives: very clean restaurant, friendly staff, quick service, great variety on their menu. They are a little pricey but the portions are large and we recommend sharing your entree.

Thank funhogs2
Atlanta, Georgia
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place isn't centrally located in downtown, but its in a safe place and a very nice building. They seated us five minutes before closing, but treated us like welcome guests. The steaks were fantastic. My friend ordered shrimp (in New Mexico, right?) and they were amazing. Service was great. In its category, and in this city, I'd give it... More 

Thank DeesAcrossAmerica
Yukon, Oklahoma
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

It is worth the price! Steaks were tender and cooked to perfection. Staff was friendly, polite, and always there! I dont think their prices are high compared to other restaraunts of this quality...the service is well worth it! Definity would return!

Thank Melissa C
Gallup, New Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Great food, excellent service, but a bit pricey by local standards. Have had many great meals here, but always cringe a bit when I get the check. I'm sure visitors from more affluent areas will find prices fine.

Thank HosteenToh
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This was supposed to be the best in Gallup, where, by the way, the gastronomic offer is quite limited. The place is sympathic and the meat was good. The service is far from profesionnal but friendly. Overall the prices are quite high.

Thank Serge L

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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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 West Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301
  • 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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