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600 W Hill Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6568
(505) 863-6761
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean tables, fast, friendly service & good, authentic Mexican food! Delicious salsa & chips & amazing sopapillias!!

Thank MnNCarter
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flaming hot and still has flavor. Crowded on a good day; for a reason . The stuffed sopapilla is great as are the house fries. The lunches and dinners are great. The ice cream sopapilla is weevil.

Thank Rh0danx
Gallup, New Mexico
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is always busy, but the staff work at high speed to get tables ready, so you dont have long to wait. They have the BEST red chili, beautiful shade of red. We never can get past ordering their Mexican food because it is soooo good, but seeing what is brought to other tables looks just as delicious. The... More 

Thank Max_n_Jynx
Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice staff and great local atmosphere. Large helpings of good authentic Mexican dishes. Sopapillas with honey are great dessert.

Thank piglet35801
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Food was good. Only shared nachos but they were very plentiful & tasty. Nice staff. Almost all locals at the restaurant... That says a lot.

Thank sharlee197
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We stopped here on a Sat after going to the Flea Market, it was pretty crowded but we still had great service and the food was plentiful and tasty. The owner came over and talked to us, she was very friendly. Liked it so much we went back my last night in Gallup. Again the owner came over and she... More 

Thank lindamH3310ED
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The family and I are nearing the end of a three week tour of the American West - and as you can imagine we've visited a lot of restaurants in the last few weeks! We were made to feel instantly welcome, the staff were quick and friendly. We got talking to a woman who I believe might have been the... More 

Thank Alex B
Pensacola, Florida
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The food and the service were great. We were on a family road trip and Gallup was just the right for us. The restaurant is easy to find and has some local flair. I will say that the jewelry merchants going from table to table was not very pleasant. Overall, very authentic food!

Thank m2links
Monticello, Utah
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Been wanting to try for a few years, but can't not go to El Metate, just past here, right at the end of the block. Service was fast and attentive. Excellent chips and salsa. Got the combo plate. Taco was dry, enchilada was pretty good, tamales was previously frozen and sat in a puddle of water as did the rice.... More 

Thank Jim M
Westfield, Indiana, USA
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Had dinner here with a friend. Quick service. Loved the food. I had the chicken fajitas, which was very tasty. The onion/pepper/tomato was very spicy, but very tasty. No alcohol, having a beer would be enjoyable with the meal. Had a few jewelry sellers, but it is no problem. My friend and were talking past closing time. The owner came... More 

Thank Richard D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 W Hill Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6568
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: (505) 863-6761

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?