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Don Diego's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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801 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6827
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tsaile, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is always yummy. Staff are always attentive and very nice. Looking forward to stopping again soon.

Thank land3r
Morristown, Arizona
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for the Mexican restaurant that the locals prefer. Don Diego's delivered. Great margaritas, amazing food and excellent service! Try them, you won't regret it!

Thank Melissa G
Hope, Arkansas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the fish tacos, enchiladas, and chili. It was great, the service was fabulous, and the people were very nice. I recommend the restaurant to others.

Thank 796claudiamg
Dallas, Texas
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173 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We usually stop here when we are in Gallup and they are usually busy. Service has always been excellent and the owner/manager is always keeping an eye on things to be sure the customers are happy. The food is not Tex/Mex, but very authentic; the red sauces are hot. They have a few selections for folks who are with you... More 

Thank corvettegirl07
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Plenty of businessmen and office parties during the work week. It is spacious and comfortable. Families a plenty in the evening and afternoon. Bus trips come in because the food is not too hot, but is tasty. Salsa is good with lots of garlic and cilantro. The fish tacos are done on the griddle and are very good. Cheese enchiladas... More 

Thank Rh0danx
The Woodlands, TX
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

The manager of the Comfort Suites in Gallup loves this restaurant, so we passed up the perennial favorite Lenny's to give it a try. We can say without reservation (pun intended) that the Sheepherder is a sure winner. Big 'ol burrito filled with tender thin slices of a quality cut of beef, topped with cheese, at a reasonable price. Question:... More 

Thank Meatlover
Bend, Oregon
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131 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Third visit in as many years & never been disappointed. ONLY minor complaint would be the vendors going from table to table - food quality always top notch & service spot on! Well worth the stop!!

Thank Fdelidude
Worcester, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I ended up here after seeing that Gerrados closed for vaction the first two weeks of July. The restaurant has an unintentional retro vibe to it which makes it very cool to visit. I felt like I was back in 1975. I had the cheese enchilada with rice and beans and some lettuce an tomato on the side. The enchilada... More 

Thank Korat1
Sun City, Arizona
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food was very good and price was priced low. The service was fast and friendly. Did not like having vendors coming to our table every 5 min to try and sell us trinkets.

Thank sdscaz
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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332 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We are traveling north and, being from Phoenix, AZ, have eaten hundreds of times at Mexican restaurants. There is nothing fancy about this place but the staff is very friendly. The food is average at best and a little overpriced considering the small size of the meals and that they serve a dinner burrito without beans, rice, sour cream, guacamole,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6827
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?