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Aurelia's Diner

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2502 E. Highway 66, Gallup, NM
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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253 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the AC was on the blitz but fortunately Gallup is usually cool-ish in the shade so we sat outside. We both ordered the Navajo Taco which I had ordered and enjoyed on the visit a couple of years ago. It was OK but the fry bread was tougher this time and if we come back I'll order it without... More 

Thank dianaholbert
San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recently traveling west on I-40, heading to Phoenix, and decided to stop for breakfast in Gallup, NM. Passing on the familiar chain restaurant and venturing about a mile from the exit I stumbled on Aurelia's Diner, which specializes in Mexican food. What a pleasant surprise! My meal was prededed by free salas, guacomole and chips, and ended with... More 

Thank AllanG4455
Frankfurt, Germany
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We went here because of all the good reviews here. We sort of doubt this. Greet and connect was more or less non existent. I had a beef burrito which was quite good. Rice and beans just OK. The chicken in my wife's quesadilla was really dry and the fries were not for human consumption. Normally fries are crispy on... More 

Thank Senor_Chang_No1
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious. I especially love the breakfast burrito and the enchiladas. Everyone who works here is very friendly and helpful. The meal starts with complimentary chips, salsa and guac and ends with complimentary pudding. My favorite spot for brunch/lunch!

Thank anwolf
Jackson, Tennessee
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194 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Was looking for a fun place for lunch and walked into a rare treat! Great 50/60's style diner with good food too. Had cheese burger and pattymelt along with fresh chips,salsa and guacamole to die for..We will return when in town!

Thank Jim M
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We were so lucky to discover this little gem. Snowing/sleeting/raining outside, but it was cozy and comfortable inside. Lots of memorabilia around, attentive server and delicious food. Large, large menu.

Thank klauratravels
Roland, OK
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120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a cute Route 66 diner complete with neon and everything! It's run by a small family and if you're lucky their little boy will be at your service! He's about 7 and is as cute as a bug and worked really hard while we were there, cleaning and making sure we had everything we needed! The food is... More 

1 Thank JimboInTheHouse
Buchanan, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Small but lots of Route 66 atmosphere with unexpectedly above average food and good service. I had six tacos, three chicken and three beef for $8.99 (an extra dollar when mixing). They were delicious and made with fresh meats. There is a sign outside, I believe for to go orders, where for the same price they throw in a drink.... More 

1 Thank Martin R
Buchanan, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

My husband and I had dinner enjoying taquitos both chicken and beef - wonderful. The chicken was good, not stringy like other places. Very pleasantly surprised! The chips, guacamole, and salsa were above average. I just returned from a Mexico vacation and I missed 'great' guacamole - so again I was very pleased. I would recommend trying Aurelia's.

Thank nyaknd55
Chandler, Arizona
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231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

This is decorated as a 50's and 60's diner on Old Route 66. It was pretty crowded with locals eating and socializing. I ordered Mexican food well, because I like it. I went with Aurelia's Special. It was very good. Prices were reasonable and the service was good and personable. Had a good time.

1 Thank Dan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Mexican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2502 E. Highway 66, Gallup, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: 5057262800
phone: 505-726-2800

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