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Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge

Mexican, Southwestern
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2720 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6870
(505) 863-5152
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Surprise, Arizona
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife had the chicken enchiladas and a beef taco, which she enjoyed but thought they should use fresh taco shells instead of pre-made. I had a green chili burro and a taco the green chili was really good but same issue with taco shell. The only downfall was the constant interruptions by locals selling their handmade native objects. I... More 

Thank Eileen S
Rochester, New York
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recommended by the hotel staff. Loved the food & the service! Excellent local place to eat. Felt very comfortable dining there by myself. Townspeople are allowed to sell their jewelry & other wares while you eat at all the town restaurants. They weren't pushy & it was nice to see what they had.

Thank cindy1034ttj
Las Vegas, Nevada
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204 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for dinner. Everything comes with your choice of chile. The meals and the chile were all well prepared and good. This is not a fancy dinner place. No pretentions, just good food.

Thank LadyJLasVegas
Greeley, Colorado
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129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the Hampton Inn recommended this restaurant for dinner. We had a great Mexican dinner. The staff was friendly and we had great service.

Thank fryfamilygermany
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a locally owned restaurant that serves all American favorites like handmade chicken fried steak, and also excellent "New Mexican style" Mexican food. It's clean and well staffed, the food is wonderful! We discovered it about a year ago, and go back there whenever we are in the area.

Thank Jackie S
Arlington, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

A long day of travel and we wanted to stop for a meal and just relax. The food (combo #2) was good, but the non stop stream of peddlers off the street trying to sell us jewelry was not relaxing at all. Service was a bit slow, but okay. Unfortunately due to the constant interruption of our meal we would... More 

Thank SlickReads
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I love the Chico Steak - I get this maybe twice a month at least. My husband and I like to go there. We have a close circle of friends that go there as well. Just a nice place to relax and have a great dinner.

Thank Brenda M A
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I had a great meal here. Excellent Mexican food and polite service. My cheese enchilada was especially good.

Thank lostmywalletagain
Washington, DC
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Ate here after a long day on the road. The food was tasty and in healthy proportions, and the price was reasonable. Families, beware: Virgie's is sandwiched between an adult video store and a massage parlor; shield the kids' eyes as you walk in.

Thank BGB166
Gallup, New Mexico
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

When you stop at Virgie's, I highly recommend the Chico Steak. You get a steak cooked the way you like smothered with chili (green I would say) and cheese with beans and rice. Chips and salsa comes to the tables. You are welcome to try the margaritas if you like or have the ice tea.

Thank David M

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2720 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6870
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: (505) 863-5152

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