We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge

Mexican, Southwestern
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2720 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6870
(505) 863-5152
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

87 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 86: English reviews
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff was very nice and the place appeared to be clean. Definitely a good place for families with small children. I had a strawberry margarita which was very good. The food is good, but we found it just average at best. The beans were dry and the chicken in my enchilada was bland. The sauces were OK, but more... More 

Thank corvettegirl07
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Angie's has amazing food, outstanding service and just a friendly lunch experience. I have eaten there several times and you just cannot go wrong in picking an entree item.

Thank Brian M
Surprise, Arizona
Level Contributor
68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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
Level Contributor
38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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
Level Contributor
213 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

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
Level Contributor
132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

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
Level Contributor
20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 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
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 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
Level Contributor
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

Travelers who viewed Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge also viewed


Been to Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Virgie's Restaurant and Lounge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?