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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
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Douglasville, Georgia
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon recommendation by the guest services at the Hampton Inn, we ventured a mile down the road to Virgie's. This was a wonderful example of southwestern hospitality. Homey atmosphere, with lots of locals eating there. This was our first experience at being questioned red chili or green chili or Christmas--meaning both chilies on the food. Hubby had a great chili... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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173 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank corvettegirl07
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

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
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Rochester, New York
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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223 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?