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Jerry's Cafe

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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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406 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6402
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad we took a lunch break at jerry's, very busy little diner, we took our servers recommendation and had cherelles platter and Miguel's platter, both we thoroughly enjoyed, the sopapilla was to die for. I really enjoyed hearing Native American languages being spoken at nearby tables too and I regret not buying some Native American jewelry from the 2-3 entrepreneurs... More 

Thank Tamra P
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While we were eating, six different vendors selling handicrafts interrupted us to ask if we wanted to buy their stuff. One lady was rude enough to come twice. That's annoying. The food we got was mediocre at best. Both plates were severely overcooked--hammered. The staff is friendly and attentive, but I wouldn't ever go there again.

Thank Joe S
Poulsbo, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Jerry's is a small place, but welcoming, and filled with the best aromas of green chile, rellenos, home made beans, and freshly made tortillas. The waitstaff were all friendly, fast, and took a multitude of orders without an error. While eating, I heard Navajo and Zuni being spoken, as well as spanish and english. Jerry's is a multi-cultural crossing point,... More 

Thank ritbellis
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant with great food and friendly service. Try the Cherelles special for breakfast. Soooo good!

Thank Tiffany H
Oak Park, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We found this eatery on trip advisor; excellent Taquito plate; rice and beans taste homemade. The chili relleno plate was excellent, moderate heat and tasty coating smothered with green chili sauce and melted cheese. Also accompanied by the same beans and rice. Fresh sopapillas on the side- excellent. Would make a point to return when in Gallup.

Thank SJKozel
Longmont, Colorado
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a quick dinner here and the food was very good. The red sauce was far better than the green in our opinion if you get to choose. Sauces were not "hot", but extremely flavorful. Very tasty indeed. Guacamole was typical and nothin special at all. I would not recommend it as it was a little bland and mostly... More 

Thank jmoar
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food at jerrys' was great & plentiful. Jerry was present when we ate & was helpful & friendly. Green chile is HOT but great.

1 Thank sharlee197
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family really enjoyed our meal at Jerry's Cafe. When we arrived at the restuarant the place was quickly filling with locals -which is a good sign. Jerry's Cafe offers a wide variety of choices from diner favorites to southwestern. Our orders arrived in a timely manner. My daughters and I enjoyed the stuffed sopapilla which was tasty and filling.... More 

1 Thank Amie M
Lloydminster, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted as we came to this restaurant. We found it busy(good sign) with ppl lined up outside the door. It has air conditioning which was a bonus! The food was great! It didn't take very long for the meal to be prepared. The waitress suggested what to buy to make it a little less money:) this place has... More 

1 Thank jayne161
Raleigh, NC
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in Gallup, NM in June on our way to Utah. We were in the mood for some great Mexican food and heard that Jerry's had some of the best food and service. We had been warned that we might have to wait since it was a small place, but we were greeted immediately and taken... More 

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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
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
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: 406 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6402
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: 505-722-6775

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