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Gallo Tropical Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Latin, Spanish, Colombian
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3 E Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3101
+1 631-475-4667
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Long Island, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I've been going there on and off since they opened-14 years ago last week. REAL deal. Great choices and the owner, David is great guy. Bring a date, stop at the bar or the entire family. All winners.

Thank leosimages
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This was my first experience of trying out Colombian cuisine and I was not disappointed. The restaurant is located on the busy main street of Patchhogue, Long Island. The portion sizes were generous and the food was very delicious. Staff was friendly and attentive. Highly recommend

Thank RNSLondon
Seaford, New York
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by here with the family. Beautiful and cozy atmosphere brick design restaurant and bar. Staff was very friendly. Spanish food was very fresh and delicious. They used processed cheese on nachos. Other that that everything was fresh and the prices were very reasonable. We all loved the rice!

Thank Haywood16
Long Island, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We had the nachos which I loved. I know some people are turned off by the liquid type of melted cheese. I personally live that. Don't be quick to assume that it's processed cheese. It is possible to turn shredded cheese into a cheese sauce. Their green sauce was amazing. We put it on everything. The skirt steak was great.... More 

Thank beachgirl1016
Port Jefferson, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere and service was good. Food was lacking. Our chicken was over cooked. Not much flavor. Nacho had processed cheese... i wont go there again.

Thank Fiona A
New York
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my boyfriend last Saturday night. The location of this restaurant was perfect walking distance from the parking lots behind Main Street. I heard from friends that this restaurant was very good. It didn't disappoint. For drinks I had an iced tea and my boyfriend had about four glasses of water. I had the calamari,yellow rice with... More 

Thank Marissa C
St James, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Waitresses and waiters were speaking too loud right next to the tables where people were eating. Somebody who worked at the restaurant had a baby crying out loud and all of the workers were spending their time checking on every movement of the baby instead of checking on the customers that were waiting for refills and checks. They were speaking... More 

Thank tomasaliny
Holbrook, New York
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274 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to eat. The steak sandwich was good. Bread might have been too much and too crunchy but the meal was satisfying. Next time I'll try the arroz con pollo.

Thank Mantle22
Black Jack MO
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Everytime I come here I feel like I'm on vacation. Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Love the sangria and music. Can get very busy due to popularity. Right on main street. When the weather is nice they open the French doors to main street and you can hear the music and see the crowd inside. Friendliest staff in town. Nice... More 

Thank William S
Mastic Beach, New York
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120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

My daughter has been to Gallo many times and took my husband there for dinner a few months back while I was away visiting family because I tend to be a fussy eater and he likes Spanish food. He came away raving about the food and said he thought I'd like it as it wasn't spicy (the way Mexican food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Spanish, Colombian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 E Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3101
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Patchogue
  • Phone Number: +1 631-475-4667

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