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“You MUST eat breakfast at this tiny little diner”
Review of Plaza Cafe

Plaza Cafe
Ranked #11 of 108 Restaurants in Gallup
Cuisines: American
Restaurant details
Reviewed December 18, 2012

Road trip through 5 states, it was time to stop for breakfast- and this was a big win - AMAZING breakfast!

I never would have stopped here based on curb appeal, and at first wasn't even sure it was open at all. Thankfully, it was, and we stopped - knowing Yelpers are never wrong, and Yelp loved it. Now I am being sure that this gem is here on Trip Advisor, as well.

DELICIOUS!!!!!! That sums it up.

I am a huge huervos rancheros fan. The choice of red or green sauce only stumped me for a second. I always take the spiciest path. What a great kick the green had! These were my favorite huervos I have ever had anywhere. I recommend them fully.

Because of the rave reviews of french toast - my daughter had them. She got the small portion, which overflowed a large plate. She loved them. She is not a lover of syrup, and found they simply needed none. Beautiful, as well.

My other daughter had the pancakes and sausage - no way could she eat it all. She was happy with it, but it was nothing special - typical and what you expect. I wouldn't waste time on them, with amazing other choices.

I fell madly in love with the FAT home made tortilla that filled a plate. I could only make it through a small amount of my meal - but no way was going to leave that tortilla behind. It travelled through 2 more states with me, and served as a wonderful snack.

Our service was friendly, and cafe typical. The decor is train themed - which is well suited for the area, as trains continually passed by. The worlds smallest bathroom, with the worlds largest roll of toilet paper is how we summed up the facilities. It served us well, so that was no issue.

The decor and curb appeal can't be what drives you, if you want to stop at Plaza Cafe - it has to be the delicious food that you are after. If the rest is of no importance, you will leave extremely happy and ready to take on another 500 miles.

Now, if you are a local - I will understand if you turn your kitchen into a game room and dine here every time you are hungry.

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