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El Gallo Giro

5285 N Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714-1331
+1 208-321-0355
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“tacos” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
5285 N Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714-1331
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right off Glennwood in Garden City with plenty of parking. Chips and salsa provided when you are seated at either booth or table. Salsa too mild for me but you can ask for hotter or other hot sauces. Salads and enchiladas have good favor but...More

Thank BoiseNorthender
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I️ ordered the Carne Asada and received the cheapest cut of meat that tasted terrible. I️ would expect better quality from a taco cart on a street corner. I️ also had to take my empty water glass to the bartender to get filled. I️ will...More

Thank venusgarden
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I frequent this place. It has the best, most authentic Mexican food I have ever had. The staff is friendly, the only reason I didn’t give this a five is because I’m not sure on the healthiness of their ingredients. A must visit if you...More

Thank golfernut18
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Years ago before moving into its current location (another restaurant was there), El Gallo Giro was in a cramped space in a strip mall. The food was excellent, and you could practically learn Spanish just by listening to everyone in there. I was worried when...More

Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I love this place and eat here at least once a week. I'm a bit of a creature of habit and usually order Carne En Sa Jugo or lengua tacos. Both are the best I've ever had. Carne en sa Jugo is an amazing soup...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We try to go here every Tuesday for their taco Tuesday buffet. Small buffet but good food. Lunch until 3 $7.95 and dinner after 3 $8.95. Buffet Items include hard shell tacos, small corn tortillas, seasoned ground beef, carne asada, shredded chicken, pulled pork, spicy...More

Thank schorze32
Reviewed 8 April 2017

After returning from Dallas and its great Tex-Mex, almost any Boise Mexican place is likely to be a bit of a disappointment so I tried to step out of my usual order and try something different. The enchaladas chili cilorado were tasty and I will...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Authentic mexican food. Great chili relleno with a pablano pepper. Great mole dish and the shrimp diablo was good but the margaritas shine.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Took the family here because we had been hearing good things about it. Seems like it took forever for someone to come and ask if we wanted drinks, chips/salsa and menus after being seated. Once ordered, the food didn't take to long to get to...More

Thank Russell V
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

.....stand out on this restaurant's menu. Of course you can also find the usual offerings that can be found on other places that serve Mexican cuisine. But if you are here, you might as well try something different. How about an Olivia's salad, or albondigas...More

Thank NHB66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5285 N Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714-1331
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-321-0355
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