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Don Diego's Restaurant

) #9 of 91 Restaurants in Gallup $$ - $$$ Mexican,
801 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6827
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“tortillas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
801 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6827
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Reviews (99)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was very good, no Tex-Mex but very good. Only potential draw back - folks coming by your table often to see if you want to buy jewelry, blankets, etc. I'm sure most of it is handcrafted and they were not at all pushy. Would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we thought the food was very good we had no complaints at our table people and workers were very helpful and friendly ,,,sure a couple of people want to sell you stuff just say no and they keep moving not a big deal.. not my...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us came to eat one ordered heavy number to order medium number 3 ordered light dinners. All were excellent. If you aren't totally stuffed try a sopapilla as we did. Fresh & Light. Even though crowded we got quick service and had a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I love excellent, authentic Mexican cuisine. We also visit Gallup, New Mexico because we love native culture and shopping for great deals on native jewelry. Along the way we were directed to Don Diego for a good meal and, indeed, several good...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch today and it was a real find! We had the lunch specials and the food was outstanding. It was hot and served quickly and our waitress was very attentive. Compared to the rubbish we were given in Santa Fe the previous...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I was getting gas I asked a local for a good place to eat a local meal and they recommended Don Diego's. Not hard to find and even better that it is on Route 66. The service was great. I was seated right away...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Was referred to this place by a local. Good New Mexican fare and very friendly and helpful staff. Mostly locals eating there, which is a good sign.

Reviewed 27 May 2017

This was the most authentic Mexican food I have had in a long time. Three of us had Enchiladas and they were excellent. My son had the chili, which was spicy, but really good. Everything was freshly made, and I can't remember when I ever...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Service great, food excellent, prices fair. Clean. Good Mexican food. Love that Navajo women come in to sell their goods. Great place.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

A locals place, and the food was really good NM Mexican food. Combinations #2 and #3 are really good. Good margaritas! I would really recommend the green chili over the red chili. Pretty spicy, but good spicy.

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Questions & Answers
9 October 2016
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Response from Meatlover | Reviewed this property
I gather you don't really have a question, but rather a comment. As the other reviewer said, I ate there, enjoyed the meal enough to submit a review. I seldom order fish of any sort, hence my Trip Advisor pseudonym. Hope you... More

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6827
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: 505-722-5517
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