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Badlands Grill

2201 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6809
+1 505-722-5157
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (230 reviews)
“salad” (89 reviews)
“ny strip” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2201 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6809
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service at this establishment are excellent. Rachel was an outstanding server. She was professional, but very friendly and attentive. The Badlands sirloin steak was so juicy and well seasoned that using steak sauce would be insulting the chef. It was a rare...More

Thank Gessika G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on our way across the country. We didn't know what to expect, but gave it a try because it was #2 on TripAdvisor for Gallup, NM. Amanda was our waitress and she was excellent. The entire staff was very attentive and courteous....More

Thank coach927
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When is bad good? When its the Badlands Grill. This place was excellent in every way; service, food, drink and atmosphere. The pork nachos were something special, generous portions and delicious. If the 20 oz. bone-in strip, cooked to perfection, was not prime, it sure...More

Thank bdoubleb2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just another "steak house" that hasn't gotten the message yet. As with most restaurants in Gallup this is just not anything special.

Thank CasHoefman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was horrible as far as pricing and quality. Heating up food for that price. Would not recommend it to anyone.

Thank trina928
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant because the motel recommended it. He got a steak and liked it. I ordered a large salad topped with steak. The lettuce on my salad was of poor quality, ends and scrap pieces. The steak on the salad...More

Thank carolina_girl_48
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Chicken Gallup with green chili & cheddar was outstanding! - juicy & tender. I got the mild chili - siracca is also available. My husbands sirloin was thick flavorful and medium rare to perfection. Our dessert choose was was fudge brownie (no nuts!! Yea!) with...More

Thank cjjbusiness
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The outside of the building has huge signage advertising " 40 day dry-aged steaks". This rarity drew us in. The menu boasts wet-aged steaks. There were no dry-aged steaks available. We ordered the regular filet mignons--mine a 6 ounce and his an 8 ounce, both...More

Thank suzwil67
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

There are three things I really enjoyed about Badlands: their extensive and diverse menu; their super-friendly wait-staff; and their really outstanding steaks. The night we visited we weren’t all that hungry. After we saw the menu and waded into dinner with cheese sticks appetizers, we...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Badlands was quiet on the night we went there and that was no surprise. While the steaks were good, they were not great and certainly not worth what they cost. The salads had been premade and sat on the glass plate, limp, bitter and...More

3  Thank Debbie M
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4 November 2017|
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Response from Angele F | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you contact them directly. Their phone number is 505-722-5157.
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I realy don't know!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6809
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-722-5157
  • E-mail
Not a chain, Badlands offers true New Mexico hospitality and taste- for those of you traveling through, it's the place where locals go when they want a meal that's truly a cut above the rest, and relax with friends and neighbors. There's no dress code...no pretentiousness...just beef that's been wet-aged for 21 days, cut in-house and cooked to order...combine these with an ice cold beer or excellent bottle of wine... and you've got the stuff a cattleman's dreams are made of!
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