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Garcia's Sunset Grill

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off Highway 66/40, Gallup, NM
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148 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving on 40 looking for a quick bite to eat. The location is easily accessible from the hwy. The atmosphere is quite quaint and you step back in time to the 50s The staff is very helpful and present. The food was very good. The tamales were fantastic and the combo plate was very good. A recommended stop... More 

Thank NoName007
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Just had my first taste of Garcia's Sunset Grill's cuisine. I have to say that I was impressed and my tummy agrees! I am accustomed to being spoiled with every type of south of the border flavors. I grew up in Southern California, so the competition is fierce when it comes to the food game. I myself have been involved... More 

Thank NuVizhn
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I like spice. I enjoy it. But this place was crazy. We came thursday after and it was DEAD. We were immediately greeted and seated by a polite older lady. She got our drink order. I ordered the fajitas, the mister had the taquitos. She brought over complimentary chips and salsa, The salsa was HOT and FULL OF FLAVOR. The... More 

Thank Jessi L
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Love the MENUDOS!! Try it, you fall in love.... Chile rellenos are so good - cana advads is very good...... Try all 3 and see which one will you love. Rice pudding is delishous!!

Thank M G
Belmont, CA
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209 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We enjoyed a festive Mexican dinner at Garcia's as part of a Road Scholar Trip to visit pueblo sites in nearby Chaco Canyon. Our large group was given a good limited menu and enjoyed prompt, friendly service and delicious meals. The pepper in my chili relleno carried a little heat with a lot of flavor. The beans and rice were... More 

Thank Northcoast_Flyer
Carlsbad, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We were there Thursday for an early dinner at 5:00 but two other families were already there. My husband ordered the Special which was pork asada and I had a large menudo. We enjoyed our food and service was excellent. We were so full that we could not accept the complimentary desserts offered. Our server was very attentive and friendly.... More 

Thank Wanda204
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I am a former sous chef and I was raised on comida mexicana... I have dined in Santa Fe and Albuquerque and this is the real deal. They serve the Best Menudo in the state of New Mexico or anywhere else for that matter..... One of Gallup's hidden treasures...........

Thank Rafael E
Salome, Arizona
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Following a long drive from Montrose I was too tired to go further so I stopped at a motel on old 66 in west Gallup. I checked in and walked a few steps to Garcias so hungry I could have eaten the hind end out of a skunk. Didn't have to as it wasn't on the menu so I ordered... More 

Thank 0991
Buffalo, New York
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100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We were traveling and hungry, almost didn't stop - but everything was closed down. I am glad we stopped! Fantastic authentic Mexican food, great service by a man who has personality plus plus plus. A tiny place with a big atmosphere. I recommend everyone go and eat Mexican food the way God intended.

1 Thank MillerAmerica
Gallup, New Mexico
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

Come in to have menudo and nacho supreme with bottle cokes- hubby also had menudo and chili cheese fries- so good- waiter is an older gentleman very nice- he even gave us some apple turnover which was good- be coming back to eat again.

Thank aunti_moo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: off Highway 66/40, Gallup, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: 505-863-4070
A converted drive-in, with a limited number of tables, family run, cheap and good homemade Mexican food-a real find.

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