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Plaza Cafe

1501 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6858
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (14 reviews)
“chorizo” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 13:30All hours
American, Cafe, Diner
1501 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This unique little restaurant has changed it's name Sandra's Cafe, the name may have changed but the management has not. The manger of 15 years has become the owner of the Plaza. This little eclectic dinner off old historic route 66 has the best Mexican...More

1  Thank kandicanekc
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped in at 6:25 AM and the Plaza was virtually empty. We were immediately greeted by our waitress and seated, and within a few brief minutes, served hot coffee and orange juice and had our order taken. As noted in other reviews, the menu...More

Thank 1lacrosse
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Had the huevos rancheros on special for the day and they were beyond amazing. We ate our way across Gallup and this was by far the best stop. Great red and green chile. Will return for sure.

Thank SpeedPenny
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My family is still sort of new to Gallup and are trying different restaurants in town. This morning we went over to the Plaza Cafe and we were not let down. It's an older diner and looks a bit rough. Also only has the capacity...More

Thank TProvo
Reviewed 14 December 2016

don't let the outside looks fool you - in the 1950's it started off as an old single wide trailer, then they added a boxcar - the huevos rancheros,mmmmmm- french toast to die for and the green and red chili are the best in town

Thank 224abbiec
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Clerk at hotel suggested this Plaza Cafe for breakfast. Food was incredible. I had chicken fried steak plate---awesome. We also had pancakes, cinnamon toast and chorizo. Everything was outstanding....plus great service!

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Chorizo and beans, in any form, are highly recommended! Two single-wides jimmied together boast the best breakfast in town. Reasonably priced and efficient service.

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The food was excellent. The red and green chili were at a higher level of taste/quality, than what I had been able to find at a few other notable stops in New Mexico. So overall Very Good. The French Toast was the crazy surprise. It...More

Thank T134u
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a phenomenal surprise this teeny tiny little cafe turned out to be. It was recommended for breakfast the nite before by our dinner waitress at another restaurant. Its exterior is actually off-putting, and inside isn't much better, but it's clean and can probably serve...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had the breakfast here. The café is small but the food is wonderful! Great eats. My favorite is the breakfast.

Thank Brenda M A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6858
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: 505-722-6240
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