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Earl's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Diner, Native American, Vegetarian Friendly
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1400 Highway 66 E, Gallup, NM 87310
+1 505-863-4201
06:00 - 20:30
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Sun 07:30 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:30
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New Mexico
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great family restaurant with a menu with something for everyone. The Navajo taco and fried chicken are recommended. Save room for the pies. Earl's allows Native American artists to bring their art and jewelry into the restaurant or on the patio in good weather. This is the best place to get jewelry directly from the artist at... More 

Thank High-Dry
Gallup, New Mexico
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group stopped in for breakfast before hiking at Red Rock Park, as this restaurant is on the Eastern side of Gallup, on the way to the state park. The food is yummy! basic diner food. One member of our group ordered frybread with her breakfast and absolutely loved it. The best part about Earl's is that there are vendors... More 

Thank LisaYE2017
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Always good down home food here, and plenty of it at a very reasonable price. They all Native American vendors to circulate through the restaurant offering their merchandise for sale. An interesting experience, and you get to see a variety of goods. They are all very respectable and not the least bit pushy. I recommend anyone passing through Gallup to... More 

Thank RattlesnakeCharlie
Manitou Springs, Colorado
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We ate at Earl's and had the small Mexican combo and patti melt. Both were even better than we remember in the past. The service was super. Every time that we have eaten here we have had Native American servers and the service has always been very good. Our server was Jamie T. and just like before service was fast... More 

Thank ManitouExpert
Moab, Utah
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

when I go to earls, there is a friendly warm atmosphere. For breakfast I love getting the #2 special (eggs and sausage) or the breakfast burrito. You cant go wrong with either one

Thank 2016Renae
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times traveling through Gallup. They never have disappointed the portions are large a large variety of food and Southwest flair. Vendors walk around selling their beautiful hand made Indian jewelry and other items.

Thank Kim C
New Orleans, Louisiana
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had a Taco Nacho and smothered steak burrito. OMG SO GOOD. The portions were so large we ate the rest for another meal.

Thank 258darnells
Des Moines, Iowa
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were staying overnight in Gallup and had read a billboard along the highway telling about Earl's. After we checked into our motel it was time for dinner. We were welcomed as soon as we walked in. Our waiter, Will, was very prompt and our dinner selection was liver and onions and roast beef. It was so delicious and their... More 

Thank jkindyDesMoines_Iowa
Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Earl's is a diner with an extensive menu. Very family friendly, no alcohol, food is casual but good. A lot of locals eat here. The best part is that Earl's allows native americans to sell their crafts table to table. You can just wave them away if you don't want to be bothered, but we loved looking at the wares.... More 

Thank Robbi L
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had the Navaho tacos and when they say enough for 2, they mean it. It was excellent! It's fun to have Native Americans coming around. If you shake your head no, they just move on. This is a fun restaurant and a Gallup landmark. Highly recommend!

Thank Sandy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Diner, Native American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Highway 66 E, Gallup, NM 87310
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-863-4201

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