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Don Diego's Restaurant

801 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6827
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (15 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“tortillas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
801 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6827
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Don Diego's on a colleague's recommendation. Ate lunch during the week and was impressed with the food. About 2 weeks late- went back on the weekend with my family and the food was horrible. Not sure why...but since my last experience was...More

Thank Shantkayaks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were headed to Jerry's .. based on it being the #1 in town ... never been to any of them. Anyway, this was much easier to get in and park.. and lots of cars, so we stopped. Clean; bright ... and very pleased with...More

Thank CecilRM
Reviewed 23 July 2017 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

Thank Dianne7602
Reviewed 14 July 2017

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

Thank ApplevalleyTIM
Reviewed 9 July 2017 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

Thank MIke D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

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

Thank Eliot S
Reviewed 2 July 2017 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

Thank Caversham1
Reviewed 30 June 2017

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

Thank gwlcjl1
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.

Thank christianj601
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

Thank fleischeraz2017
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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