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Route 66 Railway Cafe

2150 E Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-4869
+1 505-863-2535
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
2150 E Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-4869
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Always receive good service and food here - large servings and usually need to take some home for another meal. It's an enjoyable place to eat with family and friends. I do miss the sellers, but I understand.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't let the exterior fool you! Stop in for a wonderful meal any time of day! Friendly and attentive wait staff, promptly had food. Breakfast foods were great! (Kids had a variety of breakfast foods - all great) Highly recommend the sopapilla chicken was amazing!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great, family owned restaurant. Good New Mexican and American breakfasts. Large portions. Chili is hot so Gringos should get it on the side. The senior menu is a good option for smaller appetites.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife follows a vegan diet and they accomodated her by making a breakfast burrito (which was not in the menu) with sauteed veggies and beans. I had biscuits and gravy and should have had the half order. The rgular order was huge!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

If you're travelling route 66 the Railway Cafe is a must for a food stop. The food is excellent and the service second to none. My partner had liver and onions and reckoned he had never tasted better. Not for me, but the beef and...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

This place has slipped since our last visit. The food was bland not as good as we remember. Also I noticed the place was a bit darker in appearance. My creamed beef on muffin had no taste. Potatoes were without character, just potatoes. The place...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

There was nothing at all worthy to really review. With the exception of the super hot complimentary salsa, everything was bland. Not bad food, necessarily; but it was way too expensive for the quality.

Reviewed 19 May 2017

First the good. Service was quick and friendly. Server was attentive during our meal. Food arrived quickly. I had the cheese enchiladas and they were very good. The green chili sauce was just the right level of heat. Now the bad. My husband got the...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We're headed back home from a road trip and still wanted to experience some local flavor. This little place filled the bill. Fast, very friendly service and food that reminded me of my childhood. I had the patty melt with onion rings and hubby had...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife and I came late in the evening (around 7:30) before they closed at 8 PM. We were the last customers to close the place down, but the staff didn't have any problem serving us. My wife had the soup & salad and she...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2150 E Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-4869 (Formerly Railway Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-863-2535
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