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Badlands Grill

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2201 West Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301
+1 505-722-5157
16:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Clinton, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

After checking in to our motel we asked for recommendations for dinner. The desk clerk suggested Badlands Grill...New Year's Eve and we did not have reservations. We were greeted at the door, seated and had the best service ever. My husband said his steak was the best he has ever tasted and my pasta was delicious. The decor and ambience... More 

Thank donnaU8938GL
Colorado Springs
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We read the reviews driving into Gallup and decided to give it a try. The soup was very good, the steak was good, the veggies were overcooked. We ordered a split meal and the cook gave us two baked potatoes anyway. And the service was great. We'd probably go back.

Thank Patsy_Stevens
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Stayed in Gallup, NM on our way to Las Vegas. Saw the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to try it. EXCELLENT food and wonderful staff. Ate here twice and enjoyed the food. Had ribs, and pasta. My wife really enjoyed her salad. This is the best restaurant in Gallup and could easily be a top restaurant in a major... More 

Thank EandOh
Smithfield, Utah, United States
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194 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight. Johanna was our server. She was fantastic. Very friendly and my drink never ran dry. I had the french dip and my wife had the BLT. We both left filled and satisfied.

Thank Sean M
London, England, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We loved the place. The food was delicious and it was great having some awesome live music while we are our meal. Would definitely visit again!

Thank Kate P
Hilltop Lakes, Texas
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249 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Based on the reviews for this restaurant we gave it a try, wow! it is terrific, the food was top notch across the board and the service is great our server, Jenna is a professional of the first magnitude, ask for her you won't be sorry, however, the rest of the team are no slouches, we where checked on in... More 

Thank James G
Sedona, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

The atmosphere is rustic western themed and the tables were not too close together. We sat in a booth and the closest tables were far enough away to enjoy the company of our own family. There is a pellet stove located in the center of the restaurant which does not adequately and evenly heat the various spaces. I'm never cold,... More 

Thank WorldSprinter18
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Went with a group of 6 for barbq and was disappointed. The brisket had lots of grizzle. Also the service was VERY slow. And the food was pricey. Ate at some other great places while there but this wasn't one of them.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Definitely not the best filet mignon I have had and priced in the mid thirties. My husband had the beef brisket - lesser in price but certainly nothing special. Perhaps we chose incorrectly. Our waitress was lovely, however, and the wine selection is quite good.

Thank Marchelynn
Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

This was another restaurant we heard about by asking the receptionist at our hotel ( Hampton Inn ). It had a great Western ambience and the staff were most helpful. We certainly enjoyed our meal which was very good value for money.

1 Thank David F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 West Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-722-5157
Not a chain, Badlands offers true New Mexico hospitality and taste- for those of you traveling through, it's the place where locals go when they want a meal that's truly a cut above the rest, and relax with friends and neighbors. There's no dress code...no pretentiousness...just beef that's been wet-aged for 21 days, cut in-house and cooked to order...combine these with an ice cold beer or excellent bottle of wine... and you've got the stuff a cattleman's dreams are made of!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?