We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Plaza Cafe

American, Cafe,
1501 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6858
+1 505-722-6240
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (13 reviews)
“chorizo” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Diner
PRICE
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1501 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6858
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (46)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Local hangouts are always the best and this little slice of Gallup was obviously a great local favorite. I enjoyed seeing the farmers, Natives, cowboys, families and even the cops chatting together and sharing some friendship time. The food was really good. I had the...More

1  Thank regalosdelsol
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is the quintessential New Mexico restaurant that all others should model after. They carry the best breakfast green chile in town. The kid loves the biscuits and gravy. I love the FBI. The owner, Sandra, is a sweet heart. The place rocks and is...More

1  Thank Barry K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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

2  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

1  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.

1  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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Cracker Barrel
377 reviews
.80 km away
Genaro's
161 reviews
1.40 km away
Don Diego's Restaurant
108 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bill Malone Trading Company
49 reviews
1.75 km away
Gallup Flea Market
70 reviews
7.25 km away
Navajo Code Talker Museum
37 reviews
1.97 km away
Richardsons Trading Company
146 reviews
1.78 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Plaza Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Gallup

Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 W Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-6858
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-722-6240
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing