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Jerry's Cafe

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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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406 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6402
+1 505-722-6775
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08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jerry's appears to be a local institution, very popular with residents and visitors alike. The menu is classic New Mexican, all the standards and everything done right. I had a combination plate with a chicken enchilada and a tamale, both were good. I'm not a fan of Spanish rice but Jerry's recipe is a bit different and I enjoyed it.... More 

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Fayetteville, AR
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197 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant is like a step back in time, except that there is no smoking. The restaurant is located in the old downtown district. I selected this restaurant because of TripAdvisor. I arrived late Saturday evening and the restaurant was packed with a local clientele. Most of the menu items are Mexican cuisine. Though the food was not prepared as... More 

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Mumbai, India
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling on Nov 2 2016 from Houston to San Jose CA and wanted to have dinner before heading to the Hotel for night stay. Tripadvisor search resulted in locating this restaurant for our choice of local food.. We could get public parking for our truck and walked about 300 steps for the restaurant. Our selection of two dishes... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No frills, lots of smiles, big tasty food. No alcohol but that was OK. Sopapillas like eating a little cloud. Got stuck at the train crossing en route but figures it out and it was worth the effort.

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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small family type dinner. Street parking. Tried the stuffed soppapila (cherrls).huge portion. So split it while ordering. Also tried the homemade rice soup.was served luke warm but tasty. Must try dinner for new mexican food.

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Scappoose
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon recommendation from a local we gave this tiny cafe a try for dinner. It was the best Mexican food we've had outside of Mexico! From the chili rellanos to the stuffed sopapillas to the warm sopapillas with honey for dessert, everything was delicious! We were only on town one night, otherwise we'd go back and try their breakfast too.

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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a restaurant that not only has outstanding food, but lots of character as well. Well-located in Old Gallup. Small in size and always packed with customers.

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BLUFFTON
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always look on Trip Advisor when we travel and Jerry's Cafe came up as the top place to eat. NOT DISAPPOINTED. The ambiance was so authentic with the locals eating there. The green chili was outstanding, and the sopapilla's were the BEST. People came in with their wares. I bought a bow and arrow for our grandson and a... More 

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Floydada, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant-10 reg.booths, 6 half booths. Menu reasonably priced , primarily Mexican food with a few American items. No chips or hot sauce came with the meal but does include a sopapilla. I was not a fan of the egg batter the chili rellenos were dipped in & the cheese filling was a little scarce. Hubby's fries were frozen. The... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly fast service, the food is good, the place is clean. Numerous. Native vendors offers their crafts and wares while you dine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6402
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-722-6775

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