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1719 S. Second St, Gallup, NM 87301-5818
+1 505-722-8972
08:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I didn't want to eat in the "restaurant" at the hotel I was staying, nor did I want to try the restaurant next door, so I thought I'd try some local delivery... Bad idea. Pizza was cold and lacked flavor, possibly because of its temp. Also, when I called the girl who took my order seemed bitter as if she... More 

Thank JayAdvisor
Franklin, North Carolina
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We arrived a little ahead of the crowd and we were a little unsure but we were pleasantly surprised. Found mostly local folks eating there. Food was great, especially the wood fired pizza!

Thank Barbara H
Andrews, North Carolina
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89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We ordered from here bcuz they deliver to the BW in town. I had the linguine with shrimp and garlic tasty too much Olive oil tho. My husband ordered the shrimp Alfredo was bland, my husband is Italian and a cook, and he's picky. This place starts their deliveries at 5pm. We called earlier to see if we could place... More 

Thank Warren Angela M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

The rocket burger was delicious.....service was good. Price was reasonable. The Margarita was very tasty....

Thank Lori W
Gallup, New Mexico
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

There are potatos in the meat sauce, same meat they use in their tacos, unexpected for an Italian or Mexican dish. I understand it is used a filler but come on... Where's the beef.

Thank UPPR90
Gallup, New Mexico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

I have eaten in many restaurants in North America and Europe and few rival this joint in quality of food, exorbitant pricing and overall unpleasant experience Went with friends and I ordered Phil.cheesesteak. I got an anemic stale bun with what i beieve was two slices of STEAKUMM!!!?? One friend had a pasta dish that was the worsed take on... More 

Thank jfmd
Jackson, Wyoming
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to Gallup for more than 20 years, and one of the very best meals I have ever eaten here was just delivered to our hotel room! The greek salad is soooo fresh and full of yummys. The pepperoni pizza was also cooked perfectly and delicious! What a delight to find such wonderful food that can be delivered... More 

Thank Ecko555
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

Food was horrible and the prices are too high especially for the little amount given and poor quality of the food! Service was bad. Do the owners ever bother to try the food they are serving? Paid too much for our meal which wasn't worth it! I will never ever go there again!

Thank daxt50
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

Breakfast...red chile juevos rancheros, potatoes, beans, diner coffee. Just one of those hole-in-the-wall perfect little west NM Indian country cafes that don't know about itself being just perfect.

Thank barrioonwheels
Duluth, Minnesota
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

This is a review of The Rocket Cafe in Gallup NM. I saw a billboard for "the best pizza" and had to try it out.Unfortunately it was the second worst pizza I have ever had. It had a cracker like crust. The toppings were undercooked and the worst part was there was NO sauce. Unbelievable. NO sauce on a deluxe... More 

Thank Laqueeta L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1719 S. Second St, Gallup, NM 87301-5818
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-722-8972

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