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El Gallo Giro

346 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84601-2822
+1 801-377-2571
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
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08:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
346 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84601-2822
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We eat once in a while here. The food is always consistent and the soups have a real flavor (recommended, weekdays "sopa de res', and in weekends pozole and "caldo de camaron". Also the "tacos de cochinita pibil" have an authentic flavor. The place always...More

Thank Fe R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I always get their student chicken enchiladas and they are the best. Plus, I love that they give you free chips and salsa to start out. Nothing bad to say about this place.

Thank Steffany J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went because of good reviews. We spoke to the cashier for a while about what was good. She was charming and helpful. I ordered the enchiladas and my son ordered the chalupas. His were really good, but my enchiladas were very oily. I didn't...More

Thank mkj123
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you like Mexican grilled chicken (pollo aside), this is a great place to stop if you are ever in Provo, Utah. The taste is great, the portions are ample, the price more than acceptable. My wife and I like to share the 1/2 chicken...More

Thank natebertasso
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious! There guacamole is amazing and made fresh at your table. There tamales are so yummy. I hear there smoked chicken is delicious... that will be my next try. Definitely will return!

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I needed a quick meal before attending a play at BYU, so on an impulse we stopped at El Gallo Giro last evening. My wife ordered the #5 combo, which featured a tamale and a chilli relleno, plus the standard refried beans...More

1  Thank Utahbirder
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Go eat here. Tacos Mr. Joe is Ab Fab. They are nice and friendly and you get served chips and salsa upon sitting down. They have a good salsa bar and I can't wait to go back. Viva la Tacos Mr. Joe!

Thank Where'n'when?
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

They don't have menus, you'll have to go up to the front to order, pay, and then sit yourselves down. The food was brought out by a wonderful young lady and the food was very good. I ordered milanesa and even though the meat (beef)...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 August 2016

They have amazing affordable food. The carne assada platter is my favorite. They have lots of cool group combos and options. It is a great place for a large group or small date.

Thank brantzwoolsey
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Food is very authentic. Freshest guacamole I've ever had a restaurant... They make it table side!! Service started out at little iffy... We weren't sure of how it worked so we were waiting to be seated. At least 3 employees walked by and no one...More

Thank Claymie531
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84601-2822
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Provo
  • Phone Number: +1 801-377-2571
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