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Aurelia's Diner

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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner
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2502 E Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-4766
+1 505-726-2800
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07:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't eat breakfast one morning when I luckily found Aurelia's. I was so hungry. Chips and guacamole hit my table right away. I got huevos of course and the chili was good. I like the atmosphere. I was full after my meal.

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Thank dan665
Tavernier, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Especially, if you are from the Northeast and remember the 1950 diners that were everywhere, you will love just walking in. The waitresses are dressed in 1950's style uniforms,& lots of chrome . The menu items where like I remember way back when. Even rootbeer floats. I believe they have every Pez dispenser ever produced, Old time juke box, and... More 

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Thank mooster1945
St. Petersburg, Florida
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230 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Smashing place full of character and the food was delicious all served by great staff would certainly go back and recommend

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Phoenix, Arizona
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45 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch on our way home to Phoenix and were so glad we did! The first pleasant surprise was the free chips, salsa and guacamole, all of which were tasty. We had one Mexican and one non-Mexican dish, and both were very good. Service was friendly and prompt throughout, and to top it all off they gave... More 

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Thank NIKieser
Clydebank, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here to have brunch . An old Route 66 diner . Very tastefully decorated with memorablia . We had the pancakes , they were huge and superb , we were also served a dip and nachos as we sat down . Clean toilets . Nice friendly staff . Would say to visit here if you passing

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Thank missjoani
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped because we were looking for classic American diners on route 66. Found it! Lots of good food at a very small price. $25 feed two people. Service was really good too.

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Dallas, Texas
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256 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the AC was on the blitz but fortunately Gallup is usually cool-ish in the shade so we sat outside. We both ordered the Navajo Taco which I had ordered and enjoyed on the visit a couple of years ago. It was OK but the fry bread was tougher this time and if we come back I'll order it without... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was recently traveling west on I-40, heading to Phoenix, and decided to stop for breakfast in Gallup, NM. Passing on the familiar chain restaurant and venturing about a mile from the exit I stumbled on Aurelia's Diner, which specializes in Mexican food. What a pleasant surprise! My meal was prededed by free salas, guacomole and chips, and ended with... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We went here because of all the good reviews here. We sort of doubt this. Greet and connect was more or less non existent. I had a beef burrito which was quite good. Rice and beans just OK. The chicken in my wife's quesadilla was really dry and the fries were not for human consumption. Normally fries are crispy on... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious. I especially love the breakfast burrito and the enchiladas. Everyone who works here is very friendly and helpful. The meal starts with complimentary chips, salsa and guac and ends with complimentary pudding. My favorite spot for brunch/lunch!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2502 E Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-4766
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-726-2800
Description
phone: 505-726-2800

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