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Earl's Restaurant

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Mexican, American, Diner, Native American
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1400 Highway 66 E, Gallup, NM 87310
+1 505-863-4201
Today
06:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:30
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Moab, Utah
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when I go to earls, there is a friendly warm atmosphere. For breakfast I love getting the #2 special (eggs and sausage) or the breakfast burrito. You cant go wrong with either one

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Thank 2016Renae
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times traveling through Gallup. They never have disappointed the portions are large a large variety of food and Southwest flair. Vendors walk around selling their beautiful hand made Indian jewelry and other items.

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Thank Kim C
New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a Taco Nacho and smothered steak burrito. OMG SO GOOD. The portions were so large we ate the rest for another meal.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were staying overnight in Gallup and had read a billboard along the highway telling about Earl's. After we checked into our motel it was time for dinner. We were welcomed as soon as we walked in. Our waiter, Will, was very prompt and our dinner selection was liver and onions and roast beef. It was so delicious and their... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Earl's is a diner with an extensive menu. Very family friendly, no alcohol, food is casual but good. A lot of locals eat here. The best part is that Earl's allows native americans to sell their crafts table to table. You can just wave them away if you don't want to be bothered, but we loved looking at the wares.... More 

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Thank Robbi L
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had the Navaho tacos and when they say enough for 2, they mean it. It was excellent! It's fun to have Native Americans coming around. If you shake your head no, they just move on. This is a fun restaurant and a Gallup landmark. Highly recommend!

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Thank Sandy D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We arrived in Gallup last for lunch. I had researched restaurants open for lunch on Sunday. After driving by the first two we picked online, we decided to try Earl's as there were many cars parked there. Even with the large crowd, we were promptly seated and greeted. The courteous and friendly staff had us served in short order. Yes,... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

There aren't any mid to upscale dining places in Gallup, but there's got to be something better than this. We stopped for lunch. You have to navigate through several folks selling jewelry to get in the front door. After sitting down, the jewelry vendors come inside and stop at your table . . . really, while we're trying to order... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Earls has been a staple in Gallup N.M. for years and is a favorite of many friends. That being said I personally think it is average food at an average price. If you hope to have a pleasant conversation with your meal be prepared for almost constant vendors approaching with jewelry or fetishes for sale. They are not annoying but... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had this listed in a guide book of traditional/ historic places to eat, so far they have been very good. This one was less so. Server could not seem to understand us, brought me some kind of french onion soup with two huge pieces of carrot in it, rather than clam chowder. Salad bar had some odd items, most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Diner, Native American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 18:30
Monday
06:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:30
Thursday
06:00 - 20:30
Friday
06:00 - 20:30
Saturday
06:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Highway 66 E, Gallup, NM 87310
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
  • Phone Number: +1 505-863-4201

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?