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El Gallo Blanco

2838 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-3748
+1 269-382-7020
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
2838 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-3748
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service can be very slow, but friendly and helpful. I enjoy the variety, like cactus, you can't get other places and the value is good. Ask your server to suggest things based upon your interest and spice level.

Thank TakenByTravel777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old friend and I stopped here for lunch in June. He said it was very good and he was right. The chips and sauce are good and I had a burrito to go along with them. The place is not much to look at...More

Thank Cincwell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Real Mexican restaurant. We know, having spent a month in Guadalajara this year. Wonderful Quesadilla de Harina and Vegetarian Burrito with olives.

Thank 615carlm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was average, the waitstaff not very friendly. When the door to the kitchen opened it was disturbing how messy it was. Not sure I want to eat there again.

Thank Go W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small local restaurant with very good food and great prices. I had the three enchiladas with shredded beef and was stuffed. My friends ate the cactus. One had tacos and the other enchiladas, both loved their meals too. Salsa was also very...More

Thank joernandmore
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A good Mexican restaurant with a number of choices. They will adjust items to work with picky eaters. A family atmosphere, they do not have a licquer license.

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I swung by this restaurant as I was driving through Kalamazoo. Didn't expect much, but it turned out to be a winner! From the moment I stepped in to the restaurant, it was Mexico! Food was homey and REAL Mexican. Salsas were very flavourful -...More

Thank alone-voyager
Reviewed 17 April 2017

When you are from California, it can be difficult to find decent Mexican food outside the state. I have been severely disappointed many times. The food here is uniformly good - the entree, the beans, the rice are all decent or better. Helpings are generous...More

Thank Gail R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We have never been disappointed eating at this restaurant! It is worth going just to have the chips and salsa but the entire menu has always been AMAZING! The home made guacamole is a must try and the daily specials are fantastic! great way to...More

Thank brendatD5983CR
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

It was freezing in there, not sure if the heat didn't work. They did have several space heaters going. They were attentive. Chips and salsa were tasty. We ordered the Mexican style tacos and enchiladas Rojas. The tacos were on point and what I am...More

Thank Matting
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2838 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001-3748
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-382-7020
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