Nevada January 25, 2016
12 Restaurants In Nevada To Get Mexican Food That Will Blow Your Mind
Here in Nevada, you can get just about any type of food, including Mexican. Mexican food has become very popular in the United States, with almost every town having at least one Mexican restaurant. If you’re a fan of Mexican food, you’re in luck! There are several restaurants located throughout Nevada that serve the BEST Mexican food, including the 12 restaurants listed below.
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1. Tacos El Gordo - Las Vegas
Tacos El Gordo, a family owned and operated restaurant, is well known for their wonderful authentic tacos. Just a fair warning: This is a very popular Mexican restaurant, so be prepared to stand in line. If the line happens to be long, don't let it scare you off. The food is well worth the wait. (3049 S Las Vegas Blvd)
2. Restaurante Yesenia - Reno
Restaurante Yesenia specializes in pupusas, a Salvadorian specialty. Be sure to try a few before you leave. You'll be glad you did! (581 E Moana Ln)
3. Chihauhua's Grill & Cantina - Winnemucca
All of the dishes at Chihauhua's Grill & Cantina are made from scratch, including a blend of secret ingredients. Because their menu features many different options, there's something for everyone. (71 Giroux St)
4. The Lady Tamales - Carson City
At The Lady Tamales, you'll find the best tacos and tamales in town---hands down. Also, the prices can't be beat! (933 Woodside Dr)
5. Juan's Flaming Fajitas & Cantina - Las Vegas
At Juan's Flaming Fajitas & Cantina, the fajitas are cooked right in front of you and they taste AMAZING! Without a doubt, this is "THE PLACE" to go in Las Vegas for fajitas. They're the best!
(9640 W Tropicana Ave)
6. Santa Rosa Taco Shop - Henderson
Santa Rosa Taco Shop is a great, family owned restaurant. It's a favorite among the locals, and their food is as close to homemade as it gets. This taco shop is a definite must stop the next time you're in the Henderson area.
(23 E Basic Rd)
7. San Marcos Grill - Carson City
San Marcos Grill, located in the heart of Carson City, specializes in original, authentic and traditional Mexican cuisine with an assortment of styles and flavors. Along with their delicious food, San Marcos also offers affordable prices and excellent service. (250 E Winnie Ln)
8. El Dorado Cantina - Las Vegas
At El Dorado Cantina, the Street Tacos are INCREDIBLE. And don't leave without trying the flan. It's some of the best you'll ever eat. Guaranteed! (3025 Sammy Davis Jr. Dr)
9. Cafe Del Rio - Virginia City
Cafe Del Rio, located inside the historic Werrin Building, has been serving up authentic Southwest flavors since 2005. Using only the freshest ingredients, their dishes are prepared from scratch daily. (394 S C St)
10. Miguel's Mexican Food - Reno
Miguel's Mexican Food, established in 1959, is a favorite among the locals. Miguel's authentic Mexican dishes are prepared by using original recipes and the finest ingredients. (1415 S Virginia St)
11. La Casita - Fallon
Editor's Note: As of November 2020, La Casita is permanently closed. La Casita, located in Fallon, serves delicious Mexican AND Italian cuisine. You can't get much better than that. Well, YES YOU CAN! La Casita also has affordable prices and excellent service. (40 E Center St)
12. Sergio's Mexican Restaurant - Elko
Editor's Note: As of November 2020, Sergio's Mexican Restaurant is permanently closed. Sergio's Mexican Restaurant, a local favorite, serves the "Biggest Burrito in Town." (743 Idaho St)
Did your favorite Mexican restaurant make the list? If not, where is your favorite place in Nevada to get Mexican food? Let us know in the comments below!