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El Charro Avitia

4389 S Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-6617
+1 775-883-6261
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“street tacos” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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4389 S Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-6617
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in the Lake Tahoe Mexican food several times--beyond a doubt El Charro Avitia was the best. We were actually just lucky to find it just driving by looking for a place to eat lunch--it was not that impressive from the outside, but there...More

Thank Skeet L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been going here since the early 80’s. Always friendly staff, good food and great margaritas. In the bar area there are free chips, salsa and bean/cheese dip. Really can’t go wrong here...nothing too fancy, but clean and affordable. I don’t live in Carson anymore,...More

Thank Walstib13
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Anytime a restaurant is in business for 41 years with the same owner you know it has to be good, and El Charro Avitia's certainly fills the bill. We've been eating there since moving to the area 25 years ago and although we have tried...More

Thank J R W
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and have eating here since 1997. Simple great food. Not super fancy. But really good. It is the only place i have found in 5 states that has abondigas soup every day. Try and enjoy.

Thank nnorbur
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

4 of us for lunch. Close to Costco and Hiway 50. Easy to find, ample parking, cool old building. Monday afternoon, Presidents Day. Hostess was very friendly and we were seated immediately. Chips and 2 types of salsa on the table, the waitress informed us...More

Thank Allfunallthetime
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant had standard Mexican food. You can definitely get your beans cheese and protein fix here. So it’s a good option if your in the mood for a basic Mex meal. The servers were friendly, it was full with customers so it had a...More

Thank StormyMarin
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Been to many over the years in many locations but this surpasses all. homemade with t Great food,two types of homemade salsa served with he initial gratis chips and quick and efficient service. Going to Tahoe??...it's right at the bottom of the hill.

Thank Derek A
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This is the best Mexican we had here in Carson City and Reno. The quality, quantity, and price was excellent, as was the service and atmosphere. Definitely will be back.

Thank Shamoon A
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend took me out to dinner and said this place was the best in town. I didn't think much of it because Mexican food seems so simple and it's hard to mess up...well I can now say I know good Mexican food from ok....More

Thank Izabell26
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good food, great shredded beef, excellent taco's and Enchilada's while nothing fancy inside and the place could use a bit of a face lift, the food is constant and well priced and always good

Thank bikerwheels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4389 S Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-6617
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: +1 775-883-6261
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