Top 10 Authentic Mexican Restaurants In Reno, Nevada - Updated 2021

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In Reno we’re sure that you would have had an excellent time exploring the many casinos, discovering history at the National Automobile Museum, or perhaps even strolling along the Truckee River Walk. Reno is known for its bright lights, busy downtown area, and party vibe. Regardless of the time of day, there is always something unique and exciting going on in Reno. Just make sure that you take the time to also explore the pretty parks and architecture. To keep your energy up, you’ll need some hearty food. What could be better than visiting one of the top 10 authentic Mexican restaurants in Reno, Nevada!

1. Miguel's

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Surround yourself with tacos, not negativity! #MiguelsReno #Tacos #Drinks

Posted by Miguel's Mexican Food on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

According to many, having opened its doors in 1959, Miguel’s is Nevada’s first Mexican restaurant. This family-owned business has two locations and has won many awards for its menu. In fact, there are 26 combo plates which alongside the classics of tacos, enchiladas and chilli rellenos, you can also enjoy seafood and speciality burritos.

Miguel's

Address: 1415 South Virginia Street, Reno NV 89502 / 13901 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89511

Website: Miguel’s

Opening hours: Monday Closed / Tue - Thurs 11 am - 9 pm / Fri - Sat 11 am - 10 pm / Sunday 12 pm - 8 pm

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

2. Anna's Mexican Grill

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Anna's Mexican Grill on Friday, April 14, 2017

Another fantastic family-run business since 2010, Anna’s has been working its way into the hearts of the locals. Guaranteed to deliver delicious food each and every time. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner you can expect to find classic and speciality dishes. We’re particularly fond of the big share combos and split dishes which are ideal for two people.

Anna's Mexican Grill

Address: 9570 S. McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89523

Website: Anna’s Mexican Grill

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 9 am - 9 pm / Sunday Closed

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

3. Mari Chuy's Mexican Kitchen

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Mari Chuy's Mexican Kitchen on Monday, April 12, 2021

Feeling adventurous? Head to Mari Chuy’s Mexican Kitchen to enjoy Mexican food with a twist. Mari Chuy has a wide menu selection and for those of you who are vegetarian, we promise that you won’t be disappointed. Why not try pairing for your dishes with some of the unique cocktails on offer. Anyone for a jalapeno margarita?

Mari Chuy's Mexican Kitchen

Address: 764 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 8950

Website: Mari Chuy’s Mexican Kitchen

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 11 am - 9 pm / Sunday Closed

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

4. Bertha Miranda's Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

The owners family is from Northern Mexico and so you can expect an authentic taste. Our favourite has to be the El Gran Evento or the La Obra Maestra. You might also be lucky to see traditional entertainment such as a Mariachi band or dance event. They have daily specials, which is the perfect excuse to go back more than once!

Bertha Miranda's Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Address: 336 Mill St, Reno, NV 89501-1537

Website: Bertha Miranda’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Opening hours: 10 am - 10 pm

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

5. Los Compadres

Tacos al Pastor @ Taquiera Los Compadres
Source: Photo by Flickr user IAHilltopper used under CC BY 2.0

There are two things that you can always count on at Lox Compadres, the first is excellent customer service and the second is delicious grub! The no-frills menu delivers what everyone wants; top quality food, large portions and a fair price. Don’t know what to order? In our eyes, you can’t go wrong with the Carne Asada Enchiladas or try one of the Mexican pizzas.

Los Compadres

Address: 25 Foothill Rd, Reno, NV 89511

Website: Los Compadres

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday 11 am - 9:30 pm / Friday and Saturday 11 am - 10.30 pm

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

6. Antonio's Mexican Grill

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Antonio's Mexican Grill on Friday, April 30, 2021

If it’s a nice day be sure to sit outside on the patio to enjoy your meal. This friendly and casual place is an ideal dinner date spot with friends. The price is very good, and you still get excellent quality and large portion sizes. Everything on the menu is great, but the enchiladas are always done to perfection.

Antonio's Mexican Grill

Address: 95 North Sierra Street, Reno, Nevada 89501

Website: Antonio’s Mexican Grill

Opening hours: Sunday 12 pm - 7 pm / Monday - Thursday 11 am - 9 pm / Friday and Saturday 11 am - 12 am

Average price for two people: Under 10 USD

7. Casa Grande Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Casa Grande Dos on Tuesday, August 13, 2019

With both a happy hour menu and a regular menu to choose from you already have a fair excuse to visit a few times. If it was us though, we would head straight the speciality dishes and order Tacos al Pastor. In fact, there are 22 speciality dishes. There are two locations in Reno, each is friendly and welcoming.

Casa Grande Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Address: 1655 Robb Dr. Suite 1, Reno, NV 89523 / 4796 Caughlin Pkwy, Reno, NV 89519

Website: Casa Grande Mexican Restaurant and Cantinat

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday 11 am - 10 pm / Friday and Saturday 11 am - 11 pm

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

8. Murrieta's Restaurant & Cantina

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Murrieta's Restaurant & Cantina on Wednesday, February 27, 2019

This no-frills menu delivers on quick and easy Mexican food. Head down to one of the happy hours and you can enjoy tacos for less than a dollar, where else can you beat that? It may be quick and easy but there is still plenty of choices. From standard combinations to more authentic Mexican options such as ceviches, you’re sure to find something that everyone can enjoy.

Murrieta's Restaurant & Cantina

Address: 8195 S. Virginia St. Reno, NV 89511

Website: Murrieta’s Restaurant & Cantina

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 11 am - 10 pm / Saturday and Sunday 10 am - 10 pm

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

9. El Adobe Cafe

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Our #TacoSalad with a side of #frijolés makes for a perfect way to enjoythis delicious dish. Bring your #family in for #lunch, #dinner. #Reno #Delicious #FamilyRecipe #ElAdobéReno #MidtownReno

Posted by El Adobe Cafe on Friday, June 25, 2021

This bright and colourful spot is the ideal place to kick back and enjoy some Mexican food. All of the food is prepared daily from fresh, delivering the sharpest flavours. This is a local favourite and many people will tell you that they have the best Mexican food in Reno. Well, we will let you decide that yourselves but we will let you into a secret… they have a bar with over 50 different types of tequila!

El Adobe Cafe

Address: 55 West Arroyo St. off So. Virginia St. Reno, NV 89509

Website: El Adobe Cafe

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday 10 am - 9.30 pm / Friday and Saturday 10 am - 10 pm

Average price for two people: 11 -30 USD

10. Si Amigos Reno Mexican Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

It's Taco Tuesday! Come on down and get your favorite street taco!! Your choice of meats, Asada, Chicken, Carnitas or Pastor! Only $2 a taco!! Get as many as you want!!

Posted by Si Amigos Mexican Restaurant on Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Serving up delicious Mexican food since 2004, Si Amigos has local produce at its core. This family-friendly restaurant is a classic stop to enjoy the Mexican menu. It’s in a great location if you want to tear yourself away from the casinos for a few hours. The menu covers both lunch, dinner and specials. We think that the Mole Poblano on the specials menu is a sure-fire win.

Si Amigos Reno Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1553 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2819

Website: Si Amigos Reno Mexican Restaurant

Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 11 am - 9 pm / Friday and Saturday 11 am - 10 pm

Average price for two people: 11 - 30 USD

"Pass the picante"

Reno Arch, Reno, Nevada
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Ken Lund used under CC BY-SA 2.0

Luckily, from this list, there is a Mexican restaurant that you could try every day of the week while enjoying your holiday in Reno, Nevada. So, why not take a break from the betting and replenish yourself with the best traditional Mexican food that Reno has to offer. “Pass the picante por favor.”

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