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Mexican, Greek
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5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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Very good breakfasts

The menu is varied and anyone can find something to suite their tastes. Very small location so sometimes a wait is required.Tight parking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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152 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is varied and anyone can find something to suite their tastes. Very small location so sometimes a wait is required.Tight parking.

Thank barongruda
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You gotta have the tamale bowl with green sauce!!! This dish is addicting. I discovered this place about 10 years ago. Never disappointed. Run by Rose and her husband. Very nice people. Southwest cooking (slightly different than Mexican) at it's best. Several Sacramento rock-star chefs agree with me about the Chili Verde Tamale bowl.

Thank TwentyFifthInfantry
Sacramento, California
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

All items on the written blackboard are impecably fresh, appetizing, well balanced, and with clean taste. they are delicious because they are prepared with a light touch of delicate home cooking. At Nopalitos, nothing is common. You WILL NOT encounter heaviness nor the rough combination of most standard commercial "California mexican ". Enjoy real true mexican cuisine!

Thank Annik G
Camino, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

In the area on business and saw this place pop up on TA as a highly rated restaurant. Tried the chile verde over rice and it was quite delicious. It was priced below $7 and was plenty filing. This place is worth its rating.

Thank MichiganMan23
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We and our friends have frequented this small but mighty cafe since the husband & wife team opened it years ago. We lived in the East Sac neighborhood at the time so it was only 5 minutes away. Even when we moved to South Land Park many years later we still mark this as one of our fave breakfast places!!... More 

Thank CheersSacramento
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74 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stopped in this morning to try them out. Very good menu selection and the staff was very friendly (not always the norm around here). I ordered their Huevos Rancheros. It arrived fast and was delicious. They suggested mixing the ranchero and green sauce, very good combination! It's a small place with about six tables inside and a few outside along... More 

Thank RogerD916
Sacramento, California
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I must say I have not tried anything else for breakfast than their Little Cactus Special, which is so different than any other omelette I have ever had. It is so good, I have not tried anything else, but choose to order this over and over again (and I've gone there for years). The first time you try it, let... More 

Thank brendazart
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

You will not go wrong with almost anything you order. Best breakfast. They have early hours and closed in the weekends

Thank Mbusta
Sacramento, CA
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

Dave & Rose have been satisfying Sacramento palettes and tummies since their days at The Bun Stop across from UCD Med. Ctr. Now with Nopalitos they have become a weekday mainstay for East Sac folk, and others who venture over. Never a disappointment.

Thank pnpontheroad
Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We were so glad our flight landed early enough for us to get over to Nopalitos in time for lunch (even though in the opposite direction of where we were heading). The food was just tremendously great, we both had stuffed burritos smothered with a split of red and green sauce and they were divine. The prices are crazy affordable.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-452-8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Greek


Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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