We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nopalitos

Mexican, Greek
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
916-452-8226
Website
Today
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 22 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
INCREDIBLE FAMILY BUSINESS

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
CheersSacramento
,
Sacramento
Add Photo Write a Review

22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Camino, California
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento
Level Contributor
62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
44 reviews
41 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, CA
Level Contributor
95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rancho Cordova, California
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

I used to go to Nopalitos often, but just recently returned for the first time in years. They still have good, fresh ingredients in all their selections. And it's all good! Be sure and get something with the sliced nopalitos (cactus). Very tender and flavorful compared to other places. A wonderful little neighborhood restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Open for breakfast and lunch only during the week, Nopalitos is great value, fresh ingredients, no salt added and not greasy = excellent Mexican. My favorite is the carnitas burrito, a full meal. Occassionally they make tamales in mass. I always buy two dozen as my emergency lunch or dinner when my wife is gone and I don't feel like... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sutter Creek, California
Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We have been eating at Nopalitos for years. This is a small Mexican restaurant with exceedingly fresh ingredients and a friendly staff. We have been served by one of the owners at the counter every single time except perhaps once in over dozens upon dozens of visits and she is always wonderful. You get the sense that they are so... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Nopalitos also viewed

 

Been to Nopalitos? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Nopalitos

Address: 5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
Phone Number: 916-452-8226
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, Greek

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Nopalitos staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?