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San Marcos Grill

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260 E Winnie Ln, Carson City, NV 89706-2251
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff


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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious and fresh!

We had lunch and enjoyed the guacamole made table side as well as fish tacos. The service was great and we had a fabulous lunch.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Good for:
  • Families with children
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English first
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch and enjoyed the guacamole made table side as well as fish tacos. The service was great and we had a fabulous lunch.

Thank shellyscott
Minden, Nevada
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some good comments about this restaurant, but it did not live up our expectations. Service was only fair, their bean dip was too runny and needed salt. Salsa was very good. My Margarita was very good. When our dinners were served, the plates were not hot (what Mexican Restaurant doesn't have hot plates?). My wife's Chili Relleno tasted... More 

Thank billnevada
Gardnerville, Nevada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined there for the 1st time last Sunday; the food did not disappoint. The beef in the nachos was the best I had ever had! The personnel was friendly but the service was slow. Would definitely visit again!

Thank barb o
Silver Springs, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to this restaurant but it will definitely NOT my last. The chili relleno was out of this world and the cheese enchilada was excellent as well. The beans and rice were great, the service was very good and the prices extremely reasonable. What a hidden gem!

Thank Lynne B
Puyallup, Washington
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Today my husband and I pulled into the Silver City RV park just south of Carson City, NV. While checking in, we asked the desk clerk to suggest a good local restaurant. She recommended the San Marcos Grill on the north end of Carson City. What a great little place. We first ordered the "table side" guacamole. Our waitress brought... More 

Thank Belinda P
Carson City, Nevada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Wonderful service, prompt delivery of appetizers (great fresh guacamole made at your table to order), drinks don't stint on alcohol, & the entries are fantastic ... Highly recommend!

Thank Kim G
Olympia, Washington
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Just had dinner here with my significant other here. Don't be deceived by the fact that this restaurant is located in a strip mall. The interior is very nicely decorated and the staff is pleasant and helpful. I had the veggie fajita and my partner had the huevos rancheros. Both dishes were delicious and served promptly. Generous portions and great... More 

Thank Catherine R
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

San Marcos Grill serves really good food. There were four of us who went for lunch and all ordered something different, and all of us were very pleased with our choices. I had a combination plate with a chile relleno and a tostado. It was very good! The iced tea was not what I was expecting (black tea) but it... More 

Thank GrandmaWen
South Lake Tahoe, California
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157 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is not the best Mexican food in Carson City, nor the worst. The food was good but skimpy on portions with very little sauce. I ate the whole meal, enchiladas, rice and beans and had to ask for more chips and salsa to fill up. Others in our party were satisfied except the picky children; they split the kids... More 

Thank frugel-traveler
Carson City, Nevada
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

From the minute one enters the San Marcos Grill you know it is going to be good. Immediate reception by staff, escort to place of choice, and prompt service is the standard of this restaurant. The adjacent bar area deserves likewise accolades. All menu items are recommended from past enjoyment. The bar provides exceptional beverages as well. I have many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 260 E Winnie Ln, Carson City, NV 89706-2251
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: 775-882-9797

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children



Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?