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Jimboy's Tacos

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700 E 2nd St, Reno, NV 89502-1019
775-329-8288
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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Service was not good. Screwed up my order to start. Have to be honest, I did not expect anything good from this place but a friend who knows my love tacos insists I try it. Well I confess a darn good taco. I think them over priced but dang good taste and I will be back. Had the carne asada... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Reno, Nevada
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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I grew up in South Lake Tahoe, we have always loved Jimboys, since at least 1969, They have a different style of taco. But always delicious. The bean and cheese burritos are great.I It is a great place to bring kids, the prices are very reasonable,for a family&they have Taco Tuesday's most of the time.

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Service was not good. Screwed up my order to start. Have to be honest, I did not expect anything good from this place but a friend who knows my love tacos insists I try it. Well I confess a darn good taco. I think them over priced but dang good taste and I will be back. Had the carne asada... More 

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

While I lived in Reno this place was a once a week stop. The tacos are awesome but you can't go wrong with the burrito or nachos either.Everytime I'm back in the area Jimboys is a must stop,last time we were in Reno,we made it a 2X stop. The building is outdated but if you are looking for some bomb... More 

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Everywhere, Man
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We only ventured outside once during three days of 100-degree heat - we walked around the block to Jimboy's Taco place. It is authentic Mexican; you can always tell by the cilantro and lime and whatever other magic they put into it. They put grated parmesan on the outside of the freshly-fried taco shells - I have never seen that... More 

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

The best fast food tacos you will ever have. I don't know what it is about them but they are off the hook good. We do not have Jimboy's where we live so anytime we travel past one we have to get some.

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Greenbrae
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We love Jimboys but this spot was poorly maintained with one restroom for all staff and guests. The tacos were not quite up to Jimboys excellent standard. Wonder if this is one that keeps the name but is not part of the corporation.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

We came to Reno for a family reunion and stopped by twice just for the Tacos. We all live in different states and have never had Tacos like these before. Sure the ground beef is a bit messy but the flavor was great. What makes these special are the shells... not oily and wonderfully crisp with cheese on the outside!

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Orovada, NV
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

I went through the drive-thru, so the service was fine. The taco's oil had soaked through the crispy corn tortilla, and continued to drip as i ate it. What a mess.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

I was deployed over seas and away from home for 7 years and every time I came home the only place I could think of that I HAD to have was Jimboys... love me some of those fish taco's and shrimp taco's. This place is kind of under rated for for mexican fast food.. it is light years better then... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 E 2nd St, Reno, NV 89502-1019
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: 775-329-8288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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