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El Borracho Restaurant - CLOSED

1601 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502
(775) 322-0313
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Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
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Reno, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Sadly, El Borracho Restaurant has closed due to the retirement of the owners :-( They will be greatly missed by many who live in Northern NV and many who visit our great silver state! Happy Retirement guys! We will all miss your wonderful restaurant!

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Yuma, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

We found this great spot on our house hunting trip to Reno. Best service and authentic food we ever had. And truly family owned and operated in every sense of the word.

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Reno, Nevada
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Wins the best of Reno Margaritas in our book every time! The owners are very friendly and the food is consistently spectacular! Try the bisteca chicana, the abondigas soup, and my favorite...the chicken mole! We have tried almost everything on the menu and NOTHING disappoints! Campy 60s Mexican motif and the cozy bar make for a great experience. Gracias por... More

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Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

El Borracho has been pleasing diners since 1960 at this location. When you tire of the buffets, this is a nice change of pace. Several combo dinners around $15-17 that will leave you feelling full. The cook will sometimes mix with customers, a friendly touch. Sodas are from the can only and a delicious variation on a guacamole dip is... More

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syracuse
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2009

Great food, Can not say enough about it. every time I have visited this restaurant I have enjoyed it. Looks like a hole in the wall outside, nice inside. some what of a little known place. its has been there for years.

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