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Taqueria Jimenez

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913 Friday Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6924
+1 530-542-1006
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lake Tahoe
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local so I have visited almost every month of the year. I forgot about this place. I need to go back as years ago it was one of the best. Out of the way so mostly locals go here. I hope it is as good as it was. I will go back and revise my review.

Thank JohnnnyGP
Daly City, California
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Located near our motel. We ordered a couple tacos and one super burrito. It was super huge! The price was average for taquerias in California. No chips though.

Thank Winston D
Lincoln, California
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441 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Saw the reviews.. walking distance from the Marriott.. Since we weren't up for any of the food at the Heavenly Village, we gave this place a shot for a late lunch. I have mixed feelings. Food is affordable, no one got sick, food came out hot. Nothing fancy.. Styrofoam plates and plastic forks and knives. The interior was pretty messy.... More 

Thank Will G
Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We saw the restaurant from our hotel room and thought it was closed. However, it opened on the Friday night so we decided to try it. It was just great - very authentic food and incredible value. Definitely not a tourist restaurant. Most of the customers are locals.

Thank Bruce M
Pinon Hills, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

These genuine tacos are great. One block walk from the highway, one block from Stateline on CA side.

Thank Crest25
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We walked by the place a few times and thought we would give it a try, what a great decision. Very nice people and wonderful tacos...truly looks like a hole in the wall, but the food was excellent and the place does a good business!

Thank QStat
Riverside, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

The food wasn't flavorful as Mexican food should be,the service was ok but the prices were affordable.

Thank victoria1alvarez
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89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Located between many hotels and Heavenly Ski resort, Taqueria Jiménez offers true, well priced and home made Mexican food. Of course that if you are not into this cuisine, it doesn't make any sense. But after a whole day at the Mountain, nothing like a good Taco to warm up the belly.

Thank Edgar S
San Fernando, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

We tried the asada, chorizo, cabeza, al pastor tacos and they were all very good. The place is very small and homey but nice.It was very close to big pines were we stayed. It was also very economical and nice if you just want some simple and delicious food for a bargain!

Thank afiafidavey18
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

The beef steak tacos were really tasty. In fact, all the tacos I ate were really good. Who can beat the price for a steak street taco at $1.25. I will return again when I'm in South Lake Tahoe!

Thank Kris R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 Friday Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6924
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-542-1006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?