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Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
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3.2 miles from California State Capitol Museum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently tried the smothered burrito with both sauces, yummy! This place is firmly in my favorites. Heads up, They only accept cash or checks.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed October 3, 2019

There is always a line, but it doesn’t matter because the food is so good. Have tried most things on the menu and not been disappointed. Friendly staff, patrons are laidback. A family place.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Your choice of beef,chicken, Chile verde etc with salad very home style all fresh ingredients 2 tacos and not stingy with meat always delicious very kind and friendly and trustworthy owners and employees I could eat there every day I highly recommend

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Ah the tamale bowl. Ah the lovely people. It’s a good as all the other glowing reviews say it is. Open for breakfast and lunch. Cash only.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 11, 2019

I loved this place, I don't think there is a dish that you can order that you would be displeased with. The owners are wonderful and the staff is always friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed September 25, 2018

my only regret was that i didnt arrive hungrier! well that, plus the fact that i offered to buy breakfast for a friend and then found out they didnt take credit cards! wow in 2018?? delish menu items, friendly staff. i even was able to...park right in front. will definitely try again when in the area!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Came to Sacramento for a visit and leaned on TripAdvisor, as I do, for dining ideas. This place had 39 reviews and all were 5. I was cautiously optimistic. Everyone was right. This place is truly outstanding. We had the Little Cactus Special and the...Chili Verde for breakfast. I can't find a single thing to say anything negative about. Everything was absolutely delicious and service was fantastic. Even their latte was phenomenal. Go here with no reservation as to quality, taste, or service.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The delightful couple who own and operate Nopalitos have been doing this quite a while. It's the place in East Sac near Sac State that everyone is drawn to. No wonder, great Tex Mex!

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Love Rose & Dave’s neighborhood place. Soooo good! I get the beef burrito smothered “half and half” cause both sauces are great. Why choose! Salad with chicken added and pumpkin seeds if you ask. Really good!

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I've been going to this place for over 10 years and for a time worked nearby and had lunch there at least weekly. They are only open on weekdays, so plan accordingly. Breakfasts range from light and fluffy pancakes with a twinge of orange essence...to a wonderful concoction of scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese and corn. Both are favorites of mine along with a couple of substantial pieces of bacon and a coffee or latte. Lunches provide more exquisite dishes from juicy tinga chicken tostada, casa dias, and nachos, but the best dish is tamale in a bowl with chile verde - especially during the winter - it'll warm you right up. Food quality is always top notch and delicious. Service is impeccable. Food arrives quickly and is always fresh off the grill or out of the oven. Rose also bakes some of the best chocolate chip cookies I've ever had.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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