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Nopalitos

Mexican, Southwestern
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5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
916-452-8226
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sacramento, California
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is very good... And the owners, Rose & Dave, are awesome. Been going there for many years.. Breakfast or lunch are all delicious ... It's small but big on flavor..

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Thank Cshillings
Sacramento, California
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216 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe we have lived in East Sac for over 10 years and we have never eaten here before! Stopped by for a late breakfast and shared their breakfast burrito...yum, yum. Good selection of south of the border items including american breakfast items ie, eggs, bacon and even pancakes. Good indoor seating area as well as some outdoor tables.... More 

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Thank chaslin19
Davis, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With a couple hours between appointments and a gazillion chain options in the area, I found myself at a friend's suggestion. A number of years back we had an incredible breakfast there. The burrito, salsas, and fixins' did not disappoint! From the the tomato to the jicama, to the spice it was fresh and delicious. It's an incredible folksy small... More 

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Thank N S
Gold River, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for over 20 years! Hands down the best southwest breakfast and lunch in Sac! Don't forget to bring cash...no credit/debit cards accepted. Try the huevos rancheros!

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Thank JREGRCA
Sacramento, California
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I normally order the Cactus Special-- red sauce only as you can't get it anywhere else. I often take part of it home as its a good sized portion for me. But every once in a while-- their French toast ( walnut bread) is perfect thing. Not too sweet & the bread has so much flavor. Pancakes are lovely &... More 

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Thank Bonnie C
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Rose and David run a great little southwest style breakfast and lunch place. Reminds me of a place in Las Cruces, NM. Very local, friendly, family run, casual place with great food. I have the beef burrito with half red and half green sauce because they are both so good! Huevos rancheros for breakfast is awesome!

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Thank Timothy D
Sacramento, California
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Consistently great breakfast and lunch food. We know of many people, not from the neighborhood that will make the special trip to come here. Over the years we have tried every dish and were always satisfied, feeling good and content when leaving.

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Thank erw49
Sacramento, California
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221 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The menu is varied and anyone can find something to suite their tastes. Very small location so sometimes a wait is required.Tight parking.

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Thank barongruda
Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

You gotta have the tamale bowl with green sauce!!! This dish is addicting. I discovered this place about 10 years ago. Never disappointed. Run by Rose and her husband. Very nice people. Southwest cooking (slightly different than Mexican) at it's best. Several Sacramento rock-star chefs agree with me about the Chili Verde Tamale bowl.

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Thank TwentyFifthInfantry
Sacramento, California
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

All items on the written blackboard are impecably fresh, appetizing, well balanced, and with clean taste. they are delicious because they are prepared with a light touch of delicate home cooking. At Nopalitos, nothing is common. You WILL NOT encounter heaviness nor the rough combination of most standard commercial "California mexican ". Enjoy real true mexican cuisine!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-452-8226

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