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Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch
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BREAKFAST BURRITOS‏
Large flour tortilla filled w/ southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, scrambled eggs, & your choice of
Chorizo
Cheese
Sour cream
Sautéed Veggies
Cheese
Sour cream
Cheese ‘N’ Yellow Corn
Cheese
Sour cream
Bacon
Cheese
Sour cream
Chile Verde
Cheese
Sour cream
Chile Colorado
Cheese
Sour cream
Machaca
Cheese
Sour cream
SCRAMBLED EGGS PLATE
Smoked Bacon
Served w/ plain scrambled eggs, southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, & tortillas.
Chorizo
Scrambled w/ eggs & served w/ southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, & tortillas.
Sautéed Veggies
Scrambled w/ eggs & served w/ southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, & tortillas.
Nopales
(Tender cactus) scrambled w/ eggs & served w/ southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, & tortillas.
Cheese & Corn
Scrambled eggs w/ fresh kernels of yellow corn & cheddar cheese served w/ southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, & tortillas.
Avocado & Cheese
Scrambled eggs w/ avocado & cheddar cheese served w/ southwestern potatoes, mild salsa & tortillas.
LITTLE CACTUS SPECIAL‏
Little Cactus Special
Tortilla chips, eggs, cactus, corn, & cheese scrambled together, & topped w/ cheese, mild salsa, sour cream & your choice of our ranchero sauce or green chili sauce
OMELETS
All of our fluffy omelets are served w/ southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, sour cream, & tortillas.
Nopalitos Omelet
Tender cactus, poblano chiles, & cheese.
Veggie Omelet
Lightly sautéed jicama, squash, purple cabbage, red & green sweet peppers, carrots, & cheese
Choriz Omelet
Spicy house-made chorizo, & cheese
Spinach & Bacon Omelet
Sautéed spinach, smoked bacon, & cheese
Smothered Omelets
Any of our fluffy omelets generously covered w/ our ranchero or green chile sauce, add
HOT CORN MEAL MUSH‏
Hot Corn Meal Mush
Served w/ brown sugar & milk.
Bananas
Raisins
RED POTATO PLATE
Red Potato Plate
Southwestern potatoes topped w/ sour cream, mild salsa, & asiago cheese.
A side of two eggs
POLENTA BREAKFAST‏
Polenta Breakfast
Soft polenta topped w/ your choice of chorizo, chile verde, chile colorado, roasted corn, two fried eggs, quesco fresco, mild salsa, & tortillas
HUEVOS RANCHEROS
Huevos Rancheros
Two fried eggs, served on a bed of pinto beans & cheese, topped w/ ranchero or green chile sauce, mild salsa, sour cream, southwestern potatoes & tortillas.With chorizo
CHILE VERDE‏
Chile Verde
A spicy stew of pork w/ poblano & jalapeño chiles, served w/ two fried eggs, pinto beans and, corn or flour tortillas
CHILE COLORADO
Chile Colorado
Tender chunks of braised beef served w/ two fried eggs, southwestern potatoes, mild salsa, & corn or flour tortilla
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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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...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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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
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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
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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...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Located in East Sac and family owned and operated, Nopalitos is the love of Dave & Rose for the rest of us. Tex-Mex and homey, open only for breakfast and lunch M-F. Those who loved the Bun Stop across from UCD Med Center in days...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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