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San Marcos Grill

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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260 E Winnie Ln, Carson City, NV 89706-2251
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Carson City, Nevada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been coming here for years and San Marcos remains our favorite Mexican restaurant ANYWHERE. (We travel frequently for business). This is one of those local favorites that most visitors would probably not be aware of because it's tucked away in a strip mall off the main road. But don't let that fool you. The food is consistently excellent and... More 

Thank Travelin51
Reno, Nevada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service is speedy and the food is consistently good. I've been stopping in here for several years, and they're good for small and large groups.

Thank Jetface
Carson City, Nevada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Family owned. Fresh cooked ingredients. Best Mexican food in town. More varieties of Tequila to try than anywhere else I know. Also doe Take out!

Thank retalbert
Aliso Viejo, California
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68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in here after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. What can I say, the reviews don't lie. We found a huge and inventive margarita menu, rich and well thought out food menu and friendly service all rolled into one place. We tried the several different meals and margaritas and were very pleased with all of them. Some of the... More 

Thank Roadtrp23
Sevierville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Plato Verde. Tender pork chunks in a spicy sauce. Table side guacamole was best I've had. Pacifico beer on draft. Friendly service.

Thank drpippin
Sevierville, Tennessee
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch on the way to Lake Tahoe . Found it with Tripadvisor app and map. Guacamole made by your table----best that I have ever had. Salsa, chips, and dip was excellent. Pacifico on draft! I had steak cooked with cactus and tomatillos. Spicy wonderfulness.my friend got the Plato verde, pork . Wish we had this restaurant in... More 

Thank Deborah S
San Jose, California
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best dinner in Carson City,Nevada We were greeted and shown to out table. Ordered margaritas-very nice and then ordered our dinner. Michael had the rice and chicken and I had one cheese enchiladas and a chile relleno, both very good.

Thank varnin
Arcata, California
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152 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was pretty excited about visiting San Marcos Grill after reading various reviews. While our food was good, it was more average than great. As we were just passing through, I don't know how it stacks up against other Mexican restaurants in Carson City. I'd go again, probably.

Thank Steve C
Carson City, Nevada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This hidden restaurant in Carson City is not on a main road therefore not easy to find. But go and find it. One of the best Mexican restaurants in Carson.

Thank Wrldtvl
Lakeville, Minnesota
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Have you ever had a blackberry margarita? You would find one on the menu at the San Marcos Grill, along with many other flavors of margaritas and exotic drinks. Located within a strip mall, the grill would be easily missed, but that would be a shame. This charming Mexican restaurant provides a cheery atmosphere - brightly painted walls in contrasting... More 

Thank Jane H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 E Winnie Ln, Carson City, NV 89706-2251
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: 775-882-9797

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