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Rubalcaba Taco Shop

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270 Dahlia St, Pahrump, NV 89048-2149
+1 775-727-4225
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Carlsbad, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Have been here three times on two trips to Pahrump. Located in an out-of-the-way, short strip mall behind Albertson's, it's not positioned for tourist trade; we found 3 sheriff's cars parked out front at the last visit. Good, inexpensive food, clean establishment, friendly service. Caveat: The beef tacos were a little weak; everything else is very good. Great self-serve salsas... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Visited Rubalcaba and enjoyed the steak Burrito (very tasty) and my husband enjoyed the steak soft tacos. The sauces are not what we're used to, but did have a variety. Good service and friendly staff.

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Thank ToastyRed
Pahrump, Nevada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Seen it many times but yesterday was the first time I stopped. Nice (looks like) family run restaurant. Food was best I've had in Pahrump yet. Only one comment the hotsauce is not hot. Need one more red sauce much spicier than the other two. Other than that I recommend you try them. Prices are reasonable!

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Thank wapo92139
Pahrump, Nevada
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2016

You order up at the counter. The gentleman taking order was very pleasant. I ordered, got a bottle of water - another Pahrump Mexican place w/ no beer - and sat down. As I was checking my message, the man comes out with my food - a matter of a few minutes. Burrito was tasty and large - I couldn't... More 

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Thank Kevin K
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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798 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We went here for lunch...the counter service was good, the location behind Walmart was poor, the decor boring, and the food average. We won't be returning.....sadly there is no place for good Mexican food in Pahrump.

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Thank Cherie P
Homer, Alaska
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is just a small place but the service was good and the food was excellent, very authentic and plentiful. Don't be put off by the poor location behind Walmart- give it a try. We loved it!

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Thank walter1951
Pahrump, Nevada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Not at all impressed with what I had. I ordered a California Burrito. I was with a group of friends who each had a burrito. None were impressed. However, one friend who had tacos previously said they were really good.

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Thank JudithWendy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We got our food to go...the 3 Carne Asada tacos were huge...wonderful flavor...great salsa....nice people...

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Thank ranchers2000
Los Banos
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280 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015

We went in to use a dining certificate from a dining promoter. This place refused to honor it. So, it appears that they used this program to lure in customers with certificates, refuse them, and hope you will stay and eat at full fare. We did not bite on this. At any rate, I will not go anywhere this place... More 

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Thank Thomas L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The food had no taste. Didn't get everything we ordered. And had to keep going up to the counter to get what we asked for. Never will go back.

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Thank Nicole S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Dahlia St, Pahrump, NV 89048-2149
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Pahrump
  • Phone Number: +1 775-727-4225

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