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Margaritas Mexican Cafe

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2494 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7719
+1 530-544-6907
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here WELL over 50 times.there's a lot of choices in the lake Tahoe area and we've tried most of them.we come here to get our Mexican food needs quenched. Excellent homemade dishes...relaxed atmosphere and great service... A must try!

Thank scott w
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We know Mexican food and this food was excellent. We weren't sure what to expect but it was delicious and authentic. Very friendly staff and everything was perfect!

Thank William T
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We really liked the food at this restaurant. It wasn't like some of the "fake" mexican restaurants. The staff was very friendly. It is a family run restaurant. We will be back!

Thank TheWorldTravelers02
London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This place is all about the food, service and Margaritas. The food was surprisingly sophisticated for such simple surroundings. This is a family run business it almost feels like you're entering someone's home. The highlights of our meal were the chilli verde burrito and the Asada Classic Burrito the guacamole was excellent as were the Margaritas. Simply the best Mexican... More 

Thank Liz5004
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This great cafe is a locals favorite as well as a visitors find for great food and friendly service.not as fancy but super food!!

Thank Alan J
Central Oregon, Oregon
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We really like this restaurant and have been enjoying it for many years. Raphael is an excellent Mexican chef, and the menu is varied and has choices for everyone.

Thank Barb S
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We have our favorite Mexican restaurants in our hometown, so after a week of cooking for ourselves at a rented townhouse, we were ready for a dinner out. We picked this location and we thoroughly enjoyed our meals there. The guacamole was thick and rich. Nice salsa. Great fresh iced tea. Small space, but reminded us of our favorite places... More 

Thank SMGrandma
Felton, CA
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Reading the other reviews, we were optimistic when we pulled in and got a table right away. We were a little early for lunch, so no waiting. That was the best part of the whole experience. The chips were OK, served with warm bean dip and salsa. The rice had some flavor and was warm (unlike some other Mexican restaurants... More 

Thank Betty L
Tucson, Arizona
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Had the best burrito ever, with draft Modelo Negro, and a wonderful bi-lingual staff. Parking is a challenge, get here early, and enjoy.

Thank skihorse
Northern California
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195 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were trying to find a good lunch spot on our way out of town and swung into this restaurant after spotting the sign. There weren't many folks in the restaurant, though we were a bit early for lunch. Our order was taken quickly and drinks, salsa and chips were soon on the table. I ordered Sopes Pastor, which were... More 

Thank BigD_CA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2494 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150-7719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)
  • Phone Number: +1 530-544-6907

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