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1901 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811-7204
+1 916-441-5850
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“carnitas” (17 reviews)
“bean dip” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1901 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811-7204
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Ernesto’s Mexican Restaurant in Sacramento in my favorite place to get Mexican Food. Some of my favorite thing are chicken, beef or pork anything from tacos, burritos and plates. The best bean dip in town. Always love what I order and eat.

Thank A. Vinnie V
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I come from LA so i have been exposed to the best Mexican food next to Salinas that is found. This place is way over rated. Where most people would be satisfied, I was not and found it mediocre at best. Service was not quick...More

Thank Margaret J
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

First time to Ernesto’s. Loved it. Food and service both excellent. Had heard the house margaritas were good and they absolutely were. $10.31 with tax. The plain quesadilla with carnitas was perfect: moist, flavorful carnitas and a good cheese. Big enough to share. The chocolate...More

Thank gracebeavis
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Service was barely average. Mixed up our order and 2 items. We had 4 of us so 50%, not so good. We then asked for 4 waters and got 2. Once our meals came out the server removed our chips, had to ask for more...More

Thank BoiseID999
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Nice attentive service, plenty of chips and salsa. A nice clean place, you’d be comfortable taking a date here. Food, not spectacular, but checks the boxes.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

ernestos was crowded indicating that it was very popular which we took to mean it was a good place for dinner...i can only speak for the two us but just average is all i can say...i am a tamale addict these fell short...not stuffed with...More

1  Thank culdad
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

We just wrapped up a family dinner at Ernesto's and it was great. The wait staff were very friendly and quick. Our meals were delicious although a couple of the meals got mixed up and had to be remade. We all really enjoyed the chips,...More

Thank chickabeegrrl
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Chose to stop here based upon TA reviews. Excellent choice! Loved our food and my Cadillac Margarita. I had the Midtown Plate and really enjoyed it. I even ordered a Carnitas quesadilla to go for dinner later at our hotel. Would highly recommend.

Thank palmtreelover1023
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Good food, chips and varied salsa. Shredded chicken chimichanga. Beef fajitas okay as well. Nice ambience.

Thank mark63768
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Their fish tacos are one of the best I've had. I also like their Steak Combo of taco, quesadilla & enchilada. service is very good and fast. Has a great covered outdoor seating area. We like them so much we had them cater for a...More

Thank Andy R
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I am sorry, their web site doesn't state their happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811-7204
    (16th and S Street)
  • Public Transportation: Light Rail on 16th St. and R St
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-441-5850
  • E-mail
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