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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 December 16, 2007

Best Mexican in Sac.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed December 1, 2007

The best restaurant in Sac! Their chips and salsa is excellent!

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Reviewed November 27, 2007

Shrimp fajitas and enchiladas are great. Good service and lively Mariachis every Friday night!

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Reviewed November 27, 2007

not that tight

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Reviewed November 27, 2007

I have had fastfood mexican better than this place. The quality has gone way down since the first time I tried it 7 yrs ago. The service is never good. Always left waiting. Just another trendy place.

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Reviewed July 18, 2007

Ernestos is a casual restaurant that serves a hearty, tasty helping of Carnitas at a reasonable price. I always order the Carnitas when I go there. I believe they make some of the best around the area. I have not tried everything else on the...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2005

Yes it is a bit noisy. But during warmer times you can eat outside, much quieter. They serve you warm bean dip, a very good salsa and warm tortilla chips. Order their margaritas, very big, very good but kind of expensive. We always order the...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2005

It's a great place to bring out of town guests and locals alike. Everyone has heard of/been to Ernesto's. Very popular. They have a full bar, restaurant and patio dining. It is frequently loud and often there is a short wait for a table. Food...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2005

We definitely were not impressed. Not a place for conversation; we found ourselves having to shout at eachother just to be heard above the din. The food was nothing special. The carnitas were tasty but dry, and the Vercruz Shrimp was palatable; however, the fish...More

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Response from KSparrow | Reviewed this property |
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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