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1501 E Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-2599
+1 775-289-8900
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“margarita's” (38 reviews)
“fajitas” (18 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (16 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1501 E Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-2599
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Special was delicious Mexican and wester menu, something for everyone. Good service, reasonably priced.

Thank agccbc
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is part of the Prospector hotel. Restaurant is pleasant and busy (nice booths) with excellent personnel. Food is both American and Mexican. We had steak, salad, enchilladas and fajitas. Quality of the food is average. If the kitchen would improve a bit, this...More

Thank Josbob
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had dinner here since we were in the mood for Mexican cuisine. The restaurant is inside a small casino. The restaurant was clean, the service fast and friendly and the menu offered a nice variety of fare and portion sizes. We split the steak and...More

Thank timothym931
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Cadillac margaritas!!! Cameron's a diabla was super. I recommend this place for dinner Spicy and hot dishes served quickly.

Thank Devin231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Margarita is in the casino so to get to it you have to run the gauntlet of smokers and gamblers. I would give this restaurant a "5" except for the fact that a little smoke did drift to our table. That small amount was...More

Thank WillandKate_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying the night at the casino and decided to come in for breakfast, I am very glad that I made that choice. The restaurant was not busy a few patron happily chatty away while enjoying breakfast. The decor has a mexican motif and...More

Thank Colts9016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic mexican food reasonably priced. Fabulous selection of dishes. And great margaritas. The waittresses couldn't be nicer or more friendly.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had meals here both nights we were in Ely - and we all enjoyed the food. It was good value - and the service was always friendly. I probably should leave a more detailed review, but the simple fact is we all walked away...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Very good to excellent Mexican cuisine. Very friendly and helpful staff. Salsa basic, but tasty. Typical menu items. Decoration includes a wonderful assortment of wall plates from Mexico. Restaurant is located inside the Prospector Hotel and Casino

Thank Len T R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place is very over-rated. I had breakfast and the dish was not very good. Even in this small town, there are better places to eat.

Thank GourmetHiker
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30 July 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Property representative |
Yes, full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 E Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-2599
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 775-289-8900
The Prospector Restaurant offers a wide range of exceptional cuisine. We are confident every meal will be to your liking.
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