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EL PESCADOR

499 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3501
+1 775-323-0500
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (4 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
499 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3501
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2017

You can stop reading the bad reviews about this place. This place is great Mexican fare. Sure it is not a brand new restaurant but it is hard to eat decorations and wallpaper. The food here is great and the value is even greater. You...More

Thank MuyFriaEnCanada
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our meals were overloaded with sodium and the beans and fish were old and not fresh. As the only "Gringos" present, we did not get that good hospitality feeling. We didn't finish our meals and felt sick when we got home later that evening. We...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This restaurant is located in a bright, colorful building on Plumb Lane two blocks east of So. Virginia. If I remember right it use to be a Bob Big Boy. My wife had a filet of fish covered with a cream sauce, small mild whole...More

Thank lndkrzr
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We really wanted to like this restaurant, but our experience was unfortunately negative. Although we were seated right away, it took an unusually long time for our orders to be taken and then we waited way too long for the orders to be delivered. Don't...More

Thank Margarita878
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I love going to Ensenada for seafood, and had high hopes for this place. But it was really disappointing. Fried shrimp were in a really heavy batter -- probably the heaviest I've seen anywhere on anything. Ceviche was watery and a little past its prime....More

Thank writebrain13
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Authentic chips, great seafood cocktail, excellent salsas and beans. Service was great too. Sometimes the best food can really be found in strip mall!

Thank Kurt C
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We "dined" here because we had a restaurant.com voucher. A mistake. The fish taco was limp, and the ceviche was unlike any ceviche I have ever had in Panama or Mexico. Will never come back.

Thank Kalamariverrat
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We come here quite a bit but haven't posted about it. Both lunch and dinner are very reasonable and very good. Yesterday I had the Vuelve a la Vida regular size ceviche which comes in a huge glass mug, has Shrimp, Octopus, Squid, Scallops, Oysters,...More

Thank Bilyahn
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I live in Reno and have driven by this place countless times. Friends were in town for Hot August Nights (HAN) and they asked for seafood. My first response was Rapscallions, as good as it is, it is still a bit pricey. So using Tripadvisor...More

Thank Gregory H
Reviewed 26 July 2014

This was our first visit to "EL PESCADOR" an certainly not our last. The service was excellent and the food was great. Try the stuffed shrimp wrapped in bacon or the shrimp fajita. The beer is cold, and don't forget the lime!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 499 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-323-0500
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