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Santiagos Gourmet Mexican Restaurant

111 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901-2625
+1 509-453-1644
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
111 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901-2625
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dinner with friend & her mother. Excellent service. We did NOT have reservations, walked in . They do have alcohol - I had margaurita and it was excellent. I had the special for $14.99. Seating is tables or booths - will recommend to anyone. Just...More

Thank Yvonne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been a while since we've eaten here, but it is very good. Not your usual "chicken enchiladas, rice & beans". Very good food, and the service was very good too. I'd take out of town guests here for a treat.

Thank K S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

When I hear the word Gourmet, I expect a lot. Nice atmosphere and friendly service. Food is just average.

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We eat here frequently and always find the food to be good. Love the margaritas get the double for $1.00 more.

Thank deeharleygal
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice little hole in the wall in downtown Yakima. The service was fair yet the food lacked taste. A bit on the spendy side with mediocre service.

Thank yardmaster20002000
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Family owned and operated with an owner that can fill in at the kitchen and manage to work his way around the resturant to make everyone feel welcome. Make sure you have his award winning Chilli con conqueso appetizer while you study the menue. Fish...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Their beef burrito is to die for! Big pieces of meat...Not hamburger...Melts in your mouth! I've been lunching there for 20 years...Right down town....Big helpings!

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Friday night with Friends. Drink, dinner and live music. Who could ask for more. Had the steak enchiladas. Lots of flavor. And the Marguerita was fabulous

Thank We Are Art A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Jar and Deb's best food and service in town. Hard to choose between the margaritas ... the nachos or the Yucatan!!!

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 30 December 2016

First, our waitress seemed a bit put out that we came in maybe 30 minutes before closing. I get it but at least fake it til ya make it. Their salsa & chips were ok but the salsa was extremely watery. Feeling a little rushed...More

Thank Jim N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
  • Phone Number: +1 509-453-1644
  • E-mail
We are the leading Yakima Mexican Restaurant winning awards and recognition throughout the Northwest. Santiago's is Yakima's favorite restaurant to have been published within Northwest Best Places... And for over three decades of continuous recognition.

We offer the largest Tequila selection North of the Border, a large selection of local Microbrews on tap as well as our Award-Winning Wine selection. Also, enjoy our outdoor dining.

Our efforts have been rewarded as recipients of "Best Mexican Restaurant", "Best Place to take a Client to Lunch" and "Best Wine List" from numerous newspapers/magazines publications and readers polls. The Daily Farmers of Washington awarded Santiago's First-Place in the 2002 "Washington's Best Nachos" recipes contest. Our winning recipe: Chili con Queso is outstanding! It took first place again in 2003!