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5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
+1 916-452-8226
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Mexican, Cafe, Southwestern
5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've been going to this place for over 10 years and for a time worked nearby and had lunch there at least weekly. They are only open on weekdays, so plan accordingly. Breakfasts range from light and fluffy pancakes with a twinge of orange essence...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Located in East Sac and family owned and operated, Nopalitos is the love of Dave & Rose for the rest of us. Tex-Mex and homey, open only for breakfast and lunch M-F. Those who loved the Bun Stop across from UCD Med Center in days...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This place is a little "hole in the wall" that I happened to see when driving by. I asked family about it whom with we were staying with and they said it was a good place. So glad we went! Very good breakfast with excellent...More

Thank Wklstoywife
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Get here before they close about 2:30 in the afternoon for great breakfasts and lunch. Start with their Mexican Hot Chocolate and enjoy very tasty breakfasts and lunches. Nice family has welcomed folks here for years in this East Sacramento neighborhood. Outside dining is available...More

Thank salmon42
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The food is very good... And the owners, Rose & Dave, are awesome. Been going there for many years.. Breakfast or lunch are all delicious ... It's small but big on flavor..

Thank Cshillings
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I can't believe we have lived in East Sac for over 10 years and we have never eaten here before! Stopped by for a late breakfast and shared their breakfast burrito...yum, yum. Good selection of south of the border items including american breakfast items ie,...More

Thank chaslin19
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

With a couple hours between appointments and a gazillion chain options in the area, I found myself at a friend's suggestion. A number of years back we had an incredible breakfast there. The burrito, salsas, and fixins' did not disappoint! From the the tomato to...More

Thank N S
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for over 20 years! Hands down the best southwest breakfast and lunch in Sac! Don't forget to bring cash...no credit/debit cards accepted. Try the huevos rancheros!

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I normally order the Cactus Special-- red sauce only as you can't get it anywhere else. I often take part of it home as its a good sized portion for me. But every once in a while-- their French toast ( walnut bread) is perfect...More

Thank 928BonnieC
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Rose and David run a great little southwest style breakfast and lunch place. Reminds me of a place in Las Cruces, NM. Very local, friendly, family run, casual place with great food. I have the beef burrito with half red and half green sauce because...More

Thank Timothy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Cafe, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5530 H St, Sacramento, CA 95819-3314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-452-8226
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