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7019 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
+1 530-546-7744
10:00 - 22:00
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Dominical, Costa Rica
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

Good fish tacos! Typical Mexican food dishes at a fair price. this a very small place, not your typical, loud,fast paced Mexi restaurant.

Thank johnP6555JW
Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Every time we drove past Sancho's on our North Lake Tahoe vacation, the delicious smell from Sancho's made our mouth water. We finally made it in for the fish tacos in the midst of a summer downpour. It didn't stop the tacos being served from being the best I've had in a long time. Firm fish, lots of flavor and... More 

Thank Bridget O
Reno, Nevada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

Given the previous reviews, we had to have the fish tacos and they didn't disappoint. A few jalapeno seeds did sneak into one of our orders unexpectedly so after the flame died down in our mouth we could taste the flavor. Would definitely hit it again for take out.

Thank Chris W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

Love sanchos!!! Excellent food with the best view for reasonable prices. Try their vegitarian nachos, I go about once a week for these!! Heaps of guac, crema, pico, beans, and rice.The best mexican food ive had in tahoe hands down and ive tried them all. The family that runs it is very sweet and always extremely welcoming!!!! The fish tacos... More 

Thank Lindsayne
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

Great food, great prices. This is the perfect place to stop for a quick, casual lunch. They have a little outdoor seating area, and they serve beer! I had the fish tacos, and I really enjoyed them. My husband went with the burrito and was not disappointed!

Thank JoAda
Seattle, Washington, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

Authentic, friendly, tasty! Crowded at lunch; they can do take out too which is handy for lunch at the beach!

Thank Kelly C
Fremont, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

We were looking for a Mexican restaurant in North Tahoe and found this one through Yelp. While the food was good (highly recommend the fish tacos -- they're tasty and HUGE), the atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired. It's very small and feels a bit run down and not that clean. Maybe it would be best taken to go?

1 Thank AW_Fremont
Santa Rosa, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

This place makes up for in amazing food what it lacks in atmosphere. It's a tiny place but the food is amazing. I had the best Camaranoes al Diablo that I've ever had (and I've had a lot!). Service is friendly too!

Thank effie3
Tahoe Vista, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

We recieved our meal half cooked with styrofoam attached to the food. it was disgusting . The place is falling apart and is filthy. The landlord should be cited and the place closed down. It is a disgrace

Thank Leahchloe_12
Walnut Creek, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

Authentic mexican food. While you wait you can watch soap operas in Spanish and enjoy the fun funky atmosphere. Always a favorite we return once or twice every summer.

Thank timlauracn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7019 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 530-546-7744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?