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El Charro Avitia

4389 S Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-6617
+1 775-883-6261
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“baja shrimp” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
4389 S Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-6617
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always eat here when we visit Carson City. It's definitely the best food and service. See the same servers every year even the folks who are not family! All are considerate and helpful. Here is a picture of the small calupa. We look forward...More

Thank alfatuffee
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We love going to El Charro Avitia. The food is delicious, the service is superb, and the waiters are so friendly. One of my favorite dishes is Tacos Nationale, anothe is their chile rellano, but we also like everything we have tried. The decor is...More

Thank shepandjoy
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had not eat to here for a long time. We decided to go back for lunch while shopping in Carson City. We were seated very quickly, although the restaurant looked to be very busy. Our waitress gave us time to review the lunch menu....More

Thank billnevada
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have been coming here for years. Every ski season I spend a week in the Lake Tahoe area and ALWAYS eat here. This was a great year, got to eat here twice. NOTE: I have seen a couple of the wait staff year after...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

That would be Pam. It's fun to watch her interact with her regular customers during lunch. But I come for the food because they serve a decent chicken enchilada that is heavy on white meat. With Pam, it's consistent service and a dependable meal. My...More

Thank forfun1
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

It was pouring rain, but I was hungry. We had such a delicious lunch. Greeted with a basket of chips and salsa, my 'starvation' was curbed, so I could concentrate on the menu. I chose the lunch Chimichanga, and tasty it was! The service was...More

Thank ThebazileP
Reviewed 15 March 2017

One of our favorite Mexican restaurants in Carson City. Been going there for years. Not fancy décor, but inexpensive delicious food. I'm on a diet, so had Michelle's Special Salad, but hubby had the seafood enchiladas with a house margarita and raved. I tried their...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A great Mexican restaurant with lots of atmosphere. The jalapeño shooters were way bigger than we expected. Margaritas good. Service couldn't haven't been better, very sweet ladies serving!!

Thank GeauxFrogs
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love El Charro Avitia! The food is great and we LOVE the waitresses. Kelly, Pamela, and Ana are the three that help us the most often and with whom we've become friends, but everyone there is fabulous! I love the Pink Cadillac margarita while...More

Thank Creach503
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

After moving to Carson city almost a year ago, we have talked about our favorite Mexican restaurant back home and how much we miss sitting at the bar sipping margaritas. We received a coupon in the mail and after reading TripAdvisor reviews we tried it...More

Thank Rudyjp11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4389 S Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-6617
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: +1 775-883-6261
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