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Murrieta's Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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8195 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89511-8964
+1 775-827-3585
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10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Carlsbad
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have this five stars because I had no compelling reason not to. Service was decent, salsa (not pick de gallo) had a decent kick to it, chips were good and food was fine. I had an enchilada combo that worked. Prices are reasonable l.

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Thank DSieckman
Sacramento, CA, USA
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132 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This place never lets you down.. Consistently pleasing, yummy Comida Mexicana! This is not a bold, risky cuisine, but perfection of the American version. We had salad, enchiladas, tacos and burritos, and no one wasn't pleased!

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Thank WMD44
Minden, Nevada
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172 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were in Reno for a concert and wanted Mexican food for dinner. This restaurant had been recommended by family members. Certainly glad we followed their suggestion, the service was quick, we were promptly seated and our server was there very shortly. We requested more time to review the extensive menu. I ordered a Chili Verde Burrito, which was very... More 

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Thank billnevada
Reno, Nevada
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204 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Both of our meals were great! The price was reasonable and when our chips and salsa got low, they were there to replenish both. We both had water with our meal and they were there to refill our glasses every few minutes.

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Thank rzman
Hawaii Kai, Hawaii
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Food similar to other Mexican restaurants - somewhat Americanized. Some items more represented of "native" dishes. All employees appear of Mexican descent - we find a plus. Margaritas tasty however a bit weak Will return

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Thank stewart j
Pacifica, California
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very nice atmosphere.. Decorated with Spanish Theme. Has a nice bar and separate eating area... Good for family eating and young adult gatherings....

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Thank TravelingEll
reno, nevada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Murrieta's is the only place I've found that has potato taquitos like the ones I used to be on the street corner in Mexico City. Yummy and inexpensive and the staff is always cheerful and attentive.

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Thank 13moons
nevada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The menu is extensive and includes some truer Mexican items not seen and many Reno establishments. The food servers are experienced and you typically have Pico and hot sauce along with chips at your table within a short time of sitting down. The special margaritas are killer so be careful as just a few will make you wonder what you... More 

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Thank psce
Reno, Nevada
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1,312 reviews
579 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I wish I remembered our server's name. He was so friendly and helpful as well as quick. We all enjoyed our meals. I had the pork tamale, my dad had fajitas and my mom had a burrito. The meals were huge and tasty.

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Thank Deb W
Reno, Nevada
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Meet a friend here for happy hour. Ok but Vista location has better tasting happy hour food (although same menu)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 8195 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89511-8964
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-827-3585

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