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Chimayo Tacos y Tortas

€€ - €€€Mexican, Barbecue,
1142 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8511
+1 530-600-3900
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (11 reviews)
“street tacos” (15 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30 Hours
Mexican, Barbecue, Southwestern, Bar, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1142 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8511
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great variety of tacos. Another family left as we were arriving because they didn't have rice and beans for the kids - it's not that type of dining. This is speciality food at reasonable prices. If you want great prices, go during happy hours (3-5?)....More

Thank FitzDarby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a real gem. Between the friendly staff the delicious food and the slow pace it is definitely not to be missed. It is a small restaurant but big on flavor and service. With 21 different tacos to choose from, and they are...More

Thank Nrenaut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

21 different unique food combinations are the heart of the street taco menu. I had The Texan, the Sloppy Cuban Jr, the Tropical pig and the Topical pig each one was delicious. I want to take this place back to Phoenix. Sat outside on their...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The margs are great and the food is really unique. I had the Brussel sprouts, street corn and yuca fries. My husband had 3 different street tacos. ALL FABULOUS!! Happy hour from 3:40-5:30. Will be back!!

Thank EandEmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are from AZ so we know tacos, and these did not disappoint! We shared the street corn, which was excellent. I had three tacos - El Escalope, tropical pig, and the BEST Mr. Pinchers! My husband had a torta - very spicy! We sat...More

Thank 85,254
ChimayoTahoe, Owner at Chimayo Tacos y Tortas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi 85254, We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your food! We cannot wait to see you and fam on your next visit. Thank you, Chimayo Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner when we went to the farmers market on Ski Run Blvd. I had the fried artichoke taco with spinach and it was very good. My husband had the flank steak taco and he loved the flavor and sauce. I had...More

Thank ClareScottsdale
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch and enjoyed happy hour prices and delicious food. Pablo was our server and his suggestions and service were amazing. Two of us tried 8 different street tacos and they were all so good! My two favorites were the scallops...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Knew I liked the look of the menu but actually experiencing it is beyond my expectations. Every item was amazingly filled with flavor and all unique. The grilled corn and riblets started the meal and I could have just kept those coming. Then the street...More

Thank Joye S
ChimayoTahoe, Owner at Chimayo Tacos y Tortas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Awesome! We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience and can't wait to have you back in! Kai

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Excellent food and service. The tacos have some heat and spice, but the heat is balanced with fruit and protein. We tried the habanero chicken taco. The chicken itself was very hot, but the fruit and protein blended with it perfectly. We've eaten at Rick...More

Thank Gus43
Reviewed 5 June 2018

A wonderful experience for lunch. Tacos were gourmet quality. Pork belly and soft shell crab to die for. His fried yucca was amazing and there is a doggy menu also!!

Thank Pampemt
ChimayoTahoe, Owner at Chimayo Tacos y Tortas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Hi Pampemt, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Thank you, Chimayo Team.

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17 October 2016|
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Response from ChicoKen2014 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no information re "gluten free" dishes. They were so accommodating, that I urge you to phone them with the question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Mexican, Barbecue, Southwestern, Bar, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1142 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
  • Phone Number: +1 530-600-3900
  • E-mail
The most ridiculous tacos you've ever had. Not your traditional mexican spot but you'll have more fun
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