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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burnt ends” (11 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
“street tacos” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Barbecue, Southwestern, Bar, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1142 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8511
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They are almost trying too hard to be creative. We tried several tacos (small and overpriced) and a torta. We were under-whelmed. If you really like to try unusual food than you may really like it. They do have some better deals during Happy Hour...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the usual burger/pizza places we needed a change and decided to try Chimayo Tacos, we're so glad we did. It was very quiet when we ate here and the staff were very friendly and helpful, they suggested dishes to try and how many to...More

Thank boarder-bloke-42
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Not your average Mexican taco, in fact quite the opposite. I will admit my favorite was the cauliflower Taco over the shrimp, and chicken. The street corn was amazing as well as the churro dessert. My brother and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. A special...More

Thank Erica K
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were referred here from our hotel claiming it was the best Mexican food in town. They advised us they had the best pulled pork and fried Mac n cheese sandwiches around, so we decided to give it a try. First off, there is only...More

1  Thank babystjo
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Tacos were terrible. Maybe it is better during tourist season? We were the only ones eating there. It was a Monday night so I'll give them that but it was bad food.More

2  Thank Jennifer L
ChimayoTahoe, Owner at Chimayo Tacos y Tortas, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Ouch! Didn't you leave us a google review too? Why not just call or contact us directly instead of going to different online platforms. We always take care of people who don't enjoy our food but it's hard to do that when you go home...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great place on Ski Rub Blvd, you can walk from Tahoe Vacation Resorts if you wish. Great atmosphere with a large variety of street tacos. If you leave hungry it is your fault.

Thank Michael F
ChimayoTahoe, Owner at Chimayo Tacos y Tortas, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks for making the walk Michael! By the time you visit again we'll have even more street tacos. We're collecting them like old beanie babies. Hope to see you again soon! Kai

Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is the second time we have eaten at Chimayo's (March 2017 first time). They have changed their menu a bit since then, but it was still absolutely wonderful. The food is very unique and extremely tasty! Had a chicken fried rib that was so...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

They do close for mud season in November. Near Heavenly and owners are family and community oriented.

Thank 487christine
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Not only was the service exceptional, but the food was second to none. Their cauliflower nachos and lobster taco turned my frown upside down. We hit up Chimayo on our way back to The City and it was the perfect spot to bid adue to...More

Thank James I
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We found out about Chimayo BBQ on restaurants.com and wanted to try it with a certificate you buy on the site. The cert required purchase of $45 of food and non-alcohol drinks. We showed the cert to the waiter and all was good. For a...More

Thank garyd210
ChimayoTahoe, Owner at Chimayo Tacos y Tortas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Garyd210, we honor restaurant.com gift certificates daily. Along with some other offers around town we always honor what we solicit for offers. What exactly wasn't honored? Feel free to contact me directly so I can understand better why the gift certificate wasn't taken. info@chimayotahoe.com

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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
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
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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