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€€ - €€€Mexican,
1901 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811-7204
+1 916-441-5850
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“carnitas” (16 reviews)
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09:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
1901 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811-7204
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just wrapped up a family dinner at Ernesto's and it was great. The wait staff were very friendly and quick. Our meals were delicious although a couple of the meals got mixed up and had to be remade. We all really enjoyed the chips,...More

Thank chickabeegrrl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to stop here based upon TA reviews. Excellent choice! Loved our food and my Cadillac Margarita. I had the Midtown Plate and really enjoyed it. I even ordered a Carnitas quesadilla to go for dinner later at our hotel. Would highly recommend.

Thank palmtreelover1023
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Good food, chips and varied salsa. Shredded chicken chimichanga. Beef fajitas okay as well. Nice ambience.

Thank mark63768
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Their fish tacos are one of the best I've had. I also like their Steak Combo of taco, quesadilla & enchilada. service is very good and fast. Has a great covered outdoor seating area. We like them so much we had them cater for a...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It's fun (as long as there's no pollen) to hang out on the patio and people watch as you enjoy delectable fish tacos and chips with great chips. Grab one of the margaritas, too!

Thank kcdenman
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Pleasant location, large menu, outside terrasse, on the street. expected offers from a Mexican restaurant. good margaritas and good beers.

Thank Annik G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I have eaten here every time I come to Sacramento. The margaritas are good and two of them will have you buzzing! There Ceviche wasn't to bad and their Carnitas were tender and good and so was their Carne Asada. The chicken enchiladas Suizas is...More

Thank stacy_kolie
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I was pretty unimpressed with the chips, salsa, and bean dip. None were bad, they were all just 'meh.' Thankfully my fish tacos were outstanding. They were in no way 'authentic' (which a fish taco never is anyway) but they were excellent. I would happily...More

Thank kevin_from_AKandCO
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I ate here solo during a business trip and enjoyed my dinner. The enchilada was yummy and the sides were good. I wasn't a huge fan of the carnitas (a little too big of chunks of meat, I think, not quite what I'm used to)....More

Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My adult kids like to eat here. I don't tolerate the mid-town crowds very well, but I went to Ernesto's to please my daughter. The food is good, portions are of reasonable size, and service is mature and professional (not the staff training program that...More

Thank Bruce H
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Response from KSparrow | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, their web site doesn't state their happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811-7204
    (16th and S Street)
  • Public Transportation: Light Rail on 16th St. and R St
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-441-5850
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