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El Paisano Restaurant

Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
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1290 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3608
+1 775-823-9914
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had more expensive meals, a whopping $9.99 each 😊the wait staff was very friendly and when the food came oh my god...it was absolutely delicious!!!Had so much food couldn't even finish, great place to eat!!!

Thank Richard R
Hemet, California
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not at all upscale, but the food is amazing. I've lived my entire life in the southwest, and have spent many vacations in Mexico. Il Paisano offers the most authentic and sumptuous Mexican and Salvadoran food I've ever tasted. The portions are large, the food is fresh, and the staff/owners are friendly....and the prices. You can't beat this quality for... More 

Thank peggy w
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We dined here for lunch as it was recommended to us and was close to our hotel. What a great place to eat, with low prices. Mostly locals were here with their families, so we knew it was going to be good.

Thank DRTX3
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We ate here because it was a fairly easy walk from our hotel and it was recommended by the desk clerk. I had fish tacos and hubby had the fajitas, both were very good. Prices were reasonable. i loved that there was a self service bar for chips with all different sorts of salsas.

Thank dcmsteach
Hayward, California
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142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Made a mid day stop after gassing up. Driving from the bay area to Elko on this day we hadn't eat since breakfast so it was time to fuel the body as well. So the food was really good. I had carnitas tacos. Don't recall now what the girls had but don't remember any complaints. And as quiet as they... More 

Thank j3mmr71
Chico, California
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223 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Inside of a shopping center near a Costco store. Nothing special with regards to atmosphere but an easy location for a quick bite. Free chips and a salsa bar and the food was very inexpensive. I got 2 enchiladas and my husband had a taco. The food is average but the chips and salsa bar are a nice filler. Price... More 

Thank TravelGoddess61
Peoria, Arizona
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Clean restaurant, with a variety of good items, and a reasonable price. Near the La Quinta, which helped a lot. We had tacos and the salsa bar was good. They served chips for free as an appetizer.

Thank Patricia M M
Reno, Nevada
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1,312 reviews
579 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I tried a Mexican tamales and a Salvadrian sweet corn tamale. Both were very good. There is a nice salsa bar.

Thank Deb W
Sparks, Nevada
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We went for pupusas and weren't disappointed. The restaurant is an order at the counter, display a number at the table of your choice and the food is brought to you. A variety of salsas, sauces and slaw were at a self serve bar. The restaurant is clean and seems well managed. Again, the pupusas were light and flavorful making... More 

Thank John R
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great food at a great price! Everything was delicious. Casual atmosphere - great for families with kids. Guacamole was freshly made when we ordered it. Home made tortillas. Fajitas to die for. Love the scripture on the wall.

Thank Leigh T

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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 E Plumb Ln, Reno, NV 89502-3608
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-823-9914

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