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Cabo Wabo

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
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Hwy 50, Stateline, NV 89449
+1 775-588-2411
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Some of the best margaritas ever! Very good service, and we enjoyed our meal. They bring a variety of salsas to the table.

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Thank julie11742
San Diego, California
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Service was great. Food was just average, more like Tex Mex, nothing to write home about. There was no wait time.

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Thank sandieago
Glendale, California
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168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After a long drive we wanted a casual dinner in the hotel. We ordered chicken tacos and carne asada tacos. The "soft" tortillas were very dry and tasted like cardboard and the Spanish rice was hard like it had been sitting for hours. We ate the meat and left the rest. The chips were very salty, but the salsa was... More 

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Hayward, California
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142 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here practically every time we visit the area. As lovers of Mexican food I feel compelled to do so. It is all so tasty and the choices are abundant. It doesn't hurt that they also serve the best margaritas too. Love the décor and it is mildly reminiscent of Cabo Wabo in Cabo San Lucas. We also eat... More 

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Bellevue
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has the best shrimp quesadillas which is what we get every time we visit. The margaritas are also great. The chips and salsa are flavorful with a nice little kick in the salsa. This is probably our 4th or 5th time here. The service is consistently around a 3 star rating as the servers tend to have stale... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cabo Wabo is a great escape into Mexico underground. Walking through a little security and you begin the ride into Cabo wabo. Live band, surrounded by two bars and a huge dinning room.. the band various but is always great, we've been four weekends in a row and it's been nothing but STELLAR!!!! The drinks are very strong... and it... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't eat here, but the drinks and music made for a great experience for us. Despite the crowd drink service was prompt and courteous. The band "Gotcha Covered" did a great job putting out the crowded pleasing dance grooves.

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Healdsburg, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here before and the food is pretty decent. On this visit, the tortillas were almost unheated, tearing apart if handled, and the beans with our meal were cold. Not sure if it was the kitchens fault or the order sat too long waiting for wait staff but was a definite miss this time! No chips and salsa were... More 

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place for drinks. We had the margaritas and they were great. The salsa was very spicy but good. The food is good. Our bartendar was great and very friendly and helpful.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I had low expectations of this place and was proven wrong. Excellent chips and salsa, good selection of drinks, which were quite tasty, and very friendly service. Despite it being Christmas they were open and cheerful. If I come back to the area I would happily eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 50, Stateline, NV 89449
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Lake Tahoe (Nevada)  >  Stateline
  • Phone Number: +1 775-588-2411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?