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Ricardo's Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ricardosoflasvegas.com
  • Phone: (702) 227-9100
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 2;30pm - 6:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Mexican / Southwestern, Traditional Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Casildo Moreno and Jose Carbajal
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (bar only), Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Our catering team executes everything from casual group deliveries to fancy sit-down fiestas. We have a liquor catering license. We'll serve from 10 to 1000, in a meeting room, park, or any remote site. On larger groups, we prepare any cuisine desired. We've accommodated Las Vegas' catering needs for 30 years!
  • Private Party Facilities: Our restaurant offers many different dining areas (rooms). One is private while the others are able to be segregated. Ricardo's offers group menus, action stations, or buffets for groups.
  • Private Party Contact: Susan Gomez (702) 227-9100
  • Entertainment: We can arrange additional entertainment for private parties and catering events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: W. Flamingo and Decatur
  • Public Transit: CAT bus service is offered on each street at our corner. Cabs are plentiful.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Our parking lot offers ample parking for traditional vehicles, RV's, and large buses.
A word from Ricardo's
Ricardo's is a full service Mexican restaurant and cantina. Our menu has authentic, creative, and unique plates. We've served over 25 million Las Vegans and visitors for over 30 years. We offer traditional dining, banquets, private parties, off site catering, and cantina parties. The cantina offers video poker machines in the bar top. The full bar serves 100% blue agave tequilas in every margarita! Strolling magician and free WiFi offered. Mixers, group dinners, luncheon meetings, cocktail appetizer events.....we're ready to serve you and your guests! Home of the Guinness World's record largest margarita....7,627 gallons! Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMexican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "We made a reservation and still somehow got stuck in the loud, very unromantic, bar seating. The margarita was horrendous and the food was only marginally better. Not impressed with any part of the experience."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I looked up a place on yelp & found This restaurant to be out of the strip so I tried it out. I made a reservation thru open table but it seemed like the front lady didn't care :( I enjoy the chips & salsa the grilled halibut was delicious. I had the chile relleno it was good. I was sad bc I didn't get a dessert for my bday so we weren't able to take a pic"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Over 48 years of going to Mexican restaurants around the world and comparing them has finally lead me to this one. I took my wife there after she arrived on a flight from California for our Anniversary Dinner. I was so very pleased with the entire experience. I believe what impressed me the most was the genuine friendly service. I am telling everyone I do business with to go and try out this wonderful place. The food was the finest. Thank you very much! Jim DeLaigle De l Aigle Ranch"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "The food and the variety are excellent. I rated this five stars for Mexican food, not to be confused with five stars for Fine Dining. We drove all the way over there from Aliante because my 85 year old father will only eat ground beef enchiladas. They have machaca, chicken, cheese and shredded beef enchiladas also."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "There's not a lot to say here. We liked Ricardo's. It is a typical upper end Mexican restaurtant. All the dishes were prepared as expected and the guacamole was outstanding. The food was served quickly, hot and to perfection. A huge tequila list, so if you have a favorite or are interested in trying a new one, it is likely for sale at Ricardo's. The food was good and there are many dishes on the menu not found in the normal Mexican restaurant. I felt it was a great value - great drinks and everything else that goes with it."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Ricardo's just hit the spot for us and is well worth the short drive or cost of a taxi to get their. Their service was exemplary, the food was fresh, clean on the palate and simply delicious."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Best margaritas and Mexican food in Las Vegas; Fabulous service! I wish we had a Ricardo's in San Diego."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We hadn't been to Ricardo's in several years. I was surprised at how small the order of fajitas had gotten. It's about 1/4 the size it used to be. So no leftovers. But the price stayed the same. Or maybe even went up. The food was good. And that's about it. The service was a bit cold. The staff was not very friendly. But they were efficient. The waitress even took my plate before I even started eating my fajitas. I had to ask the bus girl for another one."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Everyone at this table had something different, everyone did little talking as we were enjoying the food and service!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Food was below average and expensive for Mexican food, and the service was really poor. You also need to leave a tip in front of the wait staff on the machine they use. When I pushed the 15%(which I should have left 5% in hindsight), the waiter was rather huffy, and asked "was everything all right???" When we left, I received stone-faced glare. Also, smelled like a bathroom air freshner when I walked in. Booth seat was old and uncomfortable."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Good food, generous helpings and reasonable pricing. Good choice for dining between 8:00 and 10:00PM."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Das Essen war sehr gut. Das Personal aufmerksam und freundlich. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "While nether one of us cared for our main course (fish tacos) the green salsa was awesome. The chips that were first given to us though looks like that just came through a food processor. When we mentioned it to the waitress, she said, "I noticed that." Didn't bother to change them out originally though. I always think a margarita is OVERPRiCED! Come on, we all now what's in, the prices are ridiculous! "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Ricardo's is a neighborhood gem that I have enjoyed visiting over the past few years. I had a spur of the moment idea to ask a few family members to join me there on Friday night for my Bday. I made reservations thru OPEN TABLE and the rest ...a great night. My choice was HALIBUT AJO ROJO, a huge piece of delicious seafood. My sister had BURRITO de CARNITAS VERDES and loved it...other choices;FLAUTAS DE FAJITAS, CARNE ASADA, BAJA FINGERS and CALIFORNIA CHICKEN CESAR. Chips and salsa choices are fantastic. Service was great and the night ended with FLAN and singing Happy Birthday. Great choice, if I do say so myself. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Our favorite Mexican restaurant, always good food and service."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "I haven't been to ricardo's in several years but it was just as good as always!"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Food was good but service poor. I arrived promptly at 7:00pm for my dinner reservation. Had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. It appeared that people from wait list without reservations were seated before me. It appears that reservations are meaningless to seating priority. Once seated table service was slow. Our dinner order was taken 40 minutes after arrival at restaurant. Dinner finally served one hour after arrival."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "one of our favorites, we return frequently..............................."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Our Server Francisco Villas was great! Price was good and the portions of the food were awesome."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "My office was treated to a lunch for employee appreciation day. I suggested Ricardo's because of the yummy food. Not only do they have a lunch time buffet, but ordering off of the menu is also an option. As always, the food was very good as were the Margaritas."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Nice quite, friendly place to enjoy a meal in Las Vegas. Family owned and operated, good food , reasonable prices. 10 minutes from the strip."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Best Mexican restaurant in Las Vegas, great, friendly service, terrific food, we love it."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I used to be a weekly visitor to Ricardos. Whether it be the old location which is no longer at trop as well as the decatur location. Although the food isnt bad and compares to a few other restaurants, its also not great compared to some places and what it used to be years ago. The service also left a little to be desired. We used to get out food amazingly quick once the order was placed, this time it took quite a while till our server came back after the initial sit down. Once he finally came back to take our order it took a rather longer time to get our food than it used to or what i would consider reasonable. The place wasnt exceptionally busy to justify that. The paging system they use needs to be updated too.. never buzzed us"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We were pleased to enjoy a quiet XMAS-Day dinner here while other establishments were on holiday. The staff greeted and served with smiles. The margarita was HUGE and the food arrived fresh, hot and tasty. No disappointments and we'd repeat again. Surprised to learn of the 24-hour operation."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Best service we have had in a very long time! Will definitely be going back!"
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Early bird specials are great, the portions are big and the service was Top Notch!"
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Raul did yet another fantastic job - as always! Thanks for the great meal and great service."
    Dined on 11/14/2013
  • "Raul did a fantastic job! Wonderful food, plenty of checks to make sure we had no empty glasses of water or beer. Thanks Raul!"
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "I'm still looking for that "fantastic" Mexican food restaurant in Las Vegas. So far, nothing sticks out. Ricards's was good, but not great."
    Dined on 10/15/2013
  • "Thank you Debbie! Never had an empty glass or an empty basket of chips - absolutely wonderful!"
    Dined on 10/7/2013
  • "The warm welcome at Ricardo's makes us feel at home. The staff extends themselves to ensure that our food is prepared to our liking."
    Dined on 9/13/2013
  • "I thoroughly enjoyed Ricardo's! Everything was positive about my experience. The food is authentic Mexican food and the prices aren't bad. The margaritas were delicious! I had a peach margarita and loved it! The service was great and the bar area is awesome! There are little tvs at each booth in the bar area. I give it two thumbs up!"
    Dined on 8/17/2013
  • "Great food and very nice service. We were seated in the same area as a wedding so I can't hold them for the noise level."
    Dined on 6/29/2013
  • "We had a group dinner scheduled because they take reservations and we were coming from out of town. Drinks and service were good but the food wasn't all that good and I expected better."
    Dined on 6/24/2013
  • "This is the second year in a row we have gone to Ricardo's for an after graduation party. This year the reservation was made for 30. Everyone did not show up at once, and it was 30-45 mins before our party was complete. From the beginning service was great and everyone received immediate attention as soon as they wandered in. By the time everyone showed up the party became 40 and the head waiter, Freddie, was amazing and accommodated us wonderfully. The whole experience was fantastic and we will definitely be back next year."
    Dined on 6/13/2013
  • "I have been enjoying Ricardo's for over 5 years. It is consistant with good food and atmosphere. From fish taco's to fajitas to burgers..everything is good. I did the buffet once, but prefer to order off menu. It's worth a try."
    Dined on 5/25/2013
  • "The over-all restaurant was great....from the hostess to the waiter. But, the food? Not so great. My husband was still hungry when we left! That NEVER happens at our favorite Mexican restaurant! The waiter asked if he wanted the lunch or dinner portion. He said dinner. Well, if that was a dinner portion, we would hate to see the lunch time portion!!!!!oh, and TWO mushrooms on his plate of food????? Ridiculous is what it was. My meal was pure awful, the chicken was mush! Literally looked like processed baby food! We won't go back. Was to be a special treat for Mother's Day and ended being so not that ;(."
    Dined on 5/12/2013
  • "My Family and I have been coming to Richardo's Since the 90's and have been loyal customers for all of the time that Richardo's has been open in town."
    Dined on 5/4/2013
  • "Early bird specials are very scant with serving amounts. They are half of the size of a regular meal. I felt a little misled about what a "special" I was actually getting."
    Dined on 4/17/2013
  • "Starting going to Ricardo's about 17 or so years ago, when they were in the MGM, and followed them to their current location. They are a must, whenever we are in Las Vegas. The food is always outstanding, and the staff is always friendly."
    Dined on 4/3/2013