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Ernesto's

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Mexican, Southwestern
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929 W Sunset Blvd Ste 18, St. George, UT 84770-4867
+1 435-674-2767
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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San Diego, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It's been better previously but this time just mediocre. All 3 dishes we had were very runny. Service was slow even though it was pretty quiet at the time.

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Thank westykj
Silverdale, Washington
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We went here based on the Trip Advisor Reviews. What a disappointment! First, the service was slow; we sat at our table waiting for a menu for almost 15 minutes (they were not busy) & waited another 10 minutes for the order to be taken. The food arrived quickly. But, it was all the same beige color! Not even a... More 

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Thank Harvest12
Bremerton, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I had heard that this was the best Mexican restaurant and depending on the tripadvisor ratings, we went to the restaurant. The service was poor, I never did receive the drink I ordered ... was told my the wait staff that she didn't know if they made a Long Island Ice Tea. I pointed out that it was on the... More 

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1 Thank jab724
St. George, Utah
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I have lived here for 17 years. I always try new Mexican restaurants but none compare to Ernesto's. Service is good. Food is good. I always clean my plate there. Prices quire reasonable. I have not found anything on their menu that I would not recommend. I go there at least once a week. Great place to eat.

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Thank suzyqblonde
St. George, Utah
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411 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Slowly working our way thru all Mexican restaurants in St. George area. This one had the best salsa of any we tried(tasty but devoid of any heat) but did not care for the chips. They are more authentic as they are thicker like you may find in Mexico but I feel that there are 2 things that the Mexicans never... More 

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Thank eremitic
Ellaville, Georgia, United States
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

We have been to Ernesto's many times through out the years and it was always pretty good. Though this visit yesterday was very mediocre with food, service and cleanliness. They only had one other couple in there and they sat us right next to them at a table that still had not been wiped off or cleaned underneath the table... More 

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1 Thank Kymberly G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a kid. Love the chips and salsa. I used to have to beg my honey to go out for Mexican until we tried the Mexican shrimp cocktail. We share one before we get our entrees every time. My husband loves the shredded beef tacos. They are fantastic. I love the Chile rellenos.... More 

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Thank stgeorge22
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

This is an awesome mom & pop restaurant with a great atmosphere. Deffinetly not the big chain food junk.

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Thank Jerry C
Eagle Mountain, Utah
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

We have to eat here anytime we are traveling through or staying in St. George. Over the years it has changed owners and bounced between locations but the food is still deliciously the same. We love the chips and salsa and the simple beef tacos (they have an oil based dressing on them that is yummy).

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Thank Sam L
ErnestoMexRest, Manager at Ernesto's, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear the food is always great. Thank you. As for the owners, the original owners are back and are not showing any signs of stopping. We started Ernesto's 20 years ago this March. Here's to another 20 years. More 

Miami, Florida, United States
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013 via mobile

We just had lunch here on our last day in Utah. The place is at a strip mall, so if it wasn't because we had gone to the butcher shop the day before we would t know it was there. The food was very good. We had the 2 taco lunch special with queso dip as appetizer. Our server, Christian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 929 W Sunset Blvd Ste 18, St. George, UT 84770-4867
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  St. George
  • Phone Number: +1 435-674-2767

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