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Ernesto's Taqueria

328 Egan Dr, Valdez, AK 99686
+1 907-835-2519
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“mexican food” (12 reviews)
“in town” (3 reviews)
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328 Egan Dr, Valdez, AK 99686
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

I read the reviews before we tried this place and were we pleasantly surprised! The staff was so friendly and we even chatted with the owner ~ great guy. Let me say that we've tried ALOT of Mexican food here in Alaska and this place...More

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 27 June 2014

The whole dining experience was unpleasant. Maybe it was a bad day. The chimichanga was unlike any we have ever seen or tasted before and the pork verde was inedible. Besides that, we had to listen to some loud "discussion" in Spanish between the staff...More

Thank RnCAlaska
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This is an OK Mexican restaurant in a small Alaskan town. Don't expect great things. The food is alright and the servings are adequate. The atmosphere is rather poor, but it is a small facility. As vegetarians we expected a few more options at a...More

Thank Ford2cars
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Our food was good -- fajitas and seafood nachos. Beer was Alaska IPA. But the margaritas were actually wine-aritas -- not bad, but not a real margarita.

1  Thank MissRumphius-Ohio
Reviewed 17 July 2013

I eat here bout once a year... This year i regret it.... Where to start.. Dip was "watery", my enchilada was gross... And rice and beans i got a little stomach ache. And the owner seemed not to thrilled to be there that day ......More

Thank akqueenb21
Reviewed 7 July 2013

The best ceviche I tied in Alaska were the shrimp, halibut and salmon ceviche at Ernesto's. Ernesto puts the ceviche on a tostada, and serves it with fresh cilantro, jalapenos, onions, and lime. The result is an amazing flavor that enhances the seafood. Other places...More

Thank Sheyla G
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We have eaten here several times over the years, but this time my wife wanted chicken tortilla soup, it was not on the menu so I asked our waiter. We were told it was one of the chefs specials and is not on the menu...More

Thank Laterisers
Reviewed 21 June 2013

High quality Mexican food and seafood in Valdez. We ate there several times. We had the blackened shrimp, the halibut fajita, and the halibut specials. All were excellently prepared and very tasty. Prices were similar to other restaurants in Alaska – all of which are...More

Thank Smiley006
Reviewed 14 June 2013

Delicious food. Owner is the cook. Waiter was his son. They were so nice to talk with. My husband loves Mexican food. He said this was on his list as one of his best!!

Thank Dalphne H
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Of course this is the only Mexican restaurant in town but it is excellent. My family and I ate here during our stay in Valdez and found the service, atmosphere and food to be very good. The portions were nice and the food is made...More

Thank Brian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Egan Dr, Valdez, AK 99686
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Valdez
  • Phone Number: +1 907-835-2519
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