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££ - £££Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1501 E Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-2599
+1 775-289-8900
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“margarita's” (38 reviews)
“fajitas” (19 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (17 reviews)
Open Now
05:30 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1501 E Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-2599
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice appealing restaurant with a Mexican theme and booth seating. We were greeted and seated quickly (although we were the only people there) and were provided with chips and salsa at our table. I ordered the combination Shredded beef taco and enchilada plate with rice...More

Thank Scotty92394
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A true gem in this high desert town in Nevada. The delicious margaritas go so well with the excellent, home made Mexican food. Oh don't worry, they everything for everyone on their extensive menu. My only regret was not leaving room for breakfast. The cutest...More

Thank Serra62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Special was delicious Mexican and wester menu, something for everyone. Good service, reasonably priced.

Thank agccbc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is part of the Prospector hotel. Restaurant is pleasant and busy (nice booths) with excellent personnel. Food is both American and Mexican. We had steak, salad, enchilladas and fajitas. Quality of the food is average. If the kitchen would improve a bit, this...More

Thank Josbob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here since we were in the mood for Mexican cuisine. The restaurant is inside a small casino. The restaurant was clean, the service fast and friendly and the menu offered a nice variety of fare and portion sizes. We split the steak and...More

Thank timothym931
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great Cadillac margaritas!!! Cameron's a diabla was super. I recommend this place for dinner Spicy and hot dishes served quickly.

Thank Devin231
Reviewed 3 October 2017

La Margarita is in the casino so to get to it you have to run the gauntlet of smokers and gamblers. I would give this restaurant a "5" except for the fact that a little smoke did drift to our table. That small amount was...More

Thank WillandKate_11
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I was staying the night at the casino and decided to come in for breakfast, I am very glad that I made that choice. The restaurant was not busy a few patron happily chatty away while enjoying breakfast. The decor has a mexican motif and...More

Thank Colts9016
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Authentic mexican food reasonably priced. Fabulous selection of dishes. And great margaritas. The waittresses couldn't be nicer or more friendly.

1  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had meals here both nights we were in Ely - and we all enjoyed the food. It was good value - and the service was always friendly. I probably should leave a more detailed review, but the simple fact is we all walked away...More

Thank Ian D
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30 July 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Property representative |
Yes, full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 E Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-2599
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +1 775-289-8900
The Prospector Restaurant offers a wide range of exceptional cuisine. We are confident every meal will be to your liking.
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