Our Story

We invite you to visit us soon and enjoy the most delicious Mexican food in Reno! Made from authentic family recipes handed down through 3 generations. Only the choicest meats and freshest vegetables, delivered daily, find their way into our Cocina (kitchen). All our Sauces, Salsas, Chips, Chicken, Beef, Pork and Fish dishes are prepared FRESH daily by hand. No Cans, No Boxes, No Packaged Spice Mixes and NO LARD!

You’ll taste the difference in every delicious bite. Our extensive menu offers a wide selection of dishes appealing to all tastes. Our Cantina features a Full Bar with over 50 different Tequilas and our cool, refreshing Margaritas will have you speaking Spanish in no time!

This is the story behind El Adobe Cafe Restaurant. Raul grew up in an Adobe house in San Jose De Los Marquez, Jalisco from a family of thirteen. Raul was the fifth born of thirteen. Raul decided to come to the United States at the age of 18 years old with the goal of buying himself a car. Raul's first stop was in Los Angeles, Ca. and started working for Two Guys from Italy. The company opened another Two Guys from Italy Restaurant in Reno, NV on Moana Lane and S. Virginia St. Raul became the head Chef for 11 years. Then went to work at Bally's Steakhouse for 1 year and in between was working at Bertha Mirandas as a waiter. Then Raul went to work for Famous Murphy's in the 1990's. On Feb. 24th of 2000, Raul and Abel decided to start their own business. Raul came up with EL ADOBE CAFE.

The building that both Raul and Abel decided to start was the old Polly Ann Bakery then The Gable Roof Cafe, It's a good thing Raul is handy with hand tools as well as kitchen equipment. Raul put all his hard work putting all the floors, the booths and the extension in the bar area. Raul has four boys who have been part of the restaurant business throughout their teenage years. Four boys Javier, Matthias, Leonardo and Sergio. El Adobe Cafe has received many awards and would like to Thank you all for the support and patronage. We hope to continue serving our Community, Family and Friends for a long time to come.