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Welcome to the town of Owyhee, Nevada, the largest town between Elko, Nevada and Mountain City, Idaho, and the capital city of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation.  Are you looking for a delicious meal?  You don't have many choices in Owyhee, but that's not a problem, as Owyhee is home to Taco's Blazin' Burgers, which is one of the finest restaurants to be found in northeastern Nevada.

As with all of reviews that I publish, I have no affiliation with the restaurant reviewed, and there is no monetary gain on my part, as I am simply a person who likes to eat, and I love to write-up, and publish my dining experiences.

Photo:  Taco's Blazin' Burgers is located in the tiny Nevada community of Owyhee, which straddles the Nevada/Idaho state line, but the restaurant is definitely on the Nevada side by a half-mile or so.  Despite the name that implies a "burger joint," the restaurant opens every morning at 6 for breakfast.  

Today is Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

Photo:  As you walk in the front door, the counter is to the left, and tables are to the right.  There are no booths in the small dining room.  The only server/greeter, Micah, stands behind the counter, ready to take my order.  

Photo:  My friendly counter gal/server, Micah, gives me a smile as I snap the photo.  During the course of my breakfast, after the restaurant emptied of other customers, she and I had quite a chat, and I learned that she's lived in Owyhee most of her life.

Photo:  Owyhee, and the restaurant, are located on the Duck Valley Indian Reservation, so all of the staff, and customers were native, so I really stood out.  No worries, these are good, friendly people, and welcomed me like a native.  The State of Nevada is officially on Pacific time, but Owyhee, and other communities in extreme northeastern Nevada set their clocks, unofficially, to Mountain time.  The gal sitting at the counter is the chef, who's taking a break.  

Photo:  The breakfast menu.  Since today was my first, and possibly only time to visit the restaurant, I decided upon the "signature" menu selection, namely "The Blazin' Breakfast."  Spam is offered as one of the meat choices, but for some reason, I didn't feel in the mood for Spam on this mid-Tuesday morning.

Photo:  After I placed my order, I walked around the restaurant taking photos.  Photo from the extreme back of the restaurant, with the typical Nevada coal stove that provides heat during the bone-chilling winter.  I joked to Micah that I must have scared away all of the customers.  By the way, the customers are mostly locals, but the restaurant does cater to people traveling on Nevada Highway 225, as it's the only restaurant between Elko, Nevada and Mountain Home, Idaho.

Photo:  I noted a few crock pots in the corner, which seemed to be connected to some rather haphazard electrical wiring.  I asked Micah what the crock pots were mostly used for, and she told me they frequently use the crock pots to prepare chili and soup.

Photo:  My amazingly friendly server, Micah, brings my breakfast with a smile.  During the visit, she and chatted about deer hunting, the area, and how beautiful this part of Nevada is.

Photo:  Thanks, Micah, for snapping my photo, as I prepare to enjoy my delicious breakfast.  

Photo:  Since today was my first visit to Taco's Blazin' Burgers, I ordered the "signature" breakfast, "The Blazin' Breakfast."  The breakfast comes with eggs, potatoes, meat and toast.  The large bowl of gravy was optional, and I was in the mood for gravy, so I ordered it on the side.  Excellent choice, as the gravy was delicious!  As I mentioned before, today I wasn't in the mood for Spam - odd for me, as usually that's my go-to choice - so I went with four sausage links.  Eggs over easy, naturally.  The menu offers a choice between hash browns or fried potatoes; I went with fried potatoes, and requested onion and pepper, which I got.  Boy was this breakfast ever good!

Photo:  This breakfast was simply amazing!  The next time I'm on the Duck Valley Indian Reservation, you can bet I'll be paying a stop to Taco's Blazin' Burgers.  I'm already eager to try one of their burgers...

Not only did I enjoy a fantastic breakfast, but I enjoyed friendly conversation with Micah, and a super-friendly customer who sat on stool next to me and wanted to chat about deer hunting.  Great food, and super-friendly staff and customers.  When you're in the small town of Owyhee, do yourself a favor and stop at Taco's Blazin' Burgers, for great food and great conversation.

Taco's Blazin' Burgers
01 Main Street (Highway 225)
Owyhee, NV 89832
775 757-2279

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