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Armadillo's

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15001 E Mississippi Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-3729
(303) 337-2761
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent neighborhood Mexican standby

I have patronized many Armadillo location over the years and still visit the "original" in La Salle two or three times annually. The Armadillo never was and was never going to be a Michelin three star restaurant. If that is your expectation, you will be disappointed. If instead, a friendly... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
NedLaru
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Denver
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Denver
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have patronized many Armadillo location over the years and still visit the "original" in La Salle two or three times annually. The Armadillo never was and was never going to be a Michelin three star restaurant. If that is your expectation, you will be disappointed. If instead, a friendly, welcoming, decent neighborhood restaurant is what you need, then this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We went in had poor service took forever to just take our order. The waitress was rude my son asked if they had hot sauce because he's allergic to milk and eggs so he had a very plain bean burrito so he wanted to add hot sauce and she came back over a half an hour later and he simply... More 

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

While we normally went to the Arvada location, when it closed we started coming here. The service is always friendly, the food is great and fast. The salsa is my biggest weakness!

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Kamloops, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a restaurant that was always a must stop when it visiting friends and family in the area, but with it being in Aurora, it has limited the chances fo meals even more. Still great food for a great price.

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The food was very close to authentic Mexican. Waitress Alejandra was nice. Food came out hot and fresh. Gotta try the sopapillas but one feeds two people and they also have extravagant sopapillas but we didn't try them.

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Aurora, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

stopped in for a marg asked for one with triple sec, they said it would be an additional $7.00, making the marg 15.50! I say no thanks, so they immediatedly reduced it to $8.50, which I said would be ok, but I did not want a bunch of sweet and sour. They served a huge bowl marg full of sweet... More 

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Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Service was very quick and attentive. Since the number of Armadillo restaurants has dropped, I feared what might have happened to their quality. But, no problem. The food tasted great and server was regularly there.

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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

It is literally a bowl full of grilled meat with sauce! Ok Mexican food but you have to try this dish trust me!

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Aurora, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

i used to love this place. not being sterotypical but new owners are asian running a mexican restaurant. fail. food is hideous

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Aurora, Colorado
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152 reviews 152 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

My wife and I have eaten her mostly for lunch over the years and used to take the kids so it's kid friendly too. I like their burritos which are huge as are most of their portions. Service is virtuous prompt and consistent. Also their prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is decent and quiet even when crowded. Go with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15001 E Mississippi Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-3729
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: (303) 337-2761

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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