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El Korita

251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621
(970) 277-4500
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Ranked #8 of 24 Restaurants in Basalt
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Carbondale, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Local restaurant that is busy all the time for a reason! I have never been disappointed in my food here! The service can be a little slow if they are really busy, however the food comes out quickly and is always HOT! Wonderful family owned restaurant. :)

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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

El Korita is a popular Mexican restaurant near Whole Foods in Willits Center. Food is authentically Mexican and well prepared. Many beer selections also.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My wife and I are not Mexican food lovers as the beans and rice do nothing for us but we both had to say that out of all of the Mexican food that we had ever eaten this was by far the best. My god give one of the rocket fuel Margaritas a go as well they were AMAZING.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My kids wanted to get some great Mexican food at El Korita. I have eaten there on numerous occasions and have had wonderful meals with excellent service. Regretfully, two of the kids got food poisoning from their seafood dish that is served in a extremely hot bowl (the name escapes me).

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Food and service are great. Oysters are tremendous. Prices very reasonable.best Mexican food in the valley.

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Colorado Mountains
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5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

My wife and kids, my brothers and friends all eat here and have for years. But, to be honest, it is the worst service in the valley - hands down. You can always count on a waiting line, and a long wait for your food after that. One time we were there for 2 1/2 hours for my mother's birthday,... More

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Eagle, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Stopped by in the middle of a lengthy bike ride. While Mexican food may not be the best choice with ten miles to go, it was very good. I had the chicanas enchiladas and I devoured the entire plate. My wife had a salad with shrimp and avocado that she said was awesome. Very tastefully decorated and authentic looking. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We stopped here for lunch and were blown away by the flea market decor, but hopeful for the food, which was Taco Bell quality. Then, my husband accidentally left his Ray Ban sunglasses on the table. We stopped back by an hour later and the sticky-fingered waitress denied that she had them. We won't be back. We don't patronize restaurants... More

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Houston
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66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We love Mexican food, but have yet to find a decent restaurant in Colorado. We saw the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to go one city up to give El Korita a go. We got there and the restaurant had just opened for lunch. It was colorfully decorated and relatively clean. Our waitress was prompt in taking our order.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Best fish tacos Eva! I lived there 10 years ago and have since moved to Massachusetts. I have tried to recreate them many times.

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