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El Korita

251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621
(970) 277-4500
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Ranked #9 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
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We eat here often. There is always service with a smile. Food is fresh and fast. They are always busy but they move people through pretty fast. Great value! Good for kids or just couples.

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The food here is decent Mexican food, and the Margaritas too. The service is so so at best. Overall the ambiance in the restaurant is very neat. The price for the food is very reasonable though.

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