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All 36 Buena Vista Restaurants

Coyote Cantina

12985 US 24, Buena Vista, CO
719-395-3755
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Ranked #27 of 36 Restaurants in Buena Vista
Hours:
Sun - Tue 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

While the Coyote Cantina won't win many culinary awards for variety or gourmet quality, the prices are fair, the service excellent and the meals above average for roadside Mexican and Americana dishes. The atmosphere is classic Colorado and the location makes it perfect if you're just passing through on your way to other adventures. There is good visible parking for... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is a great place to stop, and grab some tasty food on the track to and from Denver. The service is great. They are very fast.

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Buena Vista, Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have found Coyote Cantina to have tasty meals. If you like good food, it is worth a stop. Not a five star restaurant and it is not intended to be. It has a good variety on their menu and is a nice local favorite. A variety on the menu. The fajitas are good. Generous portions.

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Azle, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

In recent years this cafe has slipped in our estimation. Where we used to never miss an opportunity to go, now we have had some poor experiences. Nothing seems to be exceptional about it anymore. Food is average but too high. Service was horrible on our last visit (new waitress? - no excuse) Sorry. can't recommend Coyote anymore.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

And isn't meant to be. It's a rustic place, inside and out. We were greeted by 3 different employees as soon as we walked in, including the cook. Basic menu, great food and service. When we're back in Buena Vista, we will go back here. PS - to the 2 reviewers who were "offended" by the décor, lighten up! A... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Please look at all reviews look at yelp and local reviews---This place is a terrible-wait staff is ignorant and rude went for lunch sat on patio took 20min for someone to even take our drink order-then she brought over waters and said a different waitress would bring alcohol-15min later drinks arrived - then she took our food order-50 min later... More 

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Kansas City
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95 reviews 95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have dined here multiple times over the years when vacationing in the area. IMO, the quality of the experience has dropped. The food is hit and miss on quality. The drinks are OK. The service last week was horrible except for the young bus boy who was very nice. Servings are plentiful. I won't likely go back.

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WestSlope,CO
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106 reviews 106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Coyote Cantina looked like the best place to stop on Hwy 24 without going in to Buena Vista, and we were pleased with our choice. We were headed west/south to Poncha Springs and then west on 50 and were ready for a break and a bite to eat. The building looks a little like something from Diners, Driveins, & Dives,... More 

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Fairplay, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you like Mexican food and big plates this is a place to stop. They have a good happy hour, beer $2 and appetizers are 50% off. We sat at the bar and enjoyed a burger melt and I had the rueben. Bother were tasty. I would have given it an excellent if the sides were homemade. I ordered the... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We ate here last night and the staff were wonderful! Super nice folks who enjoy visiting with customers. The decor was great and has a very comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Unfortunately, we came here for dinner and the food was way below expectations. The server recommended the Queso Chicken so that's what I ordered. It was a plate of bland, flavorless... More 

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Additional Information about Coyote Cantina

Address: 12985 US 24, Buena Vista, CO
Phone Number: 719-395-3755
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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