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Coyote Cantina

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12985 US 24, Buena Vista, CO
719-395-3755
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 35
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not a bad option

This is an interesting little restaurant in Buena Vista. The atmosphere is fun and very relaxed. The service is not great, but it is OK when the servers are not swamped with people. I must say the quality of the food is mixed. The nachos were mediocre at best. Not much flavor to the meat. However... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2015
Brenda C
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Buena Vista, Colorado
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Colorado
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times over the years and it used to be a great restaurant. I was disappointed at the change. Although we were a large group (9), there were few other customers. To start, the chips were stale, but the salsa was good. We ordered pitchers of Margaritas (which the others in my group said was OK).... More 

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Thank beachkas
Montrose, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. The food, service and atmosphere were blah. We waited quite a while to get our food and they weren't very busy.

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Thank Elizabeth M
Ohio
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This should not be shocking as it is consistent with other poor reviews, but this place has gone downhill - and as some have mentioned, over a cliff. We asked servers multiple times to refills coffee, tea, & water - took 20-25 minutes to simply get a second (cold) cup of coffee. This kicker was the owner smokes in the... More 

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1 Thank denbroncs
Mercer, MO
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We come to salida twice a year and almost always visit the Coyote Cantina. Always had great food, staff and drinks. No More!! I don't know what has changed, whether it is management or ownership but there is definitely a problem. After being seated I ordered a margarita and was told they don't have any (no margaritas at a Mexican... More 

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1 Thank Shelley B
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

A frequent stop when we visit BV...Has gone way downhill! Stopped by to eat and watch the Bronco game on the way home. Stale chips, and horrible margarita. Sitting here wishing I left before I ordered food. Can hardly watch the game because the TV are on different delay and so there is a 5 second delay between my left... More 

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1 Thank Adventureliving247
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Are here last summer and loved it. Ate here again this year and it was awful. The chicken burrito had raw onions. Gross. Won't be back

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Thank Randythemaker
tchrs
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279 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Took several minutes to get seated. 5 more for a menu. 25 minutes for our meals which were just ok. No markdown for not served as ordered, but steak chiming was cold and beans were out of a can and cold as well. And by the way, a glass of water took 25 minutes too. There are better options in... More 

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1 Thank tchrs
Buena Vista, Colorado
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is an interesting little restaurant in Buena Vista. The atmosphere is fun and very relaxed. The service is not great, but it is OK when the servers are not swamped with people. I must say the quality of the food is mixed. The nachos were mediocre at best. Not much flavor to the meat. However, the patty melt was... More 

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1 Thank Brenda C
Denver, CO.
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

All kinds of great things to choose from, this is the first time I have been to the Coyote Cantina, I should have stopped by before, don't judge this restaurant by the building, the food was great and very reasonable. The first night I had the prime rib special and it was fantastic, the next day for lunch it was... More 

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1 Thank uncoD
Colorado
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here with friends thinking the food would be as good as it was when I was passing through years before. Boy was I wrong. The service was very slow, the food wasn't hot or good, and the waitress completely forgot to give me my check. I thought about walking out but didn't. I figured the server needed to... More 

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Thank navkaren

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12985 US 24, Buena Vista, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: 719-395-3755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
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

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