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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

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314 Charles St., Buena Vista, CO 81211
(719) 395-1783
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner on the patio

The food was good and great selection. I think they were a little overwhelmed by our party of 13. The wait staff was very courteous and personable. Good place to go for small parties!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Jen A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The food was good and great selection. I think they were a little overwhelmed by our party of 13. The wait staff was very courteous and personable. Good place to go for small parties!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Someone needs to teach the cook how to use spices. I could not detect one spice used. I was never asked for a refill on my ice tea and it sat empty for quite a while. Wait staff never came by except to take order, drop off food and give check. The bathroom sink was very dirty and there were... More 

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Buena Vista, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Service was awful, our appetizer came out frozen and when it returned it was obvious it had been thrown in the microwave. Food came out looking disgusting, and tasted the same. When telling the hostess that we didn't eat our food, and that the food was disgusting, she still charged us full price. THIS PLACE IS NASTY.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Recommended by a fellow traveler during an unscheduled stop in Buena Vista. We were stranded with a broken down rental car on the way to Aspen and were looking for good food and a place to rest for 5 hours while a new car was flat-bedded out to our location. What a delight to while away the time with good... More 

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This was very okay. Not bad but not great. I had the chicken mole which was suppose to be an enchilada but came as a dinner. My husband had the pork pastore. It was bland.

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Broomfield
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My wife and I were craving Mexican food and we were excited to try this place. Our excitement quickly faded when we looked at the menu. They have lots of dinner offerings---but at sky-high prices! So, we ordered from the A la carte menu. My wife picked a cheese and onion enchilada. Since you only get one (for $4.50) she... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great Mexican food! Nice atmosphere with a small out door patio! My only complaint is the one basket of chips and salsa limit:(

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We read the reviews of the restaurant and decided that we would go! We eat Mexican quite a bit and have several friends from Mexico. We understand food from various regions of Mexico can taste very different. However, I have never tasted anything quite like this. My entire family was disappointed. The re-fried beans were grey instead of the color... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

On another website this was rated the best Mexican food in Buena Vista, we were disappointed, it was very average and unmemorable. The server had a positive attitude, which helped.

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Golden, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We wanted to try Mexican food in Buena Vista, but I wish we would have gone to Casa Del Sol. Food/prices & service weren't great here.

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Address: 314 Charles St., Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: (719) 395-1783
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 314 Charles St., Buena Vista, CO 81211
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: (719) 395-1783

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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