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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good Mexican food

We ate here after hiking. They have decent margaritas and the food was very good. They had authentic and Tex Mex options too. Everyone was friendly. It just took a while to get our check at the end.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Westminster, Colorado
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Westminster, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We ate here after hiking. They have decent margaritas and the food was very good. They had authentic and Tex Mex options too. Everyone was friendly. It just took a while to get our check at the end.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We love Mexican and we saw lots of cars in the parking lot so we stopped, and it was excellent! Def Go!

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Parker, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Best Mexican food we ever had. The service is excellent and the food is completely homemade. We sat on the patio as we had our little dog and they were fine with it. Recommend the pork.

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Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were looking forward to a good, authentic Mexican meal. Sadly, El Paraiso did not deliver. The service was OK but the food was a big disappointment. It started with the chips and salsa. I may be wrong, but with so many small bits of chips in the bowl I got the impression they toss leftover chips into the next... More 

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Sussex, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Food was very good. Service was very good. Atmosphere was good, maybe just a bit tight. I recommend this place for anyone looking for a Mexican restaurant that is above average quality without having to pay more. Also, we ended up taking some food home, so quantity certainly isn't a problem either.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I begged and begged my boyfriend to try this restaurant again . The first time we were there only one single man there , the hostess sat us and proceeded to the front to play with her lip piercing, the single man had been served his drink, order taken and waiter disappeared, we were not greeted in any fashion so... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Friendly staff, good margaritas but very bland ground beef in the tacos so much so that my son would not eat his. Enchilada's were mostly empty maybe two bites that had meat in them... Carnitas tacos meat was very dry... Wish I could have given a better review but we were quite disappointed for what we paid for this meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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