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El Horizonte

908 Highway 133, Carbondale, CO
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Ranked #22 of 45 Restaurants in Carbondale
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Bright, cheerful decor. Great margaritas. Very good Mexican food. Service is good and friendly to children, families, and groups.

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Basalt, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Worst Mexican I have ever had.... Overly salty, burnt, and unpleasing as a whole! This place was a complete waste of money from the food to the service! The waitresses don't even know what bourbon is, and cannot be bothered to come check on you during your meal! Apparently, they do not care if you are pleased or not, because... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Chips, salsa and lime coleslaw are served to start- it's easy to get carried away... We had the shrimp enchilladas and chipotle chicken tacos, both served with rice and beans. Our meals were $11-13. There were lots of options for starters, soups, mains and seafood. The dining room is very colorful and the servers nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

I live here. This is our "go to" favorite mexican restaurant!!! Friendly service, food is delicious!

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We ventured to El Horizonte because it was relatively close to the hotel we were staying at. We were greeted warmly and the waitress took our order in a timely manner. The chips and salsa were fresh, and the cabbage was very good- a pleasant surprise. We ordered the vegetable fajitas and the Beef tacos. There was only one other... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We eat here quite often as the staff is friendly and efficient. The food is delcious--Salvadorian and Mexican. The chips, salsa and cabbage slaw are fresh, and you have a hard time stopping eating them before your meal arrives. Moderately priced. A great value for the money.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

good mexican and salvadoran food. friendly atmosphere and some unusual items on the menu from the salvadoran side

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

After a horrible treatment by bored wait staff the last visit, went again because the food had been historically quite good. Decided to risk it! Thank goodness, the wait staff had changed, they were very polite, prompt, and efficient. The owner came around to check on us. The food, as usual, was great. This is not cheese smothered normal Mexican.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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130 reviews 130 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The restaurant seem to get good rating here at TripAdvisor but I would not say that it is exceptional. It is an average mexican restaurant with a good food and reasonable prices. The service might be more efficient, we had to wait quite some time for our meals. Do I regret going there? No, it was an OK dinner. Would... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Came across this restaurant by accident. Is in the shopping center behind McDonalds in south Glenwood. The waitress was friendly. The decor was bright and clean. I got the Mojito. Was made with fresh mint and was great. Had the enchiladas chicanas. Got the red sauce, which was great. Had fresh cheese crumbled on top.

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Additional Information about El Horizonte

Address: 908 Highway 133, Carbondale, CO
Phone Number: 970-963-6050
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Carbondale
Cuisine: Mexican

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