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Arceo's Mexican Restaurant

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1605 S Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-2221
719-442-2626
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Dining options: Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 21
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Mexican food in town!

We moved here twelve years ago from New Mexico, and searched for good Mexican food for a long time. Arceo's is our fave. Consider the carne asada burrito. Like this place a lot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Gumbydoc
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We moved here twelve years ago from New Mexico, and searched for good Mexican food for a long time. Arceo's is our fave. Consider the carne asada burrito. Like this place a lot.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I've been coming here for 10 years and its a family favorite. Good authentic Mexican drinks like horchata. They give you a couple of salsas and fresh chips while you order. The cheese enchiladas with onions are the best. Service is courteous and food comes out fast. Great place if you have kids or for a quick lunch. They also... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Food and service is always good here. Plenty of parking. I've been there 20 times and I really will be back when I'm next in colorado .

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Denver
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very wide reaching menu - if you have ever heard about it - it is on the menu. Large portions and excellent preparation and presentation. Only downer is it is between two creepy motels. Interior décor is new but a little too bizarre for my taste, but it is new, clean and nice. .

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Lawrence, Kansas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The exterior leaves quite a bit to be desired, cracked cement sidewalks, poorly maintained landscaping, and a building in need of some TLC, but once inside a rainbow of color hits you like Dorothy experienced when exiting her house for there first time in the Land of Oz. At $2.75, the guacamole is excellent and a terrific value when compared... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Ball park cheese dip and tomato sauce with onion and peppers for salsa. We came based on trip advisor reviews. I felt I should share to help someone else avoid the same mistake. 8/30/14.

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Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I wanted Mexican food, so we followed your advice to try Acero's. I should have paid attention to the reviews about large portions. We had the Molcagete Camarones (shrimp soup in a hot "lava" bowl), Pozole (soup with pork - available only on weekends), and I couldn't resist ordering the Tostada de Seviche (halibut). We could have split one of... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I am local to Colorado Springs. I go their S. Nevada Ave location. The service is excellent, the portion sizes are large and it is locally owned. This is true Mexican food in a not so great part of town.

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Cherryville, North Carolina, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very good food with large portions. Fast service. Reasonably priced. Would definately recommend this resturant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I'm from Texas and I relocated to Colorado Springs. I have been looking for a good Mexican restaurant and this place dished it up. Great food and good waiters

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1605 S Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-2221
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-442-2626

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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