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Donita's Cantina

330 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
970-349-6674
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Ranked #19 of 57 restaurants in Crested Butte
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Donita's was excellent with service, food and atmosphere. We were seated right away with friendly service. Fajitas were awesome! The restaurant is located in an old hotel and the atmosphere is quaint and family-friendly. Windows opened to the main street! A little pricey but would eat here again!

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Ate here with my son and cousin. The food was fabulous, service was great, prices reasonable. Highly recommend Donita's!

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When we are visiting Crested Butte, we always stop here for dinner. We were there at 5 pm when the restaurant opened and were seated immediately. Our waitress was helpful, but then she got other larger tables and forgot us. The assistants to the wait staff were more attentive and gave us refills. We had to ask for the check... More

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Usa, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stopped in for a late night bite and loved how kind and helpful the servers were! The food was wonderful, with huge portions! We will definitely return!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This wasn't a huge place, but boy can they cook! Everything our table had was so good! I had an enchilada/chili relleno combo plate. Yum! Try the green chili sauce. Big servings - you won't leave hungry. Great service - even on a busy Friday night! Well worth the stop and definitely a new favorite!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is a must for you if you love Mexican cuisine. Fajitas and the accompaniments were very fresh!!! Huge portions also. I had the children's mac n cheese and they were great! The staff was so kind,very informative which made the experience even better! Go! You'll Enjoy it :)

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Best Mexican my family has had in a long time. You could smell the fresh spices walking up the stairs. I had the special of the day, and it was delicious! Everything was made fresh, juicy full of flavor chicken, fresh salsa and chips. My kids said it was the best tacos they have ever had. Margarita wasn't to bad... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Came here in December 2011 with my friend for a week. The owners were very friendly and even sat with us to chat. Good was great. Would recommend it.

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prior lake mn
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We sat down at the bar for a couple drinks before dinner and were pleasantly surprised that happy hour was in progress. The margaritas were served in pint glasses and were very tasty and potent. Free chips too! Our visit was already a success. We put our name in to get a table and after we had waited awhile we... More

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Windsor, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Had the steak fajitas tonight and they were terrific. This is just a great place to have Mexican food in CB! Great service, consistently good food and wonderful margaritas!

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