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Donita's Cantina

330 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
970-349-6674
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Ranked #18 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
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English first
Arlington, Texas
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were promptly seated and our drink order was taken immediately (liter of margaritas). I had the tostada off the lighter fare part of the menu and it was still a huge portion. Vegetarian options are available. Ingredients are really fresh, not canned or processed. Owners are great.

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McKinney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We love Donita's! We are from Texas where we have lots of good Mexican food but we are always ready for a visit here. We spend the summer in this area and try to eat here at least once a week. The salsa is always fresh. Chicken enchiladas with green sauce are the best ever. DO NOT MISS this place.

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Austin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A bit spicy for me but my husband loves it. They have a kids and senior menu which is the perfect portion and price for us. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Golden, Colorado, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to Donita's hoping for some spicy green chile. Also, the promise of homemade chips and salsa. When we got there, there was a wait. The greeter was not around, and finally came out and did not know who was there first. We were constantly worried that we were not being seated when we should be, as many people... More

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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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