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Teocalli Tamale

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Mexican, Pub
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311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 349-2005
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 90
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
YUM!!

Mikes shredded beef taco, FANTASTIC!!!! The tamales rock both mild and hot, but I prefer them without the green sauce. The tacos have a perfect blend of cilantro, lettuce, salsa, cheese, and sour cream! A fantastic after meal biking!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
rkclmr05
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Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Mikes shredded beef taco, FANTASTIC!!!! The tamales rock both mild and hot, but I prefer them without the green sauce. The tacos have a perfect blend of cilantro, lettuce, salsa, cheese, and sour cream! A fantastic after meal biking!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Probably some of the best tacos I've had. Homemade marinated beef, salsas and guacamole. A bit pricey, but very good.

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Went here for lunch - perfect location, tucked in a little building. The staff were cool, food was very good, very fresh. I'm always on the lookout for where the locals like to go, this is it! Wife and I shared the fish tacos, which ranked well with others I have had all over the place. Prices were decent, look... More 

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Gunnison, Colorado
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Teocalli is not only some of the best food in the valley its also the best bang for your buck! Definitely the tastiest Mexican food out of CB and Gunnison, quick but still fresh. There is not a single thing on the menu that isn't delicious. They also have very tasty margaritas, and a super casual, welcoming environment. Eat more... More 

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Gunnison, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Little hole-in-the-wall burrito shop. Wasn't expecting much the first time I went... But WOW! 100% better than Chipotle. The ingredients seemed very fresh and the portions were huge. Their version of pulled pork meat was incredible.... I think it was called "Mikes Meat?". Either way I'll definitely be getting that again. I've traveled and been to a ton of these... More 

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Honolulu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

There was always a line and the seating space is limited but that doesn't deter those who apparently know a good thing. We were glad we got to try their tamales and tacos- both delicious. The casual atmosphere is perfect if you have children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Excellent place to get Mexican food In CB! The food is fresh, seasoned well, has plenty of options to personalize it to your taste and has large portions! It is a small location with limited seating, so be aware before visiting. Highly recommended and will become must go to every time we visit CB!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A little 8 year old local we met on the shuttle bus recommended this restaurant to us and WHOA was she right! I loved both types of tamales but the red was my favorite, smoothered in green chili. My taco came with sour cream and guac! Generous portions, fast/ quality service and delicious margaritas. We will be back next time... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great food and the margarita's weren't bad either! Try the fish taco. Walking distance from the Cristiana Guest Haus.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Apparently mushy potato chunks are considered the substance of 'gourmet vegetable tacos'. It's pretty difficult to mess up Mexican food.

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Additional Information about Teocalli Tamale

Address: 311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Phone Number: (970) 349-2005
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: (970) 349-2005

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?