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Teocalli Tamale

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Mexican
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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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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
some of the best in the valley!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Alimanny
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Gunnison, Colorado
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Gunnison, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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2 reviews
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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Crested Butte, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Don't miss this place when u are in cb. Awesome service and great Mexican fare! Had the tamale plate w green chili sauce and it was awesome!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I am a big taco person being from Texas, and I have fish tacos everywhere I go. Teocalli Tamale had plenty to offer, from burritos and tacos, to tamales and salads. My boyfriend got the chips and guacamole as an appetizer and the guacamole was so fresh and delicious and made in house! I ordered the fish tacos, and let... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great place to duck in for quick mexican. Friendly staff and reasonably priced. I had the tamales and they were wells easoned and moist.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

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