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La Fogata

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5670 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80222
(303) 753-9458
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Consistently Good

I find the food and service here consistently good. Whether super crowded or slow the service is fast and friendly and the food comes out hot and fast. Recently had the guacamole salad followed by the chili rellenos. Great guac! Large portion. Very good rellenos with rice and beans.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
JJBlondie
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Denver CO USA
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Denver CO USA
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160 reviews 160 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I find the food and service here consistently good. Whether super crowded or slow the service is fast and friendly and the food comes out hot and fast. Recently had the guacamole salad followed by the chili rellenos. Great guac! Large portion. Very good rellenos with rice and beans.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Let me preface this review by saying that I asked for recommendations for a Mexican restaurant at the hotel I am staying at. The front desk clerk, or whatever her position is, told me that La Fogata was "authentic Mexican". Her exact words were "authentic Mexican". So my expectations were set artificially high. When I got to the restaurant, one... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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141 reviews 141 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We enjoyed lunch here for the first time. The location is rather different as it is not like a normal restaurant. it is below some upstairs businesses. The food is tasty, served at a reasonable wait time. The staff is friendly and experienced. They offer a kids menu for the young people. The décor is simple and appears to have... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I am blown away by the amazing service standards at this restaurant. LOTS of wait staff- lots of attention. EXCELLENT salsa with the chips- so delicious and definitely homemade, original. The food is very good as well. Large menu. Love love this place. And its conveniently located exactly halfway between Glendale and the Southern part of the tech center- if... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We've never had to wait, food is good and all the wait staff helps out. We had 3 different people bring us water and ask if we needed anything, the person who took our order come back and check how our food was and also someone came to take our card to run for the check and asked if everything... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Definitely one of the things I miss the most after moving away from Denver... La Fogata near the Denver Tech Center was one of our favorite places. Margaritas on the patio in the summertime or nestled into a booth to watch a winter storm. I miss my cinco suave and all of the fine folks we came to know over... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What a great meal we had here. Must try it. Real Mexican coke too. Soapapitas are amazing. Well worth it,

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Had lunch at the E. Quincy location on a busy Friday at noon and they got us seated immediately. The servers were on us within minutes and checked on us at least six times throughout the meal. The chip taste was nice and not oily, the salsa was rich pure and not too hot. I had the Mole con Pollo.... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was with one of my Hispanic customers and he loved this restaurant as much as I did. One of the unique items they have on the menu is a shrimp cocktail that is sooo fresh and yummy. I had a small shrimp cocktail and guacamole appetizer which was enough for my lunch. My customer had the fish tacos and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food here is very good, the service quick, the pitcher of Margarita's generous and prices very reasonable. Their combinations meals are just the right size, but still enough to take some home, if you like.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5670 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80222
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: (303) 753-9458

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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