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El Tejado

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2651 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210-5704
(303) 722-3987
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of Denver's Best

Lots of good Mexican places but we always go back here. Very large menu beyond the usual Mexican fare. Can't go wrong here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
jerry z
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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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153 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Lots of good Mexican places but we always go back here. Very large menu beyond the usual Mexican fare. Can't go wrong here.

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Thank jerry z
Littleton, Colorado
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

I have been coming here for about 10 years, it is my go to place for Mexican food. I've had a variety of dishes and they're all good. Try the beef and bean smothered burritos. Yumm

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Thank libintheburbs
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you want to experience a bonafide Denver Restaurant serving traditional Mexican Food - This is IT! The Prices (and Margaritas) cant be beat. They even have a Mariachi Band at certain nights - check with them.

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Thank Arch5280
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I'm a long time fan of El Tejado. I had friends visiting from Arizona, and we ate lunch at El Tejado. We had the chicken burritos and huevos rancheros. The food was excellent, and I was pleased to see the restaurant is doing some updates to their decor! Excellent waitress and server staff!

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Thank Wynne S
Denver, Colorado
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235 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

I have been going to El Tejado for well over a decade. To people (like me) who live in areas with Mexican communities, food like this is a God-send. From the salsa to the green chili - just plain delicious! Try the Mexican Steak and Shrimp...

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Thank Matthew M
Denver, Colorado
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I used to love coming here, but last night was different. My food was not as good, the portions have decreased as in the filling amount and the smothered in green chile left me wishing for an additional smothering. Even the sopapillas were different and the house marg was bitter. Also everything was sticky from the chairs to the tables... More 

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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153 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

We have tried many Mexican restaurants in Denver and usually Combe away very disappointed. Not at el Tajedo. Were blown away by the size and diversity of the menu. Food was excellent as was the service.

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Thank jerry z
Centennial
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231 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This little place on S Broadway has been here a long time, but we finally had a reason to stop in, and it was for Sunday breakfast. The brought us chips and what turned out to be a nicely spicy salsa. I followed that with the breakfast burrito, a good sized meal topped with a pretty good green chile. My... More 

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Thank Alex G
Colorado
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We come here regularly for mojarra, a flash fried whole fish. All the other food is great too. The service is friendly and quick. I love the steak and shrimp, the pork chops, the caldo de rez. We eat there when ever we have the chance!

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Thank 8pak
Keystone, Colorado
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314 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have eaten here many times and the food is always very good. The service is very good and friendly. Many older folks seem to enjoy this place. I have eaten with friends many times and everyone's food looks great. Nice drinks too. Warning that there is mariachi music on Sunday mornings and it nearly killed me when I was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2651 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210-5704
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: (303) 722-3987

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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