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2651 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210-5704
(303) 722-3987
Today
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 6
    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
Breakfast was good, and . . . only how much?

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Alex G
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Centennial
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Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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Centennial
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213 reviews 213 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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Keystone, Colorado
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261 reviews 261 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I went to El Tejado with friends and the food was excellent. We had steak fajitas, chorizo with eggs, chicken burritos and more. Every dish was well attractive and delicious. Service is great and quality is consistent. I love this place!

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Westcliffe, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After a weekend of fine dining and sightseeing in downtown Denver and while on our way home, my three teens and I just happened to stumble upon El Tejado -- what a great find! The dining room was pleasant and clean, and the entire staff was very friendly and efficient, from the hostess to the wait staff to the bussers.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Never had a bad dish here. Fajitas tonite were EXCELLENT (and I'm very picky about my fajitas....). The wait staff is always really nice, and they get you your food fast. The decor is a little, um, cheezy and the booth seats are not very comfortable, but WHO CARES when the food and people are so good?!?! And very reasonably... More 

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Colorado
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188 reviews 188 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Parking lot was packed so we figured its a neighborhood favorite and we were right. Take the back alley to sneak in. The food was great, staff really nice and quick. You can sit at the bar and eat too. Green chile had great flavor..we will definitely go back!

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

By looking at the outside of this restaurant you would think a nice little dive. But once you step in, I was shocked by how well it was decorated. We were greeted right away at the door. They seated us very quickly and the Mariachi band was already playing. The menu had a lot of choices. Menudo was also being... 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?