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El Tejado

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

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  • 7
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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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Centennial
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164 reviews 164 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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246 reviews 246 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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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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182 reviews 182 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

We had not been here in over se ven years after moving and decided to visit for old times' sake. The service was superfast and the food was really good and very reasonably priced. Entrees were around $6-7. We had the bubbly hot cheese appetizer with the mild green chilies and ended with fried ice cream. Very pleased at how... More 

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Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This used to be my favorite Mexican place, but no more. New owners have changed the menu and recipes, and increased the prices. The burritos desebrada used to come filled with a large amount of shredded beef, and topped with a flavorful yellow cheese and green chile with pork. Now they come filled with a small amount of the beef... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?