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Zia Taqueria

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3101 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
+1 970-247-3355
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: We believe in simple, tasteful, authentic food with an atmosphere and price...
We believe in simple, tasteful, authentic food with an atmosphere and price that feels good, warms the soul, and reminds you that some of the better things in life are quite simple.
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  • 136
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Good spot for quick lunch or dinner

I eat at Zia probably 3 or 4 times a month. I know exactly what kind of taste and experience I will have--quick service, crowded dining area, and good food. My favorite is the grilled wahoo salad. I don't care for the tortilla chips; they always taste a bit stale to me. You will get a good meal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Patty J
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Durango, Colorado
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Durango, Colorado
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I eat at Zia probably 3 or 4 times a month. I know exactly what kind of taste and experience I will have--quick service, crowded dining area, and good food. My favorite is the grilled wahoo salad. I don't care for the tortilla chips; they always taste a bit stale to me. You will get a good meal at a... More 

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Thank Patty J
Sugar Land, Texas
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We dine here every visit to Durango! The Baja fish tacos are excellent with a mango salsa!! Had to come back and try the Wednesday chili Relleno special . It had good flavor but soggy in texture and could have been warmer!! We will be back !

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Thank Wenbrooks
Durango, Colorado
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This is the place to get good food and fast friendly service. This place is always busy as they are great place to eat. They should start a second location, they are that good!

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1 Thank 2526Vet
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I ordered the chicken taco and the carne asada taco. The ingredients was fresh, the tacos weren't the best but they were fresh and fast. We also had the nachos which were decent. I liked that we were able to choose all our toppings. They have a great variety of taco and nacho garnishes.

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Thank Amanda D
Gallup, New Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

They have a different special everyday of the week, great flovor, shredded beef pork chicken meats in different spices, encihiladas, beans rice yum yumm

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Thank Gregory H
Rochester, Minnesota
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134 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

At this place you stand in line to select ingredients for your meal, which is assembled for you in real time. So it's the same concept as a Chipotle Restaurant, with some minor improvements such as more interesting salsa options, better beer selection, and more attractive interior decor. Everything was fresh and tasted great.

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Thank Ron R
Manassas, Virginia
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Food came cold and when returned had a chile rating of extremely high. Service is fast. Nothing special about the food, should have been much better considering the area of the country

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1 Thank Culinarium
Durango, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Fast, clean, tasty taqueria food. Great place to go with a group as everyone can get something they like. My favorite is the salad bowl with hidden jicama. Often will be a line out the door but it moves fast so don't be discouraged.

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Thank Leaftrapper
upstate NY
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56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The line is long usually but moves fast. You can customize your choices as the servers put it together for you. Noisy room, but fun. Very healthy and fresh, not too expensive.

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Thank TeresaupstateNY
Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Food is top notch, fresh, and with tons of extras including unique salsas you cant find at chains like Moes and Chipotle. The ordering process is confusing however. The menu will offer one thing--for example Nachos with a choice of meat. On the menu it offers nachos with "Cheese, Chips, lettuce, salsa, and sour cream". When I told the first... More 

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1 Thank Jobie T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3101 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-3355

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

We believe in simple, tasteful, authentic food with an atmosphere and price that feels good, warms the soul, and reminds you that some of the better things in life are quite simple.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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