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Los Tarascos

626 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-3004
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Ranked #64 of 471 Restaurants in Fort Collins
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Ft Collins
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

This place is real Mexican- love the salsa bar and big margaritas. Whenever my dad visits from Chicago, he always asks to eat here. Big portions- easy with kids.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It's been a while since I've eaten here and the food and drinks used to be quite good. I was sorely disappointed on my return visit. Has management changed? New chefs? Cutting quality to keep prices down? Whatever it is, they need to go back to the old because the dish I ate was plain at best, beans and rice... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The food is always great! No one ever leaves hungry! Service is superb! We've made it a yearly destination in Old Towne before move in week. Tricolor enchiladas are my favorite with cheese and mushroon enchiladas coming in second. The salsa bar is to die for with the range for faint of heart to hearty hot. They keep them coming... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Our family has regularly dined at Los Tarascos. We love the shrimp Tarascos, which is a nice Mexican enchilada with shrimp in a white sauce. The margaritas are tasty, but strong. You will only be allowed two, but that is plenty. If you prefer to eat good quality food served by family and locally owned, you should dine here.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We ate here with friends who live in Ft. Collins. The unique thing about this restaurant is the salsa bar, which has several salsa with chips( $2 extra) or tortillas. We all ordered the same thing -the enchilada tri color but we all different fillings. Each meal was $12.The food was good and better than chain Mexican restaurants.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I grew up eating real Tex(as)Mex & I really love every dish I've had at Los Tarascos (over the last 10+ years). My friend with food allergies accompanies me here as a special treat, since her food options are so limited. It's Certainly not anything like the "slop" you might find at Taco John's... What an insult! LT's dishes are... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

I feel shorted in every which way. So much more out there in quality. I knew this was a tricked out taco johns soon as i seen the salsa bar omg lame crappy salsa accompanied with slop on a plate! I lived in fort collins my whole life my hopes are that this place closes down.

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Denver, Colorado
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68 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Coming from a person of Latino descent, this is authentic style Mexican food. Unfortunately in Colorado people seem to think that places such as Café Mexicali and Café Rio are true Mexican food, they are not. It is a bit overpriced I will give you that, but good margaritas, good food, no complaints. This is not Tex-Mex this is authentic... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

It was a good waiter service but when the food came out it was not what would be expected it was so over priced ordered the burrito and it was mostly pico de gallo when I ordered steak greatly disappointed all bland and the rice was obviously portioned out with an ice cream scoop not worth it at all

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Salida, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Took my family a party of 9 their all left quite satisfied with they had for dinner. Wide array of choices to be had-even kids. The salsa bar is the best I've seen and/ or tasted. Large portions and reasonably priced. Friendly, fast and efficient waitstaff

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