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Los Tarascos

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626 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-3004
970-416-0265
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good restaurant, but not a great restaurant

Los Tarascos has been in Fort Collins for many years. They moved from a smaller location several doors down to a newer and larger location where they are currently located. Their menu is now much larger, too. First the bad news, and then the good: Our chips were stale and not very crispy, tasty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
furnmtz
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Farmville, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Good mexican food, great margaritas, friendly quick service...what more could you ask. We tried alot of others places but our neighbors suggested coming here. It's been a favorite ever since.

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Farmville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Los Tarascos has been in Fort Collins for many years. They moved from a smaller location several doors down to a newer and larger location where they are currently located. Their menu is now much larger, too. First the bad news, and then the good: Our chips were stale and not very crispy, tasty or salty at all. (I always... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The white sauce shredded beef enchiladas are freaking out of this world. I highly recommend the midori margarita! I have a fabulous meal every single time I am here. I highly recommend stopping in.

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Sturgeon Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants I have had the good fortune to visit. My friends and I shared our entrees with one another. They were fabulous. The service is outstanding. The margaritas are SUPER delicious and strong--even on Tuesdays during Ladies' Night when they are 2 for 1. Who gives you a strong drink when it's 2... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I have tried this place at least three times and have yet to find anything edible. The place itself looks nice and the staff is so nice and the service is good. The problem is the food is just so bland that it is hard to eat. The salsa on the salsa bar should be helpful but none of it... More 

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Loveland, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We have gone to many Mexican restaurants in Loveland and Fort Collins. A friend told us about this one and it has become a favorite!

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We confess to a bit of snobbery when it comes to Southwestern/Mexican cuisine, and we were accordingly prepared to be unimpressed by this restaurant close to the CSU student district. Our first indication that we might be wrong came at the salsa bar, which had an interesting range of offerings that included some hot enough to impress our rather jaded... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I just visited Los Tarascos for the first time and here was my thoughts: Good: -food I had the Carne Asada, which tasted good, was well prepared, and well presented Also, tried some salsa from the salsa bar, which tasted good, but I mostly just enjoyed the concept of being able to try different salsas! -atmosphere Really festive layout and... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We've been going to Los Torascos since they opened next door with the short-lived name "Viva La Salsa" (trademark issues apparently). They have always provided a Mexican restaurant experience unlike any other in town. First, the emphasis on seafood sets them apart from everyone else. Yes, you can get a good fish taco at LaLuz or Wahoos. Los Torascos also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I have been coming here for years now. They originally were in a much smaller place a few doors down and expanded into a much nicer bigger establishment. The food is so authentic and there is not a bad item on the menu, not to mention the margaritas. We come here often with friends and don't plan on changing our... More 

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Additional Information about Los Tarascos

Address: 626 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-3004
Phone Number: 970-416-0265
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 626 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 970-416-0265

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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