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Tafolino's Fine Mexican Cuisine

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2001 Youngfield St, Golden, CO 80401
(303) 232-5118
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Mexican food I've ever had!

Every time we visit Colorado it's a 100% must we have to go here! It's on a totally different level than any other Mexican food I've ever had. I order the chicken chimichanga and it's comes smothered in green chili! It's soft and juicy. It's a small place and it gets busy. So give yourself extra... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
FoxRun0123
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Every time we visit Colorado it's a 100% must we have to go here! It's on a totally different level than any other Mexican food I've ever had. I order the chicken chimichanga and it's comes smothered in green chili! It's soft and juicy. It's a small place and it gets busy. So give yourself extra time. I feel bad... More 

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Juan T, Owner at Tafolino's Fine Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for the wonderful review, FoxRun0123! We're honored that you always come out to see us when you're in Colorado! We appreciate your feedback and can't wait to see you again next time you're out here! Best, Juan Tafoya (Owner) More 

Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It has been about 15 years since eating here last; and while a great memory, it just did not measure up. I would say good Mexican, but maybe average. A nice price, nice service, average food. The Mexican shrimp cocktail as hastily prepared with some obvious ketchup in the bottom of the glass. The steak burrito included unseasoned steak pieces... More 

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Juan T, Owner at Tafolino's Fine Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, Jeff. We appreciate you giving us a try again after 15 years. Thank you for letting us know what went well with your visit as well as those areas where you'd like to see improvement. Best, Juan Tafoya (Owner) More 

Lakewood, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stopped in to Tafolino's on the spur of the moment last week. The place was packed, but we were seated immediately. The staff was attentive and knowledgeable. We were all very pleased with the food. It's a warm, friendly restaurant, and it's great to have it in the neighborhood.

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Juan T, Owner at Tafolino's Fine Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Hi Juney, thanks for the great review! We're happy you decided to stop by, and even happier to hear you had such a great experience! We really appreciate you taking the time review us and hope to see you again soon! Best, Juan Tafoya (Owner) More 

Lakewood, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

So tasty. Popular place, always slammed for lunch. Quick and fast and really good. One of my favorite Mexican joints.

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Juan T, Owner at Tafolino's Fine Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Colleen! We're thrilled to hear that we're one of your favorite Mexican restaurants -- it really means a lot to us. Hope to see you again soon! Best, Juan Tafoya (Owner) More 

Henderson, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I used to eat here at least once a week until I moved from the area. Now its a treat to visit. The food and great service have not changed. Jose takes great care of us whenever we are there and I highly recommend the poblano burrito with chicken! Definitely worth the drive

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Juan T, Owner at Tafolino's Fine Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Hi Faith, Thanks so much for your review! I'm honored that you still visit us, even after moving away! Can't wait to see you again next time you're in the area! Best, Juan Tafoya (Owner) More 

Golden, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Best Mexican Restaurant, Friendly Staff, great food and fast. Jose is usually our waiter but who ever it is always friendly and will sit and talk with you.

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Anchorage ak
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Food was okay, but a bit pricey. The kid's chicken strips were $7.00 each. Service was painfully slow, even for a glass of water. My meal was cold. I doubt we'll go back.

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Fort Colins, CO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Our family loves this place! It is one of out favorite restaurants to go to. The waitstaff always goes out of their way to provide good service. We love the green chili and poblano burrito. I would highly recommend tafolinos for a casual place to take the family.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

This family owned restaurant has tasty food at a good price. The service and atmosphere is average. The food is fresh with generous portions and the sauces are excellent. The margaritas are excellent, but the beers on tap are limited. I live nearby and it is nice to be able to walk to a decent restaurant.

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Colorado
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210 reviews 210 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Keep in mind that there are two locations for this restaurant. The one across the street to the south does take-out only. This place has been in its present location for years, and this venue is definitely sit down. Inside, I liked this place. I liked the decorations, I liked the authentic music, and I liked the atmosphere - kind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2001 Youngfield St, Golden, CO 80401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: (303) 232-5118

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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