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El Senor Sol

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15900 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401
303-384-3578
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cold beans and rice; don't go if you don't want beer or tequila.

Pleasant restaurant with nice furniture. Lots of beer choices, but I asked for wine, was not given a list-just asked If I wanted red or white. Then did I want merlot or Cabernet. All the cocktails offered contained tequila. I had tacos which were tasty, .but the retried beans and rice were cold... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2014
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Helena, Alabama
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Ashland, Ohio
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is my second visit here in 3 years. Both times I had the pork Carnitas, and boy, were they delicious! The chips and salsa were quite tasty. The salsa has a kick to it. The beer is cold and plentiful, although their draft beer taps were not in operation. All in all, I liked it and will visit the... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I used to go to El Senor Sol multiple times a week as the food was fantastic and close to work. About 4 years ago, we had a few bad experiences and hadn't been back. We went this evening to give it a second chance. The service was just ok. Waiters were bustling around and kept running in to my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went here for dinner for our friend son's birthday (# 11 ), and it was fab! Food was superb and the birthday celebration was even better. Great classic Mexican food not pre-made crap! Will come back again and again!

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Merritt Island
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We lived in Golden, CO for 5 years and this was our place to go. Besides excellent and authentic food, the service is outstanding. Roberto was and remains the best server we ever had anywhere. The other staff is great too. The food is exceptional, real Mexican. Don't miss it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Just driving down Colfax in Golden and getting hungry. Spied this Mexican restaurant and turned around and went in. What a pleasant surprise! Authentic mexican food with fantastic service! Chimichangas and a huge wonderful margarita! Highly recommended!

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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

With great anticipation ordered their Chili Rellenos - The "coating" was hard and must have been some kind of a wrap, certainly not battered. The Chili was basically raw - totally uncooked and the cheese almost firm - should have sent it back. Service was friendly but slow in spite of almost empty restaurant. Ambience was ok - Perhaps their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I grew up down the street so I've been coming here for many years. I've never ordered anything that I didn't like. My new favorite is the chili rellenos or the pregnant burrito with a relleno inside of it! They also recently started table side guacamole which is wonderful and you always know it's fresh. Everyone is always happy. But... More 

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Helena, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Pleasant restaurant with nice furniture. Lots of beer choices, but I asked for wine, was not given a list-just asked If I wanted red or white. Then did I want merlot or Cabernet. All the cocktails offered contained tequila. I had tacos which were tasty, .but the retried beans and rice were cold. When I told one server that, nothing... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Terrible service. The food was cold.. Room temperature. Service was slow and arrogant! Food was just okay. The atmosphere was nice.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Located just off of I-70 on Colfax, El Senior Sol has been a long time favorite. It's the kind of place that the wait staff remember their regulars, and know what they want even before the order is placed. My personal favorite is the "pregnant burrito" with a chili relleno. Large portions, good salsa, and great taste are to all... More 

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Additional Information about El Senor Sol

Address: 15900 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401
Phone Number: 303-384-3578
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15900 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: 303-384-3578

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?