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Leon's Taqueria Restaurant

507 30 Rd Ste 8, Grand Junction, CO 81504-4431
(970) 242-1388
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I'm local and have eaten at Leons's many times over the years; usually for lunch. To me it seems more authentic than any of the others in the area and the food has been consistently flavorful throughout the times I've dined there. It is annoying that they charge for chips and salsa as one of the other reviews pointed out.

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Palisade, Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This place is on the border line of Fruitvale/Clifton, and Grand Junction. Leon is from San Blas, in Mexico - an extremely beautiful place and the last pirate stronghold in the New World (Portuguese). This food really tastes delicious and different from American/Mexican restaurants. It might be managed by one of Leon's relatives now. A great place in general, and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

We are locals in this area. We will NOT be returning! This place used to be great and has turned to terrible. Food portions were not large like the other posts suggest, and only average in taste. We had to ask several times for refills, and were charged for chips and salsa (typically complimentary). This place is suffering, thats why... More

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Montrose, Colorado, USA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

We tried Leon's for the first time today and were very impressed. The furnishing are plain but the food made up for it. We ordered the "Leons Platter for 2". It included carne asada, bacon wrapped shrimp with onions and peppers, and pork carnitas. There was enough food for 3-4 people and it was all fabulous. Several other diners were... More

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Snowmass Village, Colorado
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118 reviews 118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

but nooooooo -- I had to also order a tamale, which was excellent Great food at a good price. I would return!!

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New York City, New York
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104 reviews 104 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The portions were huge and very good South west food

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Grand Junction, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

A hole in the wall place that serves great Mexican food. Taco bar is a real value...if you're hungry!

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Grand Junction, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

this is a hidden treasure. the restaurant isnt beautiful but the food is amazing. this is a great holde in the wall!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Had heard good things about Leon's, that it was the best Mexican food in the Valley, and while it might be, those from the southwest will find nothing special here. Nonetheless, we found the food to be flavorful and well prepared. We had chile rellenos, enchilada verdes, and a wet burrito. The food was very good, but the sauces seemed... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Our first trip to Leon's and what a pleasant surprise. Everything from chips and salsa, margueritas and entree were delicious. Glad to find this gem.

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