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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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Ranked #75 of 222 restaurants in Grand Junction
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 30, 2014
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English first
Grand Junction, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
71 helpful votes 71 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
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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
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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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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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