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Casa Blanca Restaurant

118 East Second St., Leadville, CO 80461
719-486-9969
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Ranked #9 of 22 restaurants in Leadville
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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Twin Lakes, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Looking for a local favorite this is it. Service is quick and friendly. The menu offers a wide variety of favorites. Family owned and operated. Off the main street but easily found.

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Sublette, Kansas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Some of the other reviewers hit it spot on. Same old Mexican food. That doesn't mean it wasn't good. I had the stuffed sopapilla and it was really good. Seemed to be a favorite place for locals if that means anything. Service was a bit slow but there was only one waitress and she was working hard. Place is a... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

You know what they say about Mexican food...all the same ingredients served in a slightly different way. That's true of Casa Blanca. The food is adequate. The locals flock to the restaurant, though, and that's the real draw. The banter between waitresses, locals, owner and outsiders is worth the bland fare.

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Des Moines, IA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This was recommended to us by our motel as probably the best place to eat in Leadville and we agreed. It is in an converted house a half block off the main street near the south end of the business district. In other words, you probably wouldn't see it without looking for it and would probably pass it by unless... More

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Lyons, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

For the past 30 years my wife has been on a mission to find the best Chile Relleno in the Universe. A few days ago while on a quest for the spectacular changing Aspen leave we ended up in the highest (elevation, not consciousness) town in North America, the historic community of Leadville. It was late at night and the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Wow, $5 Margarita. We were happy with that alone and then came the food. It was so good! There is absolutely no atmosphere at this place, which seemed to be a very popular take out joint. However, the food is authentic and quite delicious. We were only in Town for one night and we made the right dining choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

I love this place... The food is great and the prices aren't too high and the food isn't too spicy so you can take anyone there to eat!!! They are always friendly and are awesome when you bring your younger ones with you!!! I go there all the time I love it!!!!!

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Leadville, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Best Mexican food in Leadville! I always order the same dish, stuffed sopapilla. And then order more plain to soak up the fabulous green chile!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Went for lunch the day before the LT100 ultra marathon, so they were very busy, but service was incredibly efficient. Food is hot, fast, and to my taste, traditional Colorado Mexican with refried beans, enchiladas, tostadas, etc. The green chili is great and the eggs in my huevos rancheros were done exactly over easy. Recommend sticking with beer or soda,... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Red and Green chili were both excellent! Very clean, very good service. Stuffed sopapilla and cheese enchiladas were delicious.

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