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El Colima

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116 W Pearl St, Nashua, NH 03060-3351
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Good food

Was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was here. Recommend the pork tamales. They were delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mary Beth O
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English first
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was here. Recommend the pork tamales. They were delicious.

Thank Mary Beth O
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were many groups there and the place was busy. No wait and food came out in a timely fashion. Food was above my expectations even starting with the chips and salsa. Had Calabaza and added chorizo which wasn't an option with that plate, but they accommodated the small request. Very clean tables and looked like nice wooden tables, nic... More 

Thank Nathan F
Lutz, Florida
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents and I went here for lunch on a Saturday, arriving shortly after noon. We were seated right away and gave our drink orders. We could not sit in the cozy dining room as you enter the restaurant because it is all booths, with a narrow center aisle and my dad is in a wheelchair. We were seated at... More 

Thank Tampa_traveler63
southern NH
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We went on a Saturday night. The restaurant was very busy But we didn't have to wait to sit. We were impressed by the custom handmade benches and lots of custom detail in the menu. The menu had extensive list of tequila which were impressive. I ordered a chicken burrito and my husband ordered a salad with shrimp. I ordered... More 

Thank NHgirl7
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Tacos were really good, nachos too! Ordered margaritas and they were great, one of the best I've ever had. Service was attentive and friendly. Enjoyed our dinner and would definitely recommend this restaurant. Prices are reasonable and the food is very good.

Thank GigeeG
Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

After reading good if not excellent reviews on Trip Advisor, I decided to try El Colima. The menu is a bit overwhelming, with tons of choices. I chose the Burrito Carnitas. The filling was super. The chips and salsa that came before the meal were "different". Far less spicy than the usual Tex Mex places, but fresh tasting. The chips... More 

Thank Susan H
Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Title says it all! Food is delicious, staff are friendly, unobtrusive yet attentive, prices reasonable, drinks yummy!

Thank Linda R
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

After living in the Western United States for many years, then returning to New England, I found that most of the Latin restaurants in NH completely miss the mark on flavor. It was a pleasant surprise when I stumbled upon El Colima (formerly Taco's Colima). Their refried beans are the only refried beans that my brother will eat. Their Tacos... More 

Thank CCFoodee
Nashua NH
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My wife and I ate her tonight. The service was quick, the nacho chips and salsa were the best I've ever had. Johan, our waiter, was relaxed and efficient. The main dishes were out pretty quickly and were the best we'd ever had. The desert, Chocoflan, was fantastic. We will be back again.

Thank buttsyandsmitty
Pelham, New Hampshire
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I started eating here when it was Tacos Colima and in the Clocktower parking lot. When I heard they moved I went to check out their new location and was surprised at how swanky it looked compared to their former digs. The food is still amazing. The owners are immigrants from central america and their food is amazing. I loved... More 

Thank Carolyn B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 W Pearl St, Nashua, NH 03060-3351
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Nashua
  • Phone Number: 603-889-8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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