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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
970-641-4957
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Ranked #17 of 46 Restaurants in Gunnison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Description: Email them at elparaisofamilymexicanrestaurant@hotmail.com Best meal we had in Gunnison; great food, prices and service Gunnison
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I had the fish tacos. It was tasteless, and it had a weird after taste. The beans were bland looked liked baby poop. The portions are so weird one person gets a big serving and the next gets a tablespoon. The service is ok, but I was really bothered by the owners overpowering cologne and his fake cheesy comments. I... More

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Paris, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have been gracious enough to give this place multiple times to impress us. They have failed dismally. Each time we visited, the food portions got smaller, the quality degenerated and the prices went up. It appears the owner's try to impress out of towners with decent service the first time or two, then after they feel they've "got you",... More

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Russell, Kansas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very friendly service and the food was good also, though it was quite a bit more expensive than similar Mexican restaurants. The seating is limited, so we were glad we got there early. There is also a patio area but it was too cold to sit there.

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Fort Morgan, Colorado
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The food is real Mexican food, and the lady that host/serve is very friendly. It's a beautiful place that makes you feel like if you are in Mexico.

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tulsa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Went on a busy Friday night and sat at the bar. The house is pretty small and the rooms are little nooks here and there but there is a big patio out front and along the side that may be connected to the patio in the back yard. Patio diners seemed to be having a good time. I don't recall... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I now know why this restaurant is rated 14th in Gunnison! My wife and I have eaten in many Mexican restaurants in many cities. This meal was by far the worst we've ever had. Based on previous Mexican restaurant dining experiences, the portion sizes are often too large for one person so we decided to share a Chimichanga dinner. When... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great appetizers and beer. Had steak quesadias. Happy hour beer is only $2.50 for all brands. I had my favorite Ultra. Good patio seating near the road.

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Ocala, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stopped on drive to Delta, Co for lunch. I had the chimi lunch special. It was crispy with a nice amount of chicken and good beans on the side. I am not a rice fan so will not review that. The salsa served with the chips was very good - enough heat to be extra tasty. My husband ordered the... More

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Hermitage, PA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Ate here with my son who is a student at WSCU. The service was efficient and the wait staff friendly. It was quite busy but they served us salsa and chips while we waited for our dinners. My son had the shredded beef tacos which he declared delicious. I ordered the chicken fajitas which were very good and I had... More

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Lakewood, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lovely, gracious people working hard there to meet hungry patrons needs. We were a group of 4 and enjoyed watermelon margaritas, combination plates with guacamole, beans and rice along side our burritos. Yum! Makes us wish we lived in Gunnison. (Go on highway 347 to see the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park nearby -well worth the trip.)

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Additional Information about El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

Address: 112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
Phone Number: 970-641-4957
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
Cuisine: Mexican

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