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Cafe Silvestre

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903 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2415
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Dining options: Lunch

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Excellent food

But - Small portions with big prices. That wait staff was less than personal but was very friendly to the local collage students more his age.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Shari T
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I had a solo meal here. Good food, but really pricey. I was seated within view of the kitchen and saw the chef reach into the lettuce bowl with his bare hands and put it on another customer's plate. Yuck - that image will prevent me from eating here ever again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

But - Small portions with big prices. That wait staff was less than personal but was very friendly to the local collage students more his age.

Thank Shari T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We went here because of a friend's recommendation. The setting is very bare bone with dinner style tables and chairs. The margarita was served in a large pepsi glass. One had chicken cancellations

1 Thank tripjoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I frequent this restaurant often! All of the food is fresh and delicious, and the wait staff is very hard working. You don't want to miss the queso or Taco Tuesdays. Best Mexican place in town!

1 Thank Sweetheart0194
Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Lunchtime coming through Gunnison. Found this place just driving down the street. Good salsa and enchiladas and chile relleno.

Thank Tim C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Food and service were terrific. The green chili sauce is the best I ever had. Even bought some to take home

Thank HappyKathy
Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The food was delicious (tacos, enchiladas and chimichangas) and plentiful and the service was very attentive. The cafe is small and does not offer a lot of seating. Very relaxed atmosphere. The prices are a bit steep for Mexican food--$15 for Enchiladas with Green Chili is a little ridiculous.

Thank klj_9600
Brownwood, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

First the hot sauce, whoever made it must have forgot to measure cause there were whispers at several tables about the salty hot sauce, I only dipped 2 chips in it. Husband even thought so too. Our order, had they taken some of the salt out, would have been good, except my husband thought he had way too much cheese... More 

Thank carroll f
Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I grew up eating authentic Mexican food, and this restaurant's food was far from authentic. Before getting our not so tasty food, my husband and I ordered a couple of beverages. The margarita was awful. I took on sip and left the rest. Will never go back to this restaurant. If I want good Mexican food in Gunnison I will... More 

Thank jccc79413
Gunnison, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great Mexican food. Home made Green chile, and tortillas. The service was fast and nice. Ask for a Jeremy special, he will make something off menu if they are not too busy.

Thank Sean B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 903 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: 970-641-4001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


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