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El Burro Pancho

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125 E. Main St, Cortez, CO 81321
970-565-4633
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hola! AWESOME FOOD!

We were greeted with a smile and fun chit chat. This is delicious food and just what we were looking for. DEFINITELY stop if you are looking for authentic Mexican cuisine!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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fairport
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fairport
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We were greeted with a smile and fun chit chat. This is delicious food and just what we were looking for. DEFINITELY stop if you are looking for authentic Mexican cuisine!

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West Valley City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Our family of 8 went to El Burro Pancho after a long day hiking in Mesa Verde. The service was amazing. They always made sure we had chips & salsa and full drinks. If you're hungry & craving delicious mexican food....go here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We ate here on our first of a 2 night stay in Cortez. We were so impressed we returned on our second night. Attentive but relaxed friendly service, generous portions and a menu boasting a wide choice of interesting Mexican dishes. When you sit down they give you a complimentary bowl of freshly fried tortilla chips with home made salsa... More 

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Buckley
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We ate here as a family a few weeks ago, and we were all impressed with both the food and the service. We were a party of 6, and we were taken care of very well. The food was not only delicious but reasonably priced, as well.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Good Mexican food and extremely friendly service. It was apparent that Burro Pancho is frequented by locals and tourists alike.

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

From the outside, it looked small (it's narrow) but inside it goes way back so it is roomy. We were staying at a local motel. The chips and dip before the meal had just enough zing without being too hot. The food was great and HUGE servings. We couldn't eat it all. Took the leftovers back to our motel and... More 

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Salt Lake City, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

They have daily specials as well as a menu that the wait staff know well, and can offer recommendations. Very friendly people, well prepared food. The outside appears to be smaller than what you see once you enter the restaurant.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Stopped here on a Sunday for lunch recently after visiting Mesa Verde, primarily because it was open (not many open restaurants on Sunday here) and because it looked friendly from the outside. Well, it was also friendly on the inside (the host/owner was very attentive and walked around to all diners to chat and check on food quality) and the... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stopped for lunch after a visit to Mesa Verde. We were all starving and searched trip advisor for a good choice in Cortez. We had a little difficulty finding this one, as they must have moved locations from what we found here. Once we found it, we all loved our food. The taco salad was delicious as was their... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were traveling through town and were missing so really good Mexican food.Being from AZ we have it often and were really craving Mexican food by this end of our trip. the salsa was awesome ! it had a nice kick and the owner would give up his secret ingredient that made it so good! LOL Will always stop here... More 

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Additional Information about El Burro Pancho

Address: 125 E. Main St, Cortez, CO 81321
Phone Number: 970-565-4633
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 E. Main St, Cortez, CO 81321
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: 970-565-4633

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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