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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 - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
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  • 4
    Terrible
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
Great food and Margaritas!!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Alexis P
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Kelso, Washington
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Friendly family wait staff; wonderful food in a clean, neat and quiet restaurant. Would be happy to eat here again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We ordered the special Molcajete whch is supposed to be a dinner for two, It had 6 kinds of meat peppers, cheese and cost $32. It could feed 4 people It included tortillas chips and salsa. Beers were 3.75 each Good choice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The chicken mole, chili relleno and tamale were delicious. You will not find a tastier mole any where else. We were happy with the friendly and quick service, too!

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Very fast service, great staff, excellent meal. Came with chips and salsa. Great meal for one with a drink and still less than $20.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This restaurant moved to a new location recently that must mean it is good right since they are moving? WRONG it is just as bad as the first time i went in i had tacos al pastor and when asked for salsa the waitress brought me what looked like a chili marinade that had been put on the meat inside... More 

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Three Rivers, California
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

I don't know how this place get such great reviews. When I walked in there was a table of four Hispanic gentleman and I thought that this place should be the right Mexican restaurant to eat out. I ordered the Carnitas. They were dry and flavorless. Others at my table ordered the Mole and the camarones. Now I have been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

There are many Mexican style restaurant's in Cortez and the surrounding area; none, however, can match the flavor of the food served here. The food is, in fact, not just the best Mexican food in Cortez, it is the best food in town. The use of spices is outstanding, the atmosphere is great, the owner very friendly and social and... 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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