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Tequila's Mexican Restaurant

1740 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
970-565-6868
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Ranked #9 of 57 restaurants in Cortez
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Conshohocken
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Though I don't drink alcohol their food was exceptional. I loved their simple bean and cheese burrito. I didn't think it would be nearly as good as it was.

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Loveland, Colorado
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118 reviews 118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The bad thing about Tequila's is that it is a very busy, crowded restaurant. If you want an intimate or a quiet dinner go somewhere else. On the other hand, the service was prompt and attentive. The food is good, not great. My wife had a grilled shrimp and mushroom dish which she said was excellent. I had a chili... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

For starters, the margaritas and beer are excellent, and very reasonably priced. The chips & salsa are delicious. They offered a cabbage-based dip that was very unique, and delicious. Their menu is expansive, and offers things I've never seen offered in a Mexican restaurant, like the pork chops I ordered. They were pretty good, but the rice was so-so, and... More

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Montrose, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Like Tequila's Carne Asada the best. I also like the cabbage "salsa" they serve with the chips. Smaller than some of the others but a festive atmosphere.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Not great Mexican or New Mexican food. This was a stop after too long of a day driving. After a lifetime in El Paso and Albuquerque, I consider Mexican food as spicy comfort food. The food here was neither spicy or comforting. Tequila's won't be on my itinerary next time I visit Cortez.

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Redding, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great food, wonderful atmosphere, friendly staff! Prices are very reasonable, service is always above and beyond.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of our favorite local restaurants. Tess comes from a family of amazing restauranteurs. Great food, friendly service, and welcoming environment.

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Sandy, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Food was great and the service excellent. Great margaritas too! Waiters were very friendly and kept the chips and salsa coming .

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Harrison, AR
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We have had fajitas in many different places and I have to say these were some of the best. The meat appeared to have been marinated and had an excellent flavor! The salsa was also very tasty. They also served a delightful coleslaw with a Mexican flavor. Very good! Sides of beans & rice were served with the meals. One... More

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cortez, co
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We live in Cortez and this restaurant is our favorite! It seems to be the most popular with a very big menu.

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