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Tequila's Mexican Restaurant

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1740 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
970-565-6868
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 135
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  • 72
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great carne asada!

We got sidetracked on New Year's Eve and before we realized it, almost every restaurant in town had closed -- except Tequila's. We got lucky! Great Mexican food and reasonable! Recommended!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Pat B
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We got sidetracked on New Year's Eve and before we realized it, almost every restaurant in town had closed -- except Tequila's. We got lucky! Great Mexican food and reasonable! Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Used to go here almost every time I was in Cortez as this was my favorite place and Mexican food restaurant I'd always go to! Really nice staff fast service and good quality! Love that they have their own Cajun boil!

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Thank Lupita68lm
Stamford CT
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191 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Enjoyed the festive decor, friendly staff and quick service. Our dinners were good but we thought the food at Amigos Cafe (also in Cortez) was better.

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Thank SandyRiver
Warner Robins, Georgia
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88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We had lunch here while in Cortez... we were disappointed. The food was pretty bland to be considered Mexican food [lacking in flavor] and our meals were barely warm, not temperature hot. I would not recommend this place.

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Thank KissItGoodby
Blanding, Utah
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

staff was okay. portions were good size. I don't like real spicy foods. But there was no flavor in either dish. Left most of it on the plate. I will never go here again. Better food at Taco Bell.

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Thank Debbieg1956
Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Friendly environment, nice staff, very nice salsa and enough vegetarian options available. So, great Mexican lunch.

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Thank andy h
Bellingham, Washington
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Excellent meal, generous portions, good service. If you're in the mood for Mexican go here. Right on the main rd, just a few minutes from most major hotels.

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Thank jeffym2015
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Cute place, good food. Ate too much and drank too much. The second margarita really threw me for a loop. Ordered fajitas but got something different, it was good, just not what i ordered. I do like suprises and trying new things so it worked out. Boyfriend liked his meal as well. Salsa was good

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Thank Hannah S
Prescott, Arizona
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Chili Colorado Burrito, Chicken Chimichanga, and margaritas were excellent. Service was courteous and efficient.

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Thank WHS-Eagle
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Very good authentic mexican food. Plates are large but very tasty! Mojitos were on their drink special and was very soothing, seated upon arrival with chips and salsa!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1740 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: 970-565-6868

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?