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Chelito's

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145 East Elkhorn, Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 586-0886
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Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 23
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 26
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  • 17
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Muy Caliente

We went for a linner, to late for a lunch but to early for a dinner, and we enjoyed the food. It was a lot of food and you had to pay for chips and salsa (we are from Arkansas and it is usually chips and salsa are free). Both waitresses were on breaks, and it was really awkward asking... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
kitkatblair2
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for a linner, to late for a lunch but to early for a dinner, and we enjoyed the food. It was a lot of food and you had to pay for chips and salsa (we are from Arkansas and it is usually chips and salsa are free). Both waitresses were on breaks, and it was really awkward asking... More 

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Thank kitkatblair2
durango,co
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

With some friends and decided to try this place. Friends iced tea tasted funny so sent back. Got charged for it anyway. Beans weren't really beans and not edible. Avoid this from now on.

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Thank mfh1usa
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

The service here wasn't the greatest. We had to ask for refills and the servers seemed more in to their phones. The food itself was pretty good though and the portions were just right. I did think it was a bit pricey, but it wasn't a bad meal.

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Greeley, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We went for dinner on a fall Saturday night just as Estes was beginning to wind down for the evening. We had quick service and our food was very good. My combination plate with a burrito, enchilada, and taco was good, but my wife said the fajitas were excellent. A little pricy but typical for Estes Park. Nice setting at... More 

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Thank Doug D
Bolivar, Ohio
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159 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We had an early dinner here in October. Estes Park was very crowded that day. We were the only patrons in the restaurant. That should have told us something. We sat on the patio, which was very nice. There was one waiter there and he obviously had a bad cold. We actually told him to wash his hands frequently and... More 

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Thank summerfunOhio
South Riding, Virginia
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I got the tamales--pork and covered with green chiles. Superb. I visited early zSunday evening with few patrons and the service was great.

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Thank Squirrel_Girl_cbk
Midland, Texas
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168 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Food was very good and service matched. I had enchilada verdes, wife had the floutas. Both were excellent in my book.

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Thank Arlon M
Greeley, Colorado
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Great food, good servers, fantastic views, awesome atmosphere! There was a musician playing and he was very good! Played a good variety of music, from Johnny Cash to Poison. Ordered the enchiladas....super yummy! Their chips and salsa are delicious as well!

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Thank MrsPennyB
Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Excellent food, and large portions. Very quaint restaurant with roof top dining available. It's deep within a downtown street mall on the 3rd level, so you have to look for it.

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Thank D L
Thornton, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Extremely slow and in experienced wait staff. Our lunch took two hours start to finish. No attentiveness. Saw several guests having to get up and get their own condiments etc from the hostess. In addition, wait staff served Hispanic patrons first and faster, even when seated 10minutes later than non-Hispanic patrons. Food was mediocre at best. Certainly not worth the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 145 East Elkhorn, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: (970) 586-0886

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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