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“the real deal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gazpacho Restaurant

Gazpacho Restaurant
431 East 2nd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301-5601
970-259-9494
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Ranked #25 of 161 restaurants in Durango
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Voted Durango's 2010 & 2011 Best Mexican Restaurant
Ellicott City, Maryland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“the real deal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Great service, excellent new Mexican options, and good prices. Not for the faint of heart as the chef knows his spicing. Try the chile options - red and green are both offered. The tortilla soup was chock full of meat, beans and good stuff.

Visited August 2013
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Woodbine, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Interesting meal...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Service was very good and waitress knew the menu. There was nothing wrong with the food, it was just really different from any other Mexican food I've had. My daughter's steak was cooked perfectly and cut easily with a table knife.

Visited August 2013
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Durango, Colorado, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Sean's the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I've said it before and I'll say it again - Sean is the best thing they have other than the food! All the years I've gone there, he always takes the time to say hello and make sure we're taken of right. Even the tourists are thrilled. Customer service is tops on my list when I go out. I've never been disappointed when I sit in his section. The menu is consistent every time, even when they are swamped with hungry customers.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bayfield, Colorado
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“!Ojala Jalapenos!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Nevermind the delicious offering of entrees. Forget the fantastic flavors of their Margarita menu. Disregard the awesomeness of their annual Chile Relleno extravaganza. And just ignore the crooked cow on the wall.
Take my advice and order the tacos a la carte. Ask your server which one is on special that evening and keep ordering them 'til your belly can take no more. They're the closest thing to street tacos I've had in a proper establishment since Mexico City.
Oh, and don't forget your free sopapilla that comes with... the honey-butter is heavenly.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Phoenix, Arizona
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92 reviews 92 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“New Mexico style Mexican”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is New Mexico style Mexican food and it is very good!! They have a wide array of dishes for all sorts of tastes and a children's menu as well. Many of the dishes have a spicy sauce, which is very much New Mexico style, so be sure and ask if you want or do not want heat. If you are use to Tex Mex or Baja style you may be disappointed, so keep in mind this is not that type of Mexican food. They also have several dishes which offer the blue corn tortillas and/or chips. I have enjoyed many dishes they serve.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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