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Elote Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Menu

SUPPER AT ELOTE‎
Made from scratch using only the best ingredients
BOTANAS Y PLATOS CHICOS‎
7.50
Guacamole
Mashed avocado w/ cilantro, jalapeno & lime then garnished w/ spicy almonds & crispy corn
9.00
Roasted Duck Empanada
Crispy turnover w/ slow-roasted duck, cheese, guacamole & salsa verde
7.50
Green Corn Tamales
(2) fresh corn & roasted green chile tamale served w/ salsa verde & crema
10.00
Hongos en Chipotle
Pan roasted crimini mushrooms finished w/ chipotle cream
11.50
Seafood Tacos
(2) ancho glazed seabass, scallops & rock shrimp, spicy cabbage, lime crema & avocado
8.50
Tomato Salad
Arizona tomatoes, homemade oaxaca cheese, local sunflower seed sprouts & cider vinaigrette
9.00
Roasted Beet Salad
Watercress, poblanos, pumpkin seed-crusted black mesa ranch goat cheese balls & citrus-honey dressing
10.00
Elote-Cuitlacoche Soup
Creamy corn soup w/ corn truffle, drizzled w/ white truffle oil
7.00
Elote
Fire roasted corn w/ spicy mayo, lime & cotija cheese
PLATOS GRANDES‎
All dinners served w/ rice & refried black beans
25.00
Lamb Adobo
Braised rosen farms colorado lamb shank, sweet & spicy ancho chile sauce & cilantro crema
20.00
Buffalo Short Ribs
Braised‎ colorado buffalo w/ classic mole poblano
21.00
Carne Asada
Grilled‎ all-natural vintage skirt steak w/ guajillo chile sauce & shaft blue cheese
20.00
Chile Verde Crab Cakes
Green chile sauce, tomato jam & crema
20.00
Seabass Veracruzana
Grilled Mexican seabass w/ tomato-olive-white wine sauce
18.00
Carnitas
Slow-roasted all natural pork shoulder w/ roasted tomato-chipotle sauce & guacamole
18.00
Smoked Pork Cheeks
Served w/ cascabel chile sauce, grandma’s corn cake & buttermilk-cumin drizzle
18.50
Smoked Chicken Enchiladas
All‎ natural, house-smoked chicken w/ salsa verde & chipotle crema
18.50
Chicken Chilaquiles
Smoked chicken & tortillas simmered w/ guajillo sauce served w/ cheese & crema
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today

So glad we stood in line for this special meal. Liked the easy atmosphere and enjoyed the great views of the mountains. The food was spectacular and Jose, the waiter, was perfect. If Elote took reservations, we would have tried to have all our dinners...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Vanessa86
Reviewed yesterday

We arrived about 10 mins before they opened and there was already a line. We were seated on the bar side and there was a view from about every seat. The Elote was the appetizer we choose for our table and the best thing we...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Rhanella
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went at 4:30 PM on a Wednesday and had a fantastic evening. Cocktails were amazing. We ordered the Elote dip and it was phenomenal. We also had the brisket enchiladas and the smoked pork cheeks and both were outstanding. Our waiter, Bill, gave us...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank eataroundtheglobe
Reviewed 2 days ago

PACKED to start the evening at 5PM Tuesday September 10, as they possibly allow you to enter a few minutes before the listed 5PM opening. Excellent food and drink with impressive views. A community table for the overflow. You'll be glad you dined here. Reservations...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank walterdrag
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The hype is real. Great dinner while staying at the Arabella with my family. Love their line for drinks while you wait for a table which is pretty much always! Tried the Cava Sangria and my husband had the Cucumber Lime Margarita while we waited....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 168sharlenes
Reviewed 3 days ago

All of our dishes were superb! The cucumber margarita is delightful. The Baja fish tacos were exquisite!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Fran B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First, we stood in line starting at 4pm and there were about 10 people ahead of us. There’s shade, so it wasn’t too bad. The restaurant opens at 5, but they started letting us in at 4:30. We were seated next to a window over...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank GlobetrotterBella
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed waiter and Elote. Top shelf margarita bad - couldn't taste the tequila because of all the other ingredients. Empanadas de Papa's too much cheese making potatoes mushy Smoked brisket enchiladas meat tasty but covered with too much of everything Pork Carnitas too much fat...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Gail P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic meal, the kind of food you keep eating long after you’re full because it’s just so good and such lovely staff!! I only wish I hadn’t left it to my last night to eat here or I would have been back again...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly recommend this restaurant for an authentic Mexican dinner- the food is absolutely amazing and the service is incredible. I had short ribs with mole sauce and my husband had pork Carnitas. Both were absolutely delicious. They also make the best margaritas ever. They...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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RWardie
April 14, 2019|
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Response from lsimmering | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are not accepted. We got there about 430 on a Thursday and thankfully were seated with the first seating. We were the last table. I suggest getting there a little earlier. The walk way where you wait is covered... More
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joanneb579
January 20, 2019|
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Response from Helmut U | Reviewed this property |
End of april you should calculate 30 minutes...i'm german and be there always 7.30 or 8 pm - no waiting time...
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Climber812027
January 13, 2019|
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Response from conniesauvageau | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others. I am pretty sure no BYOB.
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