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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

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314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
(719) 395-1783
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Monument, Colorado
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little place was amazing! The service was excellent, the food was 4 star and the presentation of our dinner was amazing! I highly recommend El Paraiso if you like Mexican food.

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Thank Tuscany42011
salida
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I ate here for lunch. I had heard a lot of good things about their Mexican Food. Unfortunately, it was not what I expected. If you like TexMex, its okay. I like traditional, real Mexican food.

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Thank marksalida
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent chips and salsa, chicken burrito with fresh avocado very tasty. Chicken tenders w/fries from kids' menu burned and dry.

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Thank Gloria Ann W
Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been fishing all day up and down the Arkansas River. We decided to stay in Buena Vista! The young lady advised us to try this restaurant! We pulled up to the restaurant and a wild deer was out front on the side of the building grazing! Good surprise! The staff at the restaurant were courteous, prompt, and professional.... More 

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Thank Richard B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and quick service. Right off Hwy. 24. Food was of high quality and was so good. Had El Patron Margarita, chicken enchiladas & pork tamale. Also had ceviche as an appetizer. All were very good. Salsa mild & hot were tasty as well. Service was very friendly and family oriented. We sat on patio in the back. Would definitely... More 

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Thank Theresa B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found everything the family wanted. The queso with chorizo was a great appetizer. El Molcajete (for 2) was really good, Fajitas were good, Quesadillas were awesome, and Chicken fingers for the one kid that says he will not eat Mexican Food. Casual, comfortable, friendly service and good Mexican Food.

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Thank Randy H
Garretson, South Dakota
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious, fresh mex food. I had a wonderful Jalepeno marinated shrimp appetizer. Nice outdoor seating. The staff were friendly and fast.

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Thank FWJeeper
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was fine. Not bad tasting, but also lacked a lot of spice. We stopped by on our way to Salida to drop some construction materials off at the dump. It was quick, convenient, and affordable. The staff were wonderful and attentive. I just wish that my enchilada and taco had a lot more oompf to them.

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Thank Eileen S
Montrose, Colorado
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch on the way through. Service was slow, food was OK. Nice patio outside. It was OK but not really anything special. I'd do it again though.

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Thank Mike9922
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant based upon Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. Meals were about $13 each, but they did offer a daily meal special for less. The service, food, and atmosphere were all great. We would eat here again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: (719) 395-1783

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?