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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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch special of enchiladas and was pleased with the seasoning and chips. Nice environment and clean. Greeted promptly and food was served hot.

Thank livinglife66
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff. Good service. Food average. Overpowering cumin flavor in the guacamole. Enchiladas were lukewarm.

Thank Gramjan4
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140 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had eaten here several years ago and were quite pleased. This year our party of four had mixed results in the taste and quality of the food. Two of us had "la creme" entrees and they were lame with only a heavy sour cream flavor and little Mexican flavor. The others had acceptable food but nothing to get excited... More 

Thank Bill D47
Canon City
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Service was good, and the people were nice. Disappointed with my taco salad...small and had beans smeared on the bottom. My husband had tamales, and they weren't very tasty.

Thank coloradmtgirl
Flagstaff, Arizona
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207 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Finally located some good Mexican food after three months in Leadville. It's about a 40 minute drive, but worth going. We would return to try other items on the menu. We shared the combination in order to sample different meats. Each one was tasty. The presentation was good. The mojito was wonderful. Leftovers tasted great the next morning in an... More 

Thank HulaSueR
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We stopped by as we were traveling through Buena Vista. I had a chicken enchilada and a cheese enchilada. The chicken was very good! The food was good, staff was friendly, but service was a little slow. The restaurant was extremely noisy (mainly due to the customer sitting on the other side of our booth). We enjoyed the food, but... More 

Thank DeAnna K
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We were in Mt Princeton with two couples who had never had good Mexican food and it was wonderful as was the service, the drinks and the atmosphere.

Thank sparkleJoburg
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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444 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Given the ratings we were expecting more. The food was good and filling but nothing exceptional. The staff were friendly. The service was a little slow and it took a while for us to get our food.

Thank Climb14ers
Monument, Colorado
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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.

Thank Tuscany42011
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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.

Thank marksalida

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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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Denver, Colorado
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?