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Arceo's Mexican Restaurant

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1605 S Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-2221
719-442-2626
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Mexican Lunch Specials in Town.

Found this place years ago, because our other great inexpensive lunch Mexican food restaurant went out of business. Super food...best chorizo burrito I have ever had, and the owners are super. Inexpensive, but as good a Mexican restaurant in town. Love the salsa with cabbage in it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Philip Q
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Florence, Colorado
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Florence, Colorado
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place years ago, because our other great inexpensive lunch Mexican food restaurant went out of business. Super food...best chorizo burrito I have ever had, and the owners are super. Inexpensive, but as good a Mexican restaurant in town. Love the salsa with cabbage in it.

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Thank Philip Q
Colorafo Springs, CO
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I can't believe the reviews that called this place a dive,dirty and poor food. All I can think of is that the reviews must have been done by competitors. Truth is, the foods great and reasonable, the service wonderful and friendly, the dining room is well done and lively and yes it is quite clean. This is one of the... More 

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Thank John G
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Although I do enjoy eating at Arceos, the restaurant is run down and always appears dirty. The staff is friendly and the food is consistent.

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Thank MichLeeCrad
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Some of the best Mexican food I've had. The salsa is different, it has cabbage in it but it has great taste. I ended up with vegetarian option cooked fajita style. No complaints at all about this place. It was spotless and the servers were prompt, food was good. Will go back again.

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Thank HGEOFF
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

After reading the reviews I decided to try this place on a Saturday night. Wow how disappointing. Actually I didn't even want a to go box for my good that I barely touched. Let's see where to start , it's a dive but not even clean. It is busy here however not worth sticking around for. The salsa is sketchy... More 

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Scott, Louisiana
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Wow. So much food for such low prices. Great service and the beat Mexican food ever ! When visiting again will certainly return to this restaurant.

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Thank CruisingDeacon
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

This place looks like a dive, but the food was good. The pico looked strange but tasted delicious. We had steak ranchero and chicken ranchero and both were very good. Service was a bit slow but we were there at 1230 so that's to be expected.

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Thank fisherwoman1030
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Went last night and it was really bad. Place smelled like urine. Should have been smart enough to leave then. Salsa not great. Then the meals we had were both bad bad.

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Thank Conncreteguy
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The complimentary chips and salsa & pico were delicious. The #5 combination plate with 2 enchiladas, 1 tostada, rice & beans was very generous portion & delicious. My husbsnd had 3 crispy tacos with rice & beans and it was also delicious. Had to try the sopapillas with honey & whipped cream and they were the best we've ever had!... More 

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Thank 42PinkGirl
Illinois
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Wanted some quality Mexican food and read good reviews about this place. The location is a bit out of the way in a sort of sketchy part of town. We witnessed some shady activity in the parking lot to the north. It was early so we decided to stay, but park on the south side of the building and lock... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1605 S Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-2221
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-442-2626

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?