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Donita's Cantina

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330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-6674
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (20 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (19 reviews)
“sopapillas” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very blah Mexican food. Had the con queso dip - all gloppy cheese. Carne Asada tacos were ok, ditto on the beef tacos. Just better options in CB.

Thank AimeeScovell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here twice and botht times the food was very good. This place seems to be busy all of the time. We did have to wait about 30 minutes to get in (we got there about 6:30). The wait staff were very busy but...More

Thank dandlNebraska
Reviewed August 6, 2018

When it comes to Mexican, we all know it starts with chips and salsa (and mole, and seasoning, and freshness, and...), and you lose me out of the gate when your chips come straight out of a bag. Bad look there, Donita. Their salsa is...More

Thank Cowslower
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I loved Donita's! Okay, I'm not an expert on Mexican, I'm a Kiwi and we very few Mexican restaurants in NZ. But I still loved it. The food was very tasty and the bill was very reasonable. Great food in a cool town.

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Other then the long wait to be seated and get our food (over an hour and half) food was tasty and fresh. Charlie our waiter was on point and didn’t miss a beat!

Thank Kerri C
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Reading the reviews and being a family that LOVES mexican... I have to say we were a bit disappointed. We ordered a special for that evening which was pulled pork in enchilada with veggies. It was smothered in a sauce...was ok. Vegetarian fajita was small...More

Thank gigity2015
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

I’m pretty sure the people leaving one star reviews are broken. This place was outstanding. Best Mexican food ever? Nah. But it was awesome. Wife said her fajitas were the best she’s ever had. I had tacos and Chile relleno. The Chile relleno was meh....More

1  Thank bitNine
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Dont be wondering if you can even find an excellent Mexican Restaurant in Crested Butte, CO. This place has proven itself over and over again over the years...many years and keeps making mexican food lovers very happy. It is authentic! The food is fresh keeping...More

Thank james g
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Mediocre food and ambiance. Seems like a place that has't changed in 30 years. Cafeteria silverware. One server said to another, as they passed our table, "I'm so sick of this place." I couldn't blame him.

Thank formershrink
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We have been to Crested Butte/Gunnison many times over the past 20 years - our son went to Western State and we even had his graduation party here. We usually schedule a visit to Donita's when we are in CB. Several years ago it appeared...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-6674
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