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La Fogata

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5670 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80222
(303) 753-9458
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This came fairly well recommended by reviews online but our group was very disappointed. The best thing we had was the coca-cola in a bottle from Mexico. Food was all lukewarm. Guacamole did not taste fresh. Crispy relleno was ok but not spectacular. My husband liked his chicken chimichanga.

Thank Quiltpeg1
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food and location are good, ample seating and seems well visited by locals, expansive menu with something for everyone.

Thank Colorado70
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a good local Mexican food restaurant. Better than most and everything on the menu is good. We love the margaritas! Try some of the combo plates they are good as well as the fajita burrito.

Thank Rich S
Denver, Colorado
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place used to be an awesome family run restaurant. Great prices, great food. As they have expanded, the prices have increased significantly and the food quality has lessened. It's not bad, just not as good as it used to be.

Thank Daniel S
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while having work done on my car nearby. Great service. Comfortable outdoor patio nicely shielded from busy street. Enjoyed a delicious tall Bloody Mary to accompany a plate of huevos rancheros.

Thank G_Star2013
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214 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I've tried the one in DTC and didn't think anything great about. I feel the same about this location and am surprised because of the reviews and recommendations. I moved to Denver last summer and am still looking for good Mexican food in Denver, haven't found it yet. I won't come back to either of these locations. Foods all the... More 

Thank Stephlovesdrake
Yukon, Oklahoma
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171 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great family restaurant. Long lines often but they move quickly and it is worth the wait! I have multiple favorites, which is unusual. I have a hard time choosing between the pork tamale, enchiladas and tacos. I create a combo of my own with one of each. The service is unbelievable friendly and attentive. Great small bar with an awesome... More 

Thank JohnnyReb007
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

La Fogata is among our "go to" restaurants and is typically our first choice for neighborhood Mexican. The food is solid. The green chile (vegetarian) is excellent. And the service is nearly always fast and friendly. Favorites include their Taquitos Adobada (frankly anything with their Adobada), Carne Asada (done to order), Carnitas, Caldo de Camaron (spicy) and Coctel de Camaron... More 

Thank Aurelius64
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I have eaten at La Fogata twice and bought take out several times becuase it's close to work. The food quality is good and prices are reasonable. Not my favorite Mexican restaurant in Denver but a good choice and hits the spot. Taco Salads are a bit on the small side but deep in flavor.

Thank SeahawkDaddy
Denver, Colorado
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275 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I have eaten here about 4 times over the past 10 years and have never been blown away by their food. I gave it a rating of 4 because 3.5 wasn't an option. That and due to the fact that in general the Mexican restaurants in Denver aren't that great, I'm grading on a curve! The chips and salsa are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5670 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80222
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: (303) 753-9458

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