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El Tequileno Family Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1535 S Kipling Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80232-6258
+1 303-988-2580
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought it would be no big deal since it was Super Bowl Sunday and it wasn't busy at all. She checked a list on the wall and proceeded to lead us to the CLOSEST TABLE TO THE BATHROOM. I was shocked. I won't make that drive again.

Thank Colomom303
Denver, Colorado
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172 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't know it had changed from Tequilas. It is much better though , I had a combination platter it was huge , thought I would be taking some home but I eat it all. OOPS! They were a little late for one dinner not sure why but they were really busy at 6pm.Servie mostly good ,many tequilas offered. Way better... More 

Thank mtnmncolo_9
Lakewood, Colorado
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love the food and service at El Tequileno (formerly Tequillas). More then enough food for left overs.

Thank Kathy0424
Anchorage ak
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

My food was very bland. The special sauce was tasteless. I had the Taquileno Burrito. The main ingredient seems to be rice. My husband had the Tacos el Carbon. The meat was dry and no seasoning. Refried beans seems watery and just not very good. The portions are large, but who wants to eat a bunch of gloppy, bland food?... More 

Thank cliffandpat
Fort Myers, Florida
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Since we moved from Colorado to Southwest Florida a few years ago, we miss good Mexican food. We just can't find anything with the same kind of chiles-- it's too bland. So when we're back in this area, we have to get our fill of carne asada, green chile enchiladas, fajitas, etc. We met a group of my wife's co-workers... More 

Thank Charlie D
Denver, Colorado
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Huge portions, and I mean huge. Recommend the Dos Amigo's. Bacon wrapped shrimp & Carne Asada. Great happy hour as well..

Thank W9586PXmarkp
Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Stopped in for first time with my wife for dinner. I had chicken and steak fajitas with whole beans and draft Modelo beer, wife had combo dinner with crispy chili relleno, whole beans and a glass of cabernet sauvigon. We were both very impressed. Food was great, service was great, restaurant was very clean and inviting. We will return soon!

Thank jji-den
Tucson, AZ
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

We wanted to support a local place, even if a local chain, so we thought we'd try this place. It was just OK. The cons: - our server seemed a little unclear on the meaning of "on tap," bringing us bottled beer after we asked her what they had "on tap." - it was a little pricey for the quality/creativity... More 

Thank fiery4
Twin Lakes, Colorado
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

We went here for friend's 34th anniversary before a show at Red Rocks. The moment we walked in we were greeted by a smiling hostess who dealt with our change in wanting a table to a booth with grace. Our chips, cabbage slaw and salsa arrived as we were seated. Our server was right there and Maria was fantastic through... More 

Thank TeKaren
Denver, Colorado
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to try a different place..... Tequilas was busy but we did get a table right away. The service was very fast and the food was great.....the staff was so nice and checked back with us to check on drinks and if we needed anything. Great value and a place that we will be returning to.

Thank 628victork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 S Kipling Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80232-6258
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 303-988-2580

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