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311 Harrison Ave., Leadville, CO
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good little authentic Mexican restaurant. Clean wood floors. The waiter, who may also be the owner, said everything is home made, from the chips and salsa to all the meals. It is spicy. You have been warned.

Thank John K
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My order was wrong and the waiter gave me a hard time about not wanting to eat it. My kids ordered the quesadilla (which they usually devour no matter where we are) and they both said it tasted funny. I guess we should have known the place was not good by the lack of people dining. While we were seated,... More 

Thank Hillary N
Steamboat Springs
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

I unfortunately only went here for lunch last week because High Mountain Pies, my original choice for lunch while driving through town, was closed for renovations. One of the guys there recommended this place to me, but I now wish I had taken a quick look on here to see if it was any good or not. Bottom line -... More 

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5 Thank Kirk A
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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145 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

We usually go to the Golden Burro when we pass through Leadville, but we decided to try another establishment. When we walked in the door, there was only one other couple there. This should have told us something, but we went ahead and sat down. The waitress was not very pleasant and dropped the menus on the table and walked... More 

4 Thank Darrah C
Aspen, Colorado
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Just so so bad. I am not even sure how to sum this up. We came here during the skijouring competition. You would have thought that there would have been enough staff, or at least any staff. Instead, there was one very unfriendly woman serving dirty tables lackluster food. It was one of the most unsatisfying dining experiences ever.

4 Thank iheartco25
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

What a gem this is in Leadville! My sons got the 5lb burrito and it was really good! Good to know the owners/cooks are from Mexico and the food is authentic Mexican food! We also had the beef fajitas and nachos which were also good. She made the margaritas right next to us and they were yummy too! We would... More 

Thank HoustonNiki
Hernando, Mississippi, United States
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

They have horchata! (One star for that alone) We were eating at 4pm, their only customers. My husband loved his pork tamale, they even sell them to go, but my chicken taco tasted of unseasoned defrosted meat. So dry I could barely eat it so I scooped beans into the taco.

1 Thank Kelly J
Leadville, Colorado
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135 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Sometimes the food is decent, sometime you get your food and other times, the order never gets placed and the food is horrible. Tasteless to say the least.

4 Thank Princeton1212
Oxford, Iowa
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

My husband and I both ate here and had different things and we liked both items we ordered. The long history of this restaurant was really neat to read about as well. Nice atmosphere and can hold a lot of people. Nice wait staff.

Thank tharker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

The food is great and the service is very good, its the perfect place to eat at the traveling, they have everything that you have to eat

Thank Abner O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Harrison Ave., Leadville, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Leadville
  • Phone Number: 7194860292
719 486-0292 Been there at least 10 years. Good food.

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