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311 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3611
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've read several of the negative reviews. I find it funny that Jay J took a picture of metal in their burrito on top of an empty plate. Schaleepeen complaining about mesquite seasoning in beans being a Colorado thing (mesquite is NOT in their beans nor any beans in Colorado), Alice J being way over the top dramatic and Darrah... More 

1 Thank Donald M
La Jara, Colorado, United States
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were planning on eating at the High Mountain Pie, for pizza. With the misty rain their limited indoor seating could not accommodate our family. With a baby in arms we walked around the corner and ended up at Manuelita. While reading the reviews concerned me, our experience was actually not bad. Our server was efficient and attentive. Their chips... More 

Thank Dianne L
Monte Vista, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ate hear for lunch while driving through Leadville. The service was friendly and fast. The food was mediocre. The bathrooms seem to be very rundown and smelled of mold and mildew. Probably wouldn't eat here again.

1 Thank lynnaebv
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kind of interesting, authentic southwestern food, but menu is limited overall and not good for vegetarians.

Thank allen b
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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 

2 Thank Hillary N
Steamboat Springs
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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7 Thank Kirk A
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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149 reviews
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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 

5 Thank Darrah C
Aspen, Colorado
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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.

5 Thank iheartco25
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5 restaurant reviews
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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 

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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, Wheelchair Accessible
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 80461-3611
  • 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?