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La Mariposa Restaurant

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$$ - $$$Mexican,
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-5595
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good27%
  • Average32%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible20%
May 21, 2017
“We remembered this restaurant from a previous visit-declined”
Jan 12, 2018
“Large group”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

They quickly put together tables to accommodate our large group. They were very good providing separate checks for our large group, The draft beer special was very good.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Consistently terrible food and service. Salsa is too salty and garlicky, rellenos are bland, in fact everything is bland. Way too expensive for what they serve you. The good is not good and the portions are small:}

Thank robbinrogers
Reviewed May 26, 2017

We pass this restaurant often and decided to give it a try. My husband ordered the #6 combo with enchilada, chicken taco, I ordered the Chile Relleno dinner with soft (not crispy) chile relleno. Our chips were fine, the salsa pretty good, the margaritas were...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed May 21, 2017

We remembered this restaurant from a previous visit to Estes Park and thought it was wonderful. It is about 20 miles east of Estes Park. So one night we decided we would look for big horn sheep and drive over the mountain to this restaurant...More

Thank WLifeMan
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Very averag Mexican food. Good margaritas. Service was just fair. Food was pretty bland. Prices not that good.

Thank Jon G
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We enjoyed our meal the last time we visited Mariposa. Service was great, the guacamole was tasty, and the food was yummy. I really like the enchiladas. They have a huge menu, so there's something for everyone.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Since reopening after the 2013 flood, this restaurant has struggled, primarily with service. Last night was the first time that they have seemed to be getting their act together in this regard. The food was good--especially the dishes smothered in their excellent green chili--but the...More

Thank Fisherman01Colorado
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch coming down from estes park. They had a reasonably priced lunch menu with a good selection of items. The chips and salsa were okay. The food was good, but average. The waitress was friendly and service was...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed September 4, 2016

My wife I ate here and found the food good with large portions and the chips and salsa excellent. We took advantage of the buy one margarita and get the second one free offer and never looked back as they were top notch. Our waitress...More

Thank Buttman73
Reviewed August 17, 2016

La mariposa had a separate area for our mid-season party. The margaritas by the pitcher were great. Favorite dishes among the staff were the shrimp ceviche and the moieties bowls,

Thank DeNilsK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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: 112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-5595
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