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Buen Tiempo Restaurant & Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very good restaurant...no doubt. yes, it's a tad pricey but it is the only "good" Mexican food that you'll find around these parts. Everything here is homemade and very delicious...great enchiladas for sure! Try it out, as it's one of Ouray's best eatery's for sure!

Thank S940LYmarks
Lakewood, Colorado
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Diagnosed with allergies and gluten issues 5 yrs ago. This is the BEST Mexican food we've found since. And we know and love Mexican food. Very sad this is 6 hours from home. We would eat here every week!

Thank Jennifer P
Eckert, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've eaten here a number of times and it never disappoints! Great food, good service and a laid back atmosphere!

Thank JessnJack
Waterloo, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recommend. excellent great staff go there every fall at our visit. resonable prices for the excellent quality

Thank gblonigan
Strathaven, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

mexican food with great service. margaritas pretty good. get one of the staff to throw a dollar at the ceiling with a tack- there is a knack to it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Texas, it's difficult to find what we Texans consider good Mexican food. Been Tiempo was delicious by Texas standards. The chips & salsa ... great. Queso... delicious. I had quesadillas... just right. Funny how we found good Tex Mex in little Ouray. Love that little community.

Thank Maggie K
Argyle, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed some great mexican food here and had fun waitresses. It has a great atmosphere after a long day of jeeping and fly fishing. Very relaxing place.

Thank stacee m
Payson, Arizona, United States
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner this week. Nice atmosphere, funky, dollar bills on the ceiling. Seated right away. Service was good. Chips and salsa brought to the table right away. My husband enjoyed his Margarita. He did not enjoy the Huevos Rancheros. No flavor, poor quality corn tortillas. I had the Camarones. Had to send it back to get it heated. Came... More 

Thank Paula R
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and good food. The restaurant staff was able to easily seat 4 adults and 2 children. There was a menu for children. The food was very good and we enjoyed a variety of Mexican food.

Thank Richard B
Gilbert, Arizona
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50 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, we do NOT blame the waitress. She was AMAZING! So kind and respectful. My food came and it was cold. Our waitress was so sweet to take my food back. Well, the cook was pissed the food was cold. My husband could see him get mad and slam things around. He put my food in the microwave,... More 

Thank Kendra S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Ouray
  • Phone Number: 19703254544

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