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Buen Tiempo Restaurant & Cantina

515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4544
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

We came back four out of five days, and the fifth we were over in Lake City for lunch. We had the burrito grande and spinach blue corn enchiladas with crab. Both excellent but too much food for us. So the next time we split...More

Thank DK S
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice bar area and staff. Food and prices were good. Nice cold beer! Would recommend for families also.

Thank dandee85
Reviewed August 30, 2015

The food is absolutely delicious and the atmosphere is charming. You can enjoy eating inside surrounded by authentic western charm or the outdoor patio with lovely flowers and the most beautiful view of the mountains you could ever see. I always make Buen Tiempo Restaurant...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch based on the reviews here. I live in Texas and can get good Mexican food on just about every corner. So, I didn't get my hopes up. Wow, was I surprised. I had a few margaritas, which were good. I...More

Thank kevyo
Reviewed August 28, 2015

We love to come to Ouray and we most always eat at the Buen Tiempo. The service is always great. The chips and salsa are always a treat. Our meals were good, but the tamales that the kids ordered were a bit on the spicy...More

Thank visitorfromIA
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Best. Margaritas. Ever! Didn't have dinner but next time for sure. Very friendly staff and funky atmosphere.

Thank BaliestesBali
Reviewed August 27, 2015

You feel like Mexican and your in Ouray, this is the place to go. They have homemade salsa and quacomole. Very good. The sauces they use on their dishes (red or green) are also very good and you can get things with both. Our dishes...More

Thank Herman02
Reviewed August 27, 2015

I've been eating at the Buen for the 14 years I've been coming to Ouray. We always have at least one meal here each visit and the food is consistently delicious and plentiful. Spinach enchiladas, soft tacos, fish tacos, southwestern caesar salad always great. Choose...More

Thank FWMartha
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Average food with some unusual ingredients. My tostada had more broccoli and squash than beans and lettuce. Not typical or liked. Money on the ceiling is interesting way to support local charities. Waiter said about $3-4 thousand a year.

Thank Doug H
Reviewed August 26, 2015

I ate here three times during a week-long stay in Ouray. The spicy soup (can't remember the name) was especially nice.. The patio is lovely with great views of the mountains and the restaurant's colorful flower planters. The service was good. It's noisy inside which...More

Thank Ilene W
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February 3, 2016|
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Response from dagoat | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there were tv. Is not a sports bar set up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
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: +1 970-325-4544
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