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El Tapatio

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393 E 2nd St, Parachute, CO 81635
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food and good service.

Pulled off the freeway and found this gem. Yum! Wonderful guacamole, fresh chips, tasty salsa, authentic bright Mexican decor. Perfect pit stop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled off the freeway and found this gem. Yum! Wonderful guacamole, fresh chips, tasty salsa, authentic bright Mexican decor. Perfect pit stop.

Thank Aliciarocks
Level Contributor
25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Had the chipotle sause chicken for dinner. I enjoyed it although it seemed about the same as our local mexican restaurant back home. Good drinks and service.

Thank babeol
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Stopped on way to Salt Lake City Great place for Mexican food. Was able to park a truck and trailer. When traveling I 70 a must stop

Thank Dan C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Love love there food. Every one should eat here.The food was so good I ate there 2 in one day. Service was awesome very nice and friendly

Thank Boo H
Denver, Colorado
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278 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We had dinner while staying the night on route through western Colorado. The food is tasty (but not excellent) and the atmosphere feels authentic. I thought prices were a little high but portions are huge. My pina colada came with whipped cream but had almost no alcohol in it. It was refreshingly cold but I didn't really want ice cream!... More 

Thank Travelbuddy03
Denver, Colorado
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249 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

You probably not hear any English being spoken in the background but the food is wonderful. The specialties of the house are huge servings but you'll want to take some home anyway. One of the best Mexican restaurants I've encountered in Colorado.

Thank Doug K
bethel mn usa
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Very seldom eat this style of food but this place has changed my mind about this kind of food. After the first visit had to return the next day to try it again, the food is just outstanding and the staff is so helpful. Next visit to this area I will return to enjoy some more of this good food.

Thank mercer e
Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Staying in Parachute, we looked for a place for take out dinner as we are traveling with our dog. El Tapatio was recommended by locals so we tried it and were very happy with the choice. A local place with homemade food, no corporate Mexican. Food was tasty and ample. Definitely recommend to those staying in Parachute!

Thank DavidD-Portland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were a bit frustrated by our servers lack of English and it only got worse when a number of wrong dishes were brought out and we had to wait again for the right ones. The food was ok, nothing spectacular but it fit the bill as we were very hungry after a white water rafting trip. It was close... More 

Thank Jeff R
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We have eaten at all three, Colorado, locations, numerous times over the past few years and have always been pleased with the service and food. Last week, I took visiting family, to the Parachute restaurant and they surpassed all my expectations. The friendly staff seemed delighted to meet my extended family and fussed over us like we were old friends.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 393 E 2nd St, Parachute, CO 81635
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Parachute
  • Phone Number: 970-285-7508

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
11:00 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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?