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123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9355
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a Good place. It is Not fancy. But it has Very Good food. The service was good. The food was served quickly and was hot.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Inlet Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ate this above average Mexican twice- once take out for dinner and once in restaurant for late lunch. Unless you can sit outside dining in is noisy and a little crowded. You order at bar, get your own stainless and condiments from a small crowded station which is too near the big plastic bins of dirty dishes. Self serve once... More 

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Houston
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion, THE best Mexican food in town! You can't go wrong with any dish. I have eaten there many times and tend to get the enchiladas.

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Thank Erin E
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this review

Hi Erin, I appreciate your kind words. We work to maintain a high level of quality which isn't always easy. It's really encouraging when someone notices. Lucas More 

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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten Mexican food in the southwest and Mexico for more than forty years. The taste of the food here was excellent. The ambiance is not impressive and you order from a counter, but we would return again if we come back to the area.

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Thank Jim W
Toulouse, France
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had tasty mexican food, you grab your own chips and gravy and get seated. I didn't ask for more. They also sell ice creams and have a little backyard for coffee, but we haven't tried that.

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Thank mademoisellekw
Grand Junction, Colorado
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 10:45 after and early start that morning and wanted an early lunch, which this restaurant starts at 11am. We were told we could wait, or order breakfast and since we were starving, caved towards the breakfast menu. When we asked to sit outside, we were led back thru the kitchen where teenage boys were prepping food. There... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here both days of our stay and LOVED it! Awesome fish tacos and lovely outdoor seating. Free chips and salsa!!! Yum!

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Thank GivemeaTfortravel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. In the past I would have given it 5 stars, but they changed the queso recipe. But we still go every time we come to town. Sometimes 3-4 times in a week.

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Thank Daniel H
Illinois
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370 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place for good Mexican food. It is a bit pricey but that is to be expected. The margaritas are great and the staff is real friendly.

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Thank Rebel82
monkton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good except the chips were very salty with seasonings. Gluten free aware. We were told the ingredients were organic and we felt good after eating. No bloat or Mexican hangover. Would go again, just wish the had table service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9355
Description
La Cocina de Luz is a counter service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with whole foods/organic style Mexican cuisine. We also provide margaritas, beer and wine, fresh juices, full espresso/coffee service and handmade ice cream. The ambience is casual, festive and family friendly. We have a large patio with gardens and fountains that we share with Caravan middle eastern foods.
We accept visa and mastercard!

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