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La Cocina de Luz

Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian, Vegan
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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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Telluride, Colorado
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Cocina served up good Mexican in a pleasant setting. Frequented by locals and visitors alike, Cocina is a counter-service spot. Excellent chips; four or five self-serve salsas, and an ice cream bar for desert! What could be better?

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Thank jlajla113
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have eaten here a couple times. The food in good, and the salsa bar, where you get your own chips is very nice. We had the Carne Asada tacos, that were very tasty. The line can get a little long and slow, it's best to come at a slightly off time.

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Thank kawhitcomb1
Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a local, I recommend this location often for dog lovers, as it is one of the few places that offers outdoor seating where your dog can be with you. Many argue that Telluride isn't as dog friendly as they say because of this, but understand there are such things has health code violations, and being a ski town, outside... More 

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Thank DrivingOnly
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though there was free chips and Mexican sauces, the main dishes we had (chicken tacos, chicken quesadilias and nachos) weren't tasty. The chicken tasted overcooked and had an unpleasent feel to it. The tacos didn't taste of anything and the tortillas were dry and tasted too much of wholewheat flour. Sweet staff though, but it couldnt make up for... More 

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1 Thank Thea M
Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk up and order then they bring your food to you Free chips Great ritas Decent mex food Very kid friendly and nice wait staff They even serve ice cream street side or dine in

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Thank carol201412345
Seattle
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86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lung and absolutely loved this place. Friendly fast service and amazing fresh food. Not what you might expect looking at this place from the street but well worth checking it out!

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Thank Nathaniel H
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the food was okay but you couldn't tell by the constant flow of people standing in line waiting to order their meals! They have a variety of dishes that are delivered to your table. Very friendly service and reasonable prices.

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Thank Glenna L
West Chester, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here. There is a chip and salsa station. Some of the salsas are pretty hot but they do warm you. The "small" burrito plate with 2 sides is a lovely portion; try the Anasazi beans! I found the burrito to be completely delicious; even the flour tortilla wrap was flavorful and ideally textured. There is a local... More 

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Illinois
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343 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by there after the 4th parade with a large group. The food can out quickly and was overall good. Some small inconsistency but it was extremely busy. The waitress was extremely helpful and food came out fast. Pricey though

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Thank Rebel82
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to stop for lunch when you're walking around Downtown Telluride. Great food, fast service. There's also a stand making fresh waffle cones for ice cream. The perfect treat to continue walking the streets and enjoying Telluride.

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