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Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
9900 Santa Fe Trrail Drive, Exit 11 at the I-25, Trinidad, CO 81082
+1 719-846-3514
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (27 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9900 Santa Fe Trrail Drive, Exit 11 at the I-25, Trinidad, CO 81082
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111 - 120 of 342 reviews

Reviewed May 27, 2016

Eating here depends timing because we would be traveling through. We have eaten here several times and look forward our next time. Good food good service

Thank maninthewoods
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2016

I hope to see you guys again soon! Thanks for coming back whenever you're in the area. Safe travels, Edgar, General Manager

Reviewed May 24, 2016

Traditional Mexican fare: we love the carnitas. Reliable quality, well prepared and presented. Service is always friendly. Open late and easy on/off the highway just south of Trinidad at Starksville exit.More

Thank Cristin C
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write this, Cristin -- I really appreciate it! I'm glad you enjoy the carnitas so much, and I'm always happy to hear our team makes our guests feel welcome. Hope to see you again soon! Till then, Edgar, General...More

Reviewed May 17, 2016

I overnighted in Trinidad and checked TripAdvisor and found this in the top tier. I'm a Mexican food junkie so it takes a lot to impress me. The food was good, I had the meat enchiladas. It came with a salad served before the main...More

Thank Jeff R
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2016

It's great we could help you get your fix while in town, Jeff! I'm glad you enjoyed the salad and enchiladas. We'd love to have you back if you ever find yourself this way again! Safe travels, Edgar, General Manager

Reviewed April 28, 2016

We always plan on stopping here on our way into New Mexico from Denver. Very convenient location right off I25. Next to a gas station that has a large parking lot if you are towing an RV. The food is delicious and the service is...More

1  Thank EarthyNP
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2016

Thanks for always stopping in on your way to New Mexico! I know we're in a perfect spot for people on the same trip. I'm glad you've enjoyed your entrees and that our staff has made you feel welcome. We'll see you next time --...More

Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Food was good, wait staff excellent . Be sure to go when it's your birthday, they do a great service with ice cream.

Thank Randy V
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

That's good advice, Randy -- we try to make our guests' birthdays as fun as possible! I'm glad you had a great time here and our staff treated you well. See you soon! Edgar, General Manager

Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Exactly halfway between Denver and Albuquerque. When snow closed Raton Pass we needed a warm place to wait it out. Little did we know we'd find our new permanent stop whenever we do this route! The entire staff was warm and welcoming. The menu varied...More

Thank Tayloredfit
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

I'm so glad we could help shelter you during the storm, Taylor! Nothing better to warm you up than some tequila, right? I'm happy to hear we made you feel welcome while you waited it out. I'll also make sure Oscar hears this -- it'll...More

Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Very good, yummy Mexican food... Really good service! Easy to get to right off I-25 exit 11. The southwest shrimp salad and the steak salad are so good. Oscar the waiter is just the best ...friendly and so efficient. Food was hot and there were...More

Thank Catherine M
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

Glad you enjoyed your salad, Catherine! Both of those are great choices. I'll make sure to let Oscar know your kind words, too! Come back soon for more salsa. See you next time, Edgar, General Manager

Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

A group of 8 of us went. The staff is amazing. Very friendly, fun, patient, and attentive. The cabbage salsa is a must have! Such a great place. We will come back every chance we get. The whole group loved it.

Thank Travis L
Edgar G, Owner at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2016

Thanks for stopping by, Travis! I'm glad our staff made your group feel right at home. We'd love to have you guys back anytime! Come again soon, Edgar, General Manager

Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

First time here wasn't expecting much but was happily surprised. Now eat here at least one night whenever visiting family in Trinidad. Good food, good service, and fun, casual atmosphere. Definitely recommend.

Thank Jen B
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2016

Thanks for stopping by whenever you're in town, Jen! I'm glad we can always show you and your family a good time. It's great that you enjoy the menu, too. See you next time! Edgar, General Manager

Reviewed March 12, 2016

A jewel in Trinidad! Ate here both nights. Delicious, yummy, and reasonable. (FYI: not too spicy options available too.)

Thank PlanetABQ
Edgar G, Manager at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2016

Thanks for stopping in during your visit! I'm glad you could get something not too spicy that you still enjoyed. Come and see us next time you're in Trinidad! Till then, Edgar, General Manager

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Yes there is outdoor seating, but you have to enter through the restaurant. You would have to ask the staff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9900 Santa Fe Trrail Drive, Exit 11 at the I-25, Trinidad, CO 81082
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Trinidad
  • Phone Number: +1 719-846-3514
Description
Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant in Trinidad, CO offers Mexican cuisine and Seafood like never before. Your taste buds are in for a treat. Whether you're craving a spicy Mexican dish that packs a little heat or a savory seafood plate for a plethora of flavors, you're sure to find something you love at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant. Our exotic, robust flavors of authentic Mexican food transport you to old Mexico. Taste our large selection of tequilas or our perfectly made margaritas. Our festive, and relaxed atmosphere will make you think every day can be a fiesta! We have plenty of seating room for large groups, and we do carry out orders as well for your convenience. With our festive and inviting atmosphere, delicious menu options, and affordable prices, the whole family will enjoy their dining experience. From burritos and enchiladas to fish tacos and scallops, you won't be disappointed with what our chefs can create for you! Let the flavors roll off of your tongue as you enjoy every last bit of our mouthwatering menu items at Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant.
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