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El Burro Pancho

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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125 E. Main St, Cortez, CO 81321
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is outstanding. The salsa is incredible as were the 4 meals we ordered. Carnitas and tamales were to die for. Chicken very tender and tasty. Can't say enough good about this restaurant! Staff was attentive and friendly.

Thank safetravels4u
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the four corners. The day before we went to another Mexican restaurant in town and wasn't too impressed so we decided to check this place out. I forgot the name of the dishes we had but it was the carnitas tacos and marinated steak tacos. Food was delicious, great flavor, and generous portions. Aside from... More 

Thank Embreezy
Cape Coral, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had fajitas and a burrito, which were both excellent and huge portions. We had to take over half of it home. Their salsa comes mild and hot, and the hot is very hot, but very tasty. Definitely would go back.

Thank GMEPugs
Niceville, Florida, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great food - I had chuletas (pork chops) and they had a great flavor, my wife loved her meal, especially the rice and beans, and her mom finished her tostada (not the norm by any means). Also my favorite beer, Pacifico, on tap - you just can't get better than this!

Thank Ned B
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

With all the reviews, we decided to check this place out. This felt like an authentic Mexican cantina. The food we ordered was pretty good. Very large portions. Overall, we were satisfied with what we ate. The price was a lot higher than I would have expected, but when you're on vacation, you just go with the flow. Our real... More 

Thank JDMiller_7
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Delicious and relaxed atmosphere! Food was excellent and the serve was amazing! The margaritas are excellent! A definite treat for people looking for amazing meal.

Thank Mary B
Cortez, Colorado
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The food is wonderful the customer service is outstanding what more could you ask for. I love the chicken enchiladas with green sauce and the tamales are awesome.

Thank Janice W
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Ate here on our last night in Cortez, and wish we had started here on our first night instead of an establishment down the street! Outstanding authentic Mexican food, friendly owner who greeted us with warm fresh tortilla chips/salsa and chatted, great service, delicious Margaritas, and wallet-friendly prices! The Barbacoa was some of the best I've had - tender melt-in-your... More 

Thank VGDreamin
Cortez, Colorado
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Step in to a great atmosphere with delicious authentic Mexican food and friendly service. Our family has had 2 reunions here, we go for a quick lunch special and have met friends for dinner. We all have favorites. If the peppers are hot this week, temps will be affected so ask. There's Pacifico on tap. Colorful decor, prices in line.... More 

Thank PianoManandMe
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50 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Foods pretty good! Hadn't been here in a while it has a new location and has good service! Really liked when they had tortas a while back but still pretty good.

Thank Lupita68lm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E. Main St, Cortez, CO 81321
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: 970-565-4633

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