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Tequila's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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1740 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After being in New Mexico for 3 weeks, this isn't as tasty but my husband liked it better since it wasn't hot. The service is quick and efficient. Their prices were very reasonable.

Thank katebrymom
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We asked a local, "Where would you recommend that we eat tonight?" Without a beat, he told us, "Tequila's!" Well, that's what we did! We enjoyed our food and our service. Both service and food were very good. Our server was spot on! Fast! Attentive! Thank you! Our concern that doesn't give it a "5"... we were told this was... More 

Thank ShanOC
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place that locals eat. Easy to miss, but just across from Walmart in small strip shopping center. Their chicken combo meals are very good. Very hot salsa. No wifi. Great ambiance.

Thank bsorge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stop after visiting Mesa Verde on our way to Moab Surprise!! Great arracheras ( skirt) mexican norteño rice, real beans (frijoles refritos) I wish this experience could be repeated soon

Thank René E
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was delicious and after some confusion about seating for our group, (19 of us) everything turned into a pleasant evening.

Thank bikerbitz
Wauconda, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Tequila's recommended to us, and that recommendation brought us through the door. From outside, it looked a little questionable as a very bland, a little dingy exterior. Once inside, it had a character and personality all its own. Within our group of 11, we had a little of everything on the menu, and were thoroughly pleased with everything... More 

Thank worldmusician
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good Mexican place that could seat a party of 11 at dinner time, and chose Tequila's because of the good reviews on Trip Advisor. Located in a somewhat dilapidated strip mall, we were pleasantly surprised by the fun and colorful decor inside. The server was polite and attentive to our large group and kept our... More 

Thank MarcieJ
Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indeed it is on main street tucked on the outside corner of a sort of small strip mall, parking is tight. We went here after setting up camp at McPhee Reservoir, from reviews here figured it was a safe bet. The lighting in the place is dim, the interior very dusty, and dirty (light fixtures over the table so dusty... More 

Thank Bohica P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very very good. Service was friendly and fast. Chips and salas awesome!!! We had enchiladas, rice and beans.

Thank mroland61
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have family in Cortez and this is where they eat. Traditional Mexican restaurant with dishes you can count on and know. Nothing negative to report!

Thank calkinswolfe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1740 East Main Street, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: 970-565-6868

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