We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tequila's Mexican Restaurant

1740 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
+1 970-565-6868
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“chips and salsa” (30 reviews)
“fajitas” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1740 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (388)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a decent mexican restaurant with good service you come to expect from a place that has been around as long as it has, I'm talking years and years (at least a decade at one location or another). I recently came in for lunch...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bkiitchen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service. Excellent Mexican food with many - almost too many - options. Large portions. Wine by the glass - Chardonnay was good. Reasonable prices. Walked from Hampton Inn.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MushroomTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the cheese enchilada dinner. Simply cheese in tortillas with mild sauce. Bland. Not even an onion in the enchilada. The other three people were also greatly disappointed with their meal. One ordered a flavored margarita but not much flavor. Also seemed to be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Strider185
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow was this a great lunch spot on my long drive. The service was fast, chips and salsa were fantastic, and my skirt steak was amazing and a great value, thank you so much!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JonathanM688
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner here one night. The food was good. Servers were friendly and attentive. I would eat here again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BackRoadBruce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our motorbike touring group had a dinner at this restaurant. The menu had a large selection of Mexican food and the responses on the food quality were very positive from the experts on Mexican food in our group. My burritos were a bit drowned in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michelle_RQ
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We love Mexican food...from all different areas of Mexico. But Tequila’s was a real disappointment in an area where we have had great Mexican cuisine. It is not often hubby does not eat a Mexican meal but he put his fork down and pushed the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

The fajitas for two were great. The portion was huge. Our kids ordered the fried ice cream for dessert. It was a big hit. Good atmosphere. Super friendly service. The Chile Verde is made with tomatillos.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank willows353
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We're not Mexican food experts, but the offerings here appeared to be authentic. Quality and quantity were both excellent and staff was very helpful and pleasant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DevlinBoy
Reviewed October 4, 2018

People work there were very happy, they were every efficient to take your order, fill you water cup and bring you the food. The portion was large, and the food was delicious. We were too full to try their dessert.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LisaMNUSA
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Cortez
Econo Lodge
412 reviews
.19 miles away
Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
703 reviews
.25 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez
1,045 reviews
.26 miles away
Baymont by Wyndham Cortez
1,133 reviews
.36 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Thai Cortez & Sushi
317 reviews
.24 miles away
La Casita De Cortez
726 reviews
.94 miles away
Destination Grill
599 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Colorado Welcome Center
228 reviews
.55 miles away
Cortez Cultural Center
91 reviews
1.23 miles away
Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum
32 reviews
1.49 miles away
The Sunflower Theatre
8 reviews
1.20 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tequila's Mexican Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-6868
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing