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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

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314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
+1 719-395-1783
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was delicious - not your typical Tex-Mex - and the staff was terrific. The flaming margaritas are just plain fun.

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Thank Carol T
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had lunch special of enchiladas and was pleased with the seasoning and chips. Nice environment and clean. Greeted promptly and food was served hot.

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Thank livinglife66
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff. Good service. Food average. Overpowering cumin flavor in the guacamole. Enchiladas were lukewarm.

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Thank Gramjan4
Oklahoma
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147 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had eaten here several years ago and were quite pleased. This year our party of four had mixed results in the taste and quality of the food. Two of us had "la creme" entrees and they were lame with only a heavy sour cream flavor and little Mexican flavor. The others had acceptable food but nothing to get excited... More 

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Thank Bill D47
Canon City
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Service was good, and the people were nice. Disappointed with my taco salad...small and had beans smeared on the bottom. My husband had tamales, and they weren't very tasty.

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Thank coloradmtgirl
Flagstaff, Arizona
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207 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Finally located some good Mexican food after three months in Leadville. It's about a 40 minute drive, but worth going. We would return to try other items on the menu. We shared the combination in order to sample different meats. Each one was tasty. The presentation was good. The mojito was wonderful. Leftovers tasted great the next morning in an... More 

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Thank HulaSueR
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped by as we were traveling through Buena Vista. I had a chicken enchilada and a cheese enchilada. The chicken was very good! The food was good, staff was friendly, but service was a little slow. The restaurant was extremely noisy (mainly due to the customer sitting on the other side of our booth). We enjoyed the food, but... More 

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Thank DeAnna K
Joburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were in Mt Princeton with two couples who had never had good Mexican food and it was wonderful as was the service, the drinks and the atmosphere.

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Thank sparkleJoburg
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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465 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Given the ratings we were expecting more. The food was good and filling but nothing exceptional. The staff were friendly. The service was a little slow and it took a while for us to get our food.

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Thank Climb14ers
Monument, Colorado
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This little place was amazing! The service was excellent, the food was 4 star and the presentation of our dinner was amazing! I highly recommend El Paraiso if you like Mexican food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 719-395-1783

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