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La Cueva

#1,131 of 2,597 Restaurants in Denver
££ - £££Mexican,
9742 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80010-5011
+1 303-367-1422
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“refried beans” (2 reviews)
“mole” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
9742 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80010-5011
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Se were going to a show at the Vintage theatre, so decided to check this place out as it is within walking distance. I had seen great reviews, but was not quite as impressed as I hoped. Great service and atmosphere! The green chile is...More

Thank Larry Y
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Whenever we visit Denver we always make a point of having a meal (or two if possible) at this fabulous family-run Mexican restaurant. Some of the best mole you'll ever have. Actually, all their sauces are delicious. Also the best machaca. Yummy margaritas, specials, and...More

Thank BLE14
Reviewed 16 September 2017

La Cueva was for years where I went for lunch. I got the Friday special (if I went on Friday), breaded fried fish with an excellent sauce. The food is yum, and best of all, they don't feed one person as if they were feeding...More

Thank Cavebot
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I love Mexican food. I honestly could eat it all the time, but if the people running the place aren't nice, I'm never going back. The ladies who were serving, especially our server Alma, were wonderful, efficient and patient. Everything our large party ordered was...More

Thank kcdenman
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Food is wonderful. EVERYTHING we tried was great, perfectly done and tastefully presented. Service was excellent. Our favorite Mexican restaurant.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visiting Denver and a friend took us out to lunch here. Very friendly reception and quick service. Salsa was made up fresh, as was the guacamole. I had chiles relleno and my wife had a combination plate, both of which were well-prepared. Nothing fancy, just...More

Thank CasualRetirees
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Okay Mexican food, but nothing spectacular. Stopped here on the way to see Porgy and Bess at the Aurora Fox Theater since it was so close in proximity. Ordered the chicken fajita which was somewhat bland for my taste. The bright spot was the customer...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Good food but really nothing outstanding. Clean. Pleasant atmosphere. Well stocked bar.The service was really good because of the "family business" aspect. In two words, "It'll do".

Thank Clif C
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is the Nunez family owned business since 1974. It is actually located in Aurora. The atmosphere is decorated in cheerful colors reminiscent of Mexican decor. The music piped in is Latino and pleasant. The food prepared is authentic cuisine from the beef enchiladas to...More

Thank EBK0318
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great Mexican food. One of my favorites in Denver for lunchtime. Chips and salsa are very good and the Mexican Hamburger is the best I've ever had. Green chili is toasty, in a good way. Great family owned business that has had the same staff...More

Thank J_to_the_K_5280
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9742 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80010-5011
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-367-1422
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