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La Fogata III

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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16600 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80023-8963
+1 303-252-5530
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family loves La Fogata. The service is always warm and friendly, and prompt. The food is delicious. We can't get enough of the salsa, and the green chili. The menu is large and diverse. Its a well run restaurant off the beaten path.

Thank sirhiggo5
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Last night (1/14/17) we thought we would try LacFogata- big mistake.. First the visit started with the surly hostess, not only surly, but I am somewhat mobility impaired and this girl took off from the hostess station like a runner out of the starting blocks. Did I mention there was no smile, no good evening- JUST "How many" and she... More 

Thank Linda C
Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

i love this place because of the fresh ingredients. there are no canned sauces or prepackaged salsa or guacamole. the result is that everything tastes exceptional. the house magaritas are also not watered down. the tacos barachas and pork tacos are the best! but the steak fajitas are also amazing.

Thank c m
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This was an unexpected stop on the way home from Ft. Collins, CO. We were both pleasantly surprised that this restaurant was so large, the menu very extensive and the service was very prompt. The burrito I had was huge and delicious! I/we were really impressed and happy we stopped in!

Thank dconcierge
Overland Park, Kansas
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a great Mexican restaurant. The portions are extremely large so you won't go home hungry. I love the guacamole and the shrimp cocktail which is definitely a meal, not an appetizer. Super nice people on staff and so friendly. Don't forget a margarita the house one is great.

Thank DaisyPatch1970
Commerce City, Colorado
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a good Mexican restaurant with good prices and a pleasant atmosphere, a patio for warmer weather, and a great $4 happy hour margarita! We enjoyed both the chimichangas and the burritos, plenty of food! Our server Martha was quick and efficient, stopped by often enough but not too much. We were also visited by the manager. Everyone here... More 

Thank TJMueller723
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Everone Here is Awsome and Service is fantastic! Mike the Owner will great you when he can and make you feel right at home! The servers are friendly and prompt always with a smile. Enjoy the food here and especially the Margaritas! My favorite is the Paloma with Casadories!

Thank WillyCatchfish
Grand Bahama Island
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197 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Visiting family in Denver, they took me here for dinner. I ordered the crispy taco and a margarita. The taco were great and the margarita, though an orangish color, were good too. Cheap eats and friendly staff.

Thank FishinTexan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised! The food had major flavor ! I truly enjoyed the chili relleno plate, It was delicious ❤️ and I got outta here for 10 bucks .

Thank Samantha H
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We visit La Fogata at least once per month because their food is delicious, their staff is friendly, and their prices are competitive! I love Mexican food, especially green chili and La Fogata does not disappoint. Every time somebody suggests a different Mexican restaurant I am a bit hesitant. I always compare their food with La Fogata, but haven't found... More 

Thank fabfriend73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16600 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80023-8963
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-252-5530

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