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La Botana Restaurant

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8995 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80229-4536
+1 303-288-8805
08:00 - 22:00
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La Puente, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

There was a fly on my rice. The shrimp cocktail had no flavor. The shrimp was really chewy. The hibiscus water wasn't fresh

Thank MJ599
Fairplay, Colorado
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34 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

First visit. Ordered a relleno crispy and a tamale. Both were tasty. Sauce was good and not overpowering. Wait staff very friendly. Will go back.

Thank John H
Thornton, Colorado, Usa
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I love the Carne Asada and Shrimp, but know not to get it early in the morning. The times I've gone in the morning it seems like it's reheated food from the night before! Grose. Other than that love the beans and service!

Thank Arvilamay
Buckeye, Arizona
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195 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

On Saturday night not as busy as expected so I was a bit concerned. Has a very extensive menu I had the chicken Mole'. A bit sweeter than I am used to but very tasty. My friend at a combination plate that was equally tasty Price is a bargain nine dollars for a dinner in Mexican food 12 to 15... More 

Thank gemstoneking
Atlanta, Georgia
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

La Botana is a small local style Mexican restaurant in Thornton, Colorado. It is a smaller restaurant that is busy most nights. The menu has quite a few items to choose from including some dishes you won't see in the typical chain style Mexico. Their guacamole appetizer is excellent. The margaritas are very good as well. All for a very... More 

Thank RLRehm
El Paso, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

It was alright. The waitress addressed me in Spanish although i am obviously not Mexican. However, i am fluent in Spanish. When i answered her back in Spanish, she replied back to me "ahhhh no sabia que hablara español" (ohh wow, i didnt know you spoke spanish) .... Uhhhh, well YOU were the one that addressed me in Spanish a... More 

Thank David d
Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The food at La Botana is delicious and spicy. It is an authentic experience. The chips and salsa are unlimited and they hit the spot. They got my order wrong the last time I went but the food was still great, and they made sure to correct the mistake.

1 Thank eliselo
Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2013

First of all, the photo shown is NOT the real restaurant, the real restaurant looks alike is falling apart, has a very dangerous wood holding the roof from outside, scary!!! I jus to go there in the past years and every time I saw the owner seated in the little bar area, food was great and service as well, but... More 

1 Thank Ernesto M
Thornton, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2011

We celebrated my birthday there it was awesome, I ordered chicken fajitas which were the best I have ever tried. The place is small but cozy, we enjoyed playing the jukebox as we all enjoyed our delicious House Specialties. Fajitas there are now my must haves so we will be back before you know it.

2 Thank tiny10_11
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Me and my sone order 2 different meals, both of us were up sick that night and all the next day. If I can save just one person from this fate, i've helped.

1 Thank scrmom101

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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  • Address: 8995 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80229-4536
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-288-8805

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