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Tequila's Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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1740 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3077
+1 970-565-6868
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful choices of well prepared Mexican food. My wife chose the enchilada suiza, and I selected the burrito from the sea. Both were excellent. Both were very large, so come hungry or ask for a to go box. Knowing a little Spanish helped, and the staff was comfortable with my trying to ensure what we wanted was what we got.... More 

Thank PagosaRocks
Marco Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great selection of Mexican and Southwestern foods. It is tastefully decorated in SW theme, the waiter was terrific, and they give you plenty of food. It was fast, delicious and we had more than enough for a second meal. Terrific!!!

Thank Jamericama
Jasper, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

When we came into town I asked a local for the bast local food and he sent me to téquilas. We had the fajitas for two which could had fed 4 and was simply excellent. I usually don't have dessert but I love Mexican ice cream and i don't regret having this one. It must have been a pound of... More 

Thank Paul G
Naperville, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Great find! We stopped off for dinner on our way to Telluride from Mesa Verde. What a nice surprise. Reasonable prices, really good food, and they give you a ton. Nice service.

Thank Yahoosuz
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We ate at Tequila's tonight at the recommendation of our hotel clerk. We were not disappointed. Service was top rate. Free taco chips with salsa and cole slaw were put on the table and replenished. The margaritas were good. We split the shrimp and mushroom taco meal and it was more than enough food for two. It came with a... More 

Thank lovethesun016
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199 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

althogh retsaurant is relatively small we got a table, were served with mexican hospitality, Food was excellent, very tasty and huge, we enjoed dinner

Thank globalJuergen
Burlington, Vermont
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Staff were very friendly and accommodating, food was presented well and tasted great. We'd definitely go back if in Cortez again. Staff was very attentive and took pride in their work. We were impressed.

Thank betarat
Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went into the restaurant after a tour on the Ute Resevation, so we were rreally hungry. 1 hoor before lunch was over and the staff as just as pleasant and helpful as if they just opened. The food was the best Mexican we have had since being on the road for almost 2 months up and down the West Coast.... More 

Thank Capt'n Rick D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Close walk from our hotel the econo lodge- had the fajitas and margaritas...so yum!!! Would def eat here again. Fast service

Thank cancungirly
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Very friendly staff and very reasonable prices, would definitely recommend to eat here on your next trip to Cortez

Thank Victor A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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

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