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Ef's Restaurant

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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823 8th St, Alamosa, CO 81101-3105
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Alamosa, Colorado
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always have Sunday Breakfast there. We don't even order any more. When we come in the waitress brings my tea and my wife's coffee and puts in our usual order.

Thank alamosaace
Fort Garland, Colorado
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I ordered a combination that had beef burrito, cheese enchilada , Spanish rice and refried beans, The refried beans had an awful taste as if they were refried in rancid hamburger lard. The Spanish rice was flooded with pepper and cumin. The burrito was supposed to be beef but it had mostly beans. My wife had guacamole tostada, hard shell... More 

Thank pillipg
Andrews, Texas, United States
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168 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Came in for lunch with a friend he got breakfast food and really enjoyed it but mine was not as good got the mushroom burger n fries not very good so if you go don't get lunch . Also a little odd they do not accept cards but have an atm machine that will charge you 2.75 so you can... More 

Thank Timothy H
San Luis Obispo, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great place to get some breakfast Enjoyed it Place was full of satisfied customers Look like a regulars go there

Thank mikeugene
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I grew up in the San Luis Valley and when I was going to school at Adams State, my friend and I ate here several times for breakfast. That was about 9 years ago and they had a different location and were known as Efram's. The fact that it's been open this long should speak to the quality of the... More 

Thank Joshua P
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

After a mediocre hotel breakfast on Saturday morning, and an afternoon drinking in the mountains, all we wanted was a greasy breakfast smothered in green chili. This place had pretty good reviews, and it was open, so we decided to check it out. We took it as a good sign when we drove past and there were lots of cars... More 

Thank Rachel D
Glenwood Springs, CO
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Breakfast sticker shock left me forgetting about the food. Service not great for two women. And they wonder why women don't tip better. I'm sure we left a tip but felt slighted. Wooden chairs very hard.

Thank 746robinr
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

The restaurant hours are 7 to 2pm. We arrived at 1:20 pm. They turned the signs to closed at 1:30. We were starved and I had the biscuits and gravy with eggs. The hash browns were white and boney. The bacon was cold, but the eggs, gravy and biscuits were awesome. Better half had chicken fried steak with the same... More 

Thank Camster1
New Mexico
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Anytime we visit Alamosa, Ef's is on the menu of places to visit before we leave. Food is so good! It's like sitting in your grandma's kitchen. Service excellent. Don't let the 'hole in the wall' appearance scare you away you won't be disappointed.

Thank DDtwo
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474 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Alamosa has many good restaurants, but will be back to this restaurant tomorrow! Had the chorizo omelet smothered in green chili with beans versus hashbrowns or you can have half and half (hashbrowns /refried beans). It was all served exceptionally hot, tasty and as ordered. See you in the morning!

Thank RJourn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 823 8th St, Alamosa, CO 81101-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Alamosa

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