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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
+1 719-395-1783
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
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314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
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Reviews (180)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Service was excellent and the food was seasoned to perfection! Clean atmosphere and portions of food were more than we could eat!

Thank USPS497
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant not only has the tastiest Mexican food it also has the friendliest staff and the Margaritas are good too. If you are in Buena Vista and want some good Mexican food this is the place to go. Right on the highway, convenient and...More

Thank Windwalker1938
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This establishment came highly recommended. Food was scrumptious and beautifully presented. The average rating refers to very poor service. Friends told us opposite. Tonight a few wait staff were standing around bar while on the back patio in a corner our water glasses were empty,...More

1  Thank WestGuest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! For whole fish is a must and fajita burrito. Good margarita and friendly staff! Kid menu as well.

Thank HighlandMichael
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't expect to get great seafood at 8,000 feet in the Rockies but here it is. My wife and I split the Molcajete and it was excellent. The salsa is great and if you ask they'll bring you a spicier version which is better than...More

Thank Alpinisto
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our whole family Loved it, great Mexican food!! Food and service was awesome! We loved it all including great tacos and enchiladas, and carne asada

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many, many choices on the menu. However, a meal for two adults and two children with margaritas with tip came to $100. Kids meals did not include drinks which we wrongly assumed they did and cost $6./ $9. each, which I think is too expensive,...More

Thank Daphne1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little place with great customer service, fantastic food and margaritas. The owner is so nice and appreciative. Loved the outdoor dining area and the sals and queso is the best!

Thank tracybennettsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were anxious to get some Northern New Mexico/Southern Colorado style Mexican food. This is the kind with green chiles and white cheese. El Paraiso did not disappoint. Their homemade salsa is super. The green sauce was not too hot. We sat on the back...More

Thank The_Happy_63_Camper
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The restaurant looked nice, employees were friendly, but the food took a long time to arrive and my husbands food was cold and my daughter's and my food were luke warm when they finally did arrive. it was Mother's Day and as i watched them...More

Thank Autism_2012
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Are you open on Dec. 24, 2015?
10 December 2015|
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Response from MrJewels | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We are not owners. We were vacationing there during the summer. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 719-395-1783
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