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Teocalli Tamale

311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-2005
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (80 reviews)
“burrito” (84 reviews)
“guacamole” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good food.. but the margaritas are delicious!! This place was recommend to us by the city bus driver & it did not disappoint!

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had margaritas with our taco whatever's. We each had satiating meals. It's a cheap eat out. A bit like a takeaway.

Thank Madshus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a awesome place for a quick lunch. Giant burritos and great tasting tamales. Try the spicy pork.

Thank samr5680
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This little place is small but mighty. Very good tacos, tamales and other tex mex food are offered in a laid back style. Very good cheap eats in this Colorado ski town. Great for lunch, snack or inexpensive dinner.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Being from So. Texas, tamales are a tradition. Teocali Tamale is comfort food perfection. If you're a light-your-lips-up spicy foodie then go for the green chile! Not overwhelming but delivered the good heat! They offered mild pork tamales that any self-respected Texican would scarf down...More

1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Family of four ate here for lunch. We had tamales, tacos, and a burrito. Everything was very tasty. Place is small so not very many tables available. Saw lots of locals taking food out with them.

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Went here when we were in Crested Butte in early March. It's a pretty decent restaurant. Not the best Mexican I've ever had, but ok for Colorado. The tamales were decent. I had the green chili and cheese tamales and my husband had the red...More

Thank Bronwen W
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We picked up a dozen tamales for munching on Sun. While in Crested Butte. Easily should have grabbed 2 doz. the mix of pork medium heat & green chili which had spice but by no means hot were super tasty. We had pork green chili...More

Thank momof2wildchilds
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Teo is always reliable. Food is fresh and cheap. Margaritas are good, too. Been there lots of times over the years.

Thank Eileendelaware
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I've been to Teocalli several times and my most recent visit was this past weekend. The food is fresh and awesome! I had the tacos on both visits and you get a huge serving. The margaritas are also very tasty. The atmosphere is cozy. All...More

Thank Melody N
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Ruth H
30 May 2017|
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Response from rancetshields | Reviewed this property |
No. Teo doesn't take reservations. It is a walk in only place where you stand in line to get the amazing food. In fact Teo works best when busy when everyone orders and then looks for a seat. Nothing makes me more cranky... More
Mary Jane G
2 March 2017|
Response from bluegrassburke | Property representative |
23 January 2017|
Response from bluegrassburke | Property representative |
We do offer gift cards and can process them in the shop or over the phone. Let us know if we can help you out. the shops phone number is 970.349.2005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-2005
Providing fresh, fast, friendly eats with a smile
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