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Gazpacho New Mexican Cooking Y Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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431 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5601
+1 970-259-9494
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Parker, Colorado, United States
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

We ate at the Gazpacho Restaurant at the recommendation of hosts we were staying with in Durango. The food was average and the meal came with delicious sopapillas. It was a fun atmosphere but the meal was disrupted by flies buzzing around our food. I think you can find better Mexican food in Durango.

Thank Stemstory
Midland Park, New Jersey
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

My favorite Mexican retaurant, hands down! I can't say enough good things about this place.Great food!

Thank Mike M
Greeley, Colorado
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

This restaurant is about 2 blocks away from the Durango-Silverton Railroad station. We arrived around lunchtime at the very enthusiastic suggestion of our daughter-in-law. We started off with margaritas and chips and salsa. We also ordered guacamole and we got 3 big scoops of delicious guacamole and fresh chips. The red salsa was delicious but I was focused on that... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

Great food and service is spot on. Beers are cold, mixed drinks are tasteful and not light. Largest selection of different types of Tequilas in Durango. Hidden gem as a money saving spot....

Thank Jaymus P
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

Great food and Reasonably priced. My favorite part about this restaurant is that it isn't right on main st. The only thing I would suggest is that they have free chips and salsa. Almost EVERY Mexican place serves complimentary chips and salsa.

Thank Marcella J
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Close restaurant to the train depot and was recommended by a local. The margaritas were great. The place has kinda of a tight feel but we enjoyed the meals we had and it was served in a timely manner. A little spicy but it worked for us.

Thank JandJ539
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Stopped here on a family trip and it was our first time back in 20 years. Same reliable Mexican fare. Opt for the homemade pinto beans. Enjoy the sopapilla desert which is complementary.

Thank Highwheeler
Conroe, Texas
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

It's not Tex Mex but then we didn't come to Colorado for our much loved Tex Mex Mexican food. We were told that this restaurant serves a New Mexico type of Mexican food. Having eaten a lot of Mexican food in New Mexico, I still found this food different. Perhaps it's a regional thing. The food, however, was excellent. Check... More 

Thank Mike B
Scottsdale, Arizona
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a bit of a "hole in the wall" restaurant. The downstairs was very hot so we moved ourselves upstairs (the staff seemed not to care that we were uncomfortable) where it was more tolerable. The menu is pretty complete. Certainly more southwestern, New Mexico that Tex-Mex. It's tough to rate the food since it was served refrigerator cold... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We eat here all the time when we're in town. It's amazing. The food is terrific, the service is great and the prices are reasonable. Definitely try the carne adovada (spicy!) and the margaritas!

Thank Chris G

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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
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5601
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-9494
Voted Durango's 2010 & 2011 Best Mexican Restaurant

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