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Buen Tiempo Restaurant & Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4544
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It was busy, but we were seated pretty quickly. The kids thought the décor was cool. I don't get the dollar bills on the ceiling, but it was a great conversation starter for the kids. The food was average at best. My daughter loves cheese dip and chips and almost cried with disappointment when she tasted theirs. Not a great... More 

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Thank Heather D
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This restaurant has great atmosphere. We dined as a family on the outdoor patio. Food selection was great and the servers were friendly. If you are in the mood for Mexican food, this is your place!

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Thank Lisa F
Columbia, Missouri
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The service was not what I would call great by any means. I ordered the queso to go with our chips and salsa and it was terrible. Expensive and terrible. Ended up just getting a couple tacos and leaving a little disappointed.

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Thank tnorthern22
Beavercreek, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Pretty good Mexican food. We'd just come from Santa Fe and had eaten at the two best Mexican restaurants that I guess we've ever been to, but this was pleasant and pretty good.

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Thank Barbara E
Talihina, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Best place to eat in Ouray that we found! The Camarones was an outstanding meal. It is probably too spicy for some, but great flavor (has pineapple in the sauce for a sweet and spicy taste). My wife had the a quesadilla and it was great as well. I am usually pretty ambivalent about quesadillas, but the cheese blend was... More 

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Thank Jay B
Grand Junction, Colorado
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Great resturant in Ouray for Mexican food- margaritas are great! Food is great too. Full bar and in the Beaumont Hotel!

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Thank April A
Omaha, Nebraska
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

It was okay, nothing great. Not too clean, the table and the chairs were sticky. the waitress brought us unwrapped straws in her hands and never refilled drinks. We wanted to sit outside but they said it "wasn't ready". no idea what that means, it was empty. The spinach enchilada was actually pretty good but everything else was just okay... More 

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1 Thank sarah133
Mckinney, TX
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216 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We stopped in here during the early afternoon of August 4th. The food was quite nice and it was a nice change of pace from some of the "mountain food" we had been eating in days prior. The dark-haired hostess was lazy, unfriendly, and apparently distracted. We almost left because we weren't getting seated (and it was not a busy... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Long wait and we sat outdoors to get the first available table. Was a little chilly and we forgot jackets. Food was good, service was so-so due to big crowd. Very acceptable Mexican Food

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Thank Wotsmith
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Sat outside wonder views when the weather is nice. Service was very fast and food was excellent. I had the spinach enchiladas in blue corn tortillas. Outstanding. And portion was right. My lunch companion had the fish tacos and loved them. He really liked the jalapeño vinigrette dressing. It is a house made dressing. I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Ouray
  • Phone Number: +1 970-325-4544

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