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La Cocina de Luz

) #15 of 40 Restaurants in Telluride ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Latin
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9355
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (23 reviews)
“beans” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant has you order at the counter and then choose a table. The food was good and quick. You help your yourself to chips and salsa while waiting. There is an outside seating area in addition to the dining room. Our bill was $114...More

Thank fishingchic
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've enjoyed this local before but last weekend the server was blatantly rude, the guac was stringy and margs were too sweet and just not very good. It's counter service for the most part. You help yourself to salsa which is tasty.

Thank lorgron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful relaxed dinner for two. The food was great, service very friendly and seating indoor or outdoor. The beans were delicious!!

Thank Tammye G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I visited here with daughter and BF, who live in Telluride and who both highly recommend this place. Let's start with the high points-Portions are generous, Free Chips and Salsa Bar is a great start to the meal, and the Carne Asada is...More

Thank egrlbk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It looked interesting but I never found out. I went, sat down and was ignored for 10 minutes till I said "screw this" & left.More

Thank stevewatkins17
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are a counter service first come, first served restaurant. I'm sorry that you did not notice that and were not notified as such. I will let my staff know to keep an eye out for guests who may be looking for a server, to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been to this place a couple times before and the food was good.Very strange and patronizing service.

Thank Eliza M
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming in and I'm glad you liked the food. I will pass this on to my staff so that they work to correct any strange or patronizing behavior.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Was recommended we try this place for breakfast but were disappointed. Ordered their Heuvos Matulenos & both agreed we make a similar Heuvos so much better at home. Refried beans seemed too runny. Just lacked flavor. Maybe they do a better lunch & dinner but...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Your reviews cannot be trusted as you are a terrible speller.

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Walking through town trying to decide where to get good food can often be stressful. This was a good pick! Very flavorful tostadas and 🌮 What I really liked was the serve yourself chips and salsa station. Order lite and chow on that! The salsa...More

Thank DJPaula
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We've dined at La Cochina on numerous occasions for lunch and dinner. Food is consistently delicious - burritos, enchiladas, nachos, quesadillas, tacos, guacamole, chili relleno. Fresh ingredients and great sides- Black or refried beans, salad, rice. Pick the size of your portion to suit your...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

It's a great little spot if you're looking for a filling breakfast. Next time, I'll give their lunch a try. Quality was good and the staff were attentive. The salsa was very good! And I believe the chips were made there as well.

Thank Randy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9355
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Description
La Cocina de Luz is a counter service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with whole foods/organic style Mexican cuisine. We also provide margaritas, beer and wine, fresh juices, full espresso/coffee service and handmade ice cream. The ambience is casual, festive and family friendly. We have a large patio with gardens and fountains that we share with Caravan middle eastern foods. We accept visa and mastercard!
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