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Esperanza's Tequilas-Telluride

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
226 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-8399
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
226 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would give food three stars. I was shocked, however, to see amount charged to my credit card was different than what I authorized. Looks like server changed it to get bigger tip. Fortunately I kept customer copy of my receipt and would encourage anyone...More

Thank JLW47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for wife's birthday, restaurant has great music. Don't you have a complementary dessert for birthdays? every restaurant we eat has one. when I approached the server to request a dessert for my wife he said he would add it to the bill, which...More

Thank 88Martinez
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A must if you’re in Telluride and love Mexican food. The food and service were fantastic. We will definitely return.

Thank claustin
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Don't walk past it. You have to go down a flight of stairs to enter. It is dark, but not horribly so. The staff were friendly and the food was very good. Family friendly for lunch at least. We enjoyed it and would recommend it.

Thank VAtraveller17
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Go to happy hour to get mama-made appetizers and the most refreshing margaritas ever at half price! Wish we had found this gem earlier!

Thank BabyNigel
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a must stop for dinner in downtown Telluride. The restaurant is in the basement of the building and can be easily missed, so you have to deliberately look for the sign to the entrance. Once inside, the ambiance, service, and food is impeccable....More

Thank Sunita V
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Esperanza’s because it had to be good because it had been around so long. We are from Texas so we love Mexican food. My sons Mole was soggy and bland, my husbands fish tacos were bland also. I had a salad and...More

Thank Daltxmom
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This place was awesome! Happy Hour from 4-6 with the best margeritas around. Strong but delicious. The food is delicious and very well priced considering how expensive all the restaurants are in Telluride. I recommend this place!!

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The entrance to Esperanza is not obvious but once you have walked down the stairs you are greeted by a smiling bartender who doles out generous margaritas. The local ambience is fun and the food is classic Mexican American fare but inexpensive by Telluride standards....More

Thank marc c
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were very impressed with this “hidden jewel!” It is below ground level and could be easily missed! The food was delicious, and our waiter, Will, was very attentive and knowledgeable! I wanted a great margarita, and he made sure I got...More

Thank buggunn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 W Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-8399
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