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Esperanza's Tequilas-Telluride

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Esperanza may be the hardest working person in Telluride. The food is consistently great and she has the largest tequila menu in town. She's happy to recommend a new tequila for you to sip. The mole is my favorite dish and I have it every...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LisaC6348976
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JLW47
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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!

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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!!

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank marc c
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