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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
+1 970-641-4957
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“sopapillas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
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Reviews (137)
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here during Gunnison's First Friday Art Walk, so it was a little bit too busy for me. But,,,the margarita's were excellent and the array of foods that our table shared were all excellent.

Thank cwt2015
Reviewed 22 March 2017

While planning to go at some point during our vacation, we ended up here on our first night in town because they had some of the latest dining-room hours in town. Even arriving very late the staff appeared happy to see us and seated us...More

Thank Allie_Zoe
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

we ordered 10 dollars burrito,was meatless,charged extra for guacamole,i don't understand how they put lower portions of meat,usually mex food are full of meat,i will not be back.

Thank Walmor R
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Dined with 4 others and we had friendly and fast service. Everyone walked away with a full stomach and nothing but compliments about the food. I was told by a local that this is where mexican food lovers go when they come to Gunnison and...More

Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The owner of this establishment is always there, going from table to table making sure everyone is satisfied. Immaculate dining rooms, above average food - especially by Colorado standards for 'MexTex' style. Service has always been good the times I've visited. Nothing has ever tasted...More

Thank Islandtexan
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very close to my hotel, I had a early dinner. The wait staff very attentive and friendly Chips and salsa fresh and very good The prices are reasonable

Thank phyllis a
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We visit this area 2-3 times a year. We found this restaurant today & will definitely be back. Service was exceptional and the food was great. Highly recommend chile rellano and enchiladas. Their sauces are excellent. The verde sauce was best I've ever had.

Thank lhf1313
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great family friendly service & average... but authentic food & drink. Good selection. Good atmosphere

Thank Tyler N
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful Mexican restaurant in the heart of Gunnison. It is nicely decorated and has great service. Best of all, the food is fantastic.

Thank Laura m
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Carnitas Plate which was tasty and very nicely done. Hubs ordered #33 Chicken Enchiladas and thought it quite bland. Neither of us like raw onion so were not fans of the salsa and in fact did not like it. Excellent Margaritas! Have...More

Thank Vickie K
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Brian M
Does the outside seating allow pets
9 July 2016|
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Response from Albert A | Reviewed this property |
They had no trouble with my two yellow labs when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: +1 970-641-4957
  • E-mail
Email them at elparaisofamilymexicanrestaurant@hotmail.com Best meal we had in Gunnison; great food, prices and service