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Efrain's Mexican Restaurant

) #110 of 435 Restaurants in Boulder $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1630 63rd St Ste 10, Boulder, CO 80301-2941
+1 303-440-4045
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“chilli” (19 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1630 63rd St Ste 10, Boulder, CO 80301-2941
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was taken to this place by some old friends that used to eat at Señor Miguels on 28th that disappeared years ago. Efrain's is rumored to be related. They use a bit more cheese than I like but tell them to go light if...More

Thank yettie_trapper
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I love this restaurant food so much. It's a very authentic mexican restaurant with very tasty food. I love their pork chile verde, it's spicy but very tasty. Love to go there repeatedly. I love their burritos, pork chili verde, enchiladas, egg dishes.

Thank paramita D
Reviewed 23 March 2017

True aficionados of Efrains II and its sister restaurant (Efrain’s I in Lafayette) believe it is the best Northern Mexican, Chihuahua-style food in town with a fervor akin to religion. Die-hard fans love the laid back atmosphere and generous portions, to say nothing of the...More

Thank Chaz C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Blanketed with cheap melted cheese, my enchiladas were third rate at this for-some-reason popular place. Diner-like atmosphere.

Thank Marc1118
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The most authentic Mexican food in Boulder. The chili verde is amazing! Expect a wait. It's worth it! And cheap!

Thank JerseyLiz303
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had lunch with the family, that was my first time at Efrain's, the others been there few times already and recommended on Efrain's as the most traditional style Mexican food. Indeed, they have the best dishes that most close to the original served in...More

Thank Erez E
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Disclaimer...I'm Hispanic. We come to Boulder often to Snowboard at Eldora. We're from Texas, travel quite a bit and try Mexican food everywhere. We also lived in AZ, (the home of the best Mexican Food...yes I said it). Efrain's is always on the agenda and...More

Thank JRGinKingwood
Reviewed 21 November 2016

People are very loyal fans of this restaurant. I don't really get it, but I've only been here a few times in the last ten years. Went for lunch today, had the chicken blue corn enchilada with chile verde on top. It took forever for...More

Thank Virgil_Boulder
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is one of our normal stops when in Boulder. All of the food has a spiciness rating for those not familiar or with sensitive taste buds. None-the-less, I find things less spicy (hot) than is shown on their charts.

Thank UncleDon41
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Chili Verde has nice flavor, very Spicy, I would eat here again. Definitely worth a stop, never know when you find that awesome dish.

Thank Chief_Barney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1630 63rd St Ste 10, Boulder, CO 80301-2941
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-440-4045
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