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Efrain's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1630 63rd St Ste 10, Boulder, CO 80301-2941
+1 303-440-4045
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“enchiladas” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1630 63rd St Ste 10, Boulder, CO 80301-2941
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

While far from a fancy restaurant it does the job for filling reasonably priced food. It gets pretty busy with locals which is a good sign of a solid place. They have some of the hottest green chili I have ever had which says something...More

Thank BroomfieldCPA
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The service here was the worst I have had in a long time. We got seated quickly but then it took over an hour to get our food. Then after we finished eating it took another half an hour to get our check. Over this...More

Thank Kelli J
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Just horrible. Less than average. Soggy food smothered in low end cheese and sauces. I can get this food in any number of restaurants around the state. Nothing special at all. On the plus side, decent margs and good service. However the restaurant is in...More

Thank Finn1033
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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