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La Estrellita

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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45 N Main St, Brighton, CO 80601-1656
+1 303-654-9900
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:30 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 09:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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Moline, Illinois
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102 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Trip Advisor recommendation. This is an excellent Mexican restaurant. Limited seating, but the menu is far from limited. Great selection of old favorites and some of the owners specialties. My wife had the stuffed sopapillas with chicken. The serving was huge! The dish came with refried beans and rice. I had the carnita burrito. EXCELLENT! They mix fried onions... More 

Thank wolfcookie
Brighton, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Food was awesome as always we love this place would recommend this to people who travel threw it's a must stop.

Thank 255bennyl
Brighton, Colorado
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is by far the best Mexican food restaurant in the entire area, if not the state. The green chile is the best I have had. Unlike most places, it has TONS of pork in it. The patio is such a great place to spend a summer afternoon/evening watching the sun set over the mountains. Above all, we have always... More 

Thank Tim V
Brighton, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Oh man. This is a great place to eat. The food is fast, fresh, and delicious. And the staff is super friendly. I love eating here.

Thank Kat S
Brighton, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Rude, service is horrible. Used to be a great place to eat but they have forgot their mission in providing good customer service. I hope they pull it together because this place will continue to go downhill.

Thank Rita B
Grand Junction, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This restaurant is in a pretty cool location. The food is great. The service is great and very friendly.

Thank mitchth0mas
Parker, Colorado
Level Contributor
42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

There was eight of us for lunch. The waitress and server were personable and helpful. Friendly and had a beautiful smile. The food was great but could have been served a big warmer, but with that many to serve at once some of it will cool for sure.

Thank Pat S
Brighton, Colorado
Level Contributor
27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We went back to La Estrellita again last night. Wonderful! We usually eat the enchiladas because they are the best ever! The chicken enchiladas don't have any weird sauces in them, just nice & juicy shredded chicken. This chicken is a great side for toddlers too. Plates were nice & hot, just how we like it. And, of course, the... More 

Thank MinturnJo
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have been here a few times, have no complaints about the food at all; I really like that they serve black beans. The desert nachos are really good (enough to feed a large group) but I was not impressed with the margaritas...it tasted like they used Sprite or another lemon-lime soda as a large part of the mix. It... More 

Thank Shanna R
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We go here almost weekly. My family loves eating their food. Their green chili is delicious and the rest of their food is homemade and wonderful.

Thank Alexis M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 N Main St, Brighton, CO 80601-1656
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-654-9900

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?