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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

) #13 of 24 Restaurants in Buena Vista $$ - $$$, Mexican, Gluten Free Options
314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
+1 719-395-1783
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
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21 - 30 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Delicious, fresh mex food. I had a wonderful Jalepeno marinated shrimp appetizer. Nice outdoor seating. The staff were friendly and fast.

Thank FWJeeper
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The food was fine. Not bad tasting, but also lacked a lot of spice. We stopped by on our way to Salida to drop some construction materials off at the dump. It was quick, convenient, and affordable. The staff were wonderful and attentive. I just...More

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stopped for lunch on the way through. Service was slow, food was OK. Nice patio outside. It was OK but not really anything special. I'd do it again though.

Thank Mike9922
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We chose this restaurant based upon Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. Meals were about $13 each, but they did offer a daily meal special for less. The service, food, and atmosphere were all great. We would eat here again!

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We did dinner and I found my enchilada to be very bland. It took some time to get waited on. When I asked how my friend's food was he was unimpressed. I had a nice chili relleno, though. Wait staff was friendly. Nice outdoor tables.

Thank Redcat88
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I really like El Paraiso because it feels homey and pleasant. I love their Crema La Pollo--super creamy and delicious. My husband and I have eaten here at least 4 times and have always had a good experience.

Thank Dedra W
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We came for lunch before going to Noah's Ark Aerial Adventure Park. The food was awesome and we're Mexican food foodies! The seviche was fresh and zesty and the service was attentive and speedy.

Thank jneppe
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We saw a sign that this restaurant was voted the best Mexican food restaurant in 2015 but it was just okay. The food was kind of bland and overpriced for the amount that you received. The chips and salsa were good and were free but...More

Thank AAM246
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I've been on a business trip for the past week and have really been craving good Mexican food. Fortunately, El Paraiso delivered the goods in spades! The chips and salsa were perfect, along with my super burrito. I recommend the food, service and ambiance of...More

Thank Cozmo1968
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This place looked packed and had to wait in line although there were several empty tables. Very understaffed. Sat at a inside table. It was very hot. I stepped around the corner to the patio and there was a 20 degree difference. Drinks were terrible....More

Thank kesm60
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Are you open on Dec. 24, 2015?
9 December 2015|
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Response from MrJewels | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We are not owners. We were vacationing there during the summer. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 719-395-1783
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