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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
+1 303-278-4644
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“sopapillas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Authentic tastes will be found here in this place on the edge of a neighborhood. We stop by every time we get a chance. Nice place inside and outside. Even better service from fun waitstaff folks and reliably good food and beverages.

Thank lindareilly1975
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I love this place! Great food and very fair prices. I live within walking distance and make the walk quite often. Great chips and salsa, awesome shrimp tacos but my favorite is probably the chicken burrito smothered in green chili.

Thank dbackmr
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The free chips were a little stale and the guacamole (not free) was bland . But the margaritas were great and the entrees very good too. Generous portions, I had chicken quesadilla my husband had combo fajitas , all verygood and fresh and the tortillas...More

Thank laura8181
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This restaurant has been operating in Golden for years. Many people love it. I believe it is a good place for breakfast dishes like Huevos Rancheros. For dinner and lunch the food is pretty bland and offers no special tastes. Much like most Mexican restaurants...More

Thank scott j
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Soooo good.just went for 1st time. I can't wait to go back. Chile relleno oh man, divine! Ate on the little patio. It's kind of hidden in a little neighborhood which is even better. Service was great and accommodating.

Thank todoynada911
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Our extended family enjoyed their dinner at El Dorado in Golden. We ordered fajitas, carne asada, chimichangas, burritos and fish tacos. For dessert, we had the fried ice cream and sopapillas. Everything was tasty. The house margaritas were on par with what you usually get...More

Thank Singapore_Carla
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

For once reviews were spot on. We were craving Mexican food after doing the Coors tour and we weren't disappointed. Food was cooked perfectly and service wonderful.

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 1 April 2017

El Dorado is not elegant. It looks like a diner, and there's no sombreros or mariachi music. Locals come here. They've been around for decades, and the walls have news clippings and plaques showing the reputation and the awards they've won, especially for their green...More

Thank laurenceb284
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Went here while on vacation. You get a bowel of chips and salsa but beware I thought it was hot! However I sometimes think BBQ and teriyaki sauces are spicy😂. You get a lot of food so unless you are very hungry I'd share like...More

Thank SGOTT_12
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Ok Mexican food. 4 of us had dinner on a Sat night, was crowded and service was not that great. had us move tables to accommodate a larger group. Said they would comp our appetizer.....never did. Margarita's were good. Guacamole was pretty good, enchilada's were...More

Thank CardsFan21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-278-4644
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