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Santiago's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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715 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401-1045
+1 303-277-0966
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Denver, Colorado
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168 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

They are well known for their breakfast burrito but since they reopened in their new place they serve everything and their green Chile is tops in the area.

Thank mtnmncolo_9
Denver, Colorado
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Located in an old Pizza Hut (( the tables and booths and floors are old and worn out )) --- the food is freshly prepared, authentic Mexican (for American's) and Yummy!!! I had green chile smothered chicken enchiladas. I could taste the corn in the corn tortillas, the seasonings and the flavor of the chicken, and the smooth and spicy... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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119 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

Oh my God. Someone in my party decided that we should stop in Golden rather than Morrison on our trip up to Vail. What a disaster. First, they don't have a liquor license. Second, all of the food came straight off a Sysco Truck. Even the lettuce was packaged and factory cut. It was like eating at Taco Bell. Except... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014

I am a volunteer at the Colorado Railroad museum and a group of us frequently eat here. The food is great, price is good and they have a couple of amazing waitresses. Be careful about the time you visit for lunch. The high school crowd is there sometimes and they can cause a wait for your food.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

We dined here one morning because my nephew that lives in Denver said you have to have a burrito from Sanitago's...so glad we did, we loved it. We did the 1/2 mild and 1/2 hot green chili burrito and it was just perfect. This huge burrito was only $2.00 - and the place was packed, people dining in or doing... More 

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187 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

So never tried before 2 months ago. Why? Don't know. But the green chili was good. But I got the medium and my nose was running and my eyes were watering. Serious Hatch flavors. Was good but I will go for the mild - and I like hot things. Big portions. Fair prices.

Thank ZeroUpFourOut
Golden, Colorado
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80 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

If you're looking for moderate taste in inexpensive Mexican food, Santiago's is it. The location is good and the wait staff is nice but all in all, a truly average experience.

Thank Bigreader826
Golden, Colorado
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012

always a popular choice for the breakfast burritos. have never dined there, but, based on what I've had, it has to be excellent!

Thank andi b
Golden, Colorado
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

That's about all Santiago's is worth. They're filling, yet cheap, and the meat choices rotate throughout the week. However, you're stuck with whatever they're making that day. Their hot green chili really is HOT. The rest of the menu is very average Mexican food and there are definitely better options around. Caveat emptor.

Thank murphosu
Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

Santiago's in Castle Rock is a great value. The menu features green chile add on's in mild, hot and half/half. IF you like HOT, this place is for you. The pricing is low and therefore a great value! They also have take out via a drive through!!

Thank MAL58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401-1045
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-277-0966

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