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La Mariposa Restaurant

) #13 of 13 Restaurants in Lyons $$ - $$$ Mexican,
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-5595
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good25%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
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11 - 20 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2016

La Mariposa has an extensive menu, including a fair amount of seafood (oysters on the half shell?). Tortilla chips provided before the meal were nice, thin and crispy. Salsa very simple and very mild. Chicken enchiladas with tomatillo sauce were good, as were the accompanying...More

Thank sazeracker
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Dinner for two on a weekday. Typical Mexican family restaurant. Fajitas were flavorful with tender meat and freshly-made garnishes. Chimichanga was crunchy on the outside and accompanied by the standard rice-&-beans. Drinks are large and reasonably priced. Ambience was pleasant and clean. Food was totally...More

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The decor is the highlight of this restaurant. The staff is friendly, but they have to serve very boring food smothered in tasteless sauce. My food was cold in the middle which shouts " microwave cooking" to me. If you find yourself in Lyons, look...More

Thank breathablemist
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We were the only people in the restaurant when we got there. Our waitress was fine but not attentive; were had to ask another waitresses to help us a couple of times. They missed out on me ordering a second margarita because they just didn't...More

Thank mimimsp
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The atmosphere is nice inside. The food is usually overpriced for the quality. The staff is friendly and the service is average to slow. I go here because it is the only Mexican restaurant in Lyons.

2  Thank sheflew
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Our server left the restaurant for about a half an hour, and no-one covered for her, so we were abandoned. The hostess didn't appear to care at all. The food was average at best.

Thank Fisherman01Colorado
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Good food. Great happy hour Margarita. They were huge and awesome. The guacamole made at the table was to die for.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 26 January 2016

You can go ANYWHERE in town and get better service...seriously, like the gas station. We waited an hour for our food. Had to get up and seek out a server for refills, twice. The vibe of everyone who worked there was "I hate my job....More

Thank Jennywithaflock
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Dropped in on impulse to see if we could find a better restaurant than Smokin Dave's in Lyons- and we did! Besides having bronco football day specials, Mariposa has midrange Mexican food. We tried the Mariposa special fajitas and we're not disappointed. We would. to...More

Thank aazonemaster
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Closest thing to authentic Mex food in this area. The 20 inch burritos is excellent and can feed several. Glad this is back open after the flood!

Thank waller_ski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-5595
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