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El Jimador

1201 S Townsend Ave, Montrose, CO 81401-5005
+1 970-249-8990
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (8 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (4 reviews)
“combo plate” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 S Townsend Ave, Montrose, CO 81401-5005
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Third visit and this place delivers. Traveler Tip: Order a specialty you never tried before instead of "taco salad". You'll be rewarded. This is not the kind of place you get the "Number 5 Speedy Gonzales" combo plate. They make a real effort to serve...More

Thank Jeffrey2A
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The service is amazing. The food is outstanding. Best Mexican restaurant I have eaten at. And I have been around the world.

Thank RJ F
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We usually order shrimp or enchiladas. Love the sauce on the Cameron's a la crema. Always consistently good food, and the service we receive from all of the staff is excellent! Love going here!

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Cheerful and clean interior, friendly, attentive staff. Some do not speak English very well, so sometimes it can be an issue. But all are very sweet and helpful. Margaritas are all wonderful, with your choice of over a dozen TOP shelf tequilas. Prices go up...More

Thank Kristimey2828
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Every Mexican restaurant is different. This place is very good. LOTS of food for the price and salsa (VERY SPICY) is delicious. BRIGHTLY DECORATED and EXCELLENT SERVICE.

A TripAdvisor Member
Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The food was really good and the service was great. A little pricey for Mexican food but I'd recommend this place to people who don't mind paying more.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They have the best food in town. I love their green chili, enchiladas and carne asada. Actually, I have never had a bad meal. And the service is excellent.

Thank Hollisterr
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Good place for either a few beers or magaritas with good food. The environment is nice and the staff is friendly.

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It was close to our hotel (Holiday inn) and we were very hungry. Food was sub-par, not nearly as good as average restaurants. Margarita was good. Service good. But a hair in the food killed it for us.

1  Thank ugadog
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have lived in Texas for more than 27 years and coming to Colorado for 40 years and always trying to find real Mexican food. Well this is the place! Absolutely delicious. Staff is great and food is the best I've had in Colorado!!!! A...More

Thank Darla0809
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S Townsend Ave, Montrose, CO 81401-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 970-249-8990
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