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Gustavo's Mexican Restaurant & Bar

125 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3211
+1 970-565-4633
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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125 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3211
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Motel staff was eager to send us to another restaurant but I wanted Mexican food. Checked TripAdvisor app and saw this place. Cannot say enough good things. Food was excellent. Nice authentic food. Enormous portions. I had verde pork. My plate was the size of...More

Thank skyman96ll
Reviewed 5 days ago

The place was nice and the server very sweet BUT the guac was very odd. It had so many onions in it that it ruined it. I get it that restaurants use tons of onions and tomatoes as 'filler' since avocados are expensive but I...More

Thank cropsis
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was disappointed in this restaurant. Service was good. I ordered shrimp tacos. Shrimp was cut into tiny pieces. I might have had 1 small shrimp in each taco. Not much flavor in the taco. Beans and rice were good.

Thank marsilva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cortez has more than enough places to eat on any given day - tourist season is busy. Pass them by and come here. I like that fact that they have a large parking lot next door. The chile verde was excellent! Service was very good,...More

Thank oldtravelinggolfer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very happy with this Mexican restaurant choice in Cortez. We started out with a huge margarita for $7 and it was great after an afternoon touring Mesa Verde. I had Gustavo's special enchiladas and it was a giant plate of very flavorful beef...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this little place in Cortez. The food was delicious and the service was great. The house margarita was amazing.

Thank helpfulpants
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is great! We stopped on our road trip from Moab to Durango. We stuffed ourselves so much that we didn't need to have dinner when we rolled into Durango late. Our waiter was very pleasant and nice. The refried beans are perfect. We...More

1  Thank fwcsportnut
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Good food, fair prices, nothing fancy, but comfortable. I go every time I am in town. Congrats to new owner!

1  Thank rockartlover1332
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The coconut margaritas were good & very different, but pricey. The food was good Mexican. Service was very good.

1  Thank Lee Ann R
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Spending some time in the area, our hotel desk highly recommended this restaurant. We were impressed by the staff, the food and margaritas. We would love to try more of the menu but we are headed out tomorrow.

2  Thank Janet W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 125 E Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3211
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-4633
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