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Donita's Cantina

330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-6674
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (17 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (18 reviews)
“cobbler” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was so nice and the food was good. The chili relleno batter was a little too thick for me!

Thank beeham2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for the first time this visit and enjoyed it so much that we brought 7 of our friends back with us later in the week... Really enjoyed their special margaritas with agave... The staff try very hard to be accommodating even though...More

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, relaxed, warm atmosphere. This place is a locals favorite, family owned (2 sisters) since the 90s. They we're able to accommodate our group of 9. Great food and service. Authentic affordae New Mexican Cuisine in downtown Crested Butte. We will be back for sure

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth it's reputation and the wait for a table. I recommend having whatever their nightly special.

Thank shannonod3
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This is a reliable place for good food, attentive (but not intrusive) service and great drinks. Large tasty helpings, fresh and hot.

Thank Solaqne71
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful environment with super friendly staff. And the owners check on you!! Always good quality at good price. A favorite of ours.

Thank Sky M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Donita's Cantina is a big part of any trip to Crested Butte CO. We love the atmosphere, the margaritas, the food, and the staff/management who all work hard to insure guests have a great experience. Be sure to save room for the homemade ice cream!

Thank Donks2
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Guacamole dip was superb as was the taco salad bowl dish. However, the shrimp in it were undercooked. The nights special of stacked blue corn tortillas filled with cheese and pineapple salsa was spicy and very good.

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent meal here. Excellent "special" margaritas at a reasonable price during happy hour. The jalapeño bottle caps ate yo did for and the chile rellenos with the non pa lamp chile were great

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I lived in the area a long time ago, and one of my favorite places to eat was always Donita's. I had to see if the chicken chimichanga was still as good as I remembered it. It definitely was - this is some of the...More

Thank SwingOak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-6674
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