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Donita's Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-6674
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (17 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (18 reviews)
“cobbler” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I'm a little prejudiced since l learned of this restaurant in 2004 and FINALLY made it there on a roadtrip this summer. Since I share the name and have only met one other with that name in my 70 years, it was a bucket list...More

Thank RoadTripGranny
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Having eaten here for almost 32 years, it has one of the most looked forward dining experiences in Crested Butte everytime. Sorry Donita, the flavor and taste are not the same nor is the service and atmosphere. Am afraid that past reputation has got in...More

Thank westrain
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Had a great dinner at Donita's. The Mexican food was delicious. We indulged in the Enchilada's and Chili Relleno's, not to mention the Marguritas. We sat at the bar, since they were busy with a b ig reunion party. That was fun, since the bartender...More

Thank sally102242
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The food is excellent and the service was quick and very friendly. I had a ahi salad and it was very good. don't miss the dessert is to die for!

Thank susiesucho
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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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