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El Tejado

) #664 of 2,500 Restaurants in Denver $$ - $$$ Mexican,
2651 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210-5704
+1 303-722-3987
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2651 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210-5704
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The remodeling of this place has been a 25-year project - a little at a time. The ambiance gets better but I do not think their food is near as good as it was years ago.

Thank cofloater
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Most of the things on the menu can be found at most of the other Mexican restaurants in the area, but the food is really good here. They have some extras, too, that I haven't seen at other places such as the fish dishes and...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had this place bookmarked (not sure why) and finally got around to trying it out. Pretty straight up divey Mexican restaurant. I judge my Mexican restaurants all on the same three things: Chips, Salsa and their Burrito. The chips and salsa were very good....More

Thank cubfaninco
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is ok, especially when the Mariachis are playing. I have tried this place a number of times and have sadly had the same experience, extraordinarily average Mexican food. Service is ok.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Not so much a touristy type place. More authentic. And the folk who eat there are certainly expert in the cuisine so that's another testimony. And, certainly MUCH better than average. Some days they have an outstanding Mariachi group. We haven't found anything on the...More

Thank Clif C
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this place. Its not fancy but the food is delish. We like it so much that we have become regulars there. The staff are also great as well. Come prepared to dig in and enjoy. OH and don't forget dessert!! The sopapillas...More

Thank aliomin11
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had lunch here with a group of hungry college kids. This is the real deal for mexican food. Excellent food, good prices and a lively mariachi band playing on Sunday afternoon.

Thank mdro2016
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had three different meals and all of us enjoyed our food. We ordered the fresh guacamole as an app and Fajitas, carnittas and green chili as our main meal. All of it came out very tasty.

Thank 1babyduck
Reviewed 4 July 2016

So if you're into decor, you will be able to find a better place to visit. The decor is not the reason to come here but the food... well that's another story. This is a family restaurant that serves great Mexican food. The night we...More

Thank Mackey75
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We have been going to El Tejado for years. Great food, fun family atmosphere, good prices and great service. The food is authentic Tex-Mex so you won't be disappointed by any weird flavors or "new Mexican" dishes. The salsa is always garden fresh and typically...More

Thank kswezy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2651 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210-5704
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-722-3987
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