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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

) #26 of 117 Restaurants in Golden $$ - $$$ Mexican,
720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
+1 303-278-4644
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

For once reviews were spot on. We were craving Mexican food after doing the Coors tour and we weren't disappointed. Food was cooked perfectly and service wonderful.

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 2 April 2017

El Dorado is not elegant. It looks like a diner, and there's no sombreros or mariachi music. Locals come here. They've been around for decades, and the walls have news clippings and plaques showing the reputation and the awards they've won, especially for their green...More

Thank laurenceb284
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Went here while on vacation. You get a bowel of chips and salsa but beware I thought it was hot! However I sometimes think BBQ and teriyaki sauces are spicy😂. You get a lot of food so unless you are very hungry I'd share like...More

Thank SGOTT_12
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Ok Mexican food. 4 of us had dinner on a Sat night, was crowded and service was not that great. had us move tables to accommodate a larger group. Said they would comp our appetizer.....never did. Margarita's were good. Guacamole was pretty good, enchilada's were...More

Thank CardsFan21
Reviewed 24 February 2017

High end food made with love!! I highly recommend this place to anyone and everyone!!! I love the shrimp tacos and they always have fast service!!

Thank mdn0317
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have never been disappointed by the wait staff or the food. The view from the restaurant is special too with the table top mountains in close proximity. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Oceanpirahna
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Went there with a group with a coupon for buy 1 get one free margs. As we are ordering drinks, I ask if this coupon will work even though we are a large group and will need to split checks and the waiter says it's...More

Thank carleyplauer
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Mexican in Golden Colorado. Friendly staff. Incredibly reasonably priced. Can't miss. Green chile sauce a must on burritos.

Thank CharltonDon
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It's hard to find outstanding mexican in this part of Colorado. We went because of good reviews, but it was just average. The margarita was weak and green, not my style. The service was fine and I have no complaints, I'm just hoping to find...More

Thank Angie O
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good, consistent food at a fair price. My wife and I eat here often, and we've never had a bad experience. We've been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and it's all good.

Thank Chris D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-278-4644
  • E-mail
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