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La Mariposa Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-5595
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good25%
  • Average34%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“refried beans” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Consistently terrible food and service. Salsa is too salty and garlicky, rellenos are bland, in fact everything is bland. Way too expensive for what they serve you. The good is not good and the portions are small:}

Thank robbinrogers
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We pass this restaurant often and decided to give it a try. My husband ordered the #6 combo with enchilada, chicken taco, I ordered the Chile Relleno dinner with soft (not crispy) chile relleno. Our chips were fine, the salsa pretty good, the margaritas were...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We remembered this restaurant from a previous visit to Estes Park and thought it was wonderful. It is about 20 miles east of Estes Park. So one night we decided we would look for big horn sheep and drive over the mountain to this restaurant...More

Thank WLifeMan
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very averag Mexican food. Good margaritas. Service was just fair. Food was pretty bland. Prices not that good.

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We enjoyed our meal the last time we visited Mariposa. Service was great, the guacamole was tasty, and the food was yummy. I really like the enchiladas. They have a huge menu, so there's something for everyone.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Since reopening after the 2013 flood, this restaurant has struggled, primarily with service. Last night was the first time that they have seemed to be getting their act together in this regard. The food was good--especially the dishes smothered in their excellent green chili--but the...More

Thank Fisherman01Colorado
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch coming down from estes park. They had a reasonably priced lunch menu with a good selection of items. The chips and salsa were okay. The food was good, but average. The waitress was friendly and service was...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife I ate here and found the food good with large portions and the chips and salsa excellent. We took advantage of the buy one margarita and get the second one free offer and never looked back as they were top notch. Our waitress...More

Thank Buttman73
Reviewed 18 August 2016

La mariposa had a separate area for our mid-season party. The margaritas by the pitcher were great. Favorite dishes among the staff were the shrimp ceviche and the moieties bowls,

Thank DeNilsK
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We picked this one because my granddaughter needed to use the restroom and it was easy to get to (other than other places with construction interference ) there was an outside patio as well. My daughter went in with 3 year old and asked about...More

Thank ArroyoGrandeJonsmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-5595
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