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Buen Tiempo Restaurant & Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4544
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Seward, Alaska
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The only thing good here that I experienced were the Silver Margaritas. Chili Rellenos smothered with green chile (if you can call it that) were not good at all. Maybe had I ordered something different I might have a better opinion. Would not recommend based on my experience.

Thank Alaska502012
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was great! The food was not! I can't imagine what that waitress felt when she saw our good. We have been on vacation for a few meals now and opted for a light meal. We ordered wraps prices @ $13 and a cheese Quesada. OMGoodness... we were picking old, gooey lettuce off our plates and even found a... More 

Thank BrickMomma
Winfield, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick service and friendly staff. Food was awesome & insanely fast!! Highly recommend!! I had the spinach and lobster enchiladas. Oh my!! They were divine!!

Thank YogsTam
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a terrible experience here. The food was just awful, probably some of the worst mexican I have ever had.

Thank Anne11344
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty average fare, did not seem authentic, which is surprising in a state full of delicious Mexican restaurants.The mixed drinks were not great, but the restaurant was clean and not too pricey.

Thank CR_in_the_US
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They had plenty of staff so we always had a full glass and clean table. The food was delicious. They had really flavorful, homemade dishes. The salsa is made fresh daily. Also was a great place to watch the Broncos and then the Cubs :)

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Cheshire, Oregon
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious meal, friendly service and great margaritas. The crab and spinach enchiladas were fantastic and the atmosphere was fun, lively and unique. We had a great experience and were glad we picked Buen Tiempo, you will be too!

Thank Tanner97419
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a very good restaurant...no doubt. yes, it's a tad pricey but it is the only "good" Mexican food that you'll find around these parts. Everything here is homemade and very delicious...great enchiladas for sure! Try it out, as it's one of Ouray's best eatery's for sure!

Thank S940LYmarks
Lakewood, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Diagnosed with allergies and gluten issues 5 yrs ago. This is the BEST Mexican food we've found since. And we know and love Mexican food. Very sad this is 6 hours from home. We would eat here every week!

Thank Jennifer P
Eckert, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've eaten here a number of times and it never disappoints! Great food, good service and a laid back atmosphere!

Thank JessnJack

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Ouray
  • Phone Number: +1 970-325-4544

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?