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La Cocina de Luz

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9355
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (30 reviews)
“enchiladas” (23 reviews)
“beans” (23 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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1 - 10 of 339 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful breakfast of huevos rancheros, chorizo patty and don’t miss the blueberry pancakes. Great place.

Thank brada965
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casual, natural Mexican food eatery. Order at the counter and they will bring you some of the best Mexican food you've ever had. Awesome for breakfast too.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Nice folks. Not exactly the “Tex Mex”we were hoping for but it is healthy and fresh. Endless chips and yummy salsas!

Thank ChasingSun101
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, very good salsa and chips and you really can't beat the staff. Sure how only two people were handling all the ordering and all the food but they did it and it did it super efficiently!

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We have only had breakfast at La Cocina but it was very good. The Huevos Machada was great...wonderful flavor with the green hatch chili salsa, beans and potatoes. Three fresh salsas to choose from as well. Would love to try lunch or dinner next time.

Thank Thad V
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is an order at the front and help yourself to chips and salsa type of place. The food was good and the margaritas were excellent! Service was awesome. We can't wait to go back.

Thank vedettefille
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Our family of two adults and two teens had a yummy dinner here tonight. Counter service but tasty Mexican food. Our meal, including drinks for my guy and I, was $87 before tip. The bartender/counter server was friendly and super efficient!! We’d go back and...More

Thank LynetteWicks
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We went along by chance, so I don’t know if they do reservations. We thought that there may be a very long wait given the size of the queue. However the wait, whilst 5 - 10 mins, was nothing like as long as feared as...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Don't get me wrong with this review, the place is stunning sitting atop the mountain. The Gondola ride to get there is incredible. The food and service was impeccable! My only gripes were this: If you order a smaller plate, you get charged a $7...More

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Cute Mexican restaurant with very fresh ingredients, serve yourself chips and salsa, and house made margarita mix. Sometimes you just need a margarita and this was a fast and convenient little restaurant. The key to their delicious on the rocks margarita is the fresh squeezed...More

Thank Chickelbuck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9355
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Description
La Cocina de Luz is a counter service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with whole foods/organic style Mexican cuisine. We also provide margaritas, beer and wine, fresh juices, full espresso/coffee service and handmade ice cream. The ambience is casual, festive and family friendly. We have a large patio with gardens and fountains that we share with Caravan middle eastern foods. We accept visa and mastercard!
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