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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
+1 970-641-4957
11:00 - 22:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While planning to go at some point during our vacation, we ended up here on our first night in town because they had some of the latest dining-room hours in town. Even arriving very late the staff appeared happy to see us and seated us immediately in their bustling dining room. We received constant attention throughout the night from both... More 

Thank Allie_Zoe
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

we ordered 10 dollars burrito,was meatless,charged extra for guacamole,i don't understand how they put lower portions of meat,usually mex food are full of meat,i will not be back.

Thank Walmor R
Sioux City, Iowa
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191 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Dined with 4 others and we had friendly and fast service. Everyone walked away with a full stomach and nothing but compliments about the food. I was told by a local that this is where mexican food lovers go when they come to Gunnison and it is a great choice.

Thank loesshawk2015
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The owner of this establishment is always there, going from table to table making sure everyone is satisfied. Immaculate dining rooms, above average food - especially by Colorado standards for 'MexTex' style. Service has always been good the times I've visited. Nothing has ever tasted like it was prepared yesterday or has been under a heat lamp for an hour.... More 

Thank Islandtexan
Spanish Fork, Utah
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111 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very close to my hotel, I had a early dinner. The wait staff very attentive and friendly Chips and salsa fresh and very good The prices are reasonable

Thank phyllis a
Gunnison, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We visit this area 2-3 times a year. We found this restaurant today & will definitely be back. Service was exceptional and the food was great. Highly recommend chile rellano and enchiladas. Their sauces are excellent. The verde sauce was best I've ever had.

Thank lhf1313
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Great family friendly service & average... but authentic food & drink. Good selection. Good atmosphere

Thank Tyler N
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful Mexican restaurant in the heart of Gunnison. It is nicely decorated and has great service. Best of all, the food is fantastic.

Thank Laura m
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Carnitas Plate which was tasty and very nicely done. Hubs ordered #33 Chicken Enchiladas and thought it quite bland. Neither of us like raw onion so were not fans of the salsa and in fact did not like it. Excellent Margaritas! Have never been served a 'flaming' Margarita! Service couldn't have been better. Enjoyed the decor and... More 

Thank Vickie K
Divide, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Found this absolutely fantastic restaurant on a side street just off the "main drag". Late lunch while traveling. Great friendly service and an absolutely outstanding Chile Releno. We tried their restaurant in Buena Vista three days later with just as great cheerful service and again great food. We will return for more outstanding food on our next trip

Thank stevesimm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: +1 970-641-4957
Email them at elparaisofamilymexicanrestaurant@hotmail.com Best meal we had in Gunnison; great food, prices and service

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