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Cafe Silvestre

903 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2415
+1 970-641-4001
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible14%
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“tortillas” (3 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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903 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2415
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Lunch here the other day. We ordered Chicken Enchilada a'la carte. It is excellent. The salsa in the restaurant is very very good, hot and tasty. Give it a try when in Gunnsion.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The salsa was really hot and they offered no alternative. The gave me Guacamole and it wasn't that good. I got basic tacos and they were really bland.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It is Americanized Mexican food but it is excellent food. I have never left here hungry in fact I have always needed a to go box. Fair warning, This isn't a wimpy place to eat if you love hot, You can order as hot or...More

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Rice. Beans. Cheese. It's americanized Mexican food. I don't think "authentic" when here but it is very tasty and not expensive. The service is good, staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is what you'd expect at most Mexican restaurants.

Thank eCRen19
Reviewed 2 March 2017

While passing by my friends were not enthused about going in as the building looks a little worn for wear but....we did go in and all of us had great meals at reasonable prices. The menudo was very good as were the tamales. If you...More

Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is my absolute favorite Mexican restaurant on the planet! Once you eat here you will be craving it for years to come. Virtually everything is made from scratch, which I've seen first hand from the dining room, so i don't know what the negative...More

Thank Brooke M
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The most overpriced,underportioned food i ever got ripped off on!,and came out hungry,after the service was rude! Rating:negative stars! Never going back there!

Thank Jody C
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, I did not check the ratings on this place before giving them a shot. First off the sign outside says authentic Mexican food. But, when you walk in they have Asian paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling...should have taken that as the first warning....More

Thank Cozmo1968
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We try to eat at Cafe Silvestre when we're in Gunnison. The food is good, but a little on the high side, hence the 4 stars instead of 5. The service has also been good. This past fall, we came in at almost closing time...More

Thank Tauser1961
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I had a solo meal here. Good food, but really pricey. I was seated within view of the kitchen and saw the chef reach into the lettuce bowl with his bare hands and put it on another customer's plate. Yuck - that image will prevent...More

Thank yuma114
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: +1 970-641-4001
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