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El Korita

251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
+1 970-277-4500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“chorizo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30 Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
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Reviewed 4 days ago

El Korita is our go-to restaurant in Willits, and we typically eat there once every other week or so. The ceviche is not to be missed, and the molcajete is fabulous (and huge!). Cancun Shrimp is always a favorite. And their Perfect Margaritas? Perfect. There's...More

Thank Aspen81611_2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a great day of skiing in Snowmass we travel down valley for a meal and drinks after skiing all day...much better prices than the ski area and better drink prices too...this place has excellent Mexican Food and great Margaritas...well worth the visit...we go here...More

Thank ColoradoVista
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Our family drove into town and wanted some good Mexican to eat at our rental Home. I loved my chicken taco salad! And my kids enjoyed the steak tacos and burritos.

Thank SuzanneBColorado
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The food here is excellent. Both Hubby and I agreed it was some of the best we have eaten. He had a burrito and i had enchiladas - both very good.

Thank ljcraftcrazy
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We needed a spot for a quick dinner before a movie and wanted to try something other than burgers. The menu is HUGE and has loads of options, but a few of us went for the Tacos Americanos at the suggestion of our waitress and...More

Thank MNFamof5
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best Mexican and Mexican seafood places in the valley. It's as authentic as you can get in the mountains. The portions are huge! The seafood is always fresh. Get the ceviche! Oh, and the chimichanga! The margaritas are perfect, using...More

Thank TeeJayM517
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our waiter outside on Wednesday June 27th. was awful. I ordered a double order of Can cun shrimp it was cold when it was brought out. Sauce was not good, very bland. Its not cheap either I think it was like 18.00 of 16 cold...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Good choice for lunch or dinner. Can get busy at dinner with long wait at times. Food is all good and plentiful, loved the ceviche tostada

Thank lobo711
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I really like the environment in this restaurant and the menu is quite extensive with variety galore. The selection of seafood dishes is not just amazing, it's phenomenal! I'm addicted to the shrimp empanadas. I had the meat mochejete which is served in a hot,...More

Thank Bryan81611
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We love good Mexican food. El Korita was delicious. Big servings, fresh tasting. The salsa was fantastic. We will definitely return.

Thank TribTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Basalt
  • Phone Number: +1 970-277-4500
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