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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
+1 719-395-1783
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (20 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
“chile relleno” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here for dinner and everything was amazing, the chicken tortilla soup and fajitas was to die for. Great family owned place with great service!

Thank Brittany W
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a weekend away, we drove up to Buena Vista. In the past, meals have been a tad dissapointing. So when we decided on Mexican, this was our choice. The tacos al carbon were sooo yummy and the hubs was able to get tamales! My...More

Thank m1234moo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite place in eat in Buena Vista. I will admit, we eat there about once a week. Sometimes on Taco Tuesday and sometimes on the weekend. Jose is the best. Treats you like family. My favorite is the chili relino. So good....More

1  Thank Mary Beth E
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Visiting a friend in CO, we went out for dinner. Our choice was Mexican or Italian so we chose Mexican and ended up here. We really liked the place, a small, authentic Mexican restaurant. The food was good, as was the service. We were happy...More

Thank Tinslinger
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I have very low expectations for Mexican food in Colorado. This place was better than most. Fun and friendly waitstaff, fast service. Maragarita was delicious and very strong. Nice salsa on the table. Carnitas tacos were OK but not crispiness. Great family place.

Thank Virgil_Boulder
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Staying at Mt Princeton Resort we drove to Buena Vista for dinner. Margaritas were superb as were the red chili enchiladas & chile relleno which I’m picky about. Hubby wasn’t too thrilled with his shrimp dinner though. Salsa has a lot of spunk. Very good...More

Thank SMBrownie
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This Mexican restaurant has a large but rather plain patio, partially covered from sun and rain. Our dinner was a mixed experience. Service was friendly though timing was off. We waited for a made-from-scratch guacamole that was good. The chile relleno was one of the...More

Thank nedtraveler
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We popped in to El Paraiso on a Saturday night with a group of 10. We offered to split our group, but was promptly seated at a table for 10. Our server "Will" saw to our orders and drinks. Everything was correct and promptly delivered...More

1  Thank BigL49
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My family lucked into this outstanding Mexican restaurant today. They served fresh everything, including corn chips and salsa they make. The lunch menu was authentic and delicious. It was reasonably priced, the decor was great, and the staff was super friendly. We'd return in a...More

2  Thank mctommy6659
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The food was good, service was pretty good too...we had 12 people in our group and we were served within a reasonable time.

1  Thank pitapipsqk
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10 December 2015|
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Response from MrJewels | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. We are not owners. We were vacationing there during the summer. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Charles St, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9684
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 719-395-1783
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