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La Loma Restaurant

#51 of 2,482 Restaurants in Denver}
€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1801 Broadway, Denver, CO 80211-4804
+1 303-433-8300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (37 reviews)
“fajitas” (23 reviews)
“chile rellenos” (17 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1801 Broadway, Denver, CO 80211-4804
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The green chili is awesome. Whatever entree you choose I recommend getting it covered in the green chili. The homemade tortillas are delicious. The service was great.

Thank kshea052016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner at La Loma was an enjoyable well prepared meal in a very nice setting downtown. The chips and salsa brought right away are terrific. Mixed fajitas were really good and the portions are generous. The shrimp are jumbo and cooked perfectly. The sauces are...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We moved to Colorado Springs from Arizona late last year and have been hungry for good Mexican food ever since. Everybody in Colorado Springs tells us there is no good Mexican here, BUT, if you are ever in Denver . . . Well we were...More

Thank phoenixsunshine2556
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great and the food was incredible. The guacamole was the simplest and best we've had anywhere. Menu is different from your average southwestern restaurant. We had Tequila Shrimp and Pork Chile Smothered Chile Rellenos. Both meals were delicious. We also enjoyed house-made sangria...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was packed, but we were seated quickly and our food came out in less than 10 minutes after ordering. My husband had the combo fajitas and I had a ground beef quesedilla and both were delicious. Margaritas were very good, but quite pricey....More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have GREAT green chili (Colorado style) and fresh made tortillas are delicious! I will definitely eat here again! Super fast service (was there for lunch while attending a conference), lunch for 2 took less than 40 minutes.

Thank ChrisandAndria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Veggies, make sure you check that your order is actually vegetarian as it doesn't specify on the menu! Great margaritas & staff, Jose was lovely! Buzzing atmosphere and feels very trendy.

Thank Jennie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving without reservations, we only had to wait 5 min for a group of 4. The service was excellent. The food was all made fresh and tasted delicious. All of us cleaned our plates! Prices were less than I expected for a high-class downtown dining...More

Thank KateMtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late lunch with our adult children at La Loma and were very impressed! The chips were thin, crispy and warm and they kept coming! The salsa had the perfect amount of heat without being too hot and the guacamole!! Fresh made and...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went for a quick lunch. The food was amazing. I had the fish tacos and she had the anniversary platter. The chips and salsa were great as well. Parking was a challenge so I would recommend figuring out the closest parking...More

Thank DustyBearMSU
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Linda H
11 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from RaySJazz38 |
It's really quite close to their current location. Be aware that the restaurant will be moving to the downtown Denver area at the end of September. However their future plans are to open at a new site that's almost right... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Broadway, Denver, CO 80211-4804
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-433-8300
  • E-mail
La Loma began as a family-owned Mexican restaurant in a small brick house just a block away from what became our landmark location for over thirty years, on 26th Ave in Denver. Sonny Brinkerhoff loved the original restaurant, and in 1981, he and his son, William, relocated La Loma from its small house to its flagship location where it has resided ever since. The building was created by combining three Victorian miners’ houses dating from the 1800s, called The Colonial, The Victoria, and The Cantina. The hilltop restaurant with a view of downtown soon became a Denver staple. Sonny and William, along with Savina Mendoza, created a menu of Tex-Mex and Mexican favorites that showcased the flavors of the Southwest, featuring award-winning dishes like our renowned green chili, signature margaritas, and fresh tortillas, which are made on display in the dining room. Now, La Loma has moved to the heart of downtown across from the historic Brown Palace. We offer the same menu and many of the decorative touches our loyal guests have loved for decades including exposed brick with wooden accents, large, stained glass windows, and the photo of Savina Mendoza. “The restaurant is filled with character and charm,” according to Mark Brinkerhoff, William’s son, who joined his father in running the restaurant in 2005. La Loma’s famed barrel-aged tequila is still in the bar, and the atmosphere continues to be cozy and warm, welcoming parties of any size to enjoy their favorite dishes.
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