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Dorothy's Homemade Tamales - CLOSED

12771 US Hwy 24, Fairplay, CO 80432
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
28 Dec 2015
“Don't do it!!!”
5 Nov 2015
“The tamales are outstanding”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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12771 US Hwy 24, Fairplay, CO 80432
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 28 December 2015

These tamales are almost tasteless and the sauces they put on them will make you sick (it did me and my son) They served what they called green chili and it was so stretched with flour I couldn't eat it. Horrible!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Great place for lunch and definitely go for a tamale smoother in green chili, 2 is a decent meal, 3 if you're hungry, 4 if you've really worked up an appetite. However the service can really range from pretty good to very slow. One day...More

Thank SSwnto
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We always look forward to stopping for lunch and enjoy the food, great prices and service. The green chili is great.

Thank Gregorio47
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I get the burritos regularly. They are large enough for two people and excellent. Service is good. I've had other stuff too, all good. It's all prepared fresh, be prepared to wait a few minutes. My only problem is with takeout - I suffer all...More

Thank DPLew
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Every time we go to Fairplay, Co 80440 we have to stop and get some of Dorothy's Homemade Tamales. They are on the very good side of the menu. We always take out.

Thank Termite42
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The food overall was good, but the pancakes were excellent! The pancakes were also huge (I'm not sure how they flip them???). The bowling was fun and playing Galaga, Ms Pac-man, and the Indiana Jones pinball machine was a blast!!! My boys (10 and 13)...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 28 July 2014

These are overrated tamales. Very few options were available and were not that great. And the restaurant's tables are in the lobby of a bowling alley. Would not return.

Thank 2462skiing
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Reviews are too kind. We stopped for carry-out at lunch. The tamales are nothing special and the green chile soup was gelatinous with stringy pork....very strange! Service was poor. RD's Diner in Buena Vista has much better green chile than Dorthy's!

1  Thank KimboMax
Reviewed 29 August 2013

The tamales were great and my husband liked his breakfast burrito. This appears to be a family operation and I think everyone is trying hard to get everyone served, but I think they need more help.

Thank coloradopolitico
Reviewed 17 July 2013 via mobile

Have been to Dorothy's many times for tamales (the BEST!), but had breakfast today for the first & last time. Over cooked, rubbery eggs, under cooked home fries, & burnt toast. We'll be back, but only for tamales.

3  Thank DanaPointMom
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  • Address: 12771 US Hwy 24, Fairplay, CO 80432
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fairplay
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