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Shorty's Cafe

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200 W Golf Ave., Granada, CO 81041
+1 719-734-9949
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Florence, Colorado
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Been going to Shorty's since the mid 1960's. Shorty passed away, but his family and beautiful wife have kept up their family tradition in Granada for all these years. Shorty was a great friend and always treated us well. When we were kids, his food was so affordable and he was fun to be around. Great tradition...try to you will... More 

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Thank Philip Q
colorado
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Shorty's is a legend. People come from all over to eat at Shorty's. They simply have great Mexican Food. It takes a while to get the food, but it's worth the wait.

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Thank queenbeeizme
South Central Orange County, CA
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133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

I was told that Shorty's served the best Mexican food in town. If this is the case, Granada is not the place to eat. It was on par with Las Brisas in Lamar as being OK food for a low price, although Las Brisas had the slight price advantage for the food portions. The crispy "chili reyenos" were two Anaheim... More 

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2 Thank Shiroh
Lubbock, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012

They have delicious Mexican Food!!! Good place to go to.

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1 Thank Mateo C
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2012

This restaurant had pretty good Mexican food and the service was great. The salsa seemed to be homemade and the food came out hot and delicious. I would come here again next time I'm passing through but not to the restaurant across the street, avoid that one at all costs because that one is expensive and the food is terrible... More 

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1 Thank phoodiez
Gillette WY
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

Our food was great. Hot and fresh. Clean cafe. nIce staff

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1 Thank Sandy F
Commerce City, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

The worst Mexican food I ever ate, they use to be the best, but not anymore since they changed the ingrediants in the food.

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1 Thank Bonnie D
Colorado
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158 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

This place is outstanding, and is in a town of 500 people that has this great restaurant plus another one that is exceptional as well. Shorty's has true Mexican food, the owners and staff are all Mexican so you are getting the real deal here. Prices are very cheap, food is awesome, and this place is always busy yet the... More 

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Lamar, Colorado, United States
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

There are several "Mexican" restaurants in SE Colorado. This one is no better and no worse than any of the others. Good value, but only average food and service.

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Thank Galen H
Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

shorty's is still good. if you don't mind the wait and be prepared they do not take debit cards it is not the cleanest place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Golf Ave., Granada, CO 81041
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +1 719-734-9949

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