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Shorty's Cafe

200 W Golf Ave., Granada, CO 81041
+1 719-734-9949
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good13%
  • Average33%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
10 Jan 2018
“Good Food but very Americanized”
27 May 2017
“Family Friendly”
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200 W Golf Ave., Granada, CO 81041
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Coming from California and Arizona I've eating good Mexican food all of my life and this stuff can rival what I grew up on but some of it is strange. Delicious but strange! I never heard of a smothered burrito before moving here LOL....It's like...More

Thank foodman6996
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This place has been in business for many years, family owned and operated. Stop and give them a try, food is very good, service is slow but please be patient with the wait staff. In a small town there is no since getting in a...More

Thank Shannon V
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...More

Thank Philip Q
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.

Thank Michelle H
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...More

3  Thank Shiroh
Reviewed 15 May 2012

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

1  Thank Mateo C
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...More

1  Thank phoodiez
Reviewed 14 April 2012

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

1  Thank Sandy F
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.

1  Thank Bonnie D
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....More

1  Thank Kickbass
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  • Address: 200 W Golf Ave., Granada, CO 81041
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +1 719-734-9949
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