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Kip's Grill and Cantina

121 Pagosa Street, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
+1 970-264-3663
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (259 reviews)
“elk burger” (45 reviews)
“barbacoa” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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121 Pagosa Street, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always a hit, whether sitting at the bar or sitting outside. The food is quick, reliable and always delicious. Caution, this place is small and large groups should expect a wait. Can't go wrong with the house margarita either!

Thank mdeguise
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ok, I have to admit that even though I've been coming to this restaurant for over 5 years, I have never tried anything but the Esteban's!! For me, they are remarkably delicious. My wife has tried everything on the menu, and she assures me everything...More

Thank Rewiredblues
Reviewed 3 days ago

I heard a lot about the tacos at Kip's, but I wasn't in the mood for tacos so I ordered a cheeseburger smothered in green chili and a local brew. It was really nothing out of the ordinary. Maybe I should have stuck with the...More

Thank eltexano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch and ate outside on the patio. Menu is limited but we were fortunate to hit a wings special day. We had the BBQ and they were outstanding. By far the best we have ever eaten. Reasonably priced. Place is nothing...More

Thank BillieLerner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lady at the Wyndham recommended this place. So glad we went! Great Food! The chips and salsa were great...lots of salsa. I had spicy shrimp tacos...they were wonderful....good flavor and large portions! 3 tacos!!! The service was good...no complaints. Fast seating for lunch and...More

1  Thank LisaBlk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in on a weekday, they were busy .Sat at the bar and had a SKA Beer and the steak tacos. Great stop, friendly staff and Becky the Mgr was most accommodating. I'll be back soon.😀😀

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both were good. Buffalo was okay but nothing too special. Portabello mushroom was good but I prefer a crunchy bun (maybe toasted). This one was soft but fresh. When your from the deep south and have so much good food everyday it's hard to be...More

Thank marygM6129SX
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place can get a bit busy, as it's a bit small and often popular but it's worth the wait. The tacos are fresh and great! The service was efficient and they try to keep things moving along. Good selection of brews and while the...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New favorite place to eat in Pagosa. The tacos were amazing. It's a small restaurant and had to wait a while to get in. They were really busy. I see why now. Food was amazing. They had live music and the place was decorated really...More

1  Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good inexpensive place for street tacos and beer or margaritas. I would recommend it. Limited but tasty menu and attentive waitress. Even on a weekday it was busy and a small wait to get in. After a surprising lack of good margs in New Mexico...More

Thank Clark H
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diane c
Are you able to accommodate diners who can't eat onion or garlic? Is all your meat pre-marinated?
2 March 2017|
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Response from Robert G | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They will accommodate all requests. They will also adjust the amount of spice.
Katie C
do you allow dogs on the patio?
24 August 2016|
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Response from branden7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. While were there, some did have a dog with them. Once you are on the patio, you can exit and enter from the patio.
Do they offer Vegan options?
6 March 2015|
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Response from kipspagosa | Property representative |
Yes, you can do any of the tacos as a Baja salad or the vegetarian tacos can come without the cheese too. We also offer a Portabello sandwich.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Pagosa Street, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Pagosa Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-264-3663
  • E-mail