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Mexico City Cafe

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1617 Raton Ave, La Junta, CO 81050-3420
+1 719-384-9818
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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La Junta, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a large family group eating before a concert. We all had plenty to eat and enjoyed the tasty food. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank philandkandy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Service, they always welcome you like family. Good food! Great Atmosphere and always clean! We really enjoy family outings to Mexico City!

Thank Angela A
La Junta, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Mexico City restaurant is a reliable eatery where I can always rely on great food and wonderful service. Entering the restaurant, if the hostess is busy seating other guests, we are told he or she will be right with us and always help shortly. When the restaurant is full I have been offered to take a place in the full... More 

Thank Rob B
Littleton, CO
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308 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A group of five of us went to Mexico City Cafe. All enjoyed their entrees. Tres leches cake for dessert was wonderful.

Thank Doug W
Columbus, Ohio
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Robert and his family (wife, sons, daughter and grandchildren )laid out a great authentic Mexican dinner for us. We started out with fresh locally grown green chilies (hot)!! We cooled down with Left-Hand Nitro Milk Stout. (Robert showed us the right way to pour from bottle to glass.) We had poblano enchiladas fir dinner. Fantastic!! They really filled us up,... More 

1 Thank John K
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The proprietors were very friendly and the food was very good. When you're spending the night in a small, unfamiliar town, it's great to find a place that exceeds your expectations.

Thank Dick T
Thornton, Colorado
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

What a nice surprise to find a friendly, family staff hidden in a residential area. The drinks were great but the food had lots of room for improvement.

Thank eyefoundit
Poland, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Food and atmosphere were amazing!!! I did a little mix of everything.... Best Mexican food I have had in years!! Staff were very friendly and everyone had a smile! If you are in this area, this place is a must!!

Thank Erin T
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Good ratings moved us to try this restaurant. We drove about 20 miles off our route to try it. We were not disappointed. Old family recipes with great flavor. Pleasant setting on the patio. Well worth going out of your way. Waitress the best. Owners care about their customers.

Thank Fungo123
Doha, Qatar
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were traveling from WV to NM and looking for a place to stop for dinner. We stumbled upon this beautiful little restaurant and it took our hearts! We were greeted warmly and our drinks appeared almost by magic. We were then served just the right amount of chips and delicious salsa and chose two fabulous entrees. Mine was considered... More 

Thank Mandilulur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 Raton Ave, La Junta, CO 81050-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  La Junta
  • Phone Number: +1 719-384-9818
We are a family owned restaurant with recipe's that have been handed down for 3 generations. We have been in operation for 17 years. We have great Mexican Food as well as desserts such as Tres Leches, Cheescake and Sopapillas. We are rated as 1 of the top 12 Mexican restaurants in Colorado by " Only in Your State", Colorado. We have a wide selection of beer, and tequila. As well as mixed drinks and fantastic Margarita's. We do not accept debit or credit cards. However, we do accept local checks.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?