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Efrain's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
101 E Cleveland St, Lafayette, CO 80026-2338
+1 303-666-7544
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
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“chili” (11 reviews)
“rellenos” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
101 E Cleveland St, Lafayette, CO 80026-2338
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We have been going to Efrains for years. If you like a really mild green chili, this is not the place for you. Their green chili is usually very spicy. Which makes it so good. We always order it on the side so we can...More

Thank Jlo7799
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Efrain's is a bustling, yet humble Mexican restaurant in Lafayette. The ambience and service are decidedly meh. Same for the salsa and tortilla chips. However, they make the most amazing Chile Verde I've tried in northern Colorado. Seriously. It's. that. good. Not for the faint...More

Thank IoTorus
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

A good family Mexican restaurant with a large menu. The service is good but not real fast. The food quite good and moderately spiced. Something for everyone's taste. The pricing is moderate. Show up before 5:30 PM or after 8 or plan on standing in...More

1  Thank Dexter B
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We have been goin to Efrains for over 25 years. Food is usually outstanding for us since we love very spicy food. Always good. Had a problem last night as our friends ordered fajitas and they brought them on a cold plate and the meal...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a good-sized restaurant with a reasonably sized parking lot. So usually easy to get in, get seated, and enjoy some good Mexican food. We like their chicken enchiladas. And don't forget to have a Margarita. If crowds are busy at the Boulder location,...More

Thank Pat_80303
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I just ordered a cheese enchilada, and the plate was boiling with cheese and enchilada sauce. As always, I ordered a bowl of Chile Verde. I am not out of line when I say that Efrain’s makes the best Chile Verde. Period! It is spicy...More

Thank Que T
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The place is a dump. Run down with out dated interior ( carpet, furniture, everything) I'll bet they wouldn't pass a health inspection! Brown Guacamole! Yuck! Guacamole is supposed to be bright green, hello! There was something floating in my son's lemonade and we couldn't...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

OK, basic Mexican fare. I lived in Texas for many years and got spoiled. Efrain's isn't a bad place, just not a style I enjoy.

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Food is good but nothing great. If you need to order gluten free, make sure to ask questions. Not sure the wait staff fully understands gluten free, especially for a Celiac. I strongly encourage any establishment that shows gluten free items on their menu to...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nothing fancy here, just good, homemade food. Interior is mix and match diner style. They are always busy (even off times) so expect a crowd. Service is fast as you can expect with how busy they are, but responsive. Food is just great. Have done...More

Thank Jeff M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 E Cleveland St, Lafayette, CO 80026-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 303-666-7544
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