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La Mariposa Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-5595
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good26%
  • Average31%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible19%
2 weeks ago
“Me gusta la comida ”
3 Jun 2018
“One of the true Tex-Mex places to eat in Colorado”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

You can go ANYWHERE in town and get better service...seriously, like the gas station. We waited an hour for our food. Had to get up and seek out a server for refills, twice. The vibe of everyone who worked there was "I hate my job....More

Thank Jennywithaflock
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Dropped in on impulse to see if we could find a better restaurant than Smokin Dave's in Lyons- and we did! Besides having bronco football day specials, Mariposa has midrange Mexican food. We tried the Mariposa special fajitas and we're not disappointed. We would. to...More

Thank aazonemaster
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Closest thing to authentic Mex food in this area. The 20 inch burritos is excellent and can feed several. Glad this is back open after the flood!

Thank waller_ski
Reviewed 23 August 2015

My husband had the carnitas and he said they were seasoned just right. And he thought the quantity of food for his entree was good. I had the burrito, but it did not come with any rice or beans. It was okay, it seemed a...More

Thank Birdylover
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We very much enjoyed this establishment. The menu was large, with a few more choices than standard Mexican. Our waitress and hostess were very nice. The food was very good.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is THE place to stop if you're really hungry and want authentic and high quality Mexican food. Directly off the highway, large parking area, clean, clean, clean. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Large portions, great sauces. Try their Moles. And a 3 page Margarita menu....More

1  Thank troutbum
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Enjoyed the Sizzling Fajitas and margaritas. The glasses for the drinks are huge and heavy. The meal included the full course of chicken, rice and re-fried beans, all of which were very good. The service was very good and prompt.

Thank johnwY8305UO
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This restaurant has been closed since the flood of 2013. The restaurant didn't seem to be damaged in the flood, but the owner was opening another restaurant in a nearby town, so he apparently chose to leave the Lyons location fallow until the community recovered...More

Thank Fisherman01Colorado
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Very good Tex-Mex food, and very good margaritas, all at reasonable prices. Yes, you can spend much more, but the quality of service and food is tops for Longmont.

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Good Mexican cuisine, with a wide array of choices including stews, fish, guacamole made at your table. Maybe it's not everyday fare for Mexicans, but the atmosphere feels like you are in a tourist town in Mexico. Various choices of margaritas and beers. Often busy...More

Thank Prue L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
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
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E. Main Street, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-5595
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