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Chato's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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230 Country Center Dr, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-8957
9707313545
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Albuquerque
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I ate there and found the food ok but, sort of pricey, for what we ordered. Very few were in the place and it still seemed to take quite a while to get our food.

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Thank NMTraveller505
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Ventured here after 3 other restaurants had a 90 minute wait. Food was ok - menu offered too many choices (a usual sign that a place doesn't specialize in any one thing). Chips and salsa were average, my wife found some funny floaty objects in her water...probably won't come back.

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Thank ReneGutierrez
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is really over priced and not what we expected. Food needs more flavor and more seasoning. For the price of a plate here you can get a really awesome steak diner somewhere else. Wouldn't recommend.

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Thank Daniel C
Houston
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The salsa is soooo hot, but I love it! The entrees are huge meals and the food is really good. As a Texan that eats Mexican food at least twice a week, this place serves up a great meal. I love the crispy cheezy which I have not found anywhere else.

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Thank BoscoHouston
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

To begin, the mater dee would rather talk on the phone than seat us. Once we were seated, the waitress came and took our drink order. She brought the drinks and never came back. We had to hunt her down to order. Once the food came, mine was cold and my wife's fajitas were so tough they could not be... More 

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Thank tracer58
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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162 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Late evening, we were seeking a restaurant that was still open. We came upon Chatos. The manager said they were open 10 more minutes, but he assured us we could have what we wanted and to take our time. A splendid meal of chicken enchiladas ranks very high in the hundreds of Mexican meals I have had. The manager himself... More 

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Thank Lou C
San Antonio, Texas
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went with friends and staff was very accommodating getting us a comfortable table. We rate Mexican food by how good the Chile Relleno is, and this was as good as it gets. Great combination plates so you can sample everything. Potent margaritas!

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Thank Lulu5100
Albuquerque
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this because it looked so festive. First, they were very slow to bring water and eventually, chips and salsa. Then the waiter wouldn't honor the 10% off on The Pagosa tourism app (which somebody there would have had to approve). He said he would only take paper coupons. We were considering leaving when he finally said he... More 

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Thank timeawaynow
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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328 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My wife and I visited this restaurant on recommendation from some folks in town here. The food was very tasty, a bit overpriced for what we got, our waiter was impatient, but the ambiance was pleasant.

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Thank craigkordic
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after visiting Santa Fe, this was the best Mexican food we've had all week. Great environment, service, and large portions at a reasonable price.

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Thank Kim J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Country Center Dr, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-8957
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Pagosa Springs
  • Phone Number: 9707313545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?