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La Cocina de Luz

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123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9355
08:00 - 21:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a pitcher of Margueritas, and for her an enchelada plate, and for me a small burrito. Both tasted wonderful, and left us feeling full and happy. Good value, good food and good service. You can't do much better than that!

Thank EricandCatherine
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were not very impressed with the food or drinks. The Margarita tasted watered down. It needed more lime. The food quality was good but could have benefited from more seasoning. Definitely not authentic Mexican food.

Thank nqh1223
Glendale, California
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of skiing, we headed to find a quick bit to eat. We stumbled into La Cocina and really enjoyed the meal. The portions were large (a small burrito plate was more that enough) and the flavor was good. Enjoyed a house margarita which hit the spot after a long day on the slopes. Enjoy!

Thank Itsabigworld321
Ooltewah, Tennessee
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New to Telluride, we ate here based on local advice. Man! It was so good. None of my teenage boys finished their food. We had full meals with ice cream for dessert. Service was great. Very quick and very filling!

Thank 4WickBoys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for breakfast and we weren't disappointed! Their salsa bar is delicious! The staff was welcoming and we left with our bellies full!

Thank Katina C
Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding breakfast burritos. Breakfast is lumberjack size. Chip and salsa bar available all hours. Awesome way to start the day.

Thank corvair66
Keller, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This was by far our favorite place in Telluride! We had carne asida burritos and enchiladas and both were absolutely delicious!!! Wish I could have this food catered to Texas!!

Thank darla1229
Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a small diner-type restaurant where you order food up at the counter. So it's casual and a lot of fun. It's popular, so there's sometimes a line, but the service goes quickly so give it a chance even if it seems crowded. I love the "green rice" that they serve, the enchiladas are divine, and the margaritas are... More 

Thank Catheyn123
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this review

Thank you Cathryn!!! More 

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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Authentic Mexican food. The woman who took our order was a little on the inpatient side, like she has dealt with one too many tourists, but the food was delivered quickly and was excellent. The coating of the chili rellenos was crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside...perfect. The restaurant is cozy, with friendly folks, and a nice... More 

Thank Skicatt
Phoenix, Arizona
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

While walking by we looked at the menu and saw they had chilaquiles. I thought about them for 3 days and had to have some. I ordered the green and red combo, which came with beans and home fries. My friends had the tacos and they enjoyed them. There is a chip and salsa bar with 4 kinds of salsa... More 

Thank Sue S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9355
La Cocina de Luz is a counter service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with whole foods/organic style Mexican cuisine. We also provide margaritas, beer and wine, fresh juices, full espresso/coffee service and handmade ice cream. The ambience is casual, festive and family friendly. We have a large patio with gardens and fountains that we share with Caravan middle eastern foods.
We accept visa and mastercard!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?