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La Fogata III

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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16600 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80023-8963
+1 303-252-5530
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Denver, Colorado
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their lunches are worth the drive to. From quesadillas to enchiladas to burritos they are all fantastic. And it's a must that you have the house margarita

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Thank dblanke
Brighton, Colorado
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited this restaurant with a friend. I was very happy with the quality of food and the service. The waitress was very attentive and accommodating throughout our long visit. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Mexico-Lovers101
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

My family loves La Fogata. The service is always warm and friendly, and prompt. The food is delicious. We can't get enough of the salsa, and the green chili. The menu is large and diverse. Its a well run restaurant off the beaten path.

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Thank sirhiggo5
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Last night (1/14/17) we thought we would try LacFogata- big mistake.. First the visit started with the surly hostess, not only surly, but I am somewhat mobility impaired and this girl took off from the hostess station like a runner out of the starting blocks. Did I mention there was no smile, no good evening- JUST "How many" and she... More 

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Thank Linda C
Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

i love this place because of the fresh ingredients. there are no canned sauces or prepackaged salsa or guacamole. the result is that everything tastes exceptional. the house magaritas are also not watered down. the tacos barachas and pork tacos are the best! but the steak fajitas are also amazing.

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Thank c m
denver
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This was an unexpected stop on the way home from Ft. Collins, CO. We were both pleasantly surprised that this restaurant was so large, the menu very extensive and the service was very prompt. The burrito I had was huge and delicious! I/we were really impressed and happy we stopped in!

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Thank dconcierge
Overland Park, Kansas
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a great Mexican restaurant. The portions are extremely large so you won't go home hungry. I love the guacamole and the shrimp cocktail which is definitely a meal, not an appetizer. Super nice people on staff and so friendly. Don't forget a margarita the house one is great.

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Thank DaisyPatch1970
Commerce City, Colorado
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a good Mexican restaurant with good prices and a pleasant atmosphere, a patio for warmer weather, and a great $4 happy hour margarita! We enjoyed both the chimichangas and the burritos, plenty of food! Our server Martha was quick and efficient, stopped by often enough but not too much. We were also visited by the manager. Everyone here... More 

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Thank TJMueller723
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Everone Here is Awsome and Service is fantastic! Mike the Owner will great you when he can and make you feel right at home! The servers are friendly and prompt always with a smile. Enjoy the food here and especially the Margaritas! My favorite is the Paloma with Casadories!

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Thank WillyCatchfish
Grand Bahama Island
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197 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Visiting family in Denver, they took me here for dinner. I ordered the crispy taco and a margarita. The taco were great and the margarita, though an orangish color, were good too. Cheap eats and friendly staff.

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Thank FishinTexan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16600 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80023-8963
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-252-5530

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