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Mexico City Cafe

1617 Raton Ave, La Junta, CO 81050-3420
+1 719-384-9818
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1617 Raton Ave, La Junta, CO 81050-3420
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

While traveling through CO stopped at Mexico City Cafe for dinner. First of all, the staff was very friendly. Our waitress was very nice. Always a good sign. The food was yummy. The food wasn't a lot different from other Mexican restaurants in its prep...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It's off the beaten path in a residential neighborhood. Locals gave us the recommendation and we were delighted. Servers - and owner, I believe - were very attentive and food was excellent. Get there early, as it fills up, even on a week night.

Thank Dincy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant has great mexican food with recipes that have been in the family over 125 years. They have drinks to go along with the meals. The staff was so funny.

1  Thank Rick K
Management response:Responded 7 July 2017

Rick, Thanks for stopping by to eat at our restaurant. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. Stop by again when you are in the area.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

First, do not look for a bright yellow building. It has been repainted. When we entered, we were warmly greeted, brought to our table, and given menus by a very friendly man. He promptly brought us our drinks. Then we waited for our waitress. And...More

2  Thank AmyCzestochowa
Management response:Responded 7 July 2017

Amy I wish that you would have come back in to our restaurant when you found the discrepancy. I would have personally fixed your issue. If ever you can stop by again please contact me personally. Thank you, Robert L. Chaparro, Owner/Manager.

Reviewed 8 April 2017

After a long day visiting nearby Bents Fort, what I really needed was good Mexican food and a cold margarita! Found both at Mexico City Cafe so I am happy. Additionally, the entire staff in the place is THE FRIENDLIEST of any restaurant I have...More

Thank TravelWriter48
Management response:Responded 7 July 2017

Muchas Gracias for stopping by our restaurant !!!!

Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were a large family group eating before a concert. We all had plenty to eat and enjoyed the tasty food. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank philandkandy
Management response:Responded 22 February 2017
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Muchas Gracias !!!!!

Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great Service, they always welcome you like family. Good food! Great Atmosphere and always clean! We really enjoy family outings to Mexico City!

Thank Angela A
Management response:Responded 22 February 2017
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Muchas Gracias !!!!!

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Mexico City restaurant is a reliable eatery where I can always rely on great food and wonderful service. Entering the restaurant, if the hostess is busy seating other guests, we are told he or she will be right with us and always help shortly. When...More

Thank Rob B
Management response:Responded 22 February 2017
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Muchas Gracias !!!!

Reviewed 4 October 2016

A group of five of us went to Mexico City Cafe. All enjoyed their entrees. Tres leches cake for dessert was wonderful.

Thank Doug W
Management response:Responded 22 February 2017
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Muchas Gracias !!!!!

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Robert and his family (wife, sons, daughter and grandchildren )laid out a great authentic Mexican dinner for us. We started out with fresh locally grown green chilies (hot)!! We cooled down with Left-Hand Nitro Milk Stout. (Robert showed us the right way to pour from...More

1  Thank John K
Management response:Responded 22 February 2017

Muchas Gracias !!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 Raton Ave, La Junta, CO 81050-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  La Junta
  • Phone Number: +1 719-384-9818
We are a family owned restaurant with recipe's that have been handed down for 3 generations. We have been in operation for 17 years. We have great Mexican Food as well as desserts such as Tres Leches, Cheescake and Sopapillas. We are rated as 1 of the top 12 Mexican restaurants in Colorado by " Only in Your State", Colorado. We have a wide selection of beer, and tequila. As well as mixed drinks and fantastic Margarita's. We do not accept debit or credit cards. However, we do accept local checks.
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