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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

) #8 of 35 Restaurants in Gunnison $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Gluten Free Options
112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
+1 970-641-4957
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“sopapillas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Purpose: I pulled into town seeking a good local Mexican food joint on my way from West to East. Colorado has great Mexican cousine. Was the food bad? No. Not after I returned my two-enchilada entree for being "barely warm." I believe that's how I...More

Thank DemetriusRosebud
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were warm and welcoming and served well. Nice cocktails and bean dip. In our group of ten, some of us enjoyed our meal but several thought it wasn't great.

Thank kmcmt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited because of the high T.A. rating. This was Cattlemans' week but we ate early enough that the restaurant was not full. We ordered drinks, but they brought us some else's first. The margarita's were interesting in that a flaming lime was floating on...More

Thank climber_in_CH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, great service, very crowded and bustling.. however able to get us in and served well.. The food was exceptionally delicious and very tasty.. Very Authentic.. each item with its own unique flavor palette. Nice chips good salsa leaving a bit of a sting...More

Thank IrishStep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here on a Thursday night. It was not very crowded. The food was very good. They didn't keep the chips and salsa filled at the table (in fact the menu says one refill complementary, but we never got the...More

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place had an awesome selection of good food. It was hard to choose what we wanted.....there were dishes we hadn't heard of before. Service was good and the staff was friendly! I would highly recommend this place if you're in the area and looking...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Paraiso is very good from the service, to the food, to the atmosphere. We stopped here on the way out of Crested Butte and loved it. I had the burrito - wow! Huge and mine was packed with great tasting chicken. My wife had...More

Thank Rick U
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Neat place, VERY Mexican decor which we really enjoyed. Service was top-notch. Went there for Taco Tuesday, which is a $2 fried taco, your choice of meat. Most folks would eat two or three of these lovely things, but we only had one each. Good...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great place to eat downtown (even if the servers are a little over zealous)! Try to get a table inside, as the sun can be a problem on the patio. Great food!

Thank michaelpO1013XQ
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Stopped for lunch, was able to bring our shepherd on the patio. We ordered tacos and margaritas. Salsa for the chips had a bite, not too hot but had flavor! Food was great, and the margaritas excellent. Service was great.

Thank Renee35266
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Brian M
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Response from Albert A | Reviewed this property |
They had no trouble with my two yellow labs when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: +1 970-641-4957
Email them at elparaisofamilymexicanrestaurant@hotmail.com Best meal we had in Gunnison; great food, prices and service
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