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Cafe Silvestre

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903 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2415
+1 970-641-4001
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is Americanized Mexican food but it is excellent food. I have never left here hungry in fact I have always needed a to go box. Fair warning, This isn't a wimpy place to eat if you love hot, You can order as hot or as mild as you like, But if you ask for hot expect it. Part of... More 

Thank Dean M
Crested Butte, Colorado
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rice. Beans. Cheese. It's americanized Mexican food. I don't think "authentic" when here but it is very tasty and not expensive. The service is good, staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is what you'd expect at most Mexican restaurants.

Thank eCRen19
Sioux City, Iowa
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191 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

While passing by my friends were not enthused about going in as the building looks a little worn for wear but....we did go in and all of us had great meals at reasonable prices. The menudo was very good as were the tamales. If you like authentic Mexican food then put this one on your list. Come hungry leave full.

Thank loesshawk2015
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is my absolute favorite Mexican restaurant on the planet! Once you eat here you will be craving it for years to come. Virtually everything is made from scratch, which I've seen first hand from the dining room, so i don't know what the negative reviewers are talking about. The green chile is to die for & the special seasoning... More 

Thank Brooke M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The most overpriced,underportioned food i ever got ripped off on!,and came out hungry,after the service was rude! Rating:negative stars! Never going back there!

Thank Jody C
Denver, Colorado
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159 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, I did not check the ratings on this place before giving them a shot. First off the sign outside says authentic Mexican food. But, when you walk in they have Asian paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling...should have taken that as the first warning. No, regrettably I decided to sit down. Clue number two that it wasn't "authentic," was... More 

Thank Cozmo1968
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We try to eat at Cafe Silvestre when we're in Gunnison. The food is good, but a little on the high side, hence the 4 stars instead of 5. The service has also been good. This past fall, we came in at almost closing time and they never once made us feel like we were imposing. When we were there... More 

Thank Tauser1961
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I had a solo meal here. Good food, but really pricey. I was seated within view of the kitchen and saw the chef reach into the lettuce bowl with his bare hands and put it on another customer's plate. Yuck - that image will prevent me from eating here ever again.

Thank yuma114
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

But - Small portions with big prices. That wait staff was less than personal but was very friendly to the local collage students more his age.

Thank Shari T
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We went here because of a friend's recommendation. The setting is very bare bone with dinner style tables and chairs. The margarita was served in a large pepsi glass. One had chicken cancellations

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 903 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: +1 970-641-4001

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