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Pepperhead - CLOSED

44 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3141
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“rellenos” (9 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3141
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was back just a year ago, and it was the same as always. Not quite Santa Fe style, it does offer red and green chili- which most Kansas places are clueless about. It has the standard New Mexican style dishes nicely presented with a...More

Thank 116loretta
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We first ate at Pepperhead about 3 years ago during a trip to SW Colorado. It was such an amazing and memorable meal that we knew we had to go back the next time we were in the area. We ate there last week and...More

Thank lithicschik
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Food and service always excellent. Awesome margaritas. Disappointed they will be closing in July. One of the best places in town. Will have to eat out a few more times than normal before they close. I have never had a bad meal or service here.

Thank Tundra970
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Should have listened to the local we met at a nearby ruin. She said her out of town guests always want to go there but she could only recommend a couple of items. We were hungry and that was first place we saw. Should have...More

Thank BethColorado
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Closing in August- such a shame. Excellent stacked enchiladas with pork - lots of meat and egg was cooked just right. My wife had steak, avacada, cheese enchilada, pork enchiladas with rice and beans. Steak was tender. We would definately go back. Wait staff was...More

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stopped in for an early meal. The food was good, well-presented and hot. My wife and I enjoyed ourselves but discovered the owner was having a child so she has plans to close the restaurant and focus her energy on being a "mom" instead...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great meal. I had the Adovada and it was awesome. The menu says it's spicy (hot). Normally I don't believe this warning. It truly is. I loved it. This slow roasted pork was sooooo good. My wife had the vegaterian plate. It...More

Thank wadebradley
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this restaurant! We had a great server who asked us how we felt about spicy food. When we said we love it, spicy is what we got. I had the Vegetariano which was different from any Mexican food I've ever had and extremely...More

Thank JoyceAna
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wonderfull food with large portions and great drinks; I ate here several times over the 3 years I lived in the area. This is the place I always recommended to anyone new to the area.

Thank Hayley S
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by someone from our hotel. We were not disappointed. Great food and the waitresses was very nice. Very cool decor inside and you get a LOT of food. First time having a stuffed sopapilla and it was delicious!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3141
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
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