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El Korita

251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
+1 970-277-4500
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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10:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a great day on the slopes and headed home to Glenwood, we stopped for appetizers and a cocktail...never disappointed at El Korita. Service was ok, could have been better, food was good..drinks were great!

Thank ColoradoVista
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

During my stay in the Elements Hotel I visted the EL KORTIA as a lover of the mexican kitchen. The restaurant was very full but I found a spot by the bar. Menue offering many kinds of mexican food. After placing the order the food...More

Thank fliegersternchen
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

There are a few standout items in their menu for me- one is the Skinny Margarita- all fresh! And the others are the seafood Molcajete and the hot pineapple stuffed with seafood. Other items I like are the ceviche and the guacamole, always easy to...More

Thank BBbasalt
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We were returning from spending the morning/early afternoon in Aspen and wanted a snack. After reading reviews, especially from a fellow Texan, we decided to try El Korita. The review was spot on. Hubby and I shared the special nachos with carne asada, and they...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been eating at El Koritas for many, many years. The food is great!! The skinny girl margarita is amazing!!! It's family owned and operated. Lupe and Beto do a fantastic job!!

Thank swirkler
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Our group of six made the trip from Aspen to Basalt just to eat at El Korita, and for a bunch of Texans to rave about Mexican food in Colorado, you know it has to be good! We started with house Margaritas, which were excellent--not...More

5  Thank Gene T
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The menu is extensive and it's authentic! I very much enjoyed the Chipotle shrimp. GREAT service too

Thank Singlespeedgal
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Ordered a beef chimichanga and the seafood mojete (a seafood gumbo served in a black stone bowl). Portions were huge and the food was excellent. Arrived during happy hour and got sizable, well-made margaritas for under $5 each.

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Chorizo Cueso Dip is to die for!!!! Oysters and specialty items make this a must visit for the area!!!!

Thank Gordon J
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We have been going to El Korita Mexican restaurant for at least 15 years and always stop there once or twice for dinner when travelling to nearby Aspen or Glenwood Springs. They make great traditional Mexican food but their Cerviche tostada and seafood dishes are...More

Thank billvaneron
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Harris St, 218 E Valley Road, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Basalt
  • Phone Number: +1 970-277-4500
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