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La Placita Restaurant - CLOSED

1093 E Bridge St, Brighton, CO 80601-2252
+1 303-659-7782
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible43%
8 Dec 2014
“Closed? It should have been closed by the health department years ago!”
6 Nov 2014
“My Comfort Food Restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1093 E Bridge St, Brighton, CO 80601-2252
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 9 December 2014

Rodents, insects, and flies, Oh, My! Local Denver media has this restaurant noted as one of the highest health department violators that do not correct the problems. Food temperature violations can be deadly not to mention the critters. Let's hope that it is closed forever!

Thank NeilRocks
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I have lived in Brighton since 1969 and this has been my favorite Brighton restaurant in all that time. Other restaurants have come and gone, some very good ones, but La Placita has stood the test of time. It is not fancy, they don't change...More

Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Really was not impressed with this Mexican restaurant. The waitress struggled with me ordering a simple chicken quesadilla for my one year old. As for the food, the enchilada was gross, with burnt cheese. The chips and salsa (that cost extra) tasted right out of...More

Thank lportz
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This restaurant has been in Brighton for a very long time; however, I do not know why when there are so many better restaurants in this area.

1  Thank donseeger
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I have eaten at many many mex places, but this is the best. It is good for couples, families, everyone.

Thank JIMCINDER
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Started eating there when it was called El Nopilitos and was doing business on North Main, across the street from Val's...equally awesome but no longer there. This was in the late 50's and early 60's. Back then my cousins from Vancouver, BC visited had dinner...More

Thank DLRifler
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Poor service gross food & the manager is a #@*#@!!! STAY AWAY SAVE YOUR MONEY our 8 year old came home and asked for a tums after we had two! He said he keeped burping it and it made us all sick!

1  Thank ateven
Reviewed 9 November 2013

It's amazing to me how people have so many different tastes. I have been eating there for at least 25 or 30 years and i think it is the best Mexican restruant in Brighton. My favorite is #11 as I love the chili rellenos with...More

Thank Jerald S
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Went there on the recommendation of a family member who likes the location and convenience of dining in her neighborhood. I wasn't impressed by the food, especially the chile rellenos that I ordered. But there were a lot of folks there so maybe it works...More

Thank Terese K
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Some of the food is not the best, but we have been eating at LaPLacita since 1982 and always go back. The guacamole and the menudo are excellent. Much better than Santiago's across the street. Green chile a little bland, but we are fine with...More

Thank Beverly L
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1093 E Bridge St, Brighton, CO 80601-2252
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-659-7782
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