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La Estrellita

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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45 N Main St, Brighton, CO 80601-1656
+1 303-654-9900
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:30 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 09:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have been here a few times, have no complaints about the food at all; I really like that they serve black beans. The desert nachos are really good (enough to feed a large group) but I was not impressed with the margaritas...it tasted like they used Sprite or another lemon-lime soda as a large part of the mix. It... More 

Thank Shanna R
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We go here almost weekly. My family loves eating their food. Their green chili is delicious and the rest of their food is homemade and wonderful.

Thank Alexis M
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Always go back. They have great, but small Buffett. Nice cold drinks. Price very reasonable. During the warmer weather sit on the back patio. Staff are great and they go out of their way to give you a pleasurable stay. They also sell jarred salsa and such, I love the vegetarian green chili. Defiantly recommend.

Thank AngelFire4848
Windsor, United States
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We go here every Sunday with my in-laws. They have a wonderful Buffet on Sunday mornings for around $10. Regular menu is food as well. There is a good patio for warmer days too.

Thank Brianna M
Brighton, Colorado
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We used to have Mexican food everywhere we go and now we only eat Mexican at La Estrellita in our home town because no other compares! Simple and real! Great enchiladas, best ever! No junky sauce, they use real red chile & homemade salsa. Good margs & very nice patio!

Thank MinturnJo
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Small place but the green chili and combination plate was awesome! Don't know if it was just the day and/or time we were there but our Margarita's were good and only $3.00!! We were in town (from San Diego) and craving good green chili. This place hit the spot and the prices were a bonus. We'll definitely be back the... More 

Thank ninaann277
Denver, Colorado
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173 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Don't let the Main Street entrance scare you away. This is a hidden gem. The interior is nothing special but the food selections are wonderful. We loved the guacamole. The chips were served warm and fresh. The salsa was a medium heat so it worked well for everyone. We enjoyed the Mexican Hamburger and Mayan Enchiladas which were both delicious.... More 

Thank DaydreaminginDenver
Denver, Colorado
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88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The food was above average for this local gem. Since moving to the area, we have been hearing that this is the best Mexican food restaurant in town. So we had to try it. The food did not disappoint! !! We found the portions to be large, the flavors to be authentic, and the service to be fast as friendly.... More 

Thank Richard S
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Have been twice with work friends for lunch. Food was okay, not the best but not the worst. I think for a mediocre Mexican restaurant the prices are a little high.

Thank JELiaso
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Fresh food, nice presentation, fun waiter, axle to accommodate special dietary needs..funky atmosphere. .but fun. .kind of dungeon-y. Nice margaritas too!

Thank Chris K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 N Main St, Brighton, CO 80601-1656
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-654-9900

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