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El Meson Mexican Restaurant

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794 S Perry St, Castle Rock, CO 80104-2670
+1 720-733-9705
11:00 - 20:30
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Sw Grand Mound,
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Try the adobada everything. They have great margaritas. We eat here all the time! For the last 10 years we have visited about week.

Thank Nina D
Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great service friendly staff, food was great we will definitely return. We ordered the no 3. It was well prepared and as the menu described. My kids were happy with their meal as well. Very family friendly

Thank Sheryl A
Castle Rock, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I grew up in Denver where the Mexican restaurants have to be great or they fail. I walked in and was seated. The waitress sat me then forgot about me, even though there were only two other people in the place. She found her way back to me, dropped chips and a bland salsa left me there for another 10... More 

Thank Will R
Denver, CO
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168 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

We were in Castle Rock this weekend for the Douglas County Fair and decided to have dinner at El Mason as we had memories of good food there. Memories are deceiving or things changed. It was not very good. The green chile sauce was bland. The chips were extremely greasy. The carnitas were not cooked properly. The beans and rice... More 

Thank AAGeorgiapeach
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

The Fajita's are good but everything else is just meh. The salsa, beans, rice and guac are all pretty bland. The Enchiladas, burritos and chimichanga were all pretty boring and not very full of well, fillings. On the upside the margarita's were really good and strong. For the cost, the food just wasn't worth it.

Thank GonnaCTheWorld
Larkspur, Colorado
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

We tried this a couple of times because we are from Texas originally and like authentic Mexican food. The tacos are just mediocre and the owner acts like it's an inconvenience to take your order if you appear to be non-Hispanic. He chats and laughs and gives good service to Hispanic patrons, but not to Gringos. What's funny about that... More 

1 Thank RockyMtnHighker
Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2013

First of all it took one hour for our party of three to receive our meals. We were the first in the restaurant for lunch . We received our meals at the same time as the second customers that walked in the door.our toddler had bean and cheese nachos ( they were overdone) I had a smothered bean burrito and... More 

Thank Val L
Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

I have visited Colorado on 2 different 3 month trips now from the UK now. Each time I visit I crave for this place. I ADORE it. I love the burritos and highly recommend the Mexican coke. The service is very friendly and prompt! The cafe style area is exceptionally clean! I, for one will be a regular customer at... More 

Thank illustratedmum33
Parker, Colorado
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194 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2008

We'd eaten at EL Meson for a breakfast burrito in the past and it was alright. Today we ended up there because Santiago's (our first choice) and El Parral were closed. The girl taking orders acted like we were such an inconvenience. My husband ordered me a water (after ordering 3 burritos and 2 pops) and it came with no... More 

1 Thank wbforever
Castle Rock
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2008

This place has decent Mexican food but is completely overpriced for the taste and amount of food you get. El Parral is a much better choice or for a better place make the 15 minute drive to Littleton and go to Los Dos Potrillos.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 794 S Perry St, Castle Rock, CO 80104-2670
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Castle Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 720-733-9705

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