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Teocalli Tamale

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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Fusion
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311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-2005
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried the tacos and not tamales but was very happy. Husband tried the veggie tacos and I had the shreaded beef. Both of which were very good. Tasted similar to chipotle. Had the medium green salsa and it was quite mild. Would go back again. Yum.

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Thank Heidi H
Boulder, Colorado
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is awesome. I have a burrito bowl with the special vegetarian. So tasty. Everyone, even the teenagers, loved this place.

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1 Thank JerseyLiz303
Omaha, Nebraska
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious tacos and burritos, the perfect quick eats after a day on the mountain. The staff was super friendly and had a great sense of humor. Not a lot of seating but you can get it go too!

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1 Thank polereckys
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These tamales are amazing. They get them from a family in denver. They run out of tamales quickly because people order by the dozen. Tamales are $2.50 each, $13 for half dozen, and $24 for a dozen. When I went they were out of the mild with pork and only had the hot with cheese and green chili. My family... More 

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2 Thank Amy D
Plymouth, New Hampshire
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped to get lunch for our road trip. Good selection of burritos, tamales and tacos. Very efficient method of building your own creation as you move forward past the staff who ask which fixing you would like and making your personal meal. There is limited space to eat in and a lot of take out business. We all enjoyed... More 

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1 Thank T-rad-NH
Columbus, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Better than anything you get at home. Always out first stop when we pull into town. The kids love the tacos and burritos. Service is really good and the food is great.

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1 Thank shanky01
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was delicious! Went with friends and family and will definitely go back! A little pricey but worth it.

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Jasper, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pricey.... but everything is in Crested Butte. What you get for the price makes it all worth it though. Not much indoor seating. Very casual kind of place. Best dang burrito I have ever eaten.

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1 Thank Shannon W
Crested Butte, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is the Subway of Mexican food in Crested Butte, except much, much better. It is really good and my only complaint is that the burritos are tooooo large. I love the pork Tamale's. They are great.

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1 Thank Craig P
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We visited this restaurant after seeing Trip Advisor reviews and really enjoyed our meal. Both of us ordered the Tamales, the mild version and really enjoyed the meal, I had black beans and green chilies and my wife had hers plain with a little bit of rice and beans. While it wasn't the best Tamales I've ever eaten (Rancho De... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-2005
Description
Providing fresh, fast, friendly eats with a smile

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