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El Dorado Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
+1 303-278-4644
08:30 - 21:00
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Sun 08:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have never been disappointed by the wait staff or the food. The view from the restaurant is special too with the table top mountains in close proximity. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Oceanpirahna
Golden, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went there with a group with a coupon for buy 1 get one free margs. As we are ordering drinks, I ask if this coupon will work even though we are a large group and will need to split checks and the waiter says it's fine. Food was fine, generic mexican food. We did not get chip refills though and... More 

Thank carleyplauer
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Mexican in Golden Colorado. Friendly staff. Incredibly reasonably priced. Can't miss. Green chile sauce a must on burritos.

Thank CharltonDon
Arvada, Colorado
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

It's hard to find outstanding mexican in this part of Colorado. We went because of good reviews, but it was just average. The margarita was weak and green, not my style. The service was fine and I have no complaints, I'm just hoping to find something better for mexican. I dislike a plate so full of sauce that you can't... More 

Thank Angie O
Golden, Colorado
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good, consistent food at a fair price. My wife and I eat here often, and we've never had a bad experience. We've been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and it's all good.

Thank Chris D
Pensacola, Florida, United States
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80 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I took my family out to dinner at El Dorado, its walking distance from my sons home. Very nice family oriented place.

Thank Melissa W
Golden, Colorado
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wow! El Dorado is a little local mexican restaurant with awesome, authentic food!! It isnt fancy, but it's clean and decent. But, what stands out here is the food! The carnitas were excellent - tender pork, the best green chile, whole beans, homemade tortillas. You can order it mild, medium, or hot. I like hot, bit ordered medium, and it... More 

Thank ReidRoberts
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome Staff. Great Cooks. Fabulously tasty tamales. The food is definitely on the SPICY side of life. We ordered MILD and we're both hooing and asking for Mas Agua! The burrito and the cheese enchiladas were not as spicy and VERY flavorful. We would get Burrito and Enchiladas in a heartbeat but maybe only one tamale to share as we... More 

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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This food is always amazing. Guacamole is to die for. The burritos are always amazing. I recommend the fajita burrito.

Thank Devyne P
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I love this place for lunch and for breakfast burritos! I go at least a couple times a month for their chorizo egg and potato w green chili breakfast burritos and boy are they delicious!!! I also head here for a lunch break from work and enjoy one of there combination plates that is so delicious. I love the #2... More 

Thank Troy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-278-4644

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