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Wondervu Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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33492 Highway 72, Golden, CO 80403-8487
+1 303-642-7197
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
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Nederland, Colorado
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Adeline has owned Wondervu Cafe for 40 years. The recipes are ones she inherited from her mother and grandmother. I have never had anything here that was not absolutely incredible! Her margarita menu is great too. The chile rellenos are my favorite; try them with her green chile sauce. Her guacamole is awesome; it is some of the best I... More 

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Thank Renee S
Deer Trail, Colorado
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

First off, getting there is half the fun as it's situated on top of a ridge far from hub bub of the suburbs. The food is marvelous and the portions are large. A great value. At times they get a little busy but why be in a rush? It's great to sit outside and enjoy the day.

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Thank Marshall P
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We are big eaters and this really was a ton of food. Homemade slasas ("chili") were all excellent. We heard that Desserts are wonderful but never got that far.

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Thank Elizabeth J
Gilbert, South Carolina
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The food was good and the outdoor seating was nice. The service was a little slow but that may have been because it was rather busy when we were there.

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Thank Swygerts1982
Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Wonderful meal and excellent service! What a surprise to find a great restaurant just a quarter mile from Eldora Lodge where we stayed.

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Thank Lisa C
La Q, California
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We enjoyed our marqaritas and Fajitas. This was good Mexican and my only complaint was that there was more food than I could eat.

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Thank Jack T
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235 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Wow, Yelp reviews warned us about the prices, so we ordered cheap--steak sandwich & fries, & veggie burger w the tiniest cup of soup I've ever had. Nice servers. The Mexican food looked good but WAy overpriced

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Thank flizzer
Black Hawk, Colorado
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Outstanding Mexican cuisine. Make their own salsa, that's also out of this world. AND they make their own chocolates! Handcrafted chocolate bon bons of all sorts.... to die for! The view is amazing and the patio is very pleasant when the weather's nice.

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Thank Ned_Heds
Columbia, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were staying at the nearby Eldora Lodge and stopped here one evening for dinner. Some of the best Mexican food I've had in ages. The staff was very friendly and it was a relaxed, casual place to eat dinner.

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Thank katb116
Noblesville, IN
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I had driven past this mountain-top restaurant several times when I lived in Colorado. A recent stop for lunch proves I missed out. Good food, reasonable prices, and a nice view.

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Thank rihintz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33492 Highway 72, Golden, CO 80403-8487
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-642-7197

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