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La Cocina de Luz

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9355
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (29 reviews)
“enchiladas” (23 reviews)
“vegan plate” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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1 - 10 of 322 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A favorite haunt this restaurant provides flavorful unique Mexican food in a pleasant environment with local art work. Breakfast is filling. The ease of ordering is a positive; order at the counter ant time of the day and your food will be served shortly. The...More

Thank Andromedagalaxy
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your good words! We are happy to provide healthy organic food and love supporting sustainable agriculture.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a post mountain hike lunch here. I have to say, it was one of the best meals we had during our stay in Telluride. I had carne asada enchiladas and they were amazing. Order of nachos was a little on the plain side, but...More

Thank skibum123
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I got the tacos with the side salad. The salad was delicious and fresh. The tacos were small but the flavor of the meat was delicious. There were plenty of chips and salsa.

Thank Hil311
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Wednesday night. We eat lots of Mexican food, and this was better than expected. My pork chop was a little dry, but the roasted vegetables were excellent. My companion's vegan plate was quite good. There's also ice cream for sale.

Thank AVGTXN
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great food, and nicely sized portions. You won't go hungry! Free chips and a salsa bar for your choice in salsas. The side patio feels like a courtyard in Mexico.

Thank Susan567
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I really wanted to love this place, but given the high prices and poor service, it was nothing to write home about. You order at the register and they bring you your food (you get your own plates, napkins, chips & salsa, water, etc.). We...More

Thank DowntonAbba
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This restaurant has you order at the counter and then choose a table. The food was good and quick. You help your yourself to chips and salsa while waiting. There is an outside seating area in addition to the dining room. Our bill was $114...More

Thank fishingchic
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We've enjoyed this local before but last weekend the server was blatantly rude, the guac was stringy and margs were too sweet and just not very good. It's counter service for the most part. You help yourself to salsa which is tasty.

Thank lorgron
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful relaxed dinner for two. The food was great, service very friendly and seating indoor or outdoor. The beans were delicious!!

Thank Tammye G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Hubby and I visited here with daughter and BF, who live in Telluride and who both highly recommend this place. Let's start with the high points-Portions are generous, Free Chips and Salsa Bar is a great start to the meal, and the Carne Asada is...More

Thank egrlbk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9355
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Description
La Cocina de Luz is a counter service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with whole foods/organic style Mexican cuisine. We also provide margaritas, beer and wine, fresh juices, full espresso/coffee service and handmade ice cream. The ambience is casual, festive and family friendly. We have a large patio with gardens and fountains that we share with Caravan middle eastern foods. We accept visa and mastercard!
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