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El Paraiso Family Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
+1 970-641-4957
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“aguachile” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are Colorado residents and are usually disappointed with Colorado Mexican food. El Paraiso was no different. The food is average at best with not much seasoning. Gunnison is not exactly a foodie town and that being gentle. So this is a locals favorite. That's...More

Thank KB6CLA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu and service in a highly decorated venue. Great bean dip with chips too. We enjoyed the enchilada and taco combination.

Thank Longmyre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Gunnison two days and went her for lunch and the food was so good we went back for dinner the next night. Everything we tried was top notch. Dinner service was a bit slow, but lunch service was perfect.

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 14 October 2017

When driving through Gunnison we chose a Mexican restaurant with good reviews online, we were surprised it was slow during a meal time. Nearby there was a "send cash to Mexico" business so we asked them about the quality of the food at the restaurant...More

Thank MountainMom78
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The flaming pomegranate margarita is scrumptious. The enchiladas are great. The rice is the best I’ve ever eaten. The service is top notch. Definitely eat here!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Unbelievable Mexican restaurant with choices from throughout Mexico. Not just a Taco/Burrito place. We had Virgin Margaritas (can't do alcohol because of medical reasons) that were out of this world.

Thank Joemarine
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We ate here recently and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We were greeted and seated promptly by a friendly host. The food was good and arrived promptly. All the staff was cordial and made us feel welcome. We hope to return next year on our annual...More

Thank jazzKansas
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorites. The staff is friendly, the service efficient, the food delicious and attractive. We have always been pleased after a visit here.

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Right down the street from our hotel, the ambience was wonderful. Clearly frequented by locals as well as visitors to Gunnison. The food was excellent and reasonably priced, and the service was superb. I'd eat here again.

Thank riverdaleschool1903
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food is very good and the service is excellent. Everything seems to be homemade too. Try their top shelf margaritas which are mucho tastey. I'll be back there again the next time I'm in that area.

Thank John S
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Response from Albert A | Reviewed this property |
They had no trouble with my two yellow labs when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 S Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230-2333
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: +1 970-641-4957
Email them at elparaisofamilymexicanrestaurant@hotmail.com Best meal we had in Gunnison; great food, prices and service
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