Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Lunch » Tags » Restaurants » Reviews » D'Corazon Mexican Restaurant

D'Corazon Mexican Restaurant

1 rating: 4.0
Mexican Restaurant at 1530 Blake Street, Denver, 720.904.TACO


1 review about D'Corazon Mexican Restaurant

Delicious, Affordable, Habit-Forming Mexican Food in the Heart of LoDo

  • Jan 17, 2009
  • by
Sure, there are times when you want culinary adventure: fusion.  Reductions.  Something served three ways.  For those times, you should go someplaces besides D'Corazon.  Because while D'Corazon does have layers of complexity in its delicious, pale green chile, or its impossibly creamy refritos -- what it does best is serve up the familiar... and serve it up perfectly.

Nearly everything on the menu is under $10 (the only exceptions are the fajitas, which are brought sizzling to your table with all the fixings -- and still only $12).  There's the "never-ending Happy Hour" for those who are so inclined -- $2.99 Margaritas (limit four, with purchase of a meal).  

Nearly everything you'd expect from a traditional Mexican American restaurant is here, and nearly all of it shines: the guacamole is fresh, creamy, and makes a nice counterpoint to some of the other dishes.  The salsa is flavorful and hot -- not just gringo hot.  The refried beans are a highlight (My kids don't even like beans; but at D'Corazon they ask for them.)  The flautas, shredded beef burritos, and the traditional Mexican dishes like Ranchero, Adobada, and especially the Carnitas -- are fantastic.  The service is friendly and efficient.  The only weak spot may be the regular ground beef -- it has been greasy and overspiced everytime I've tried it in a taco.  But the chiles more than make up for it.  The green chile can be addictive.

The clientele is broad -- mostly workers and execs at lunch; but everyone from singles to families with kids at dinner, depending on the time of night and day of the week, since D'Corazon is about equidistant from Coors Field, Invesco and the Pepsi Center.  It's a great, affordable place to grab a quick meal, comforting meal.

What did you think of this review?

Fun to Read
Post a Comment
August 17, 2009
I'll second the nod to a great margarita deal! $2.99 is a party! Fajitas are usually one of my favorite Mexican food staples. Next time I'm in Denver this sounds like a must-eat place. Great review!
January 18, 2009
$2.99 margaritas? That's a good one!
What's your opinion on D'Corazon Mexican Restaurant?
1 rating: +4.0
You have exceeded the maximum length.
D'Corazon Mexican Restaurant
Related Topics

Fast-casual restaurant chain serving Mexican-style foods.

El Cholo

Mexican Restaurant

King Taco logo

Chain of Mexican restaurants in Southern California.

Typical El Pollo Loco restaurant

Chain of Mexican fast-food restaurants.

© 2015 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since