Comida - Denver

Comida - Denver

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.eatcomida.com/
  • Phone: 3032962747x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch and Dinner: Daily: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Martin Campos
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: The Comida truck travels through neighborhoods and office parks along Colorado’s Front Range, feeding people simple and authentic Mexican flavors and making friends along the way. We keep our menu small enough to cook everything inside the truck; serving tacos, tostadas, quesadillas and gorditas.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a Mezzanine that can be portioned off for private seating.
  • Private Party Contact: Chris Stackpole x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 33rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lot for The Source and additional spaces in an adjacent lot.
A word from Comida - Denver
We are a funky, not overly precious but delicious neighborhood joint filled with the flavors we have come to love over the years while visiting family and friends in Mexico. The food served at The Comida Cantina is filled with tons of flavor and richness. It is, however, authentic to the basic flavors and presentations of Mexican food only to a point. The rest has all been created out of a desire to try new things with these flavors as the base. Our roots are based in street food. Little bites, affordable, quick and delicious. Comida is food that makes people crave it.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMexican
Comida - Denver reviews from OpenTable diners
85 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (54)fit for foodies (51)hot spot (50)neighborhood gem (49)vibrant bar scene (28)good for groups (24)great for lunch (22)great for brunch (13)special occasion (13)kid-friendly (10)romantic (7)scenic view (7)late-night find (3)Show More
  • Comida
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Very yummy Sunday brunch! Went with my husband and 3-year old son. Food was great. Atmosphere was very "hip" and kid friendly. I'd definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and fun
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Brought friends visiting from Seattle. Had a great time and awesome food. A bit noisy due to the layout of the building but it works as the environment is a happening type spot. Would definitely give it thumbs uo.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very hip cool place -
    DeniseVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Housed in an old warehouse - stainless steel , exposed bricks - cool open kitchen - Great selection and unique options for dining - fresh ingredients - eat as little or as much as you want , sort of tapas fashion - Vibrant and busy on a Thursday night - Make reservations
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • shaemose
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Carnitas tacos were great. Gorditas, not so good. Came out cold with the cheese not really melted. The comida margarita was awesome, very tart and not too sweet. The salsas and guacamole for a starter was also really great. Overall, food was good but a little pricey for what you get.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this dining concept!
    MsJoCookVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    And the food was delicious! Love this venue set up and the service was great. Will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good salsa!
    jwmcoachingVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The salsas here are really tasty, but honestly, everything else is pretty standard when it comes to Mexican food. The pineapple habanero margarita is also quite delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Don't sit at the bar
    DenverCVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    My hubby and I had a date afternoon and sat at the uncrowded bar at noon to grab lunch thinking it would be faster. My coffee (just a decaf) took 20 mins, our food took almost 40. We were given the wrong check and it took 10 more minutes to get the right one (bartender gave 2 other ppl checks and chatted others up instead of making it right with us). Then ANOTHER 10 minutes to get them to pick up our credit card. The bartenders were fairly unfriendly and seemed annoyed that we could be annoyed that my drink and our food (chips and eggs dish and eggs and sausage plate) took so long. We paid for a nice afternoon out and left frustrated and irritated. We won't be going back for brunch. Waste of a rare afternoon together.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • good vibe lousy food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Just plain lousy food -- fun atmosphere -- warehouse chic -- go for a drink but do not eat here -- every dish was lousy. Picked vegetables were simply inedible.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fresh food/great service
    BriarwoodFan
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Visited on a Friday night with a friend. We were seated on the upper deck overlooking the main floor---noisy but a fun, birdseye view of all the action below. Had the carnitas tacos, fresh fish tacos (to die for) and guacamole which was very fresh and had large chunks of avocado throughout. We had a great server who was very helpful and knowledgeable re: the food preparation. This was my third visit but my friend's first and we'll definitely go back. Not sure it's a good "date night" place as it's a bit too noisy for getting-to-know-you conversation---unless it's a blind date and you'd just as soon keep conversation to a minimum.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall great experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Loved the food and the atmosphere, very hip and trendy. Our waitress was very helpful and friendly, didn't care for the chicken quesadilla but everything else was great. Fun place to go.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved Comida! Food was very good.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Kelsey made us feel welcomed and that we had a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cool place!
    marriedtoafoodie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Great restaurant love it. Will I go back YES. Wish list for the next time just more meat on the torta . The service was really wonderful.What a great restaurant. This is the kind of place I don't want tell people about so I can keep it all to myself.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was okay
    Hlg1234VIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I had heard so many great things about this place, but, unfortunately, was very disappointed. I love the feel of The Source, and the service was very good. The food, however, was not great. We got a special ceviche, which was excellent, but everything else was fairly lackluster.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • StillDancingVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    What is so unusual about Comida (at the Source) is that in most large cities the regentrified urban areas are dusty and dirty with the only view of being across the street, while in the RiNo reuse urban area the air is clean and you get an incredible view of our Rocky Mountains and magnificant sunset - what more could you want. This place is fantastic and the food is great. Treat yourself.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Authentic with a twist
    Fitt2BafoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Comida is using authentic Mexican ingredients like cojita and carnitas to put a modern spin on tacos. At $4 a taco you can try all the flavors like shrimp diablo and the jalepeno bacon grilled taco. With $2 tecates for happy hour comics is not to be missed! If you haven't been to the source or the rhino distric in Denver you are missing out! This up and coming neighborhood is soon to be the new hot spot! LoDo is so 2000 people!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cool place - good food
    cedy
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The Source is a wonderful place to visit and Comida makes a good lunch stop. I guess it would be great for dinner too. The tacos, the quesadillas and the gorditas were all very tasty. The mojito was just okay. Friendly & prompt service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Tacos
    ryki
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The food and atmosphere were great. Definitely going back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Lunch
    SuperbVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Food and drinks for lunch were unique, tasty & good value for the food and service. Would return again when next in Denver - ate here on way to airport from Breckenridge. Worth repeating.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Street Food
    Luvfood13
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    And, the best Margarita's! Truly loved everything we ate in the fun atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We really enjoyed the food and our waitress was outstanding. Only one thing bothered me. We were told when we opted for a table outside on the patio that if it rained there would be no table for us inside. This made me say to myself. "Or what? Is dinner over right then and there? Do we only pay for what we've eaten so far? It was the wrong thing to say to your guests! I understand the limitations they have for seating and they was one table real close to the kitchen with a lot of traffic going back and forth. But it was still the wrong thing to say! But it did not rain! And we enjoyed ourselves dispite the hostess. We would love to come back some time soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Where's Waldo
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Loved it all but finding it is impossible. No signs, No visible address.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yum and Fun
    jpas
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    3rd time here and brought a couple of newbies who loved it! The food is creative and delicious and the wait staff is attentive and fun. The combo keeps us coming back for more.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great stuff
    georgebailey
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Loved the first one in longmont and love this place at the source. Great food and interesting take on margs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • eh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Drinks were good. Service was good. Good was eh. Queso, guac, and jalapeno grits were solid.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unique & Special
    SuperbVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    This is a neighborhood gem that we would never have found without Open Table & its recommendations! We arrived by plane got on OTMobileApp, found this restaurant listed w/high rating. So we located it thru directions provided on APP. That would not have been easy as it is in an industrial area with about 2 other new/modern condo/office complex buildings - an island in the midst of all that. This little gem is located inside a warehouse type building called THE SOURCE, which has all kinds of very unique shops like a great bakery, liquor store, etc. The food is EXTREMELY UNIQUE, fresh, well prepared & presented and the drinks are terrific also, including some locally brewed beers. A UNIQUE & SPECIAL 1st experience of Denver CO cuisine !
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • hip trendy
    Doitright
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I enjoyed the entire setting and atmosphere. Good crowd of interesting people. Saw John Hickenlooper come in with a friend. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Parents loved it!
    svvitale
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Took my out-of-town parents to Comida for an early dinner on a Thursday night. Food never fails to impress and I love they space they have at The Source. Get there early to grab a beer at Crooked Stave before dinner!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome
    darcy55
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Food was perfect. Service was great. Fun place and friendly staff. I would recommend this place and I will come back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    skinner
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Highly recommended the bacon wrapped jalapeno taco! The queso is unique and freshly made. Wait staff is very friendly and attentive. Definitely look forward to eating at Comida in the near future.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time here, loved it
    FogartyVIP
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    So perfect. A great outdoor patio, a perfect night. Very nice people and amazing food. Lots to share and enjoy, leisurely. Loved the vibe and friendliness. Take someone from out of town here. Just perfect.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious
    C0eater76
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    The tacos were delicious. This was our first time here, but we've tried many of the other taco joints new to Denver. I thought the flavors and quality were fantastic - we tried the shrimp, pork, steak and bacon griddled taco. I just wish the location was closer or we'd go all the time.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will be returning soon . . .
    buddhistzombieVIP
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Great chips and guac, pineapple jalapeno marg was ridiculously good. Tacos were on point. We will be returning soon . . .
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Father's Day Brunch
    KandJ
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    First time dining at Comida, we had attended a fundraiser they catered. Everything was outstanding! Yummy food, delish drinks, great service (super pace!). We will definitely be back. With all the funky neighborhood choices in Denver, Comida stands above the rest in all categories!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Tacos and Margs
    Denverfoodie
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    As many 'street' taco restaurants that there are in Denver, this place really stands out from the crowd. The Bacon and Jalapeno tacos is a MUST!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 51 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 73 reviews are from the Comida - Denver reviews archive.
  • Great food
    Sodagirl
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Very noisy, totally filled with urban hipsters, but the food is great! Margaritas are made with fresh ingredients and have way to much lime juice, makes you pucker up.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JeffVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We were seated upstairs and it was very noisy. The upstairs is like a dressing room storage area for the employees-did not like it much.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious every time
    RuthVIP
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    I love the simple but delicious Mexican menu. The ingredients are super fresh. The chips and guac are awesome. One of my favorite places .
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious tacos!
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    We tried several different tacos and they were so tasty. The shrimp taco and the carnitas taco were my favorites. The salsa sampler was yummy too - not your typical salsas. The habanero pineapple one was great - not too hot in my opinion. Would definitely go back and try more tacos - good prices so you can try a good variety.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great brunch
    kloop
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I took my wife for mother's day brunch with our 2 girls. No kid specific menu but choices they liked. Delicious food and an interesting atmosphere at The Source in RiNO.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Comida Denver
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    This was a great find! Comida Denver is located in The Source, a remodeled steel factory, along with several other restaurants. The food was delicious and inventive and the service was top-notch. I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic